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Engineering educator

Khumbulani Mpofu, engineering educator. Achievements include development of knowledge-based system for design of reconfigurable manufacturing systems; development of commercial off shelf structural configurations for reconfigurable machines tools; design of reconfigurable machine systems: knowledge based approach.

Background

Mpofu, Khumbulani Arrived in South Africa, 2007.

Education

Degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, 2004. Master in Manufacturing Systems & Operations Management, University Zimbabwe, Harare, 2006. Doctor of Philosophy student in Mechanical Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Afirca, since 2007.

Career

Trainee plant engineer Zimchem Refinery, 2002—2003. Trainee engineer Bilboes Mine, 2003—2004. Lecturer Kwekwe Polytechnic, 2005—2007, Tshwane University of Technology, since 2007.

Lecturer in-charge Computer Laboratory Kwekwe Polytechnic. Leader Faculty Web Based Research Management System. Chair International Conference Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing and Factories of Future Japan, 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of knowledge-based system for design of reconfigurable manufacturing systems. Development of commercial off shelf structural configurations for reconfigurable machines tools. Design of reconfigurable machine systems: knowledge based approach.

Membership

Founder Mission Go Ministry. Head elder Berea International Seventh-day Adventist Church. Chaplain, Pretoria pathfinder federation Transvaal Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Birdwatching, astronomy.

Connections

Married Sibongubuhle Mpofu. 1 child Nomholi Grace Nomthandazo.

spouse:
Sibongubuhle Mpofu

child:
Nomholi Grace Nomthandazo Mpofu