Ernest Nnadi


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    Dr Ernest Nnadi’s training, experience & research cuts across diverse areas of environmental science & technology & engineering. He has expertise in areas of water quality, water & wastewater treatment, environmental analysis, oil pollution remediation, stormwater management, water reuse & efficiency, sustainable drainage & irrigation, environmental pollution, waste management, environmental health & safety, environmental monitoring, sustainability and renewable energy, technical business analysis. He is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and has taught wide range of undergraduate & postgraduate modules & supervised research at Universities in the UK and overseas. Also, Dr Nnadi is actively involved in research; designs and conducts bespoke applied research for industry and testing of industrial products.
    He received PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering at Coventry University, UK. He has European Energy Institute Galileo Master Certificates in Renewable Energy Management & Finance, Renewable Energy Solutions. IOSH-Managing Safely in Oil, Gas & Energy Industry Certificate, NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, Business analysis & project Management, Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) Certification, Agile Scrum Master(ASM®) and Data Analytics trainings. He has worked at University of Brighton international College as a Lecturer in Physical Sciences & Engineering, Research Assistant, HP Lecturer & Supervisor- Deapartment of Geography, Environment & Disaster Management, Coventry University and worked recently as Research Associate in Geo-Environmental Engineering, at The University of Manchester as well as Hon. Research Fellow at Centre for Agroecology, Water & Resilence (CAWR), Coventry University. Some of Dr Nnadi's external positions include Research Collaborator & PhD Supervisor- Forest Hydrology & Watershed Management Recovery of Degraded Areas (Hidrolef) & Department of Environmental Sciences, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil; Research Partner-Construction Technology Research Group (GITECO), University of Cantabria, Spain, Research Partner -Department of Soil & Environmental Science, Ebonyi State University, Nigeria and Research Partner - Centre for Public Health & Toxicological Research, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He has vast industrial experience, having worked on innovative, applied research & development projects e.g. UNDP, SEL, EPG. Dr Nnadi was Consultant to Henrich Böll Stiftung-Flood Resilient Buildings, Environmental Design & Sustainable Drainage Systems project, Research Analyst & Research Manager at Smartsource Drainage & Water UK. He has authored research articles, book chapters, books & papers; Editor of journals; Publons Outstanding Reviewer & Member of Engineering and Physical Research Council (EPSRC) Review College


    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
    • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
    • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action

    Education/Academic qualification

    Civil & Environmental Engineering, Doctorate, Coventry University

    Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Coventry University

    External positions

    ESRC Grant Reviewer, Economic and Social Research Council

    2019 → …

    Doctoral Supervisor, Federal University of São Carlos

    2017 → …

    Research Collaborator - Forest Hydrology & Watershed Management Recovery of Degraded Areas (Hidrolef), Federal University of São Carlos

    2017 → …

    Research Partner - Construction Technology Applied Research Group (GITECO), Universidad de Cantabria

    2017 → …

    Member, EPSRC Peer Review College, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

    2011 → …

    NERC Grant Reviewer, Natural Environment Research Council

    2010 → …


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