Emmanuel_Salifu

Dr. Emmanuel Salifu

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Publications 9

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Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow - Arizona State University

  • Other

Academia-Professor

  • Erosion Green Infrastructure Laboratory Testing Remediation Technology

  • PhD or Equivalent
    • Dual cotutelle - PhD Civil and Environmental Engineering & PhD Structural Engineering, Geotechnics and Seismic Risk - University of Strathclyde : 01/05/2016 - 23/05/2019
  • MSc or Equivalent
    • MSc. Environmental Engineering - University of Strathclyde : 16/09/2013 - 15/09/2014
  • BSc or Equivalent
    • BEng. Agricultural and Environmental Engineering - University of Agriculture Makurdi : 03/11/2003 - 11/11/2008

  • David Livingston Centre for Sustainability Award for Best Graduating Student on the MSc. Environmental Engineering programme University of Strathclyde, Glasgow UK, 2014
  • Overall Best Graduating Student (Valedictorian) University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria, 2009

  • Arizona State University : ( 16/10/2021 - Present )
    • Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow
  • University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK : ( 01/10/2019 - 31/08/2021 )
    • Research Associate
  • University of Naples, Federico II, Italy : ( 01/10/2018 - 30/09/2019 )
    • Early Stage Researcher
  • University of Strathclyde, Glasgow UK : ( 01/03/2018 - 30/09/2018 )
    • Doctoral Researcher Trainee

    • Engineering Fungi Project, an EPSRC project
  • University of Strathclyde, Glasgow UK : ( 01/03/2016 - 28/02/2018 )
    • Early Stage Researcher

    • Engineering fungal hyphae for soil Improvement
      (Biogeotechnical Engineering)
  • University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria : ( 27/06/2012 - 29/02/2016 )
    • Lecturer

    • Growing through the tenure academic ranks from Graduate Assistant in 2012 to Lecturer I (currently) in the department of Agricultural & Environmental Engineering.
      Roles include research, teaching and administrative responsibilities.
      (Have been on leave since 2016 to work on an EU-project towards PhD too).
  • Confluence Cable Network, Lokoja Nigeria : ( 01/02/2012 - 26/06/2012 )
    • TV & Radio programmes producer and presenter
  • Nigeria Television Authority, NTA Yenagoa, Bayelsa Nigeria : ( 11/03/2010 - 10/03/2011 )
    • TV programmes producer & presenter

Language Read Level Written Level Spoken Level
English High High High
Yoruba Low Low Medium

  • Evaluation of the Suitability of Engineered Growth of Fungal-Mycelial Networks for Reinforcement of Sands
    Proceedings Article published 2023 in Soil Erosion Research Under a Changing Climate, January 8-13, 2023, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, USA
    Authors: Emmanuel Salifu, Huda Clemens, Edward Kavazanjian
    http://dx.doi.org/10.13031/soil.2023045
  • Muskeg Soil Stabilization Using the Microbially Induced Calcite Precipitation Technique by the Urease Active Bioslurry Approach
    Journal Article published 2022 Nov in Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering volume 148 issue 11
    Authors: Ahmed ElMouchi, Sumi Siddiqua, Emmanuel Salifu, Dharma Wijewickreme
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)gt.1943-5606.0002910
  • Stabilization of muskeg soils using two additives: sand and urease active bioslurry
    Journal Article published 2022 Aug in Canadian Geotechnical Journal volume 59 issue 8 on pages 1531 to 1534
    Authors: Ahmed ElMouchi, Sumi Siddiqua, Emmanuel Salifu, Dharma Wijewickreme
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cgj-2021-0209
  • Hydraulic behaviour of fungal treated sand
    Journal Article published 2022 Jun in Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment volume 30 on page 100258
    Authors: Emmanuel Salifu, Gráinne El Mountassir, James M. Minto, Alessandro Tarantino
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gete.2021.100258
  • Fungal-induced water repellency in sand
    Journal Article published 2020 Apr 6 in Géotechnique on pages 1 to 8
    Authors: Emmanuel Salifu, Gráinne El Mountassir
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.19.p.341


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Evaluation of the Suitability of Engineered Growth of Fungal-Mycelial Networks for Reinforcement of Sands
Proceedings Article published 2023 in Soil Erosion Research Under a Changing Climate, January 8-13, 2023, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, USA
Authors: Emmanuel Salifu, Huda Clemens, Edward Kavazanjian
http://dx.doi.org/10.13031/soil.2023045
Muskeg Soil Stabilization Using the Microbially Induced Calcite Precipitation Technique by the Urease Active Bioslurry Approach
Journal Article published 2022 Nov in Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering volume 148 issue 11
Authors: Ahmed ElMouchi, Sumi Siddiqua, Emmanuel Salifu, Dharma Wijewickreme
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)gt.1943-5606.0002910
Stabilization of muskeg soils using two additives: sand and urease active bioslurry
Journal Article published 2022 Aug in Canadian Geotechnical Journal volume 59 issue 8 on pages 1531 to 1534
Authors: Ahmed ElMouchi, Sumi Siddiqua, Emmanuel Salifu, Dharma Wijewickreme
http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cgj-2021-0209
Hydraulic behaviour of fungal treated sand
Journal Article published 2022 Jun in Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment volume 30 on page 100258
Authors: Emmanuel Salifu, Gráinne El Mountassir, James M. Minto, Alessandro Tarantino
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gete.2021.100258
Fungal-induced water repellency in sand
Journal Article published 2020 Apr 6 in Géotechnique on pages 1 to 8
Authors: Emmanuel Salifu, Gráinne El Mountassir
http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.19.p.341
Preliminary observations of the shear behaviour of fungal treated soil
Journal Article published 2019 in E3S Web of Conferences volume 92 on page 11017
Authors: Emmanuel Salifu, Gráinne El Mountassir
http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20199211017
Optimization of nutrients requirements for bioremediation of spent-engine oil contaminated soils
Journal Article published 2018 Nov 13 in Environmental Engineering Research
Authors: Gabriel O. Ogbeh, Titus O. Tsokar, Emmanuel Salifu
http://dx.doi.org/10.4491/eer.2018.237
Applications of Microbial Processes in Geotechnical Engineering
Book Chapter published 2018 in Advances in Applied Microbiology on pages 39 to 91
Authors: Grainne El Mountassir, James M. Minto, Leon A. van Paassen, Emmanuel Salifu, Rebecca J. Lunn
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.aambs.2018.05.001
Application of microbially induced calcite precipitation in erosion mitigation and stabilisation of sandy soil foreshore slopes: A preliminary investigation
Journal Article published 2016 Feb in Engineering Geology volume 201 on pages 96 to 105
Authors: Emmanuel Salifu, Erica MacLachlan, Kannan R. Iyer, Charles W. Knapp, Alessandro Tarantino
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2015.12.027

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