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Dr Lubanzadio Mavatikua

Research Fellow

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

 Lubanzadio Mavatikua

Dr Lubanzadio (Lbd) Mavatikua joined the Faculty of Engineering and Environment as a Research Fellow in October 2018. He comes from the Corporate World with a solid professional background in geoscience, project management and data management from the energy sector, toughened by a remote experience in academia and research. He holds a B.Sc. in Computational Science, M.Sc. Physics (Solid State Physics), M.Sc. Geophysics and a Ph.D. in Geophysics.

Previous to the energy industry, Dr Mavatikua was a World Bank scholar at Durham University Earth Science Department between 2001 and 2005 within the GeoPOP (Geoscience Project Onto Overpressure) Group, where he conducted research work and earned his Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.).

In a remote past, Lubanzadio was a Lecturer of Physics at the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria (1997 – 2000) and a Research Assistant at the Institut des Mathématiques et des Sciences Physiques (IMSP), Porto Novo, Benin Republic (1994 – 1996). The later with collaboration and research grant of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP). Trieste, Italy.

Of recent, he has been a consultant in Business development, Geoscience and Data Science.

He is a member of staff within the Applied Statistics Group - Department of Mathematics, Physics & Electrical Engineering. Dr Mavatikua is interested in Big Data and Data Driven Decision Making, sharpened by his experience in industry and academic research. Currently, he is working on: “Evidence to End Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting (FGM/C)”, one of the global concerns, a health issue and a challenge.

Campus Address

Ellison Building D, Room D204
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8ST

Qualifications

Geology PhD June 30 2005

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A Spatial Analysis of the Prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting among 0–14-Year-Old Girls in Kenya, Kandala, N., Nnanatu, C., Atilola, G., Komba, P., Mavatikua, L., Moore, ., Mackie, G., Shell-Duncan, B. 28 Oct 2019, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health


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