Harmony Musiyarira

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
New Engineering Building, E3/3/164
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2076
Email Address: 
ORCID: 
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2433-6142

 

Professional Registration

  • President Elect of the international Society of Mining Professors (SOMP)
  • Member of the Australian Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM)
  • Member of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM)

Qualifications

  • PhD Process and Environmental Engineering (Witwatersrand University) 2011
  • M.Sc Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management (University of Zimbabwe) 2005
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Metallurgical Engineering (University of Zimbabwe) 2001

Research Focus Areas

  • Mine Closure and Rehabilitation
  • Cleaner Production and Circular economy

Subjects Currently Teaching

  • MPM810S – Mineral Project Management
  • CPN820S – Cleaner Production

Brief Career Summary

  • 2020 – Associate Dean: Research and Innovation
  • 2011-2019 Head of Department Mining and Process Engineering: Namibia University of Science and Technology
  • 2019 Project Manager for the Development a Mineral Beneficiation Strategy for Namibia
  • 2018-2019 Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Council Member
  • 2016 Project Manager for the Development of the Sector Growth Strategy for Coloured Gemstones
  • 2018 Consultant for IISD on the Mineral Policy Framework Assessment for Namibia
  • Reviewer of National Research Fund projects/proposals (South Africa)
  • Reviewer of National Commission, Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) proposals and projects
  • 2001-2006 Production Superintendent: Clay Products (formerly Anglo-American) - a ceramic firm dealing in manufacturing of Sanitary ware, Earthenware and Refractory bricks.
  • 2016 PhD External Examiner for University of Johannesburg
  • Masters External Examiner for the University of the Witwatersrand University

Selected Publications (Most notable publications over the last 5 years)

  1. Musiyarira HK, M Pillalamarry, D Tesh, N Nikowa (2019). Formulating strategic interventions for the coloured gemstone industry in Namibia by utilising the logical framework approach. International Journal of the Extractive Industries and Society. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2019.05.004
  2. Dzinomwa, G., Musiyarira, H., Nyirenda, K., Suglo, R. (2018). Capacity Building Initiatives in Mineral Education in Southern Africa: Opportunities for Collaboration. International Journal of Georesources and Environment-IJGE (formerly Int'l J of Geohazards and Environment (2018) (4) (3) pages 180-186
  3. Musiyarira, H., Hollenberg, T., Shava, P. (2017). Enhancing Sustainability of Minerals Engineering Programmes through the Development of a Minerals Resource Centre. Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) Journal (2018) (118) (8) pages 861-864.
  4. Addai-Mensah, J and Musiyarira H. Behaviour and Fate of Uranium in High Level Nuclear Waste Processing System. (2018). Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) Journal (2018) (118)(2) pages 125-130
  5. Musiyarira, H., Tesh, D., Dzinomwa, G. (2017). Analysis of water management practices in Namibian uranium mines. International Journal of Georesources and Environment-IJGE (formerly Int'l J of Geohazards and Environment (2017) (3) (4) pages 103-110
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