Andriannah Mbandi undertakes research on emissions from road transport in Africa.
Her research focuses specifically on the contribution of road transport emissions to air pollution in Sub-Saharan African cities.
Andriannah completed her PhD at SEI York (2013-2017) in Environmental Science. She also has a Masters in Chemical Engineering from Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), South Africa. Her thesis explored regression modelling and optimization using Artificial Neural Networks.
She has worked as a project safety engineer for a textile manufacturer where she was responsible for chemical analysis, auditing and substitution of hazardous chemicals. She later worked for an electromechanical engineering company as a product leader for vehicle emissions products and services.
Prior to starting her PhD she worked as a lecturer in thermodynamics at CPUT.