Areas of expertise

Background

Abiola F. Soipe obtained B.sc in Surveying and Geoinformatics from University of Lagos (2007), M.sc in Geographical Information Systems from University of Leicester (2010), currently a researcher at Cranfield university.

Abiola  joined Cranfield  University in 2018 as a Researcher, currently undergoing a research in Energy and Power, School of Energy, Environment and Agri-food. PhD area is integration of decision support framework for the evaluation of environmental and social impacts of contaminated land in Nigeria.

Prior to this Abiola worked with Lagos state, Nigeria as a Surveyor  Grade 11 in 2009. Abiola also has a work experience with Infotech UK Enterprises/ rural payment Agency (RPA), Reading as a GIS Technicians in 2012 till Feb. 2013, thereafter continue her job with Lagos state as Surveyor/ GIS experts in Feb.2013 till she start her research programme in Cranfield University.

Abiola had an industrial experience with Edges Environmental Services Ltd, Abuja, Nigeria as Training Technology Assistance in 2006.

Abiola also gained work experience from Cooke Computers, Leicester by volunteering as a Computer Technicians/IT in 2011- Feb. 2012

Abiola is a registered Surveyor, having been registered with Surveyor Registration Council Of Nigeria (SURCON) in 2014.

Abiola is a member of Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (State and National member)

Royal institute of Chartered Surveyors; Student Member (UK)

University of Leicester Environmental Team; Member

 BTCV-Environmental volunteering in Leicestershire and Rutland

SEEM society Cranfield






Research opportunity

    An integration of decision support framework for the evaluation of environmental and social impacts of contaminated land in Nigeria.



Current activities

Abiola research interest  centre on Sustainable Contaminated Land Management of oil spills sites

Development of Decision support framework for management of contaminated sites

Sustainable development

Use of High Level Operating Windows such as Multicriteria Decision Analysis (MCDA)  framework for combining different view of stakeholders in decision making

Focus group discussion alongside Participatory GIS (PGIS) for public involvement through the use of map to identifies communities needs and Government intervention.

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Risk mapping for identifying populace at risk and prioritizing resources for best management.