Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics

Dr Emmanuel C. Mbamala

Dr. Emmanuel Chinedu Mbamala

Senior Lecturer

B.Tech. (FUTO), M.Sc. (Nig), DICTP (Trieste), Ph.D. (Konstanz)



Courses Assigned to Teach
Research Interest

Academic Qualification

  • PhD (2003) University of Konstanz, Germany.
  • DICTP (1998) The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste, Italy
  • M.Sc. (1996) University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
  • B.Tech. (1991) Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria


08/05/2019: Award of Recognition as the 6thCoordinator, Pre-Degree FUTO(2014-2016)

Membership of Professional bodies

  • Member, Nigeria Institute of Physics (NIP)
  • Member, Renewable and Alternative Energy Society of Nigeria (RAESON)
  • Member, Physics Writers Series Creation (PWSC)

Course Code and Courses assigned to teach

PHY101, PHY102, PHY208, PHY403, PHY443,

PHY501, PHY503, PHY502, PHY504, PHY591/592


  • Feb.1999 — June 1999, Dept of Physics FUTO; Assistant Lecturer
  • June 2007 — Date; Dept of Physics FUTO; Lect. II, Lect. I, Snr Lect.

Research Interest

  • Solid-State Physics
  • Materials Science
  • Computational Soft Matter Physics
  • Physics of Energy and Environment


  1. von Grunberg, H. H., &MbamalaE. C. (2000). Colloidal suspensions at dielectric interfaces. J.Phys: Condens.Matter12, 10349–10370.
  2. von Grunberg, H. H., &MbamalaE. C. (2001). Charged colloids near interfaces. J. Phys: Condens. Matter13, 4801–4834.
  3. MbamalaE. C., & Pastore, G. (2002). Optimum Monte Carlo sampling for simulation of classical fluids. Physica A313, 312–320.
  4. MbamalaE. C., & von Grunberg, H. H. (2002). Effective interaction of a charged colloidal particle with an air-water interface. J. Phys: Condens.Matter14, 4881–4900.
  5. MbamalaE. C., & von Grunberg, H. H. (2003). Charged colloids and proteins at the air-water interface: the effect of dielectric substrates on interaction and phase behaviour. Phys. Rev. E67, 31608-1-31608–11.
  6. MbamalaE. C., Ben-shaul, A., & May, S. (2005). Domain formation induced by the adsorption of charged proteins on mixed lipid membrane. Biophysical Journal88, 1702–1714.
  7. MbamalaE. C., Fahr, A., & May, S. (2006). An Electrostatic model of the cationic lipid membrane. Langmuir100, 89–96.
  8. Echendu, O. K., MbamalaE. C., & Anusionwu, B. C. (2011). Theoretical investigation of some liquid metals and alloys. Physics and Chemistry of Liquids49, 247–258.
  9. Anusionwu, B. C., Adebayo, G. A., &MbamalaE. C. (2013). Intermetallic and Thermophysical Properties of Liquid Ag-La and Ag-Pr Alloys. The African Review of Physics (2013) 8(7), 39–48.
  10. Eke, B. C., Jibiri, N. N., Anusionwu, B. C., &MbamalaE. C. (2014). Effects of the Ingestion of Microwaved Food Items on some Haematological Parameters in Albino Wistar Rats. British Journal of Applied Science & Technology5, 99–103.
  11. Ugwuagbo, K., Madu, C. A., MbamalaE. C., & Achuko, N. I. (2016). Calculation of the electronic properties of Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) Semiconductors for Photovoltaic cells. International Journal of Innovative Research & Development 5 (2016) 99-1045, 99–104.
  12. MbamalaE. C., Eguzoro, I. D., Alozie, G. A., & Akujor, C. E. (2017). Solar-powered pool heater using black hosepipe as a collector. African Journal of Renewable and Alternative Energy2(1), 41–50.
  13. Ugwuagbo, K., Madu, C. A., MbamalaE. C., & Achuko, N. I. (2018). Total Energy calculation of AlAs and InAs binary semiconductors using the projector augmented wave method. IOSR Journal of Applied Physics10(4), 49–53.
  14. MbamalaE. C., & Akujor, C. E. (2018). Solar water heater: Black versus Transparent hosepipe heat absorbers. IOSR Journal of Applied Physics10(6), 28–34.
  15. MbamalaE. C. (2018). Performance comparative study of cement and wastepaper as binder sources in briquettes produced from sawdust. African Journal of Renewable and Alternative Energy3(2), 109–116.
  16. MbamalaE. C. (2018). Hosepipe pool heater aided by the solar-powered dc water pump. Advances in Science and Technology12(1&2), 20–26.
  17. MbamalaE. C. (2019). Burning rate and water boiling tests for differently composed palm kernel shell briquettes. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology13(3), 34–43.
  18. Ohajianya, A. C., Abumere, O. E., Osaralube, E., &MbamalaE. C. (2019). Estimation of the amount of electric energy generatable per year using rain accumulated water from Aboh and Ahiazu Mbaise to drive a hydro turbine in FUTO, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Energy10(1), 10–14.
  19. MbamalaE. C., Ezengwa, C. K., Umezuruike, R. U., & Anusionwu, B. C. (2015). Production of sawdust briquettes as an alternative to firewood. In The 5th Annual & International Conference of the Renewable & alternative Energy Society of Nigeria at Gregory University Uturu, Nigeria (pp. 4–7).
  20. MbamalaE. C., & Wokoma, V. O. (2017). Solar-powered pool heater: Effect of tracking the sun. In the 7th Annual & International Conference of the Renewable & Alternative Energy Society of Nigeria at the Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria (pp. 70–78).

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