Dr. (Mrs) Kanayo L. Oguzie

Dr. (Mrs) Kanayo L. Oguzie

senior lecturer

BSc., MSc., PhD
Email: kanayo.oguzie@futo.edu.ng


Kanayo Oguzie is a Senior lecturer in the Department of Environmental Management at the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO). She obtained her B.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry from the Federal University of Technology Owerri, M.Sc. in Pollution Control from the Federal University of Technology Owerri. She received her Ph. D in Environmental Chemistry from Imo State University

Academic Qualification







Courses Assigned to Teach


2020 – Till Date Senior Lecturer

2017 – 2020 Lecturer I

2014 – 2017 Lecturer II

2011 – 2014 Assistant Lecturer

Research Interest

Green Chemistry – development of nontoxic chemicals from plant biomass, Pollution control for metal and coating applications; Pollution & climate change; Biosorption & Bioremediation; Water purification techniques; Photocatalysis; Electrochemical Treatment of pollutants


  1. E.E. Oguzie, K.L. Iyeh, A.I. Onuchukwu (2006) Inhibition of mild steel corrosion in acidic media by aqueous extracts from Garcinia kola seed. Bulletin of Electrochemistry, Vol. 22 Issue 2, pp. 63 – 68. (CERCI, India)
  2. E.E. Oguzie, C.E. Ogukwe, J.N. Ogbulie, F.C. Nwanebu, C.B. Adindu, I.O. Udeze, K.L. Oguzie, F.C. Eze, (2012) Broad spectrum corrosion inhibition: Corrosion and microbial (SRB) growth inhibiting effects of Piper guineense extract. Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 47, pp. 3592-3601. (Springer, Germany)
  3. Chidiebere, M.A., Ogukwe, C.E., Oguzie, K.L., Eneh, C.N. and Oguzie, E.E. (2012) Corrosion inhibition and adsorption behavior of Punica granatum extract on mild steel in acidic environments: Experimental and theoretical studies. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 51 (2), pp 668–677. (ACS, USA).
  4. 4. E. Oguzie, Z.O. Iheabunike, K.L. Oguzie, C.E. Ogukwe, M.A. Chidiebere, C.K. Enenebeaku, C.O Akalezi, (2012) Corrosion inhibiting effect of Aframomum Melegueta extracts and adsorption characteristics of the active constituents on mild steel in acidic media. Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, Vol. 34 (4), pp. 516-527. (Taylor & Francis, USA).
  5. E.E. Oguzie, C.B. Adindu, C.E. Ogukwe, M.A. Chidiebere, C.K. Enenebeaku, K.L. Oguzie, (2012) Natural Products for Materials Protection: Mechanism of Corrosion Inhibition of mild steel by acid extracts of Piper guineense. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 116 (25), pp 13603–13615 (ACS, USA).
  6. C.E. Ogukwe, C.O. Akalezi, M. A. Chidiebere, K.L. Oguzie, Z.O. Iheabunike, E.E. Oguzie (2013) Corrosion inhibition and adsorption of Anthocleista djalonesis leaf extract on the acid corrosion of mild steel. Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 30(3), pp. 189 – 202.
  7. Oguzie, Emeka; Oguzie, Kanayo; Akalezi, Chris; Ogbulie, Jude; Udeze, Irene; Njoku, Victor. Natural Products for Materials Protection: Corrosion and microbial growth inhibition using Capsicum frutescens biomass extracts. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, Vol. 1(2), pp. 214-225. (American Chemical Society, USA).
  8. D.I. Njoku, M.A. Chidiebere, K.L. Oguzie, C.E. Ogukwe, Emeka E. Oguzie (2013) Corrosion inhibition of mild steel in hydrochloric acid solution by the leaf extract of Nicotiana tabacum. Advances in Materials and Corrosion, Vol. 1, pp. 54-60.
  9. EE Oguzie, ZO Iheabunike, KL Oguzie, CE Ogukwe, MA Chidiebere (2013) Corrosion inhibiting effect of Aframomum melegueta extracts and adsorption characteristics of the active constituents on mild steel in acidic media. Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 34 (4), pp 516-527
  10. EE Oguzie, MA Chidiebere, KL Oguzie, CB Adindu, H Momoh-Yahaya (2014) Biomass Extracts for Materials Protection: Corrosion Inhibition of Mild Steel in Acidic Media by Terminalia chebula Extracts. Chemical Engineering Communications 201 (6), pp 790-803
  11. Maduabuchi A. Chidiebere, Lebe Nnanna, Adindu, C. Blessing, Oguzie, Kanayo, Okolue, Belonwu, Onyeachu, Benedict, Oguzie, Emeka (2016) Inhibition of acid corrosion of mild steel using Delonix regia leaves extract. International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, 69, pp. 74-86.
  12. Kanayo L. Oguzie, Meng Qiao, Xu Zhao, Emeka E. Oguzie, Victor O. Njoku, Goddy A. Obodo (2020) Oxidative degradation of Bisphenol A in aqueous solution using cobalt ion-activated peroxymonosulfate(Journal of Molecular Liquids, Volume 313,  113569.
  13. Kanayo Oguzie, Emeka Oguzie, Simeon Nwanonenyi, Johnkennedy Edoziem, Ladislav Vrsalović, (2021) Electrochemical decolorization of disperse blue-1 dye in aqueous solution. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, volume 20, No. 9.
  14. Uduma, R.C., Oguzie, K.L., Chijioke, C.F., Ogbulie, T.E. and Oguzie, E.E. (2023). Bioelectrochemical technologies for simultaneous treatment of dye wastewater and electricity generation: a review. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, http://doi.org/10.1007/s13762-022-04753-0

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