HIT Motto
School of Industrial Sciences & Technology - Staff

Industrial Sciences & Technology

Mr. Dinga Njini MoyoMr. Dinga Njini Moyo

Departmental Chairperson

MSc Milk and Milk Products Technology (Voronezh Institute of Technology, CIS)

Contacts: Tel- +263 4 741422 ext 2238 , Office W114

Email: dmoyo@hit.ac.zw; dinagnmoyo@gmail.com

Courses taught; Dairy Processing Technology, Food Service Management, Cereals Processing Technology

Research Interests: Dairy Processing Technology, Food Product development from indigenous grains, fruits and vegetables, Food safety and Food Legislation

 

 

Ms Chenai Charity ManyowaMs Chenai Charity Manyowa

Departmental Secretary - Administration

BSc Mgt & Entrep. Dev. (Mgt & Mktng) (WUA, Zim), N.D. Sec. Studies (Hexco Zim) Dip. Ed. (UZ, Zim).

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422 , Office W111

Email: cmanyowa@hit.ac.zw

Specialty Area: Office Administration

 

Mr Felix MujuruMr Felix Mujuru

Lecturer

MSc Food Technology (UGent-Belgium), BSc. Food Science and Tech (UZ, Zim), Cert. Governance in Food Safety and International Trade (Wageningen University, The Netherlands), Cert. Market Access and Sustainable Development (Wageningen University, The Netherlands) Cert. in BM & C, NF (Zim)

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422, Office W112

Email: fmujuru@hit.ac.zw

Courses taught: Fruits & Vegetables Processing Technology, Food Chemistry, Food Rheology and Physical and Colloidal Chemistry

Research interests: Functional foods, polysaccharide chemistry (pectins and gums), protein chemistry: extraction, characterisation and functionality in food systems, food processing and preservation, food security

 

 

Mr Clive WininiMr Clive Winini

Lecturer

MSc Dairy Technology (Moscow Institute of Applied Biotechnology)

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422 , Office W12

Email: cwinini@hit.ac.zw

Courses taught: Process Control, Food Processing and Nutritional Quality, Industrial Food Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Dairy Technology and Food Packaging

Research Interests: Dairy Technology, Food Microbiology and Food Packaging.

 

Mr. Raphael Kwiri Mr. Raphael Kwiri

Lecturer

MSc. Food Quality Mgt. (WUR, The Netherlands), BSc Food Science Technology (UZ, Zim), Cert. in Tech. Ed, (HIT, Zim), Cert. in Food Hygiene & HACCP (SAZ, Zim), Cert. SHATCO NASA, (Zim)), Cert. in Dairy Mgt., BF Agricultural Institute & NADF (Zim), Cert. in Supply Chain Management, PT Africa (Zim), Cert. in Oils Processing, PT Africa (Zim), Cert. in BM & C, NF (Zim)

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422 ext 2243, Office W14

Email: rkwiri@hit.ac.zw kwirir@gmail.com

Courses taught: Food Safety, Food Factory Design and Sanitation, Food Analysis, Food Quality Management, Food Product Development

Research Interests:  Food quality, food safety, quality management, system/food compositional analysis, food security, sustainability, new food product development with special focus on marginalized food resources, Agrivalue chains with bias towards small holder farmer/s, Microbial evolution and community dynamics with special focus on mycotoxin producing fungi.

 

 

Mr Wishmore GwalaMr Wishmore Gwala

Lecturer

M.Tech. FNBTech. (SRM University, India); MBA (QSM) (IBM, India), B.Tech. (Hons) FPTech. (HIT, Zim); Nat. Dip. Fd.ScTech. (Byo Polytechnic Col, Zim); Cert. Q.A. I, II (C&G Lond.) Cert. in Fruits & Veg. Preservation Technologies (SRM University in collaboration with Govt India); Cert. in Tech. Ed, (HIT, Zim), Cert. IP Acquisition (ARIPO).

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422, Office W112

Email: wgwala@hit.ac.zw, wishgwala@gmail.com

Courses taught: Food Engineering, Beverage Processing Technology, Refrigeration Technology, Fruits and Vegetable Processing Technology, Process Control and Food Toxicology

Research Interests:  Heat and Mass transfer in drying unit operations, Preservation Technologies, Equipment Design,  Mathematical modelling in Process Engineering, Food Security

 

 

Mrs Shannon T. Gwala Mrs Shannon T. Gwala

Lecturer

MSc Food Technology (UGent, Belgium), BTech. (Hons) Food Processing Technology (HIT, Zim), Cert QA I,II (C&G, Lond.); Cert. Tech. Ed. (HIT, Zim), Project cycle management certificate (KU Leuven, Belgium), Cert. IP Acquisition (ARIPO).

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422, Office W14

Email: sgwala@hit.ac.zw

Courses taught: Principles of Unit Operations, Sensory Science, Food Toxicology

Research Interests: Process-structure-(digestive/technological) function aspects of nutrients and bioactive molecules

 

 

Mr John NdikudzeMr John Ndikudze

Lecturer

MTech. FNBTech. (SRM University, India), BTech. (Hons) FPT (HIT,  Zim)

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422, Office W12

Email: jndikudze@hit.ac.zw, jndikudze@gmail.com

Courses taught:  Process control, Principles of Unit Operations, Meat Processing Technology, Brewing Technology, Refrigeration Technology

Research Interests: Snack food processing, fermented food processing and probiotics isolation and incorporation

 

 

Mrs Clarice NyambiMrs Clarice Nyambi

Lecturer

MSc Food Technology (UGent, Belgium), BTech. Food Science and Technology (NUST, Zim), Project cycle management certificate (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422, Office W14

Email: cnyambi@hit.ac.zw

Courses Taught:  Food Toxicology, Oil seeds and Fats Processing Technology, Beverage Processing Technology, Food Analysis

Research Interests: Spoilage potential by psychrotrophic microorganisms (L.gasicomitatum and L.piscium), food safety

 

Mr Leonard MutsokotiMr Leonard Mutsokoti

Lecturer

PhD (current studies) - Staff Development Fellow, (UGent, Belgium), Msc Food Technology (UGent, Belgium)
BSc  Special (Hons) in Food Science Technology ( UZ, Zim), BSc Food Science Technology (UZ, Zim),

Email: lmutsokoti@hit.ac.zw, lenardmutsokoti@yahoo.com

 

 

 

Miss Jeritah TongonyaMiss Jeritah Tongonya

Lecturer

PhD (Current Studies)- Staff Development Fellow, Massey University, New Zealand)
Msc Food Technology (UGent, Belgium), BTech. Food Processing Technology.(HIT,Zim)

Email: jtongonya@hit.ac.zw , jtongonya85@gmail.com

 

 

 

Mr Silvester Hunguru Mr Silvester Hunguru

Chief Technician

HD Analytical Chemistry, HD Microbiology (IST, UK), ND Applied Chemical Technology, Int. Cert. Training Skills (City & Guilds), Cert. Lubrication Eng. (SAIT, RSA)

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422

Email: shunguru@hit.ac.zw

 

 

Mrs  Moreblessing Murindi Mrs  Moreblessing Murindi

Technical Instructor

BTech. Food Science and Technology (NUST, Zim), ISO 17025 Laboratory Management Systems

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422

Email: mobbyj@hit.ac.zw

 

 

Mr Joel MukwidigwiMr Joel Mukwidigwi

Technical Instructor

BTech. (Hons) Post Harvest Technology (CUT, Zim), ISO 17025 Laboratory Management Systems

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422

Email: jmukwidigwi@hit.ac.zw

 

 

Mr Darlington KatsandeMr Darlington Katsande

Technical Instructor

BTech. (Hons) Food Science & Technology. (CUT, Zim)

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422

Email: dkatsande@hit.ac.zw

 

 

Ms Nancy N. DenhereMs Nancy N. Denhere

Technical Instructor

BTech. (Hons) Food Processing Technology (HIT, Zim)

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422

Email: ndenhere@hit.ac.zw

 

 

Ms Charity MavesereMs Charity Mavesere

Technical Assistant

Cert.  Dairy Processing. (Kefalos & HIT, Zim), Cert. Quality Assurance (City & Guilds)

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422

Email: cmavesere@hit.ac.zw

 

 

Ms Nancy N. DenhereMr Stephen Majena

Technical Assistant

Laboratory Consumables, Glassware Inventory,

Contacts: Tel +263 4 741422

Email: smajena@hit.ac.zw