Fulufhelo Nelwamondo is an electrical engineer by training,  He is a registered Professional Engineer, and he is the Competency Area Manager for the Information Security area of research, which resides within the Modelling and Digital Science Unit of the CSIR.

He is a senior member of the IEEE, and a visiting professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Johannesburg. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, of Harvard University.
He is the youngest South African ever to receive the Harvard-South Africa fellowship and has been awarded many national and international research accolades, from organizations such as the IEEE, South African Institute of Electrical Engineers, the National Science and Technology Forum.

Somewhat of a globe-trotter, he has presented his work in various countries such as South Africa, the Czech Republic, Canada, Hungary, England, Taiwan, China and the United States of America, to name a few.

Fulufhelo has interests in exciting and emerging areas of software and technology applications including Biometrics, data mining, modelling of complex systems, machine learning and mechanism design. He has presented his work in various countries across the world and he has supervised a number of Masters and Doctoral degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.