Staff Profiles

Dr Kobamelo Mashaba

  • PhD: Curtin University, Australia
  • Msc: Curtin University, Australia
  • B.Eng: University of Botswana

Kobamelo Mashaba currently works at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Botswana. Mashaba does research in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Control Systems Engineering. His current project is 'Optimization of Hybrid Manufacturing systems'.

  1. Industrial Analysis
  2. Industrial Relations
  3. Manufacturing Systems
  4. Logistics and Supply Chain
  5. Mathematics for Engineers




  1. Manufacturing hybrid systems
  2. Optimization, Systems and Control
  3. Lean Six Sigma
  4. Data analytics


  1.  Mashaba, K., Li, J., Xu, H., & Jiang, X. (2018). Optimal control of hybrid manufacturing systems by log-exponential smoothing aggregation. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems-S, 0.
  2.  Mashaba, K., H. Xu, and J. Ye. (2019). "Stabilization of complex manufacturing systems with state impulsiveness by hybrid sliding mode control." Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems Series B: Applications and Algorithms 26 (4): 291-302.
  3.  Motsamai, O., Bafetanye, L., Mashaba, K., & Kgaswane, O. (2013). Experimental investigation of solar chimney power plant. Journal of Energy and Power Engineering7(10), 1980.

In pursuit of academic excellence