Last update : 2022-10-20 12:53:15
Dr. Mbereyaho Leopold (Ass. Professor) 0788474046
Dr. MBERAYO Leopold is Associate Professor of Civil and Structural Engineering at University of Rwanda, College of Science and Technology (UR/CST), in the School of Engineering, department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering, where he is employed from 2005. He completed all university studies at Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (Russia), and holds a Bsc and Msc degrees in the field of Civil Engineering, as well as a PhD degree in Technical Sciences, Structural Engineering option.
Leopold Mbereyaho has both industrial and community engagement experiences. He worked in construction Industry on part time basis, during holidays while attending studies, and after studies before joining the University of Rwanda; he has been offering expertise to community in his field of qualification; he is used to offer some talks during conferences or workshops; he has been involved in different activities like, being a member of Technical Committees under Rwandan Standards Board (RSB), in charge of developing Country Standards in the field of Civil engineering, participating in different country policies and/or strategies documents validation, serving as a High Education Council (HEC) external reviewer/expert for different civil engineering or related academic programs, etc.
Regarding the teaching experience, Mbereyaho has been involved in teaching of different modules at BSc and MSc levels. Modules in the areas of Design of Structures (Steel, Concrete, Timber, etc.), Building Materials, Strength Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Building Technology, Advanced Construction Technology, Engineering Ethics and Professional Conduct, Bridge Engineering, etc. have been taught.
Concerning the research experience, Mbereyaho has prepared and published more than 30 peer reviewed journal and conference papers in the areas of Civil and Structural Engineering, Building Materials, Housing affordability, and Sustainable and Environmental Education. Details about those publications can be found while visiting Google.com and checking research network pages like ResearchGate, academic.edu or Google scholar.
As for academic leadership experience, Mbereyaho has occupied different positions, like Acting Head of Department, dean of faculty/school, chairman or/and member of different Adhoc committees, etc. He has attended different trainings, and got respective certificates in Academics, leadership and Management.
As for academic networks, Mbereyaho has been participating in many activities related to promotion of the engineering Education in Rwanda and in East African Community; he is an African Union Jury member for Panafrican University, he is a PhD external expert for different international Universities; he is a reviewer for different international publication journals; he is the chairperson of the Governing Body for ULK Polytechnics Institute.
At country level, Mbereyaho is the chairperson of Board of Directors for Rwanda Transport Development Agency (RTDA).
Regarding the professional membership, he is registered engineer in Institution of Engineer Rwanda (IER), with Reg Number A759/EC/IER/2017.
Dr Leopold MBEREYAHO speaks Kinyarwanda (mother tongue), French, English and Russian.
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