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PhD. Linda Tombido

Professor / Researcher

Universidad de Stellenbosch


Professor Linda Tombido holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Stellenbosch University, South Africa, a Master of Engineering (MEng) from Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Indonesia, and a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) from National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe. She also holds an Advanced business analytics specialisation from University of Colorado Boulder, and a Professional certificate in data science from IBM.



Professor Linda Tombido has been Instructor and Tutor of Operations and supply chain courses such as engineering economy, engineering management, production management, logistics and supply chain management, operations research, at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. She has also worked at the Ministry of Education in Zimbabwe as a Teacher of junior certificate Mathematics and Science.



  • Supply chain
  • Logistics



Professor Tombido has authored and coauthored the following research papers, which are published in top ranked peer-reviewed journals:

  • Tombido, L., Baihaqi, I. (2019). “The impact of a downward substitution policy on the Bullwhip Effect in a closed loop supply chain”, Journal of Remanufacturing, 2019 (invited to review and resubmit)
  • Tombido, L., Louw, L., van Eeden, J. (2019). “The Bullwhip Effect in closed loop systems, a comparison of series and divergent networks”, submitted to Journal of Remanufacturing (invited to review and resubmit)
  • Tombido, L., Louw, L., van Eeden, J. (2019). “The impact of collection and remanufacturing capacity limits on the Bullwhip Effect in closed loop supply chains”, submitted to Journal of Remanufacturing.
  • Tombido, L., Louw, L., van Eeden, J. (2019). “A review on the entry of 3PLs into Reverse Logistics”, South African Journal of Industrial Engineering.



Professor Linda Tombido currently is a Professor and Researcher at CENTRUM PUCP.



  • 2015 Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology certificate for best student in department and cum laude result
  • 2001 District price for best ordinary level results