Yves Ngabonziza

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Room: M-Building, M-204
Phone: (718) 482-5940

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  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, City University of New York
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, City College of New York
  • B.S. in Electromechanical Engineering,Kigali Institute of Science and Technology

Yves Ngabonziza Faculty Photo
Yves Ngabonziza

Areas of Expertise or Research

  • Solid mechanics
  • Composite materials simulation
  • Electrical and mechanical behaviors of nano-materials
  • Nano-/micro-mechanics
  • Self-sensing of damage in carbon fiber reinforced structures and systems
  • Engineering education


Dr. Yves Ngabonziza is a Professor of Engineering and the Director of the Engineering Program in the Math, Engineering, and Computer Science Department at LaGuardia Community College. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the City University of New York. He has published numerous papers in the field of solid mechanics and engineering education and has given talks at various major national and international conferences. Dr. Ngabonziza’s research interests include engineering education, composite materials simulation, electrical and mechanical behaviors of nanomaterials, nano-/micro-mechanics, and self-sensing of damage in carbon fiber reinforced structures and systems. Dr. Ngabonziza is also passionate about finding opportunities to provide students with industry-aligned career preparation.