Prof. Kechinyere Bridget Oyoh

B Sc., M Tech., PhD.

Prof. Oyoh

Prof. Kechinyere Bridget Oyoh

Professor

 

Biography

Prof. K. B. Oyoh is a lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri. She has been a University lecturer for the past 21 years. She is a seasoned administrator, has been a Head of Department for many years. She has published so many articles in both Local and International Journals. She holds two patents on designed fabricated works.

Bridget is an active member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers. She has attended so many conferences where she presented research papers.

She has an amiable and pleasant personality and gets along very well with people. She is hardworking, creative and resourceful.

Bridget is a Christian and a member of many pious organizations. At her leisure, she likes dancing and plays handball.

She is happily married with three children.

 


Academic and Professional Qualification

  • First School Leaving Certificate, Community Primary School Amakohia-Ubi, Owerri West Local Government Area, Imo State,1973.
  • West Africa School Certificate O’ LEVEL Division One, Girls Secondary School Uli, Anambra,1978.
  • Higher Certificate of Education, University of Timisoara, 1980.
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Engineering, 1983.
  • Master of Technology in Chemical Engineering, Rivers State University of science and technology, 1988.
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu 1999.
  • External Examiner, School of Postgraduate Studies, Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, 2005–date.
  • Examiner/Resource Person, Nigerian Society of Engineers, 1994–date.
  • Member, COREN Accreditation Visitation Team for Assessment of Facilities and Curriculum for Chemical Engineering, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
  • Member, COREN Accreditation Visitation Team for Assessment of Facilities and Curriculum for Chemical Engineering, Enugu State University of Science & Technology.
  • Member, NBTE Technical Committee on Development of a Competency-Based Curricula in Environmental Technology and Petroleum Engineering Technology.
  • Member, COREN Accreditation Visitation Team for Assessment of Facilities and Curriculum for Chemical Engineering, Igbenedion University, Okada, Benin City.
  • Member, COREN Accreditation Visitation Team for Assessment of Facilities and Curriculum for Chemical Engineering, University of Uyo.

Honours

  • Federal Government of Nigeria, scholarship for B.Sc. in Petroleum Ref. and Petrochemical Engineering in 1979 – 1984
  • Best HOD Award by Nigeria Federation of Catholic Students Federal University of Technology Owerri in 2006.
  • Merit Award by Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Federal University of Technology Owerri as Friend of SIFE for the year 2010.

Membership of professional bodies

  • COREN
  • Chemical Society of Nigeria

Publications

  • Oyoh, K.B. (1996) Prediction of Minimum Spouting Velocity In Spouted Bed Driers. Journal of Nigerian Society of Engineers. (NSE Technical Transaction) Vol. 32 No. 2, pg. 24-32. @ http://www.nse.org.ng
  • Oyoh, K.B. (1998) Studies of Maximum Pressure Drop In Spouted bed Driers. Journal of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE Technical Transaction) Vol. 34 No. 1, pg. 24 – 35. @http://www.nse.org.ng
  • Oyoh K.B. And Wami E.N. (1998) Spoutability Of Selected African Grains for Design Purposes. Journal Of Science And Technology. Vol. 5 No. 2, pg. 40 – 48.
  • Oyoh, K.B. & P.K. Igbokwe (2001) Production Of Activated Carbon From Coconut Shells. Journal Of Chemical Society Of Nigeria Volume 26 No. 1 pg. 91-101
  • Onyegbado C.O. &Oyoh K.B. (2003) Developing Cocoyam Based Adhesives (ColocasiaEsccletum). “Scientia Africana”, International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 1, Pg. 68-74.@http://www.uniport.edu.ng/scietia-africana.
  • Oyoh, K.B. &Menkiti M.C. (2004) Environmental Impact Assessment of Crude Oil Spill Site In Imo State. Inter-World Journal of Science And Technology Vol. 2 No. 2: pg. 178 – 193. @ http://www.rdurson.net
  • Oyoh, K.B. &Menkiti M.C. (2004) Analysis Of The Impact of Gas Flaring On Aquatic Environment: Case Study of Egbema Clan, Nigeria. Inter-World Journal Of Science And Technology, Vol2 No. 2 pg. 228 – 232. @ http://www.rdurson.net
  • Oyoh, K.B. &Menkiti M.C. (2004) Municipal Solid Waste Crisis in Nigeria the way Forward. Inter-World Journal of Science and Technology. Vol. 2. No.1, pg. 105 – 111. @http://www.rdurson.net
  • Oyoh, K.B. &Menkiti M.C. (2004), Used Engine Oil As a Basic Raw Material for the Production of Leather Polish: International Research Journal In Engineering Science and Technology. (Irejest), Vol. 1, No. 3, pg. 61 – 67.@ http://www.irejestjournal.org
  • Oyoh, K.B. &Menkiti M.C. (2004), Utilization of Carbon Black as a Pigment in the Production of Press Printing Ink. International Research Journal In Engineering Science and Technology (Irejest), Vol. 1, No. 2 pg. 89 – 92. http://www.irejestjournal.org
  • Oyoh, K.B. &Menkiti M.C. (2004): Production of Automobile Body Filler from Local Raw Materials. Journal of Science and Technology Research, Volume 3, Number 2, pg. 45 – 48.
  • Evbuomwen B.O., Oyoh K.B. andNwaneke D.C (2004). Environmental Remediation of Crude Oil Contaminated Soil Using Low-Temperature Thermal Treatment. Journal of Corrosion, Science And Technology Vol. 2 Pg. 152 – 154.
  • Oyoh, K.B and Evbuomwen, B.O. (2004) Pelletizing Characteristics of Itape Iron Ore Fines. Journal of Corrosion, Science and Technology Vol. 2 pg. 131 – 134.
  • Oyoh, K.B and Evbuomwen, B.O. (2006) Application of Saw Dust Chaff for Chemical Oxygen Demand Reduction From Waste Water. Journal of Nigeria Environmental Society(JNES) Vol. 3. No. 1 & 2. Pg. 92-97: @ http://www.nes-environ.org
  • Evbuomwen B.O., Njiribeako I.A. &Oyoh K.B. (2006) Evaluation of Thermodynamic Parameters of Deodourization of Commercial Dual Purpose Kerosene (DPK) by Adsorption Processing. Journal of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers Vol. 21, No. 1 & 2 pg. 151. @http://www.nsche.org
  • Orga A.C., Njiribeako I.A., Oyoh K.B. and Effiong E.E. (2006) Empirical Modeling and Optimization of a Novel Spent Engine Oils. Journal of Research In Engineering. Vol 3 No. 4 pg. 54 -60.
  • Oyoh, K.B. &Evbuomwen B.O. (2006) Adsorptive Performance of Low-Cost Adsorbents for bleaching of Palm Oil. France Journal of Association for the Advancement of Modeling and Simulation Techniques in Enterprises (A.M.S.E.) @http://www.amse-modeling.org
  • Ude B.C. and Oyoh K.B. (2007) Comparative Analysis of Packed and Plate Columns. Medwell Applied Science Research Journal Pakistan vol. 2, No. 12 pg. 1248 – 1249@http://www.medwelljournals.com
  • Oyoh, K.B. and Nnamchi, S.N. (2007) A Comparative Study of the effect of Natrosol HydroxyethylCellulose Cellulose and physical properties of Emulsion Paint. International Research Journal in Engineering Science and Technology. Vol. 4 No. 1 pg 117 – 129. @ http://www.irejestjournal.org
  • Oyoh, K.B and Evbuomwen, B.O. (2008) Characterization of Leaches Composition from solid waste Landfill in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Medwell Environmental Research Journal Pakistan, Vol.2 No.3 pg. 111 – 104. @http://www.medwelljournals.com
  • Oyoh K.B. and M.C. Menkiti (2008) Optimum Safe Drying Temperature for Seed Grains. Medwell Agricultural Research. Journal Pakistan Vol. 2 No. 3. pg. 190 – 192. @ http://www.medwelljournals.com
  • Oyoh, K.B. &Madufor I.C. (2008), The Effect of High-Density Polyethene on the Heat Sealing Properties of Linear Low-Density Polyethylene. Indian Global Journal of Engineering and Technology Vol. 1, No. 2.
  • Oyoh, K.B. (2005) Assessment of Local Clays (Bentonite) as a Potential Extender for Oil Well Cementing. Indian Global Journal of Engineering and Technology Vol.1, No.2.
  • Oyoh K. B., Aneke L. E. and Ike I. S. (2010), Manual and Computer – Aided Calculation of the Energy Balance of Processes with Recycle Stream Medwell Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences Pakistan, Vol.5 No.2 pg. 119 – 124. @http://www.medwelljournals.com
  • Oyoh K. B., Aneke L. E. and Ike I. S. (2010), Computer-Aided Material Balance Calculation of Processes with Recycle Streams using the Initial Zero Recycle Method. Medwell Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences Pakistan, Vol.5 No.2 pg. 112 – 118. @http://www.medwelljournals.com.

Responsibilities

  • Senate Member, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, 2004-date.
  • Ag. HOD, Department of Chemical Sciences, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, 1999.
  • Member, Ceremonial Committee, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, 1997.
  • Member, Publication Committee, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, 1996.
  • Member, College Accreditation Committee, Michael Okpara, University of Agriculture, Umudike, 1998.
  • Member, College Board of Examiners, Michael Okpara, University of Agriculture, Umudike, 1994.
  • Matron, Chemical Society of Nigeria, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike Branch, 1999.
  • HOD, Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, 2004-2007.
  • Member, SEET Board of Examiners, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, 2002-Date.
  • Member, Postgraduate Board of Examiners, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, 2002-Date.
  • Member, SEET Planning Committee, Federal University of Technology, Owerri,2004-date
  • Member, Senate Committee on Students Disciplinary Matters, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, 2005.
  • Senate Committee on Endowment Fund, 2011-Date
  • Editor in Chief FUTOWA Magazine (FUTOWA VOICE)
  • Associate Editor Journal of Engineering and Engineering Technology Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

Working Experience

  • Professor of Chemical Engineering, Head of Department, Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Technology Owerri, 2011-date.
  • Professor and Head, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Federal University of Technology Owerri, 2008-2011.
  • Reader and Acting Head, Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Technology Owerri, 2005.
  • Senior Lecturer and Acting Head, Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Technology Owerri, 2002.
  • Senior Lecturer and Acting Head, Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Technology Owerri, 1997.
  • Lecturer I, Department of Chemical Sciences, Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike, 1994.
  • Lecturer II, Department of Chemical Engineering, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, 1991.,
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Anambra State University of Science and Technology, 1990.
  • Part-time Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering College of Technology, Owerri, 1986.
  • Research Officer, Research and Development Section, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Port Harcourt.

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