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Aurore Mugisha

Country of origin: Burundi Currently in: Belgium, Brussels General field of specialization: Engineering sciences
Academic Background


2018 Master Engineering sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Engineering sciences

Numerical simulation of concrete structural health for safety purposes.

Research Keywords: 
Structural Health Monitoring
smart concrete
self-sensing material
finite element model
mechanical strain
electrical resistivity

Publications resulting from Research: 

Mugisha, A. and Teomete E. (2019) , "Theoretical and experimental investigation of piezoresistivity of brass fiber reinforced concrete", Computers and Concrete, 23 (6), 399-408.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
I worked as a Part-Time Lecturer at the University of Burundi in the Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Civil and Environmental Dept, Geotechnics division, and in the Faculty of Sciences, Earth Sciences Dept, Geology. Courses delivered: Rock Mechanics (90hrs) and Underground Works (30hrs). I currently work in the construction industry as a Cost Estimator. Kindly take a look at my Linkedin Page for more detailed professionnal background.

Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Oct 2015
Full Graduate Scholarship
The Republic of Turkey, through the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities, annually grants graduate fully funded scholarships to developing countries online. I was awarded a 3-year Full Graduate Scholarship in October 2015 to pursue my Master studies in Structural Engineering at Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir. Search online applications at
Oct 2009
Burundi Excellence Scholarship - Full Undergraduate Scholarhip
The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Burundi, in collaboration with the Repulic of Turkey, granted undergraduate scholarships to outstanding students performing in good ranked high schools in Burundi. I was awarded a 5-year Full Undergraduate Scholarship (including one year of learning turkish language) in October 2009 to pursue my Bachelor studies in Civil Engineering in the Aegean region at Ege University, Izmir.
May 2014
First 10 Best Undergraduate Final Project Award
The Ege University, Civil Engineering Department rewards students who demonstrate excellence in the study of a discipline, both through their main courses and through the achievement of an independent research project that results in an undergraduate thesis. Together with my teammate, we produced a light reactive powder concrete using a pumice aggregate with improved compressive strength, bending strength, toughness, fire resistance and durability.

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