Faculty Experts - Jordan Ermilio

Jordan Ermilio

Jordan Ermilio
Engineering Service Coordinator and Adjunct Professor

Area of Expertise:

  • Engineering Service Learning
  • International Development
  • Designing, Engineering Water Systems


Jordan Ermilio has traveled the world organizing and participating in international development projects that design and build water systems and environmental health programs for rural communities in developing countries. At Villanova, he coordinates annual immersion trips for the College of Engineering's Service Learning Project, which allows students the opportunity to participate in ventures that assess, design and implement water supply, renewable energy and environmental health projects in Nicaragua and Honduras.


  • Post-graduate diploma,    Loughborough University
  • M.S., Villanova University
  • B.S., Villanova University

Selected Professional Experience

  • Engineering Consultant: researched and designed solar-powered pumping system for a Sri Lankan water project; analyzed and designed stormwater management systems for Philadelphia-area development projects; provided construction management services for Philadelphia-area LEED projects
  • Environmental Water Resources Engineer, UHL, Baron, Rana & Associates, Lambertville, N.J.
  • Water Resource Engineer, Technical Field Advisor, Oxfam International, East Timor water and sanitation construction projects
  • Environmental Water Resource Engineer, United States Peace Corps, Kiangan, Ifugao, the Philippines - rural water and electrification projects

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