PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Mechatronics)
Engineering Drawing, Design and Machine Elements, Materials Handling, Manufacturing Technology, Automation of Manufacturing and Mechatronics
Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Handling, Automation and Systems Control
i. Principal Investigator, Development of Small-Scale Palm Oil Refinery Plant, May 2022, April, 2023
ii. Project Leader, Development of Mini Electric Vehicles, a project between TDTC UDSM and Geita Town Council. Geita, Ongoing project from September, 2020
iii. Training Consultant, GIZ, GOPA, KOICA Tanzania Project- Provision of Short Courses in Mechatronics, Employment and Skills for Employment (E4DT) Project in Tanzania, from May, 2022 to 2023.
iv. Project Leader, Development of Electromechanical Ventilator for Patients with Shortness of Breath, a project between TDTC UDSM and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, On-going project to June 2023
v. Project Leader, Provision of Services for Measuring Damage Idents on Journal No. 6 of Generating Set No. 11 at Tanesco- Ubungo 1 Gas Plant, August 2022, BICO Consultancy.
vi. Project Leader, Provision of Services for Measuring Damage Idents on Journal No. 6 of Generating Set No. 11 at Tanesco- Ubungo 1 Gas Plant, August 2022, BICO Consultancy.
vii. Mechanical Project Consultant, PSSSF/Mamba Myamba Ginger Growers Society project on Developing a Ginger Processing Factory at Mamba Myamba, Same, Completed in November, 2022. BICO Consultancy.
viii. Project Leader, Provision of Services for Non-Destructive Testing of Damages on a Gearbox Shaft at Tanesco, July 2021, TDTC Consultancy.
ix. Project Leader, Design and development of Paddy Threshing machine, TDTC project on improving paddy harvesting with Mr. Kileo of Ifakara, Completed June 2021
x. Project Supervisor, Retrofitting of Optical Flame Cutting Machine to CNC Flame Cutting Machine, Student Innovation Project, completed in August, 2020.xi. Project Leader, Provision of Services for Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) on Combustion System of Gas Turbine Generators at Tanesco-Kinyerezi Gas Plant, March 2020,
Other Notable Projects and Assignments:
i. Team Member, Design and Development of Hand Washing Facilities for Combating COVID-19 Pandemic, TDTC UDSM, March-September, 2020.
ii. Technical Expert and Advisor, Procurement, Installation and Commissioning of Oilless Air Compressor for the New Printing Machines, at the National Identification Authority (NIDA), Jan to Nov, 2020
iii. Technical Expert on Developing Terms of References (ToRs) for the Maintenance of the New Printing Machines, at National Identification Authority (NIDA), Dec, 2020 to Jan, 2021.
iv. Member, Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for Mechanical Programmes of the Vocational Education Authority (VETA) from 2019- 2022.
v. Team Member, Developing Technical Specifications for the SGR Rolling Stocks, TRC/RAHCO Assignment, December- January, 2018
vi. Project Consultant, Investigating andProposing Solutions of the Failures of Mechanical Seals of the Fermenter Units at Tanzania Biotech Plant, December-April 2018, BICO Consultancy.
vii. Project consultant, Designing, Manufacturing and Installing of Duct Systems and Pipeline Network for EGB Plant Installation at Tanzania Cigarette Company Limited, August 2017- September, 2017, BICO Consultancy.
viii. Project Leader, Designing and Manufacturing of Furniture for the JPJ Magufuli New Students Hostels at UDSM, October-March, 2017, BICO Consultancy.
ix. Project Consultant, Designing and Installing Removable Insulation for the Boiler House Steam Supply System at Tanzania Cigarette Company, March, 2017, BICO Consultancy.
x. Project Leader, Designing and Manufacturing of Furniture for the New Students Hostels at UDSM, October- March, 2017, BICO Consultancy.
xi. Project Consultant, Investigation and Analysis of Welding Failure of the Kiln Retaining Rings for Tanga Cement Company, February, 2017, BICO Consultancy.
xii. Team Member, Investigation and Analysis of Rack Loading Platform for Tanzania Cigarette Company, January, 2017, BICO Consultancy.
xiii. Training Consultant, Welding Technology Training Programme for Tanzania Cigarette Company Technical Staff, December, 2016, BICO Consultancy.
xiv. Project Consultant, Investigation of Damages and Repair of an Injection Moulding Machine for EDDOS Ltd, November, 2017, BICO Consultancy.
xv. Project leader, Designed and Manufactured including Commissioning of a Maintenance Cradle for Tanzania Cigarette Company, June to August, 2015, BICO Consultancy.
xvi. Project Leader, Design and Development Supervision of Extension of Cement Loading Conveyor line and bay at Tanga Cement Company Ltd, BICO consultancy from April, 2015 to June 2016.
BICO Consultancy Recent publications:
i. Bigambo, P., Elias, E., and Marandu, S.I., (2022), “Product Costing and Pricing in Small and Medium Enterprises in Tanzania”, (Under review by the Journal of Engineering and Technology of University of Dar es Salaam College of Engineering and Technology
ii. William, E.K, Nshama, E.W, and Marandu, S.I., (2022), Multi-objective Optimization of Production Rate and Gas Consumption and Costs for Computerized Numerical Control Oxy-Acetylene Flame Cutters, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, MIE’2022
iii. Mandilindi, K. and Marandu, S. I., (2020) “Experimental and Analytical Investigation of a Choke Valve Erosion in the Gas Lift System” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, MIE’2020
iv. Masasi M. and Marandu, S. I.; (2018), “Agriculture and Overgrazing Activities in Ruvu Catchment and their Impacts on Water Flows and Quality” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on
v. Caroline V. and Marandu, S. I.; (2018), “The Role of Special Economic Zones in Fast Tracking Industrialization inTanzania” Proceedings of the 5ndvi. Marandu, S.I., Gumno, G., and Bicker, R. (2016) “Experimental and Analytical Study of Surface Fatigue Life in Dental Composites”, Journal of Composite Materials, Vol 50(16), pp. 2203–2214.