Reader, Department of Physics

Dr Kelechukwu B. Okeoma

Dr Kelechukwu Bierechi Okeoma

Reader

BSc (Unijos), MSc (Uniport), PhD (Uniport)
Email: kelechukwu.okeoma@futo.edu.ng

Biography

Kelechukwu B. Okeoma hails from Umuada Ngodo Isuochi, Umunneochi LGA Abia State.

Married with children. A Christian, active in Men’s fellowship.

Qualifications
Affiliations
Courses Assigned to Teach
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

Academic Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) 1987
  • Master of Science ( MSc) 1997
  • Doctor of Philosophy ( PhD) 2012.

Membership of Professional bodies

Member Physics writers creation, NACE, NIP

Courses Assigned to Teach

PHY 101, PHY 102, PHY 201, PHY 204, PHY 301, PHY 304, PHY 413, PHY 531, PHY 532,

currently teaching the following: PHY 101, PHY413, PHY531, PHY 815

Work Experience

  • Worked with Adamawa State Polytechnic 1988- 2002
  • Worked with Fourah Bay College 1991- 2001
  • Currently working in FUTO 2002 to date

Research Interest

The investigative studies of inhibitive effects of magnetic fields on some metals and their alloys exposed to aqueous media. Investigations of corrosion properties of some biomaterial used in implants. The study and utilization of some local materials as substitutes for foreign products and fabrications of alloys.

Publications

  1. L. A. Nnanna, B.N. Onwuagba, I. M. Mejeha and K. B. Okeoma (2010), inhibition effects of some plant extracts on the acid corrosion of aluminium alloy, Afr. Journ. Of pure and appl. Chem. Vol.4. (1) 011-016.
  2. I. M. Mejeha, A.A. Uroh, K.B. Okeoma, G.A.Alozie (2010) The inhibitive effect of Solanum Melongena L. Leaf extract on the corrosion of aluminium in Tetraoxosulphate (IV) acid, Afr. Journ. Of pure and appl. Chem. Vol. 4 (8), 158- 165.
  3. K.B. Okeoma, I.O. Owate and I.M. Mejeha (2011) Impacts of heat treatment on the electrochemical properties of AA3003 expose to 0.1M Hydrochloric acid media, Amer. Journ. Of Mater. Sci Vol. 2(1), m51-58.
  4. Okeoma, K.B. Owate, I.O., Oguzie, E.E, Mejeha, I. M. (2012) Effects of heat treatment on the electrochemical corrosion behaviour of aluminium alloy AA3003 in an aqueous acid media. Global Adv. Rese. Journ. Chem. and Mater. Sci. Vol. 1 (3) 055-62.
  5. F.O. Nwosu, L. A. Nnanna and K.B. Okeoma (2013), Corrosion inhibition for mild steel in 0.5 M HSO Solution using Achyranthes asperal L, Afri.24 Journ. Of Pure and Appl. Chem. Vol. 7(2), 56-60.
  6. L.A. Nnanna, O. Nwadiuko, N.D. Ekekwe, E. P. Eti, K.B. Okeoma (2011) The effect of the inhibitor on the corrosion of aluminium alloy, Arch. Of Appl. Sci. Reser. Vol. 3 (60, 68- 74.
  7. U.S. Mbamara, G.A. Alozie, K.B. Okeoma. C.Iroegbu (2013) Effect of Deposition Temperature on the FTIR Absorbance of Zinc Oxide thin film produced by MOCVD.Journ. of Mord. Phys. 4, 349-353.
  8. K.B.  Okeoma,  I.O.  Owate,  E.E.  Oguzie. I.M.Mejeha, (2012), Effects of heat treatment on the Electrochemical corrosion behaviour of Aluminium Alloy AA8011 in 0.1M H2SO4  aqueous acid media, Intern, Journ. of Mater. And chem. 2(4), 178-184.
  9. L.A. Nnanna, O.C. Nwadiuko, N.D. Ekekwe, C.F.Ukpabi, S. C. Udensi, K.B. Okeoma, B.N.Onwuagba, I.M. Mejeha (2011), Adsorption and Inhibitive properties of leaf extract of Newbouldia laevis as a Green inhibitor for aluminium alloy in H2SO4, Amer. Journ. Mater. Sci. vol.1 (2), 143-148.
  10. I. M. Mejeha, M.C. Nwandu, K. B. Okeoma, L.A.Nnanna, M.A. Chidiebere, F.C. Eze E.E. Oguzie (2012) Experimental and Theoretical Assessment of the inhibiting action of Aspilla Africana extract on corrosion aluminium alloy AA3003 in hydrochloric acid, J.Mater. Sci. 47: 2559-2572.
  11. C.E. Orji, M.C. Ndinechi, K.B. Okeoma and B.C.Anusionwu (2011) The Nigerian Solar Energy Challenge, Advances in Science and Technology, Vol. 5, No. 18, 79-82.
  12. Lebe A. Nnanna, Ikechi U, Anozie, Chigozie S, Akuma, Ihebrodike M. Mejeha, Kelechukwu B. Okeoma, Kingsley I. Mejeh (2011) Corrosion Control of Aluminum Alloy in Alkaline Solution Using some Leave Extracts, Amer. Journ. Of Mater. Sci. 1(2); 76-80.
  13. B. Okeoma Kelechukwu, O. Owate Israel, E. Oguzie Emeka, M. Mejeha Ihebrodike, Nnanna Lebe, Eze Joseph (2014) The effects of heat treatment on the electrochemical properties and corrosion of aluminium alloy AA8011 in an aqueous acid media, Intern. Lett. Chem. Phys. Astron.5, 17-31, ISSN 2299-3843.
  14. O. K. Echendu, K. B. Okeoma, C. I. Oriaku and I.M. Dharmadasa, Electrochemical deposition of CdTe semiconductor thin films for solar cell application using two-electrode and three-electrode configurations: A comparative study. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering (2016) 1 – 8. http://dx.doi.10.1155/2016/3581725.
  15. O.K. Echendu, U.S. Mbamara, K.B. Okeoma, C. Iroegbu, C.A. Madu, I.C. Ndukwe, I. M. Dharmadasa (2016) Effects of deposition time and post-deposition annealing on the physical and chemical properties of electrodeposited CdS thin films for solar cell application. J. Mater. Sci: Mater Electron. DOI10.1007/s10854-016-5095-z.
  16. Kelechukwu B Okeoma, I.M.Mejeha, S.C.Akajiaku, F.C. Eze, C. E. Orji (2016) Investigative studies on the inhibitive effects of Newbouldia Laevis extracts and magnetic fields on copper corrosion in acidic media Res. Inventory. Journ. Engin. and Sci. Vol. 6, Iss. 2. pp 05-14. Res. Inventory. Journ. Engin. And Sci. Vol. 6, Iss. 2. Pp 05-14.                                               
  17. V.C. Nwosu, B.C. Anusionwu, T.C. Chineke,  I.M. Mejeha, and K.B. Okeoma,(2014) Design, Fabrication and Characterization of an automated inclined box type solar cell cooker employing tracking reflectors. Joun. pp726-736. of Advance. in Physics, Vol.5 No.1,  
  18. Okeoma, K.B.(2015) Computational and Experimental studies on the inhibitive effects of Newbouldia laevis etracts and magnetic fields on copper corrosion in aqueous acidic media. Intern. Lett. of Chem Phys.

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