Group Leader

Dr. Ojodomo J. Achadu

Assistant Professor of Chemistry


  • PhD in Chemistry, Rhodes University, South Africa, 2018
  • M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry, University of Lagos, Nigeria, 2012
  • B.Sc. (HONS) Industrial Chemistry, University of Jos, Nigeria, 2007

Professional Experiences and Profile

  • Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer), Teesside University, UK, 2022 – present
  • Research Fellow and Lecturer, University of Warwick, UK, 2021-2022
  • JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship, Shizuoka University, Japan, 2019-2021
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Bordeaux, France, 2019-2019
  • SARCHI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Zululand, South Africa, 2018-2019
  • Lecturer, Chemistry Department, KUW University, Nigeria, 2013-2015
  •  Dr Ojodomo Achadu holds a Ph.D in Chemistry/Nanochemistry with an emphasis on nanomaterials chemistry and nanosensors/biosensors development from the Institute for Nanotechnology Innovation, Rhodes University, South Africa. He was awarded a SARCHI/NRF Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Zululand from 2018 – 2019. He then joined the Institute for Molecular Sciences (IMS) at the University of Bordeaux, France, for a brief spell as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow before proceeding to take up the prestigious Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship at Shizuoka University, Japan (2019 – 2021).

    In 2021, Dr Achadu won another prestigious science and innovation fellowship (SIF) – the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) COFUND Fellowship at the University of Warwick, UK.

    Dr Achadu serves a Topic and Guest Editor for Chemosensors and Biosensors Journals and as an editorial board member of Science Communication Hub. Dr Achadu also serves as a reviewer of numerous scientific journals and a co-editor of published books.                                   


Group Members


Chinedu Chukwumere
Research project:

Masters (M.Sc in Biomedical Sciences):

Robert Azambou
Research project:

Undergraduates research students:

  1. Taylor Baxter –
  2. Vincee Lumagod –
  3.  Klaudia Kerpcarova
  4. Sam Everett
  5.  Emily Emerson
  6. Charlotte Athorne
  7. Cara Dickinson