Staff Profiles

Dr Ibo Mooketsi Ngebani

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Instructor Trainer
  • Cisco Cyber Security Operations (Cyber Ops) Instructor Trainer
  • Cisco Certified Connecting Things (IoT) Instructor
  • Cisco Certified Internet Of Things Security Instructor
  • Huawei (HCIA) Cloud Computing Certified Instructor

Dr Ibo Ngebani obtained his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (Communications) from Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada in 2003. He then joined the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) as an Assistant Telecommunications Engineer in 2004. His work as an Assistant Engineer at BPC included the provision of services for Teleprotection, SCADA (Data) and Speech using Power Line Carrier (PLC), Fibre Optics, Microwave, HF, VHF and UHF Radios. He obtained is Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Botswana in 2009. After obtaining is Master's Degree he joined Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China as a PhD research Assistant. He obtained his Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Information Science and Communications Engineering in 2015. His PhD work was on the the Digital Compensation of RF Impairments in the upcoming 5G Wireless interfaces. In 2015 he joined the University of Botswana as a Lecturer and was promoted to the position of Senior Lecturer in 2019. His research interests are in Wireless Communications, Signal Processing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing and Block Chain technologies.

At the university of Botswana i have taught the following courses

  • Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Analog Electronics System Design
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Advanced Digital SIgnal Processing
  • Computer Networks
  • Guided Waves


Current research areas are

  • Internet of Things Security in the Physical ,Communications and Application Layers
  • Enabling Technologies for the Forth Industrial Revolution such as Block Chain technologies, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality
  • Mathematical techniques for Signal Processing and Optimization
  • 5G and 6G Wireless Communication Technologies.
  • Big Data Analytics and REST APIS
  • Cloud Computing and Software Defined Networking

  • Implementation of 5G and 6G Wireless technologies using Digital Signal Processors
  • Design and Implementation of optimized Error Correcting Codes using a Digital Signal Processor
  • Internet of Things Security
  • Software Defined Networking

[1] Ibo Ngebani , Ketshabile Nfanyana, Sajid Sheikh, Ishmael Zibani, "Design of a Microcontroller Based Internet of Things Weather Station"," Journal of Engineering Research and Application ISSN: 2248-9622, Vol 8, Issue 8 (Part-I) Aug 2018, pp 28-33

[2] Sajid Sheikh, Lebone Powder, Ibo Ngebani, "A Smart Microprocessor-Based Four Way Stop Road Traffic Controller", International Journal of Electrical and Electronics En- gineering (IJEEE), ISSN(P): 2278-9944; ISSN(E): 2278-9952 Vol.7, Issue 4, Jun-Jul

2018, 9-22, IASET

[3] Rapelang Kemoabe, Ephraim Gower , Ibo Ngebani, Ishmael Zibani and Joseph Chuma

,"Correlation and Critical Path Analysis Based Road Traffic Routing Algorithm"," I- ASET (IJEEE), Vol: 7-6, pg 17-30, 30-11-2018

[4] Zibani I, Marumo R,Chuma J, and Ngebani, I, "Control Unit for a Coreless Stator for use with SI Engine Stepping Valve", Procedia Manufacturing(Elsevier). Vol 21 (2018)


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