Augustine Osamor Ifelebuegu
Department of Geography
Coventry University, Environment & Disaster Management, UK
Dr. Augustine Osamor Ifelebuegu graduated from the University of Benin with a BSc degree in Industrial Chemistry in 1998. He also holds MSc in Chemical Metallurgy, M.Eng in Environmental Engineering both from the University of Port Harcourt, and MSc in Water/Wastewater Engineering from Cranfield University. He is a Chartered Environmentalist and a Chartered Water & Environment Manager. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the United Kingdom. Augustine worked as a QHSE Advisor for Fugro Consultants Limited for 4 years where he gained experiences consulting for various multinationals operating in the upstream and downstream of the petroleum industry in West Africa. He later joined Severn Trent Water, UK as a Process Engineer in 2005 gaining experiences in the design and development of wastewater and sludge treatment processes.
He has been involved in research into removal of emerging chemical contaminants (endocrine disruptors and pharmaceuticals) in water and wastewater by biological, physical and advanced chemical oxidation processes. He is currently a senior lecturer in environmental technology and the postgraduate director of studies in oil and gas management at Coventry University.