Professor & Head of Department, Physics

Prof. Dominic D. O. Eya

Prof. Dominic D. O. Eya

Professor

Head of Department, Physics
B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD

Biography

Dominic D. O. Eya (Ph. D, M.Sc, B.Sc) is a Professor in the Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State. He is current Head, Department of Physics, FUTO.  He holds B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics, M.Sc. and PhD in experimental solid-state physics.  His current areas of research interest include Solid state electronics, Materials Science with an emphasis in thin-film/nano Physics and Solar energy. He has to his credit several journal publications in both local and international Journals.

Prof D. D. O. Eya was first appointed Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Physics, Benue State University, Makurdi in 1997. However, he relocated to the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in 1999 on appointment as a Lecturer II. He then rose through the ranks and was elevated to the rank of professor of Physics with effect from October 1, 2016. In the 2013/2014 session, he was in the Department of Physics, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike for one-year sabbatical leave.

Prof Eya was the Head of Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri from 2015 to 2017 and Desk Officer, Needs Assessment of the University from 2017 to 2020. He has been a member of the University Senate since 2015. Other statutory committees include membership of School Board, Departmental Board and Departmental Board of Examiners since 1999. He has also served in several other University committees and Panels.

Prof Eya is a member of the following professional associations: (i) Nigerian Institute of Physics (NIP) (ii) Solar Energy Society of Nigeria (iii) Renewable and Alternative Energy Society of Nigeria (RAESON) (iv) Physics Writers Series Creation (PWSC)

On community development, Prof Eya was the financial secretary of Ikpamodo General Assembly (now, Town Union) from inception in 2007 to 2015. He is the Chairman of Enugu State Indigenes Welfare Association, FUTO branch from 2007 till now. He is also the Chairman, Nsukka Zonal Welfare Association, Owerri branch, 2019 to date. He was the Welfare Officer of the Catholic Men Organization (CMO), St Joseph’s Catholic Chaplaincy, Imo state University Owerri, 2014 – 2017, Vice Chairman, CMO, St Thomas Aquinas’s Chaplaincy, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, 2017 till now. Prof Eya is a member of the Chaplaincy Council of both Chaplaincies, 2018 till now.

Courses Assigned to Teach
Publications
Conference Attended

COURSES TAUGHT

  1. Phy 101 (4) General Physics I
  2. Phy 102 (4)   General Physics II
  3. Phy 201 (3) Applied Electricity I
  4. Phy 204 (3) Modern Physics I
  5. Phy 207 (1) Experimental Physics I
  6. Phy 208 (1) Experimental Physics II
  7. Phy 306 (3) Modern Physics II
  8. Phy 316 (1) Energy and the Environment
  9. Phy 303 (3) Applied Electricity II
  10. Phy 413 (3) Solid-state Physics II
  11. Phy 443 (3) Structure and properties of Solids
  12. Phy 513 (3) Quantum Electronics I
  13. Phy 514 (3) Quantum Electronics II
  14. Phy 541 (3)     Principles of Materials II
  15. Phy 591 & 592 (6)        Project

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

REFERRED JOURNAL ARTICLES:

  1. Eya, D. D. O., J. Ekpunobi, and C. E. Okeke. 2005. ‘Optical Properties and Applications of Lead Oxide Thin-film Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique’. Nigerian Journal of Solar Energy, 15; 162 – 169.
  2. Eya, D. D. O., J. Ekpunobi, and C. E. Okeke. 2005. ‘Structural and Optical Properties and Applications of Zinc Oxide Thin films Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique’. Pacific Journal of Science and Technology. 6(1): 16 – 20.
  3. Eya, D. D. O., J. Ekpunobi, and C. E. Okeke. 2005. ‘Optical Properties of Cuprous Oxide Thin films Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique’. Pacific Journal of Science and Technology. 6(2): 96 – 104.
  4. Eya, D. D. O. ‘Optical Properties and Applications of Cadmium Selenide (CdSe) Thin films Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique’. Pacific Journal of Science and Technology. 7(1): 64 – 68.
  5. Eya, D. D. O., J. Ekpunobi, and C. E. Okeke. 2006. ‘Influence of Thermal Annealing on the Optical Properties of Tin Oxide Thin films Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique’. Academic Open Internet Journal. 17: 1 – 12.
  6. Eya, D. D. O. ‘Influence of Thermal Annealing on the Structural and Optical Properties and Applications of Lead Oxide Thin films Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique’. Pacific Journal of Science and Technology. 7(2): 114 – 119.
  7. Eya, D. O. and F. C. Eze. 2009. ‘Chemical bath Deposition and Characterization of PbS – Cu2S Thin Films’. Nigerian Journal of Physics .21(1): 10 – 20.
  8. Eya, D. D. O. 2010. ‘Chemical bath Deposition and Characterization of Cu2O – CuxS Thin Films’. Turkish Journal of Physics. 34: 51 – 57.
  9. Eya, D. D. O. and Eze, F. C. 2011. Review of Solar Cell Materials and Fabrication Technologies. Advances in Science and Technology. 5(18) 95–102.
  10. Akujor, C. E., Anyanwu, E. E., Mejeha, I. M., Eze, F. C., Ogungbenro, O. A., Ndukwe, O. C., Eya, D. D. O., Ndukwe, I. C., Nwofor, O. K., Ejike, E. N. and Nwafor, O. M. I.(Editors). 2011. Renewable Energy for sustainable development; proceedings of the first FUTO international conference on renewable and alternative energy at Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria (March 29 – April 2, 2009). Advances in Science and Technology. 5(18): 1 – 114.
  11. Eya, D. D. O. and Eze, F. C. 2011. Growth and Characterization of Chemically deposited CdS – CuxS thin films. Nigerian Journal of Physics .22(1): 63 – 73.
  12. Akujor, C. E., Mejeha, I. M., Ogungbenro, O. A., Madu, C. A., Eya, D. D. O., Ejike, E. N., Ndukwe, I. C., Anyanwu, E. E. and Eze, F.(Editors). 2011. Renewable and Alternative Energy for sustainable National development; proceedings of the 2nd FUTO international conference on renewable and alternative energy and 1st annual conference of the Renewable and Alternative Energy Society of Nigeria at Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria (May 16 – 19, 2010).
  13. Ezugwu, S. C., Ezema, F. I., Asogwa, P. U., Ajuba, A. E., Ogbu, M. P. and Eya, D. D. O. 2011. The effect of deposition time on the structural and optical properties of ZnO thin films by aqueous chemical growth technique. Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures. 6(3): 1301 – 1310.
  14. Eya, D. D. O. and Eze, F. C. 2012.  Chemical Bath Deposition and characterization of CdS – PbS thin films. Nigerian Journal of Physics .23: 21 – 34.
  15. Eya, D. D. O. Growth and Characterization of Zinc Sulphide-Lead Sulphide (ZnS-PbS) multilayer thin films using Chemical bath Deposition Technique. Nigerian Journal of Solar Energy. 24: 51 – 55.
  16. Eya, D. D. O., Deposition and Characterization of PbO – PbS multilayer thin films by Solution Growth Technique. Turkish Journal of Physics. 38: 118 – 124.
  17. Eya, D. D. O., Solar Control Properties of Lead Sulphide Thin Films Deposited by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique. Nigerian Journal of Solar Energy. 25: 58 – 62.
  18. Eya, D. D. O., Eze, F. C., Echendu, K. O. and Mbamara, U. S., 2016. Synthesis and Optical Properties of Chemically deposited Cadmium Sulphide Thin films. Nigerian Journal of Solar Energy. 27: 85 – 93.
  19. Ibeh, A. I., Eya, D. D. O. and Iroegbu, C., 2019. Growth and Characterization of Zinc Silver Sulphide Thin Films Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition To Physics Journal. 2: 216 – 223.
  20. Ezihe, J., Eya, D. D. O., Iroegbu1, C., Echendu, O. K. and Egbo, K. O., 2019. Characterization of Nanocrystallite CdAl2SO3 Thin Films Produced by Inexpensive Chemical Bath Techniques for Photonic Device Applications: The Influence of Annealing Temperature. To Physics Journal. 3: 224 – 242.

BOOKS

  1. Ebeniro, O., P. N. Okeke, K. D. Alagoa, O. N. Etim, M. N. Briggs-Kamara, D. D. Eya and F. M. Ezike. 2008. Preliminary Practical Physics Manual (Revised edition). Africana first Publishers PLC, Onitsha-Nigeria.
  2. Eya, D. D. O. 2012. Metal oxide Thin Films for Solar Energy and Industrial Applications. Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany (ISBN: 978-3-659-26461-0).
  3. Okeke, P. N., Ebeniro, J. O., Idara, A., Eze, R. N. C., Igboekwe, M. U., Anusionwu, B. C., Okeke, F. N., Chineke, T. C., Eya, D. D. O., Mgbenu, E. N., Ewvareye, Asogwa, P. U., Eze, F. C., Sigalo, F. B., Owate, I. O., Ekpe, O., Alagoa, K. D. 2015. Electromagnetism and Modern Physics. Physics Writers Series Creation. Enugu, Nigeria (ISBN: 978-978-953-307-7).

CONFERENCE ATTENDED AND PAPERS PRESENTED

  1. Eya, D. D. O. 1998. Variation of efficiency and Short circuit current of CdS Solar Cell with Intensity under Local Environmental Condition.  N. I. P. Conference.
  2. Eya, D. D. O. 2006. ‘Influence of Thermal Annealing on the Structural and Optical Properties and Applications of Lead Oxide Thin films Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique’. N. I. P. Conference.
  3. Eze, F. C., Ndukwe, I. C. and Eya, D. D. O. 2007. Composition and Optical characterization of chemically deposited ZnS thin films.       N. I. P. conference.
  4. Eya, D. D. O. and Eze, F. C. 2008. Structural and Optical characterization of chemically deposited PbO thin films.    N. I. P. conference.
  5. Eya, D. D. O. 2008. Optical properties of Cu2O – CuxS thin films prepared by chemical bath technique. N. I. P. conference.
  6. Eya, D. D. O. and Eze, F. C. 2009. Review of Solar Cell Materials and Fabrication Technologies. Renewable and Alternative Energy International Conference, FUTO.
  7. F. C. Eze and Eya, D. D. O. 2009. Energy-Saving Chemically Deposited Solar Controlled Coatings for Architectural and other Applications. Renewable and Alternative Energy International Conference, FUTO.
  8.  Eya, D. D. O. and Eze, F. C. 2010. Growth and Characterization of Chemically deposited CdS – CuxS thin films. N. I. P. conference.
  9. Eya, D. D. O. and Eze, F. C. 2011. Chemical bath deposition and Characterization of CdS – PbS thin films. N. I. P. conference.
  10. Eya, D. D. O. 2012. Chemical bath deposition and characterization of ZnS-PbS thin films. Solar Energy Society of Nigeria Conference.
  11. Eya, D. D. O. 2013. Deposition and Characterization of PbO – PbS multilayer thin films by solution growth technique. N. I. P. conference.
  12. Eya, D. D. O., 2015. Growth and Characterization of Cadmium Sulphide thin films by Chemical bath Deposition Technique. N. I. P. conference.
  13. Echendu, O. K., Eya, D. D. O., Eze, F. C. and Dharmadasa, I. M. 2016. The effects of anode material on the properties of electrodeposited CdTe thin films for photovoltaic application. 2nd African International conference/workshop on applications of Nanotechnology to Energy, Health and Environment.
  14. Ugochukwu, K. C., Sharma, A., Tripathi, S., Echendu, O. K., Anusionwu, B. C. Eya, D. D. O. and Eze, F. C. 2016. Effect of Thickness on the Morphological and Magnetic Properties of Fe Thin Films Deposited by Oblique Angle Deposition. 2nd African International conference/workshop on applications of Nanotechnology to Energy, Health and Environment.

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