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Emmanuel Enyioma Anyanwu, PhD joined the faculty at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in 1990 and is currently a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Dean of the School of Engineering and Engineering Technology SEET. He has continually contributed to Mechanical Engineering through teaching and creative research activities in absorption/ adsorption solar refrigeration, solar systems for residential buildings, bioreactors to produce biofuels from wastes, among others; and provision of academic leadership at different levels in the University.
To date, Prof. Anyanwu has graduated ten(10) PhD students. Many of them hold senior tenure positions in Universities and Industries; one is a Director /CEO. of Projects Development Institute, Enugu, Nigeria.
Prof. Anyanwu has published more than 70 Scientific Papers: Including about 40 articles in archival journals, seven chapters in books and others in refereed conference proceedings.
He is a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, FNSE, and has served the society variously as a member of Codes and Standards committee (2010-2011), Engineer of the Year Award Committee (2010-2012) and 2012 Annual NSE Conference Technical Committee and registered by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). He is also Fellow of the Solar Energy Society of Nigeria, FSESN and currently serves on the Board of Fellows of the Society.
An ASME member, Prof. Anyanwu received (with Dr. N.V. Ogueke) an award of the Best Paper in 2005 ASME Conference (Solar Heating and Cooling Track) held at Orlando Florida, USA.
Prof. Anyanwu received his bachelors and Masters degrees in Engineering Physics (Nuclear Option) and Mechanical Engineering (Applied Energy) from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) Ile-Ife, Nigeria and the Cranfield Institute of Technology (now Cranfield University), England in 1981 and 1986 respectively. He earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1997. Prof. Emmanuel Enyioma Anyanwu is happily married to Dr. (Mrs) Nnennaya Patience Anyanwu, with whom he has four lovely children: Munachimno, Kosidichinma, Odera and Osinachi.
University of Nigeria Nsukka - PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Specializing in Energy and Power) May 1997.
Cranfield Institute of Technology (Now Cranfield University United Kingdom) - M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (Specializing in Applied Energy June 1986.
The University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria) - B.Sc. (Hons) Second Class Upper Division in Engineering Physics (Nuclear Engineering Option) June 1981.
MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES/ORGNIZATIONS
Member, Solar Energy Society of Nigeria (SESN) - 1989 – Date
Member, International Association for Solar Energy Education (IASEE) - 1993-Date
Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Reg.No.06513 - 1993-Date
Member, International Energy Foundation (IEF) 1994-Date
Member, New York Academy of Sciences 2000-Date
Duly registered by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) With Reg. No. R11249 - 2005
Member American Society of Mech Engineers(ASME) Reg.No.1001109312 - 2011
Member, International Solar Energy Society - 2014
Teaching & Research Experience
- At the University of Jos, Nigeria (1981-1982) as Graduate Assistant during my National Youth Service Corps Programme. Conducted tutorials and laboratory practicals in Physics for Years I & II students.
- At the Federal University of Technology, Yola (FUTY) (1982-1984) taught courses and conducted laboratory practical including Engineering Drawing, Thermal Physics, and Fluid Mechanics.
- At Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana (1987-1990) taught a variety of courses including Engineering Thermodynamics, Refrigeration, Strength of Materials, Fluid Mechanics, etc.
- At the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, April 1990-Date, taught a variety of courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including Heat & Mass Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Drying Engineering, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering, Industrial Studies, Pollution Control Systems, etc.
- Supervision of over one hundred and fifty students in their Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degree research projects in Mechanical Engineering, out of which six were
- Applied Energy Studies
- Energy Policy and Planning
- Renewable Energy (Solar, Wind, Biomass, etc) Powdered Systems (Dryers, Refrigerator,Water Heaters, etc.)
- Computer Application in Engineering
- Environmental Pollution and Control System
- Solar Energy Materials Studies
- Activated Carbon/Ammonia Solar Refrigerator
- Transient Analysis and Optimization of Solid adsorption solar refrigerators
- Fossil fuel recourses depletion model for Nigeria
- CPC solar collector Design optimization studies
- Waste Management in Industries in Nigeria
- Transient Analysis and optimization of integral type solar crop dryer.
- Nocturnal Cooling potentials of Nigeria.
- Energy Storage Systems
- Integrated Bioreactors Development
ASME Conference Best Paper Award (2005 with Dr. N.V. Ogueke).
SPECIAL SKILLS, APTITUDE AND KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED
- D in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Energy and power. Doctoral Thesis “Design, construction and test run of a Solid Adsorption Solar Refrigerator using Activated Carbon/Methanol, Adsorbate Pair”.
- Sc. in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Applied Energy and thesis as “Solar powered crop dryer studies”.
- Following the above knowledge acquired, I have special skill and competence in energy resources and its applications.
- Undertaken several energy resources related studies and published extensively in reputable local and international journals in solar energy,energy depletion model/forecasting, refrigeration, environmentally friendly refrigerants, environmental pollution and management as can be seen from my list of publications.
- Successfully supervised eightD and six M.Sc./M.Eng. Thesis over the years and therefore have special skills, knowledge and competence in applied energy as well as in reporting the findings of such studies in standard international journals of Science, Engineering and Management. I am also able to relate the results of such studies to National Government Policies in energy and environmental pollution control.
- Anyanwu E.E. and Ogueke N.V. (2005). Thermodynamic Design Procedure for Solid Adsorption Solar Refrigerator, Internationa Journal of Renewable Energy. 30(2005) pp.81-96.
Anyanwu E.E. and Ogueke N.V, (2007) Transient Analysis and Performance Prediction of a Solid Adsorption Solar Refrigerator. International Journal of Applied Thermal Engineering 27 (2007) 2514-2523.
Anyanwu E.E. and Ogueke N.V. (2008) Design improvements for a collector/Generator/Adsorber of a Solid Adsorption Solar Refrigerator, International Journal of Renewable Energy 33(2008) 2428-2440.
Ogueke N.V. and Anyanwu E.E. (2008) Economic evaluation of a solid adsorption solar refrigerator. Advances in Science & Technology vol.2, No.1, 42-48.
Ogueke N.V and Anyanwu E.E (2009) The Performance Analysis of a Solid Adsorption Solar Refrigerator during Collector Cool-Down and Refrigerant Evaporation/ Readsorption Phases. Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, 223(E1), 11-19.
Ogueke N.V; Anyanwu E.E. and Ekechukwu O.V (2009) A Review of Solar Water Heating Systems, International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 1(4), 1-21.
Ogueke N.V, Njoku M.C. and Anyanwu E.E.(2009) Design, Construction and Testing of a Cylindrical Solar Water Heater. Internationa Journal of Energy for Clean Environment, 10(1-4), 57-72.
Anyanwu E.E. (2010) Flat Plate Type Solar Collectors for Solid Adsorption Refrigeration Application. The Heartland Engineer, Journal of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Owerri Branch,vol.5 No.1,53-64.
Nwigwe, K.N; Okoronkwo, C.A; Ogueke, N.V and Anyanwu, E.E (2010) Review of Nocturnal Cooling Systems. International Journal of Energy for Clean Environment, 11(1-4),117-143.
N.V. Ogueke and Anyanwu E.E. (2010) Comparative Analysis of Cylindrical Solar Water Heating System with and without Reflective Surface. Proceedings of 2010 ASME Congress & Exposition, Vancouver-BC, Canada November 12-19, 2010.
Kamalu, C.I.O; Osaka E.C; Anyanwu E.E; Ogueke N.V; Obah B. (2011) A Simple Model for the Prediction of Nigeria’s Petroleum Production Peak. International Journal of Engineering Vol.5, No3, 123-130.
Agulanna, C.N; Anyanwu E.E.; Ejike, E.N.O, Onuoha G. N. Q and Ogueke, N.V(2012) Experimental Studies of Anaerobic Digestion of Organic Fraction of Municipal Solid Wastes Using a Bioreactor with Integral Flow Features. Internationa Journal of Research Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences 3(3), 461-469.
Nwigwe, K.N; Okoronkwo, C.A; Ogueke, N.V; Ugwuoke, P.E and Anyanwu E.E (2012) Transient Analysis and Performance Prediction of Nocturnal Radiative Cooling of a Building in Owerri, Nigeria. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering & Technology.Vol 4, Issue 15: 2496-2506.
Nwigwe, K.N; Ugwuoke, P.E; Anyanwu E.E and Abam, D.S.P (2012) Analysis of Mechanical Seals for High-Speed Centrifugal Gas Compressor. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering & Technology. Vol 4,Issue 15: 2388-2395.
Ogueke, N.V; Abam, F.; Nwigwe, K.N; Okoronkwo, C.A; Ugwuoke, P.E and Anyanwu E.E (2013) The Effects of Seasonal Variation and Angle of Inclination on the Performance of Photovoltaic Panels. 5(3): 794-800.
- Administrative experiences at FUTO at the levels of University Governing Council (2009-date). Dean SEET (2010-date).
- Dean, Student Affairs (Feb., 2003-Oct. 2010).
- Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering (Jan. 2000 – Feb. 2003) and member of several committees of the Governing Council, School and Department at various times.
- NUC Expert panel on Curriculum Development and accreditation of University programmes.
- Federal University of Technology Yola (1982-1984).
- Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana (1987-1990).
- The Federal University of Technology, Owerri (1990-Date).
- Taught a variety of courses in these institutions at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including Engineering Drawing, Heat and Mass Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Drying Engineering, Airconditioning and Refrigeration, Ventilation and Pollution Control and Systems, etc.
- Supervision of students on their Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate Degree Research Projects in Mechanical Engineering.
E.E. Anyanwu and C.I. Ezekwe (1997) Design, Construction and Test Run of a Solid Adsorption Solar Refrigerator Using Activated Carbon/Methanol Adsorbent/Adsorbate Pair. Final Report on Centre for Energy Research and Development (CERD), University of Nigeria Nsukka Project No., UNN/CERD/52 June 1997.