Jaquiline Kurasha

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
New Engineering Building, E3/3/152
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2599
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Professional Registration

  • Golden Key Honour Society
  • Microscopy Society of Southern Africa (MSSA)


  • MSc. Engineering (Metallurgy and Materials), University of Witwatersrand, South Africa (2017)
  • MBA, Management College of Southern Africa, South Africa (2019)
  • BSc. Engineering (Hons) Metallurgical Engineering, University of Zimbabwe, (2006)

Research Focus Areas

  • Physical metallurgy of hard materials (carbides and cemets)
  • Corrosion of metals in marine environments

Subjects Currently Teaching

  • PMY710S – Physical Metallurgy 314
  • IMM610S – Introduction to Mining and Metallurgy 214
  • MLS521S – Materials Science 124

Brief Career Summary

  • 2018+ Lecturer, Metallurgical Engineering, DMPE, NUST, Namibia
  • 2012-2017 Tutor, Metallurgical Engineering, DMPE, NUST, Namibia
  • 2009 Quality Assurance Manager, Clarson & Company, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 2007-2009 Group Metallurgist, Clarson & Company, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 2006-2007 Graduate Trainee Metallurgist, Apex Corporation, Harare, Zimbabwe.


  1. Kurasha, J.T., & Sacks, N. (2014). Effect of zinc recycling on tool grade scrap hardmetals having mixed crystal carbide additions. Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Conference of the Microscopy Society of Southern Africa, Vol 44-2014, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
  2. Kurasha, J.T., & Sack, N. (2015). Feasibility study on the use of zinc recycling to recover tool grade cemented tungsten carbide powders. Proceedings of the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) 2015 Congress and Exhibition, Reims, France.
  3. Kurasha, J.T. (2017). ‘Production of cemented tungsten carbide alloys using zinc recycled tungsten carbide tool grade scrap metal’, A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Engineering.
  4. Kurasha, J.T. (2019). ‘An Investigation into the Factors that Affect the Implementation of a Total Quality Management System at Machine & Tool Maintenance Engineers (MTME), Windhoek’, Dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Business Administration in the Department of Business Studies Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA).
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