Samson Mudapakati

Senior Lecturer

Staff profile

Samson Mudapakati


Senior Lecturer

Teaching area

Mechanical engineering


Over the years I have developed an interest in sustainability and the development of renewable energy technologies (RETs), particularly solar technologies. It is my desire to invest in RETs for the betterment of the world.


Bachelor of Science, Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering) - University of Zimbabwe

Master of Science, Manufacturing Systems and Operations management - University of Zimbabwe

Master of Engineering Studies (Energy Management) - Massey University.

Industry experience

I am a Mechanical Engineer with extensive and qualitative experience in Projects, Maintenance, Operations and Training/lecturing. 15 years of my post-graduate experience was gained in the mining (platinum and coal), chrome smelting, sugar and cement heavy manufacturing industries overseas. I am computer literate and have thorough understanding of sustainability, Safety (zero harm), Health, Environment and Quality standards. I have executed various industrial projects and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) interventions. Currently, I am training future Engineers and Technologists.

Professional memberships and affiliations

Associate Member - Institution of Mechanical Engineers-UK (IMechE)

Mechanical Engineering Group –Engineering New Zealand (EngNZ)

Member- Project Management Institute (PMI) and New Zealand Chapter (PMINZ)

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) since 2014

Why come to MIT?

The practical aspect of MIT courses helps to prepare 'work-ready' students.