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Mr. Garikai Marangwanda | Combustion Engineering Award | Best Researcher Award

PhD student,ย University of Johannesburg,ย South Africa

Mr. Garikai Marangwanda, a PhD student at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa, has been recognized with the prestigious Combustion Engineering Award ๐Ÿ† for his outstanding research contributions. His dedication and innovation in the field have earned him the title of Best Researcher, reflecting his commitment to advancing combustion engineering. Marangwanda’s work exemplifies excellence, demonstrating a profound understanding of the complexities within the discipline and a passion for pushing boundaries. His achievements serve as inspiration to aspiring researchers and underscore the significance of his contributions to the scientific community.

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Experience

Mr. Garikai Marangwanda, a dedicated lecturer at Chinhoyi University of Technology in Zimbabwe ๐ŸŽ“ since February 2015, has exemplified excellence in his role. With expertise spanning various courses including Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, and Combustion Technology, he has consistently delivered exceptional education. Currently supervising three BEng projects focusing on innovative areas such as biogas digester optimization and solar-assisted pyrolysis, Marangwanda demonstrates a commitment to advancing sustainable solutions. His leadership extends beyond the classroom, coordinating multiple committees within the university system and actively contributing to grant-funded projects. Through his invaluable contributions and achievements, Marangwanda enriches both academia and the broader community.

Qualification

Mr. Garikai Marangwanda, an industrious PhD Candidate in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Johannesburg (February 2019 to February 2024), has focused his research on optimizing Hwange Bituminous Coal and Pinus Sawdust co-combustion using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis. ๐ŸŽ“ His endeavor seeks to enhance energy efficiency and reduce waste by refining the co-combustion process within existing boilers. Preceding his PhD pursuits, Marangwanda attained his MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Science and Technology of Oran in Algeria. ๐ŸŒ His academic odyssey has honed a diverse skill set, poised to drive impactful innovations in engineering.

Awards

Mr. Garikai Marangwanda, an esteemed scholar, has amassed a string of academic honors and scholarships throughout his educational odyssey. His journey began with a standout performance as the overall best A’ Level student at Moleli High School in 2007. Notably, in 2008, he secured the prestigious Government of Algeria-Zimbabwe scholarship, fueling his pursuit of both BSc and MSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering. Marangwanda’s commitment to excellence shone brightly, earning him the title of overall best student in his BSc program in 2012 and again in his MSc studies in 2014. Most recently, in 2019, he was granted a Staff Development Fellowship to pursue his PhD in Mechanical Engineering, cementing his dedication to scholarly endeavors. ๐Ÿ…

Publications (Top Notes )

Combustion models for biomass: A review (2020) – Citations: 25 Link – H-index: 5 ๐Ÿ“š

Performance of multi-walled CNTs suspended with hydrocarbon refrigerant (R600a) and lubricating oil in vapour compression refrigeration system (2022) – Citations: 11 Link – H-index: 5 ๐Ÿ”ง

Combustion characterisation of bituminous coal and pinus sawdust blends by use of thermo-gravimetric analysis (2021) – Citations: 11 Link – H-index: 5 ๐Ÿ”ฅ

Coal combustion models: An overview (2019) – Citations: 10 Link – H-index: 5 ๐Ÿญ

Modelling co-combustion of bituminous coal and pine sawdust: thermal behaviour (2021) – Citations: 6 Link – H-index: 5 ๐Ÿ’ก

Investigation of household refrigerator system with varied capillary tube length (2019) – Citations: 5 Link – H-index: 5 โ„๏ธ

Determination of Cocombustion Kinetic Parameters for Bituminous Coal and Pinus Sawdust Blends (2022) – Citations: 2 Link – H-index: 5 ๐Ÿ“Š

 

Garikai Marangwanda | Combustion Engineering Award | Best Researcher Award

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