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Geeta Devi Somaroo

Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering
University of Mauritius


Geeta Devi Somaroo is Lecturer. She has 3 years of experience in lecturing and research in the field of environmental and energy engineering. She is involved in the EU-EDULINK project entitled ‘Collaborative Curriculum Development on Waste Management in Africa and the Pacific Region (CODWAP).’ She has been involved in various environmental projects in particular the nation-wide training programme designed to provide 300 small vegetable planters with composting skills. Her research interests are in life cycle analysis of environmental and energy processes with an emphasis on the biodegradability and composting of solid wastes. She has a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering which focused on the life cycle analysis of the composting process

Research Interest

 Environmental and energy engineering.


  • Mohee, Romeela & Mauthoor, Sumayya & Bundhoo, Zumar & Somaroo, Geeta & Soobhany, Nuhaa & Gunasee, Sanjana. (2015). Current status of solid waste management in small island developing states: A review. Waste management (New York, N.Y.). 43. . 10.1016/j.wasman.2015.06.012.

  • Mohee, Romeela & Boojhawon, Anuksha & Sewhoo, Babita & Rungasamy, Selven & Somaroo, Geeta & Mudhoo, Ackmez. (2015). Assessing the potential of coal ash and bagasse ash as inorganic amendments during composting of municipal solid wastes. Journal of Environmental Management. 159. . 10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.05.008.

  • Mohee, Romeela & Soobhany, Nuhaa & Somaroo, Geeta & Gunasee, Sanjana & Mauthoor, Sumayya & Jeetah, Pratima & Gukhool, Oomesh. (2016). Seasonal variation in solid waste characteristics for urban and rural areas in Mauritius. Waste Management. 57. I-III. 10.1016/S0956-053X(16)30582-7.

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