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Tendai Justin Mutenje

  • MSc Eng
  • Chief Engineer
  • Luriware Consulting Agricultural Engineers
  • 13PublicationsNumber of items in Tendai Justin's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 27Followers

About

Tendai Justin Mutenje is a Registered Professional Engineer (Pr. Eng.) with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). He is a member of the South African Institute of Agricultural Engineers (SAIAE) and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). Tendai is also a Committee member of the Pretoria Branch of the South African Institute of Agricultural Engineers (SAIAE). He has over 10 years experience in Agricultural Engineering: Structures and Livestock Environments Farm Buildings DISCIPLINES OF EXPERTISE & EXPERIENCE •Experience in agricultural infrastructure technology development, projects implementation & development, technology transfer, precision livestock farming research and development. Passionate about B.I.M (Building Information Modelling) Based standards development. •Provision of engineering advisory support to rural communities through the development of plans, designs & develop the equipment or infrastructure needed for the production & processing of agricultural products with particular specialises in a specific field such as Agricultural Infrastructures and Engineering Structures (both Livestock and crop production) •Preliminary Site investigation, design, preparation of design drawings, producing the bill of quantities, tender documentation, evaluation of tenders & appointment of the Contractors & supervision of the construction Agricultural Infrastructure & Livestock Projects •Research & Development of new technology in livestock, Agricultural Infrastructure & Engineering Structures. RESEARCH & SPECIALIZATION INTERESTS Building Information Modeling (BIM) Based Farm Buildings Design Standards Development Initiative: • Farm Structures and Livestock Environments, • Agricultural Infrastructure Design and Development, • Farm Buildings Design Standards Development and • Application of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to Agricultural Engineering

Recent publications

  • The Development and Evaluation of a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Based Cattle Handling System

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  • Integrated Facility for 10000 Cattle for Blawdrift Project

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Professional experience

Chief Engineer

Luriware Consulting Agricultural Engineers

May 2014 - Present

Agricultural Engineer

Mpumalanga Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Administration

May 2011 - April 2014(3 years)

Research Agricultural Engineer

Agricultural Research Council - Institute for Agricultural Engineering

February 2008 - April 2011(3 years)

Engineering Lecturer and Consultant

Mutare Polytechnic College

December 2004 - November 2007(3 years)

Site Agricultural Engineer

ARDA Zimbabwe

October 2003 - November 2004(a year)

Education

MSc Eng Agricultural Engineering

University of KwaZulu Natal

January 2009 - May 2011(2 years)

BSc Honours Agricultural Engineering

University of Zimbabwe

October 1999 - August 2003(4 years)

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