School of Engineering


mr Samkelo Mpembe


Mr Samkelo Mpembe is a registered as a Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa, with industry experience of more than 9 years practicing as an Engineer at various Transnet projects.

He obtained his MSc degree in Geotechnical Engineering at Kyoto University, Japan. His area of research is in Geotechnics for Hazards mitigation. 

Research interests

  • Geotechnics for hazards mitigation