Dr. Nwobodo Chijioke Samson

GenPixDr. Nwobodo Chijioke Samson

Senior Lecturer

 

Biography

Dr C.S. Nwobodo specializes in Ceramic Science and Engineering. and Lectures in the Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, School of Engineering and Engineering Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri. He has been in the teaching profession since 1986 and is particularly interested in the recycling of material waste, ceramics: Characterization of some Nigerian clay. ? Besides academics, He likes Car mechanics – diagnosis and repairs.

Maintenance of basic household equipment.

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Academic and Professional Qualification

  • Dip &Li. Ceram. (Stoke-on-Trent 1979);
  • PGD (Sheffield 1983);  M.Sc (Manchester 1985),
  • PhD (AAU  2011)

Honours

Recommendation on Excellent Performance by the MME Departmental Board (March, 2015)

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member, American Ceramic Society
  • Member, Nigerian Metallurgical Society – Materials Division
  • Corporate Member, Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE)

Publications

  • T.J. Davies, H.G. Emblem, C.S. Nwobodo, A.A. Ogwu & V. Tsantzalou,     “Solid-solution  Formation in alumina-chrome refractories”. Polyhedron Vol. 8,     No. 13/14, pp 1765-1766, 1989.
  • T.J. Davies, H.G. Emblem, C.S. Nwobodo, A.A. Ogwu & V. Tsantzalou,     “Preparation and properties of some alumina-chrome refractories”. Journal of     Materials Science 26 (1991) pp 1061-1068.
  • C.S. Nwobodo, “Compaction behaviour of plaster of Paris dewatered – and air dried Nigerian clay”. Indian Academy of Science – Bulletin of Material     Science, Vol. 21, No. 2, April 1998, pp 101 – 104.
  • C.S. Nwobodo, “A study of the formability of Nigerian clays”. Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, Vol. 6, March 1999, pp79 – 84.
  • C.S. Nwobodo & T.J. Davies, “The effect of apparent porosity on the modulus of rupture of alumina – chrome refractory matrix”. Proceedings of the Second Annual National Conference of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering     Students 16th – 17th March, 2000.
  • U. Mark, O. O. Onyemaobi, C. S. Nwobodo and R. Uche, “Evaluation of some refractory characteristics of Ohia and Uzuakoli clays”. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 7(3): 2011, pp.238 – 248.
  • U.S. Ikele, O.O. Onyemaobi, C.S. Nwobodo and C. Njoku, “Effect of defflocculant (sodium carbonate, Na2CO3) on rheological properties of Nsuu (Nigerian clay”. International Research Journal in Engineering, Science and Technology, Vol. 12 No. 1: 2015, pp. 37 – 42.
  •  J.U. Anaele, O.O. Onyemaobi, C.S. Nwobodo and C.C. Ugwuegbu, “Effect of electrode types on the solidification cracking susceptibility of austenitic stainless steel weld metal”. International Journal of Metals: 2015, pp. 1 – 7.
  • J.U. Anaele, O.O. Onyemaobi, C.S. Nwobodo and C.C. Ugwuegbu, “Effect of electrode types on the strain hardening exponent of Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld Metal” IREJEST Vol. 11, pp 29 – 39.
  • M.N. Akanbi, O. Ogbobe, C.S. Nwobodo and P.I. Anyanwu, “Effect of compaction pressures on apparent porosity and water absorption properties of clay/polymethylmethacrylate composite”. International Research Journal in Engineering, Science and Technology, Vol. 12, No. 1: 2015, pp. 1 – 7.
  • Enyiegbulam M.E., Nwobodo C.S. & Iheaturu N.C., “Physio-chemical     properties of calcined spent oil base drilling mud (SOBM) solids”. Applied Signals Reports, Vol. 1, No. 2, March 2011, pp. 1 – 10.
  • H.G. Emblem, T.J. Davies, A. Harabi, A.A. Ogwu, C.S. Nwobodo, & V. Tsantzalou, “Solid-state chemistry of alumina-chrome refractories”. Journal of  Materials Science Letters 11 (1992) pp 820 – 821.

Research archive

  • Specially interested in Ceramic Technology

Working Experience

  • Introduction to Engineering materials
  • Workshop practice
  • Principless of Ceramic systems
  • Ceramic processing
  • Structure & properties of glass
  • Sintering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Laboratory
  • Engineering management & law
  • Materials processing
  • Fuels & Furnace Technology
  • Principles & processing of Ceramics
  • Industrial Ceramics
  • Rheology
  • Powder Metallurgy
 
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