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Mr Ruben Mwalwange

Junior Lecturer
Principal Coordinator of Mine visits
Internship and WIL application at departmental level

Phone : +264 61 207 2805
Email :
Office Location : New Engineering Building, E3/4/192


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


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


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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