Eng Perkins Muredzi is currently the Executive Dean of the School of Industrial Sciences and Technology and School of Engineering and Technology at the Harare Institute of Technology, Harare, Zimbabwe, a registered member of the Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers (ZIE) and a 2015 Global CIMA Award winner in “Education Leadership” conferred at the 2015 World Education Congress, Mumbai, India.
He graduated with a BSc and MSc in Food Processing Engineering from Krasnodar Institute in the Russian Federation in 1991 and obtained a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property from Africa University in 2009. Eng Muredzi teaches Food Engineering in undergraduate, certificate and diploma programmes and also teaches Intellectual Property in the Master of Intellectual Property degree programme being run jointly by Africa University, the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and the African Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) He has published 8 books , his first being one published by CBH publishers (USA) entitled “Emerging Non-Thermal Food Processing Technologies” and two of which are text books for “A” Level Food Science and a text book for postgraduate students studying Food Science and Technology. He is a member of ZEC (Zimbabwe Energy Council) IUFost, EFFoST, IFT (USA) and sits in various national bodies like the Research Council of Zimbabwe grants committee, symposium organising committee, the Harare Polytechnic B Tech Programme Board of studies, NAMACO sectorial committee on Food Processing, ZIMCHE’s RIE-SET organising committee, Zimbabwe Intellectual Property Development Trust and various SAZ standards development technical committees among others. He has been the chairman of the HIT research board from 2005 to 2016 and currently sits on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Science, Technology, and Society.