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Okechukwu Okorie

Lecturer in Sustainable Manufacturing, University of Exeter

Dr. Okechukwu Okorie currently a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Sustainable Manufacturing in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences (CEMPS) at the University of Exeter. He was formerly a Senior Research Fellow at the Exeter Centre for the Circular Economy, University of Exeter. His research concerns digitally enabled remanufacturing in operations and supply chains, as well as developments of novel circular business models and solutions for more sustainable, resilient and better performing manufacturing processes, products and services. He was a Visiting Scholar in Remanufacturing at the Golisanno Institute of Sustainability, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York. He completed a PhD at the Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Centre, Cranfield University and has been a lead researcher/ PI/ Co-PI of several funded grants. He has published over 15 articles in the areas of digitalisation, the circular economy, sustainability research, remanufacturing and simulation modelling as well as winning 2 conference-based awards. He is a UK IMechE Chartered Engineer.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, University of Exeter