People

Professor Chike Oduoza


Professor Oduoza joined the University of Wolverhampton in 2001. He has been a chartered engineer for over 20 years and a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers for 10 years. He was the UK Chairman of the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), Electrochem Technology Group (2006-2010) and also a member of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Peer Review College (2005-). 
Professor Oduoza is External Examiner for MSc programmes in Chemical Engineering at Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Teesside University, and regular PhD examiner for University of Manchester, Newcastle University and Cranfield University and MSc by Research Examiner for Cranfield University.
Professor Oduoza is the coordinator of EU Funded FP7 Consortium (RiMaCon) within Marie Curie Industry Academia Partnerships and Pathways. Other EU members belonging to the consortium are 14 researchers drawn from Industry and Academia; University of West Bohemia, Pilsen (CZ), Vettorazzo, Padova (IT) and Computors, Wolverhampton (UK). He has also won three research grants (PhD Studentship) from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council in the category of Industry Case Awards.
Professor Oduoza was the Chairman and Conference convenor for Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM 2015) Conference 2015, which was hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. He is author and co-author of 125 publications and has supervised over 16 PhD theses.


Subashini Suresh

Subashini is Reader in Construction Project  in the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Wolverhampton. She is an expert in Health and Safety management in the construction sector and hopes to understand current practice with a view to advise on compliance and regulatory requirements.

Nengi Odimado

Nengi has recently been awarded his PhD in Construction Risk Management at the University of Wolverhampton . During his secondments to Vettorazzo, he was able to start the process of collecting information from case study companies. The information gained will be incorporated into the Risk Management software.


James Keatley

James works for the University of Wolverhampton (UoW) and took up the role of Project Support Manager for RiMaCon in August 2016. His previous roles include Planning and Projects Officer at UoW, Project Support Administrator at Staffordshire University, and Project Monitoring Officer at Wolverhampton City Council. James has experience in supporting internally and externally funded projects including bid writing, report writing, project dissemination and budget monitoring. 

James has also led in the planning and coordination of events and conferences such as the Rich Exchanges Learning and Teaching conference at the University of Wolverhampton, international project workshops, and graduate exhibitions and innovation events at Staffordshire University. He also lead on the management and coordination of the University of Wolverhampton's Higher Education Academy (HEA) accredited CPD recognition scheme, KUDOS.


Marco Vettorazzo

Marco the is owner administrator of Vettorazzo Construction Ltd. His work experience relates to the various areas of risk that an SME may face during the execution of projects and also supply concepts and studies of risk management strategies affecting SMEs.


Daniele Pretto

He is a Civil Engineer and construction industry practitioner who will bring in business experience to the consortium with a view to reconcile the impact of theoretical principles on business practice. He will also provide a guide on operations management in the construction sector.


Jiri Tupa

Jiri is an Associate Professor JirĂ­ Tupa and Vice-dean for Faculty development in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of West Bohemia. He will bring focus and expertise in business process and performance management identifying process risks faced by construction SMEs.  

Frantisek Steiner 

Frantisek is an Associate Professor in the Department of Technologies and Measurement at the University of West Bohemia. He is an expert in risk management systems and will be part of a team that will model / simulate risk factors applicable to construction business environment with a view to appreciate their impact in a business environment.