Esteem Indicators

Present and Past Awards and Grants :

  • NERC “Unlocking the potential for groundwater for the poor” 2012 Catalyst Grant, Co-Principal Investigator with Dr Velasquez Orta from Chemical Engineering Newcastle University (£150,000, June 2014)
  • USAID “Development Innovation Ventures”, Co-Principal Investigator with Dr Gibson from Bear Valley Ventures (£250,000,  August 2013)
  • External consultant for ACTED in Pakistan (2013)
  • External consultant for Oxfam in Liberia (2013)
  • External consultant for Oxfam in Ethiopia (2013)
  • ESRC Knowledge Exchange Small Grant, Principal investigator (£4,000, 2010)
  • External consultant for SNV (Netherlands Development Organisation), (2010)
  • Royal Academy of Engineers International Travel Grant, £500 (2009, 2008)
  • EPSRC Exceptional Overseas Fieldwork Costs £5,000 EPSRC (2006-2007)
  • Tulip Travel Scholarship £500 (2006)

Referee:

  • BMC Public Health (2012 to date)
  • Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (2012 to date)
  • IWA International Young Water Professionals Conference (2008 to date)

Author:

Coordinator:

  • The Young Researchers Workshop, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, EPSRC (2009)
  • IWA National Young Water Professional Conference, Newcastle University (2008)

Memberships:

  • Founding Branch Member of Engineers without Borders, Newcastle University (2009 to date)
  • Scientific committee member for IWA National Young Water Professional Conferences (2008 to date)
  • Science and Engineering Ambassador (2007 to date)

Other:

  • Regions Magazine (Vol 271, I1, 2008) featured my work with local schools on WASH in developing countries
  • Winner of the Developing Areas Research Network postgraduate poster competition (2009)
  • Invited presenter at local CIWEM meeting (2008)