Professor Shadreck Chirikure is an archaeological scientist who applies techniques from the hard sciences to study ancient materials and technologies. He uses the results of discoveries in the field and the laboratory to develop new understanding, conserve heritage, and tackle global challenges. Shadreck combines all his experience as a researcher and heritage manager as an entrepreneur to establish startups that provide opportunities for graduates and village and ghetto entrepreneurs. As a writer, author, and poet, he always enjoys the beauty of the language in educating, entertaining, and instructing.