Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering

Mr K Ledwaba

College of Science, Engineering and Technology
School of Engineering
Department: Civil and Chemical Engineering
Technical officer
Tel: 011 670 9440


  • BTECH(Chemical Environmental) Engineering
  • MTECH (Chemical Engineering still studying), UNISA

Fields of academic interests

Research Interest

  • Electro- catalysis & Electrochemistry
  • MEA & fuel- Microbial Fuel cell
  • Environmental Engineering & Renewable energy


Customising copper-iron selectivity in modified aldoxime extractants: Pilot-plant evaluation. DR Sole, K. B., Soderstrom, M., Tinkler, O. and Hoffman, L. Pilot-plant team: Kabelo Ledwaba, Boitumelo Molefe, Bronwynne Ferreira, Arinao Munyai, Ntumi Baloyi, and Karen Viljoen (2007)

Field of Specialisation

  • Microbial fuel cell
  • Fuel Cell and Electro catalyst

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

Professional Affiliation

  • Water Institute Of Southern Africa(WISA)
  • National Association for Clean Air (NACA)
  • Engineering council of South Africa (ECSA)

Short Biography

Kabelo Ledwaba is a Technical officer (technologist) in the Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering, College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET), University of South Africa (UNISA). He has an experience in the area of metallurgical pilot plant commissioning, chemical plant processes and research development laboratory (R&D) for over 5 years and has experienced in hot & cold research pilot plant commissioning, R& D lab set-up. He has formerly held positions at Anglo American Research Laboratories (Grown Mine), Mintek, Colas SA & Omnia Group. His main interests are in environmental engineering(Air quality, waste &water) ,electrochemistry and renewable energy(Fuel cell, Microbial fuel cell& Gasification)

Experienced in commissioned equipment both undergraduate and research And able to impart technical knowledge to undergraduate students during practical’s.

Awards and Honours

  • NRF scarce skill (2015-2016)
  • CHEITA bursary