CV - Prof. Christian Nyahumwa

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION
  • 1994 - 1997 :The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, The United Kingdom. 1987 - 1989 :Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada.
  • 1982 - 1986 :The University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • 1997: Ph.D. in Metallurgy and Materials from the University of Birmingham, The United Kingdom.
  • 1990: M.Sc.(Eng.) in Mechanical Engineering from Queen's University, Canada.
  • 1986 :B.Sc.(Eng.) (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dar es Salaam,Tanzania

     

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS

  • 2012 Registered Consulting Engineer (C.Eng.), Engineers Registration Board (ERB)(Tanzania).

  • 1999: Member, Institution of Engineers Tanzania (MIET).

  • 1998 :Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), Engineers Registration Board (ERB) (Tanzania).

COURSES TAUGHT AND POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION

Courses Taught in Undergraduate Degree Programmes, Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology

  • MEU 07319 Solid Mechanics for 2nd year students 2010

Courses Taught in Undergraduate Degree Programmes, University of Dar es Salaam

  • EG 101 :Engineering Drawing for 1st year students 1992 – 1993
  • ME 106: Strength of Materials I for 1st year students 2005
  • ME 112: Testing of Materials for 1st year students2001, 2002, 2007 – 2010
  • ME 116: Structure and Transformation of Materials for 1st year students
  • 2001 – 2010 ME 202: Machine Elements and Design for 2nd year students 1990 – 1991 and 1998 – 2001
  • ME 206: Strength of Materials II for 2nd year students 2001 – 2006
  • ME 211: Metals and Non-metallic Materials for 2nd year students2001
  • ME 216: Materials Technology for 2nd year students 1999 – 2000
  • ME 306: Solid Mechanics for 3rd year students 2003 – 2004
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Prof. Christian Nyahumwa

DEVELOPED AREAS OF COMPETENCE

  • Mechanical testing of conventional materials.
  • Design of machine elements and machines.
  • Failure analysis of machine components.
  • Non-destructive testing techniques.
  • Casting technologies for the production of reliable aluminium alloy castings.
  • Welding technology and welding inspection.
  • Metal forming.
  • Development and characterisation of plant-based composite materials.
  • Quality assurance in Higher Education.
  • Academic audit and curriculum development in Technical Education and Training (TET).