Ruben Mwalwange

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
New Engineering Building, E3/4/192

Mr. Mwalwange earned his Bachelor and Master’s in Engineering at Namibia University of Science and Technology in Windhoek, Namibia. He is a holder of Basic Education Teacher Diploma (BETD) from Ongwediva College of Education. He joined the Department of Mining and Process Engineering in 2018 as a junior lecturer.  Prior to joining the department, he worked at the mine as a mining Engineer for a period of more than four years.

Brief Career Summary

  • 2018+ , Junior Lecturer, DMPE, NUST, Namibia
  • 2015-2018, Mining Engineer, Rosh Pinah Zinc Mine, Namibia
  • 2008-2010, Mathematics and Science Teacher, Etayi Educational Circuit, Namibia


  • MEng. Industrial Engineering (NUST)
  • BEng (Hons) Mining, NUST, Namibia, (2015)
  • BETD, Ongwediva College of Education (OCE), Namibia, (2007)

Professional Affiliations

  • ECN

Research Focus Areas

  • Lean and Cleaner Production Implementation in Mining
  • Mine Ventilation Surveys
  • Integration of Lean and 4IR tools in Mining Operations

Courses Currently Teaching


  • Introduction to Mining and Metallurgy
  • Mine Surveying
  • Mine Machinery
  • Drilling & Blasting

Community Development Activities

  • Rosh Pinah Tutorial Academy ( Formed by Trevali young professionals)
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