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Mr M Ntombela

College of Science, Engineering and Technology
School of Engineering
Department: Electrical and Mining Engineering
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 011 471 2577


  • Power Engineering (Power Systems)
  • Power System Dynamics


  • BSc(Eng) Electrical (UCT)
  • MSc(Eng) Electrical (UCT)
  • MEng Engineering Management (UP)

Currently teaching

  • Power Systems

Fields of academic interests

  • Power System Stability
  • Power System Resilience

Field of Specialisation

  • Power systems

Paper presentations

Conference Articles

  • Kaberere, K.K., K.A. Folly, M. Ntombela, and A.I. Petroianu (2005b). “Comparative Analysis and Numerical Validation of Industrial-Grade Power System Simulation Tools: Application to Small-Signal Stability”, Proceedings of the 15th PSCC, Liege, Belgium, August 22-26
  • M. Ntombela, K.K. Kaberere, K.A. Folly, A.I. Petroianu, “An Investigation into the Capabilities of MATLAB Power System Toolbox for Small Signal Stability Analysis”, IEEE Power Engineering Society, Inaugural 2005 Conference and Exposition in Africa "A new contribution against global warming" Introducing Africa's Electric Power Engineering Renaissance, July 11-15 UKZN 2005
  • M. Ntombela, A. Folly, “An Investigation into the Capabilities of MatNetEig for Small Signal Stability Analysis”, Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Hobart, Tasmania, 25 – 28 September 2005
  • Kaberere, K.K., M. Ntombela, K.A. Folly, and A.I. Petroianu (2005a). “Comparison of Industrial-Grade Analytical Tools Used in Small-Signal Stability Assessment”, Proceedings of the AUPEC 2005, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, September 25-28, vol. 1, pp.147-152

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with ECSA
  • Member of SAIEE


Short Biography

Mr. Mpumelelo Ntombela is a Lecturer at the University of South Africa and he is a registered professional engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa. He has a B.Sc and M.Sc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town in South Africa and, a M.Eng in Engineering Management from the University of Pretoria. He has a wide range of industry experience in Infrastructure Investment Planning (Power System Planning and Infrastructure Planning within the IDMS framework) and Maintenance.