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FORTUNATE FARIRAI

Country of origin: Zimbabwe Currently in: Zimbabwe, Harare General field of specialization: Engineering sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2013 Master Engineering sciences
2008 Undergraduate Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Engineering sciences

Solar water pumping Solar PV Installations Solar water Heaters Biogas and Biomass Fuel cell Technology Energy Management Solar Drying and solar cooking

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Design and implementation of renewable and alternate energy systems; • Carrying out energy audits in different companies • Involved in the development of standards at SAZ which are energy related • Energy management consultancy; • Team leader in energy projects; • Representing the Energy Technology Institute at various energy forums; • Providing technical advice at National Energy Steering Committee meetings • Conducting Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) on proposed energy projects; • Participation at National exhibitions;

Workshop and Conference Attended

2014 Sandton,South Africa Africa Energy Indaba
2015 Harare,Zimbabwe Zimbabwe international Research Symposium
2015 Arusha Tanzania International Renewable Energy Summer School for young scientist from East and southern Africa
2015 Moscow,Russia UNESCO-ISEDC Fellowship on Sustainable Energy Development
2015 Harare,Zimbabwe Youth In Energy

Affiliations

Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers
Renewable Energy Association of Zimbabwe
Standards Association of Zimbabwe

Presentation given

2015
Design of a solar drip irrigation simulation model
Arusha Tanzania
Event: International Renewable Energy Summer School