Dr. UGWUISHIWU BONIFACE OBINWANNE

B Eng., M Eng., PhD.

bonifaceDr. UGWUISHIWU BONIFACE OBINWANNE
Senior Lecturer

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • Ph.D (2010), Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Nigeria.
  • M.Eng (2000), Agricultural Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Nigeria.
  • B.Eng (1991), Agricultural Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Nigeria.
  • WASC (1985), Premier Secondary School, Ukehe, Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area, Enugu State, Nigeria.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member, Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (MNIAE)M.506
  • Member, Nigerian Society of Agricultural Engineers (MNSE)M.11012
  • Member, Nigerian Society of Agricultural Engineers (MNSE)M.11012
  • Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN)M.17266
  • Member, American Society of Agricultural and Bioresources Engineers (MASABE)

Publications

  • Ugwuishiwu, C.N Udanor and B.O. Ugwuishiwu (2012). Application of ICT in Crop Production. International Journal of Soft Computing an Engineering (IJSCE) Vol.2 . issue 4 pp 227-231.
  • C. J. Ohagwu and B.O. Ugwuishiwu (2011). Status of wood processing and Storage in Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Technology Vol.50 No. 2 pp 94 104.
  • J.N.Nwakaire, B.O. Ugwuishiwu and C. J. Ohagwu (2011). Design, Construction and Performance Analysis of a Maize Thresher for Rural Dweller. Nigeria Journal of Technology Vol.50 No. 2 pp 94 104.
  • S.L. Ezeoha and B.O. Ugwuishiwu (2011). Status of Abattoir Wastes Research in Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Technology Vol.50 No. 2 pp 94 104
  • O. A. Nwoke and B.O.Ugwuishiwu (2011). Local Bamboo and Earth Construction Potential for Provision of Affordable Structures in Nigeria International Journal of Sustainable Construction Engineering and Technology (ISSN:2180-2342) Vol.2 issue 2. Pp 17-13
  • B.O. Ugwuishiwu and C. J. Ohagwu (2011). The effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on wood and Storage in Nsukka, Nigeria. The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology Vol.2 No.1 http://www.akamaiuniverisy.us/PJST.htm
  • J. N. Nwakaire, B.O. Ugwuishiwu and C. J. Ohagwu (2011). Design, Construction and Testing of a low cost Maize Thresher A paper accepted for publication in International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering Vol. 4
  • B. O. Ugwuishiwu; A.O Ani and A Chibuko.(2009). Design, Construction and Testing of a Modeled Biofilter. Journal of Agricultural Science, Engineering and Tech. (JASET). Vol.8 pp.24-32 University of Ibadan
  • B.O. Ugwuishiwu , A.O.Ani and and E.Oyinvwi (2009).Adsorption of Bioaccumulated Heavy Metals Using Activated Carbon Derived from Palm Kernel Shell. Journal of Agricultural Science, Engineering and Tech. . (JASET). 8 pp 16-23 University of Ibadan
  • B.O. Ugwuishiwu and B.O. Mama (2009). An optimized Economic Based Strategy for low cost Farm Building Deign. Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Technology (JAET).Vol.16 No.2 pp 81-88
  • B.O. Ugwuishiwu and A.P. Onwualu (2009). Sustainability and Cost of Agricultural Mechanization as effected by Macro Economic Policies – Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Technology (JAET). Special Edition. on Machanization of Agriculture in Nigeria Vol. 17 pp 44 – 56.
  • B. O. Ugwuishiwu, A. P. Onwualu, and C. H. Ugwuishiwu (2008). Development of a Computer Programme for the Design of Auger Conveyors for Agricultural Products. Nigeria Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH) Vol.26 No. 3
  • Y.S. Ademiluyi, A.O.Ani, B.O. Ugwuishiwu and O.A.Oyelade (2007). Performance Assessments of Two-WheelTractors on a Loamy Sand Soil of Ilorin. Nigeria Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH) Vol.26 No. 1 pp 59-66
  • P.O. Ogbobe, B. O. Ugwuishiwu; C. O. Orishagbemi , and A.O Ani (2007). Design, Construction and Evaluation of Motorized Okra Slicer. Nigeria Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH) Vol.26 No. 2 pp 42 49
  • B.O. Ugwuishiwu and C.C. Mbajiorgu (2002). Analysis and Computer Simulation of Natural Convection Solar Heated Animal Building. Global Journal of Engineering Research. Vol. 1 No. 2 pp 127 – 136.
  • B.O. Ugwuishiwu and A.P. Onwualu (2001). Biochemical Remediation of Crude Oil Polluted Soil for Crop Production. Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Technology (JAET). Vol. 9 pp 74 – 79

Responsibilities

  • Acting Head, Department of Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (2010- 2012)
  • Supervision of undergraduate and post graduate projects (2001- date)
  • Editorial assistant, Journal of Agricultural Engineering Technology (2004-2011)
  • Member, CBN-UNN Research Committee on SIME S(2002)
  • Secretary, Nsukka Branch of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) (2009- 2011)
  • Member, SEDI-UNN Technical Collaborative Committee (2010-2011)
  • Chairman, Faculty of Engineering Auto-mechanic Workshop (2010-date)
  • Secretary Federated Opi Town Union 1996-2004
  • National President, Ibeku –Opi Town Union (2010- Date)
  • Board Member SLTTS UNN (2003-2010)

Working Experience

  • 2006 – date: Dept. of Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Senior Lecturer
  • 2003 – 2006: Dept. of Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Lecturer 1
  • 2000 – 2003: Dept. of Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Lecturer II
  • 1998 – 2000: Dept. of Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Graduate Assistant
  • 1993 – 1998: State Education Commission, St. Cyprain’s Special Science School, Nsukka Physics Tutor
  • 1991 – 1992: Govt. Sec. School, Roni, Jigawa State National Youth Service
  • 1990: Ministry of Agriculture, Engineering Division, Enugu Industrial Attachee
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