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Mr MF Lugoma

College of Science, Engineering and Technology
School of Engineering
Department: Electrical and Mining Engineering
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 011 471 3481


  • Engineering Education
  • Environmental and Water Resource Management
  • Mine Valuation (Economics)
  • Mining


  • MEng (Civil Engineering); University of Johannesburg
  • BEng (Mining Engineering) – University of Lubumbashi

Fields of academic interests

Research Interests:

  • Mineral Resource Management and Valuation; Mine Design and Planning
  • Water Resource and Environmental Management

Field of Specialisation

  • Water/Mineral Resource
  • Environmental Management


Selected Publications:

  • Lugoma, M.F., 2017. On-campus mine surveying practicals: their contribution in training mining engineering students in an open distance learning context. Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 117(3), pp.-.
  • Lugoma, M.F.T., Van Zyl, J.E. and Ilemobade, A.A., 2012. The extent of on-site leakage in selected suburbs of Johannesburg. Water SA, 38(1), pp.127-132.
  • Lobanga, K.P., Lugoma, M.F.T., van Zyl, J.E. and Ilemobade, A.A., 2008. The Extent of Non-Compliant Plumbing Components and On-Site Leakage in South Africa. In Water Distribution Systems Analysis 2008 (pp. 1-8). ASCE.

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Professional positions, fellowships & awards

Professional Affiliation:

  • AmWISA


Short Biography:

Mr. Lugoma is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Mining Engineering, College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET), University of South Africa (UNISA). He received his Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Johannesburg in 2009. He was employed as a Lecturer at the Universities of Lubumbashi and Mbujimayi (Department of Mining Engineering), Senior Mining Engineer and Mine Manager at LA MINIERE DE BAKWANGA – Direction of Production (DRC) until September 2006. He completed his Postgraduate studies between 2007 and 2009 in South Africa before joining UNISA in 2010.Currently pursuing a PhD in Environmental (Water) Management.

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