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Friday 20th of July 2018
Dr. Noel Mbonde biography


Dr. Noel Mbonde is a PhD degree holder (senior Lecturer) and an Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, Research and Consultancy from August, 2016-to date. He is also a Principal of the newly established College of Science and Technical Education. Dr. Noel Mbonde held a number of positions including Director of Undergraduate Studies MUST (May 2014-December, 2015); Acting Principal, College of Science and Technical Education (MUST December, 2015 – August 2016); The 1st Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, Research and Consultancy of the Mbeya University of Science and Technology (December, 2013 to 1st April, 2014); Deputy Principal Academic Research and Consultancy of the Mbeya Institute of Science and Technology (July 1st ,2009 to 30th November, 2014) and College Registrar of the Mbeya Technical College (January 1st 2000 to 15th January, 2005).

Dr. Noel Mbonde is an experienced Mechanical Engineer, specialized in Welding and heat treatment with over 23 years of professional and lecturing experience. Before joining a then Mbeya Technical College Dr. Noel Mbonde worked as Mechanical Technician with Twiga Cement in Dar es Salaam. After graduating his Masters in 1993 (MSc. Eng. in Russia) he joined Mbeya Technical College as an Instructor in Mechanical Engineering Department. He has been engaging himself in research, training and various outreach consultancy services. During his teaching profession, he has been in Management position for over 15 years.

Dr. Noel Mbonde has published more than 20 papers and reports. He has also written a number of academic policies of the then Mbeya Institute of Science and Technology and Mbeya University of Science and Technology, and attended a number of policy making workshops and Seminars. He is a registered engineer with an International Institute of Welding (IIW) and Engineers Registration Board (ERB). He is also a Member of the Institute of Engineers Tanzania (IET). He speaks, reads and writes fluently in Kiswahili, English and Russian languages

Publications

  • Rapid Prototyping Technology (RPT) For The Production Of Mono And Multi- Metallic Form- Fit-Function Components Using Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW). (Proceedings of 2006 International Conference on Rapid Prototype Development (RAPDASA) Author: Noel Mbonde, Prof. Oliver G

  • A Comprehensive Model of the General Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Processes, (Proceeding 0f 2008 International Conference on Science and Technology Development (IASTED) Gabarone-Botswana). Author: Noel Mbonde,
    Prof. Oliver G

  • Heat and Mass transfer in Gas Metal Arc Welding including the effects of Joule Heating, Electron Condensation, Cohesive and Magnetic forces. (Proceeding of 2008 International Conference on Computational Mechanics (SACUM-2008)-Cape Town South Africa). Author: Noel Mbonde

  • Sensitivity Analysis of the Influence of Process Parameters and Shielding Gas mixture on Transfer Modes, Heat transfer and Weld Bead Shape in Gas Metal Arc Welding. (Proceedings of International Conference on Science and Technology Development (IASTED) Gaborone Botswana 2009). Author: Noel Mbonde

  • The Impact of Industry Partnerships in Engineering Education Training and Employment (Proceedings of 6th IET-ERB International Conference on sustainable Development AICC- Arusha Tanzania 2009) . Author: Noel Mbonde, Lusajo Minga

  • Education, Learning and Employment in Post-colonial Africa: A Case Study in the Sub- Sahara Africa (Proceedings of 6th IET-ERB International Conference on sustainable Development AICC- Arusha Tanzania 2010). Author: Noel Mbonde, Lusajo Minga

  • Gender, Energy, Poverty and sustainable development in Tanzania: A key for attaining MDGs. Proceedings of 6th IET-ERB International Conference on sustainable Development AICC- Arusha Tanzania 2010. Author Noel Mbonde, A.F. Mohamed

  • Biodiesel from sunflower and other plant seeds as a possible alternative source of auto- fuel in the southern highland zone of Tanzania (Mbeya, Rukwa and Songea). Proceeding of the 25th National Conference on Global Economic Crisis: “Challenges and Opportunities to Engineers in lesser developed Economies” 7-8th Dec. 2010 AICC Arusha. Author Noel Mbonde, Lusajo Minga

  • Strategy to Revitalize Technical and Vocational Education and Training through Industrial Partnerships and Good National Governance – A case study of Tanzania. 8th IVETA Africa Regional Conference Swakopmund- Namibia (19-22th April, 2010). Author Noel Mbonde, Lusajo Minga

  • Why African countries are lagging behind in skills development? Tanzania as an example of lagging behind in Computer hardware skills. CAPA International conference, 2010 MAPUTO. Author Noel Mbonde, Lusajo Minga

  • ICT and TVET for Poverty allevistion: A case study of Tanzania. CAPA Workshop; Maseru Lesotho-2010. Author Noel Mbonde, Lusajo Minga

  • The Challenge of ICT waste disposal: A case study of Mbeya Institute of Science and Technology- CAPA Workshop; Maseru-Lesotho-2010. Author Noel Mbonde, Lusajo Minga

  • The effect of compression ratio of the mixed paper waste to energy recovery and length of combustion. MIE International conference Arusha Tanzania -2012. Author Noel Mbonde, Lusajo Minga

  • Analysis of the adoption rate of product innovations by large manufacturing industries in Tanzania. A case study of Mbeya Region.: MIE International conference Arusha Tanzania -2012. Author Noel Mbonde, Wilson Kiunsi

  • Strategies for informal sector development skills acquiring outside the education system: A case of Mbeya Urban of Tanzania. Accepted to be presented at the IVETA Conference Malawi in August,2012. Author Noel Mbonde, Lusajo Minga

  • Vocational skills development for youth in the informal sector of the economy. Developing skills acquiring from the informal education system: A case of Mbeya urban of Tanzania. A paper accepted to be presented at the CAPA conference on 26-29th November, 2012 in Lusaka Zambia (CAPA Author Noel Mbonde, Lusajo Minga
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  • A converted old petrol vehicle which uses LPG an environmentally cleaner and higher Energy fuel. Proceeding of the 8th International Conference held in Arusha from 6th-8th December 2012-(Page 139-. Author Noel Mbonde, Lusajo Minga

  • Design an Automatic Circuit for Metal Detector by Using PL C Technique at Agro Processing Industry. International Journal of Engineering Science and Innovative Technology (IJESIT) Volume , Issue-1 January 2015 Daniel Sinkonde Kayange; Noel mbonde

  • Harvesting wasted energy (low voltage electricity) From electromagnetic waves emitted by electronic ballast lamp (tube lights). (Journal of Academic Research International Vol.5(6) ,2014 ) Author: Noel Mbonde

  • Comparative modeling of heat and mass transfer in manual and gas metal arc welding including heat sources and reacting forces. MIE Conference august,2014 authors: Mbonde Noel, Lusajo Minga

  • Dynamic Pricing by Restricted Boltzman Machine: Authors: Lusajo Minga, Noel Mbonde (Journal of Academic Research International Vol.5(6) November 2014 pg. no. 42-48)

  • The comparison between Hopfield neural network and restricted Boltzmann machine in setting the unit price algorithm for online dynamic pricing. Authors: Lusajo Minga, Noel Mbonde (Journal of Academic Research International Vol. 06(1) January, 2015 (accepted for publication)

  • An automatic circuit design for metal detector by using programmable logic controller (International journal of engineering science and innovative Technology (IJESIT)- Vol. 4(1)2014) Authors: Noel Mbonde; Daniel Sinkonde

  • Comparative Modeling of Heat and Mass transfer in Manual and GMAW including heat sources and Reacting forces. (Journal of Academic Research International Vol. 5(6) 2014) Author: N.Mbonde

  • Competency based training as a pillar for rapid and dynamic development for third world –A lesson from Tanzania. (Proceeding CAPA Kampala 2014.) Author: N.Mbonde; Lusajo Minga

  • Empowering women and youth in TVET as a strategy for increasing employability and National sustainable development (Proceeding CAPA Zambia June 2015) Author: N.Mbonde; Lusajo Minga

  • Penetration management in tungsten inert gas (tig) welding of thin plates by detecting oscillation of the molten pool (International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Applied Science Volume-03 Issue-06– June 2017) Author: N.Mbonde

  • Intelligent control system of gas tungsten arc welding process in automatic arc welding of pressure vessels (International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Applied Science Volume-03 Issue-06– June 2017) Author: N.Mbonde

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