Christopher is a Ph.D. student in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Delaware. He holds a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Poznan University of Technology, Poland, with distinction and a Bachelor’s degree in Building Engineering from Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria, with First Class as the best-graduating student in the Faculty of Environmental Technology. Before his Ph.D. studies, Christopher gained a wide range of experience in Construction Engineering and Management, Project Management, Real Estate Investments, Financial operations and Investments, Data Analysis, Risk and root cause analysis, and Supply Chain Operations. These rich experiences, gathered from roles held in Nigeria and Poland, have endowed him with a comprehensive perspective on various facets of the industry.
Christopher currently works as a Research Assistant under the supervision of Professor Rachel Davidson on a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). His primary focus lies in contributing to an interdisciplinary, multi-university initiative to delve into the intricate dynamics between Coastal Hazards, Resilience, Equity, and Economic Prosperity. Through this research, Christopher aspires to unravel insights that can pave the way for more resilient and equitable coastal communities while fostering economic growth.