Dr Harmony Musiyarira
Head of Department, Mining and Process Engineering, Namibia University of Science & Technology
Dr Harmony Musiyarira holds a PhD in Engineering degree from Witwatersrand University and Masters and Honours degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Zimbabwe. Harmony is the Head of Department of Mining and Process Engineering at Namibia University of Science and Technology. He previously managed a Refractory High Temperature materials, Earthenware and Sanitaryware ceramic production plants for a formerly Anglo-American Corporation. His teaching and research interests are in the areas of Minerals Processing, Development Minerals, Mine Closure and Rehabilitation and Cleaner Production application in the mineral industry. Dr Musiyarira was instrumental in the development of the Namibian Sector Growth Strategy for Coloured Gemstones for the Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development. He is also a member of the project team for Intergovernmental Forum (IGF) on Mining, Metals, Minerals and Sustainable Development carrying out the Mineral Policy Framework Assessment for Namibia. Dr Musiyarira is the President Elect-Designate for the Society of Mining Professors (SOMP).