University of Hertfordshire

Dr Gbanaibolou Jombo CEng MIMechE FHEA

Senior lecturer

Gbanaibolou Jombo

Dr Gbanaibolou Jombo CEng MIMechE FHEA

Senior lecturer

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom


Research interests

1) Damage detection and characterisation of composites
  • Non-destructive evalution of composites using acousto-ultrasonics
  • Sustainable composites (materials, processing and recycling)
2) Fault detection and isolation (FDI) in electrified powertrain and machines
  • Power electronics, machines and drive (PEMD)
  • Battery degradation and safety

Teaching specialisms

  • Dynamics and Performance of Mechanical Systems (Level 7 - Masters)
  • Noise and Vibration Analysis (Level 6 - Undergraduate)
  • Vibration, Noise and Vehicle Dynamics (Level 6 - Undergraduate)
  • Structural Mechanics (Level 5 - Undergraduate)

Commercial and public engagement

Research Sponsors/ Partners/ Collaborators:

  • Ocado Engineering
  • DTA3/COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD Fellowship programme

Reviewer For:

  • Sensors

  • Signals

  • Energies

  • Materials

  • Applied Sciences

  • Remote Sensing

  • Symmetry

  • Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing

  • African Journal of Engineering and Environment Research (AJOEER)

Invited Talks:

  • Shell Eco-marathon Project: Chassis Design for UH Eco Racing Car", Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Loughborough University, UK, 5/12/2019.

Student Collegiate Competitions:

  • Shell Eco-marathon (Academic Adviser, UH Eco Racing)


  • Finalist Teaching Roll of Honour (School of Engineering & Computer Science), University of Hertfordshire Vice-Chancellor's Award 2020
  • Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) PhD Scholarship (2014)
  • Cranfield University Department of Power & Propulsion PhD Bursary Award (2013)
  • John Greenlees Findlay Memorial Award in Recognition of Endeavour & Initiative, MSc Design of Rotating Machines, Cranfield University (2012/2013)