Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Mr S Chikumba

College of Science, Engineering and Technology
School of Engineering
Department: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 011 471 2643
Fax: 011 471 2142
E-mail: chikus@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • M. Eng Industrial Engineering

Fields of academic interests

  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Operations Management

Field of Specialisation

  • Logistics Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials Engineering

Journal articles

  1. Steadyman Chikumba, Framework for Addressing Business Challenges through concurrent Engineering, Proceedings of EIZ/ZIE Engineering without Borders International Conference 2006, 10-13 May 2006,  Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  1. Chikumba S, Goriwondo W Integrating Lean Management and Six Sigma Methodologies as a Tool for Reindustrialization , Proceedings of EIZ/ZIE Engineering without Borders International Conference 2006, 10-13 May 2006,  Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  1. Chikumba S , Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Training & Future Contributions to Economic Development in Zimbabwe, For Engineering Educators May 2005, Volume 9 Issue 1
  1. Chikumba S.,2006, Opportunities for Technology Transfer and Industrial Development through Technopark, Proceedings of the 3rd African Regional Conference on Engineering Education,  Pretoria, South Africa, 26 & 27 September 2006
  1. Chikumba, S., Zimwara, D., 2006. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Training and Future Contributions to Economic Development in Zimbabwe, Proceedings of the 3rd African Regional Conference on Engineering Education,  Pretoria, South Africa, 26 & 27 September 2006,
  1. Chikumba, S, Teaching and Assessment of Engineering Disciplines for Life Long Learning, Proceedings of the 7th Global Colloquium of Engineering Education, 19-23 October 2008, Cape Town, RSA
  1. Chikumba, S, Critical Evaluation of Curriculum-Assessment-Outcomes Alignment Issues in Engineering Student  Industrial Internship Programme in Faculty of Industrial Technology at NUST in Zimbabwe, Proceedings of the 7th Global Colloquium of Engineering Education, 19-23 October 2008, Cape Town, RSA
  1. Chikumba, S, Impact of corporate strategy issues on industrial engineering core competencies and curriculum design, 23rd SAIIE conference, Pretoria, 27-29 October 2009
  1. Chikumba S.  and Sithole K. Recognition of prior learning in industrial engineering education: a case study of NUST and UNISA open distance learning, 23rd SAIIE conference, Pretoria, 27-29 October 2009
  1. Chikumba S, The Role of Mentoring in Imparting Soft skills to Industrial Engineering Technologists, Proceeding of  17th World Conference on Cooperative & Work Integrated Education, Drexel University, Philadelphia, 14 -17 June 2011
  1. S Chikumba  , V V Rao, High entropy alloys: Development and applications Proceedings of Conference- 7th International Conference on Latest Trends in Engineering and Technology (ICLTET'2015) International Institute of Engineers, Irene, Pretoria (South Africa) Nov. 26 – Nov. 27, 2015, pp13 – 17
  2. S Chikumba  , V V Rao,  Influence of Technological Developments on Nanoindentation ExperimentsProceedingsof  Conference- 7th International Conference on Latest Trends in Engineering and Technology (ICLTET'2015),  International Institute of Engineers, Irene, Pretoria (South Africa) Nov. 26 – Nov. 27, 2015, pp. 18 - 23

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Professional Engineer (ECSA)
  • Associate Member SAIIE