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Staff Profile: Dr A Babatunde


Dr Akintunde Babatunde



Lecturer - Teaching and Research
Sustainable water engineering (processes and systems)


Teaching Discipline:

Architectural, Civil & Environmental Engineering


Research Theme:

Energy and Environment


Research Group:

Hydro-environmental Research Centre



Room E/3.14 Newport Road



+44 (0)29 2087 4071 (direct line)





Dr Babatunde particularly welcomes enquiries from prospective PhD, Postdoctoral and Fellowship applicants wishing to undertake research/collaboration in the following areas:

Energy efficient water and wastewater treatment engineering
Energy and resource recovery from water/waste/wastewater processes and infrastructure
Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems
Deployment of computational and synthetic biology in wastewater treatment engineering
Process optimization in wastewater treatment engineering


Professional Activities and Recognition:

In 2012, appointed Member of Council, Society of Environmental Engineers, UK
In 2012, Selected for EPSRC scoping workshop on Engineering Solutions for Resource Efficiency
In 2012, appointed member of the education and membership committee, society of Environmental Engineers, UK
In 2012, appointed advisory board member for the 2013 wetland pollution conference to be held in France
In 2012, selected as a Welsh Crucible
In 2011, appointed Editor for Water Science and Technology (ISI listed journal)
In 2011, appointed organising committee member constructed wetlands conference to be held in Australia in 2012
In 2010, Initiator and Chair of the Assessment Panel for the Best Paper Prize for Young Authors at the 12th International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Venice, Italy (4-9 October 2010).
In 2010, conveyor and Co-Chair of the 2nd International Conference on Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Environmental Pollution Control, Dublin, Ireland, 1-2 Oct, 2010.
In 2010, Member of the International steering Committee for the 12th International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Venice, Italy (4-9 October 2010).
In 2010, Invited Session Chair for the 12th International constructed wetland Conference, Venice, Italy
In 2008, Invited Session Chair, International, Conference on Advances in Chemical Technologies for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Xian, China.
In 2010, Invited as resource government by the BMBF Germany to a Trans-disciplinary summer school on ĎA Sustainable Future for the Mekong Delta Regioní in Ho Chin Ming City, Thailand.
Since 2009, Associate Editor, Water Science and Technology
Since 2010, Regional Coordinator, International Water Association group on Constructed Wetlands
Manuscript reviewer for 32 journals