Contact Dr Ayodeji Sowale

Areas of expertise


Dr. Sowale is a chartered engineer and a research scholar recognised for the ability to improve competent designs and efficiency. Prior to undertaking his MSc and PhD education, He was a Packaging Engineer with Heineken (Nigerian Breweries) where He participated actively on the selection and installation of machines based on a life-cycle philosophy of the asset. Promoted equipment standardization, provided technical guidance for the preventive and predictive maintenance programs and optimized maintenance strategies to ensure production to optimal capacity. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Lagos, Nigeria (BSc), MSc (with distinction) in Mechanical Engineering and PhD degree in Renewable Energy from Northumbria University, Newcastle. During his PhD degree, He also lectured part-time as an Associate Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering department at Northumbria University. Recent research interest and skills includes sustainable energy systems, design and experimental investigations of internal and external combustion engines, dynamic modelling and optimisation of energy systems for cogeneration (combined heat and power generation).


Current activities

Dr Ayodeji Sowale is currently a Research fellow in Mechanical Systems at Cranfield University. He is working on the back-end system integration of the Nano Membrane Toilet - Re-invent The Toilet Challenge (NMT-RTTC) project funded by Bill and Melinda Gates foundation at Cranfield University.


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