Dr. Ola Ayeni

Environmental Studies Chair
Professor of Sustainable Communities
Environmental Health Specialist
International experience:
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
  • United States


Doctor of Technology, Enviro. Health, Cape Peninsula Uni. of Technology, Capetown, ZA
Master of Technology, Enviro. Management, Cape Peninsula Uni. of Technology, Capetown, ZA
Bachelor of Science, Fisheries Management, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, NG


Dr. Ola Ayeni is a distinguished professional with expertise in environmental health and management, and she excels in effectively communicating complex scientific and environmental data to diverse audiences. With over 10 internationally accredited publications and more than 5 years of teaching experience, she is a prominent figure in her field. Dr. Ayeni holds a Doctor of Technology in Environmental Health and a Master of Technology in Environmental Management, underscoring her strong academic background. She brings practical experience as an Environmental and Public Health Specialist in New Jersey, USA, where she conducts inspections, addresses public health concerns, and has worked in septic system assessments. Her academic contributions as a Lecturer and Adjunct Professor at Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa have been extensive, including teaching undergraduate courses, supervising postgraduate students, curriculum development, and involvement in academic administration. Her research publications in journals such as the "International Journal of Physical Sciences" and the "Energy and Environment Journal" delve into various environmental topics, demonstrating her profound understanding of ecological and environmental matters. Overall, Dr. Ayeni's career is a testament to her expertise in environmental assessment, metal contamination, and ecological stewardship that informs her role as Professor of Sustainable Communities at Missional University. 

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