Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye

Vice Chancellor Igbinedion University Nigeria

Current and Past Positions

2019 to present: Vice Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, Nigeria

2014 to 2018: Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), University of Benin, Benin City Edo State, Nigeria

2015 to 2019: National President, Nigerian Environmental Society (NES)

2009 to 2014: Director, National Centre for Energy and Environment, NCEE (Energy Commission of Nigeria, ECN), University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

2007 to present: Professor of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Forensics

I am a Professor of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Forensics with over 35 years of research and teaching experience. As an academic I have several academic recognitions and scholarships. Amongst which are the 1994 NEST/FORD Foundation Research Awardee, 1997/98, World Bank sponsored Population Research Fund Project Awardee, 1998, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) sponsored Research Awardee 2001, UNDP sponsored Research Awardee 2003, National University Commission (NUC)Research Grant Awardee 2003 and 2006 IPEP/UNIDO project consultant on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Nigeria. I was awarded the 2014/2016, TETFUND institution-based research grant to carry out research on Integrative monitoring and probabilistic modeling of heavy metal and pesticide residues in selected Rivers in Southern Nigeria. My research interest is in the area of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Forensics. Accordingly, I have published over 50scientific papers in both local and international journals. I have also presented over 50 papers at both local and international fora. My professional affiliation include member of society for Environmental toxicology and chemistry (SETAC) Europe were in 2005 was granted a spotlight” presentation at the 15th Annual Conference at Lille, France, Adviser/member West African Society of Toxicology (WASOT0, Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) amongst others. I was the National President of the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) in which I am also a Fellow and a Fellow of Solar Energy Society of Nigeria (SESN). As an Environmental Consultant I have consulted for World Bank, UNESCO, WWF, UNDP, UNIDO, and multi-national oil companies such as SPDC, Mobil plc, and Agrip plc. I am currently an Environmental and waste management consultant to Projects in Delta, Enugu, Abuja area municipal Council (AMAC), Lagos and Bayelsa State of Nigeria

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