Areas of Research
Underground Mine planning and design
Geomechanics (soil and rock mechanics)
Surface Mine planning and design.
Ombiro S. (2016), Why Stope-and-Pillar and Room-and-Pillar Mining methods are not suitable for orebodies hosted in incompetent rock-A case study. International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering.
Ombiro S. & Komu J. (2016), Mineral Sand Handling – Kwale Mineral Sand Project Casestudy. International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering.
Ombiro S. & Akisa D. (2016), The complexity and uncertainty involved in Mine Planning and Design. Proceedings of the 2016 Mechanical Engineering Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation