Ifeyinwa holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering with research interest in the use of Artificial Intelligence and Omics analysis to optimise Anaerobic processes.
As the Founder and CEO of IntelliDigest Ltd, she is leading IntelliDigest on a mission to empower global food sustainability, eliminate food waste, zero hunger and improve access to nutrition for everyone
She has established a solid and progressive experience in water, wastewater and waste to bioresources and filed patents on novel anaerobic processes.
Her current focus is in the application of cutting-edge technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Enzyme Engineering, green chemistry, blockchain and quantum computing to make the food system more sustainable by eliminating edible food waste and converting inedible food waste at the earliest possible time to bio-nutrients and sustainable chemicals for the food system.
She is a Fellow of Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), Associate Fellow of Higher Education Authority (AFHEA) and Member of Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (MCIWEM).
Nominated top 50 women in Engineering under 35 in UK in 2017, she is also a winner of several awards such as: European Institute of Innovation (EIT) Food Accelerator Network, Telefonica/Wayra/University of Edinburgh AI/Blockchain Accelerator, Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship, Royal Society of Edinburgh SE Enterprise Fellowship, Investing Women AccelerateHer Award, Winner IET Innovation Award (Energy), 2017, Winner Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation-Climate KIC Accelerator 1& 2, Winner Edinburgh Climathon 2017, Finalist Pitch@Palace 8.0 (2017) and Finalist VIBES Award (2018).
As a WES Council member, she has led the organisation of an outstanding event in 2019- Centenary Celebration of Women in Engineering.