Staff Profiles

Dr. Lone N/A Seboni


PhD - Project Management, Leeds University, UK.

MSc - Engineering & Technology Mgt, Portland State University, USA.

Post Graduate Certificate - Mgt of New Product Development, Portland State University, USA.

B.Eng. - Manufacturing Systems & Technology, Coventry University, UK.



Lone Seboni is a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Botswana. He won a Fulbright scholarship offered by the US department of State, to represent Botswana in USA. He has over 5 years teaching experience at University level, with responsibility for designing and delivering lectures, labs and tutorials to students in different programs. He Spent 2 years on the Barclays Africa Leadership Program for talented candidates, successfully completing various leadership development initiatives, including external interventions with executives across Barclays Africa and Middle East. He spent a further 2 years as country implementation manager and successfully managed key Barclays Group projects and programs such as Africa Retail Credit Risk Capability Development, Barclay Scorecard, Cell phone banking and Debt management system enhancement. Global experience includes working as a production engineer in a multi-functional customer focused team of professionals in key business projects at Brose Ltd, Coventry (UK), where he played a role to facilitate the Brose Ltd factory re-organization project for acquisition of new business, with a turnover of £20 million. His specialization and research interests include: project management, operations research and multi-criteria decision making. He has published in both peer-reviewed international journals and conferences, including presentations of research outputs.


Some of his teaching portfolio include the following:

Operations Research;

Engineering Management;

Technological Entrepreneurship;

Professional Ethics;

Industrial Relations;

Production and Operations Management;

Productivity and Technology management;

Manufacturing Processes.


Project and Program Management;

Operations Research (Optimization modelling, mathematical programming);

Application development;

Multi-Criteria Decision Making and theories.


Journal Article

Seboni, L. and Tutesigensi, A. (2015). Project manager-to-project allocations in practice: an empirical study of the decision-making practices of a multi-project based organization. In Hughes, W. (Ed.) and Raiden, A. (Ed.), Construction Management and Economics, 33(5-6), pp. 428 - 443.

International Conferences

Seboni, L. and Tutesigensi, A. (2015). A mathematical model for allocating project managers to projects. In Raiden, A. (Ed.) and Aboagye-Nimo, E. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 31th Annual ARCOM Conference, 7-9 September 2015, Lincoln, UK, Association of Researchers in Construction Management, pp. 3 -12.

Seboni, L. (2018). Development and Verification of an Industry Application to Improve the Project Manager-to-Project (PM2P) Practice. In Kocaoglu, D.F. (ed.), Proceedings of PICMET '18, 19-23 August 2018, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. IEEE, pp.1 - 11.

In pursuit of academic excellence