University of Hertfordshire

Dr Gbanaibolou Jombo CEng MIMechE FHEA

Senior lecturer


Dr Gbanaibolou Jombo is a Senior Lecturer in Machine Performance and Structural Integrity at the School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire, UK. His research focuses on two themes: 1) damage detection and characterisation of structures, and 2) fault diagnostics of machines. He has been involved in consultancy with several companies and provides expertise in: vibration & shock testing, material testing & characterisation, machine condition monitoring, and structural health monitoring.

He is the Programme Leader for MSc Aerospace, Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, in the School of Physics, Engineering, and Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire. 

Prior to this, he was a KTP Research Associate in the School of Engineering, University of Lincoln working on a joint project with Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery Lincoln on the development of intelligent systems for the testing and monitoring of industrial gas turbines.

He completed his PhD from Cranfield University, working on the integrated application of vibration and gas path analysis for the monitoring of fouling in a gas turbine compressor.

He received the John Greenlees Findlay Memorial Award in Recognition of Endeavour & Initiative for his MSc in Design of Rotating Machines in Cranfield University.

He has published research articles in leading international journals. He is a reviewer board member for Sensors, Signals, Eng and African Journal of Engineering and Environment Research. He is a reviewer for other journals such as: Energies, Materials, Applied Sciences, Remote Sensing, Symmetry, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, amongst others. Contact him if you would like to discuss possibilities of research collaboration, PhD supervision or solutions for your company.

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