Affiliateship: 2016 - 2020
Nwaichi is a Lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt Nigeria with vast work experience in diverse industries including Dangote Group, Coca Cola, and Shell Petroleum Development Company. She is an environmental biochemist with an interest in environmental assessments, monitoring and remediation and most recently is focused on finding sustainable and safe clean up strategies for remediation of petroleum impacted environments, findings which are well consumed. Her wide affiliations and awards/ grants/ fellowships have brought distinction in her scholarship in the areas of research, visibility and social responsibility to many of her University’s host communities.
Dr Nwaichi’s selfless and distinctive way of improving the lot of students has earned her successive awards from student bodies beyond her department. She has devoted her time to engaging host communities and ‘polluters’ for a more synergistic and sustainable success in the area of recovery of petroleum impacted environment, in spite of attendant security challenges in the zone. Awards and recognitions to her credit include the prestigious Commonwealth Fellowship, the 2015 University of Port Harcourt Distinguished Merit Award for diligent and meritorious service to the University, UNESCO L’Oreal International Fellowships FWIS, among others. Dr Nwaichi has published widely and has made several paper presentations at both local and international conferences, symposia and meetings.