Mr. Olisaemeka Chukwudozie Nwufo

Mr Olisaemeka Chukwudozie Nwufo

Assistant Lecturer

Email: ufodugaa@yahoo.com,
ufodugaa@gmail.com,  ufodugaa@hotmail.com

Contact Address: Mechanical Engineering Department,
Federal University of Technology, P.M.B 1526 Owerri, Imo State

Nwufo

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

2013- DATE   -  Federal University Of Technology Owerri.  [PhD, Mechanical Engineering (Energy and Power {In View}).]

2011 – 2013   -  Federal University Of Technology Owerri. [M. Eng, Mechanical Engineering (Energy and Power {Distinction}).]

2003 -2008   -  Federal University Of Technology Owerri.  [B. Eng, Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honours)]

1996 – 2002  -  Notre Dame High School Abatete. P.M.B 1003 Abatete, Idemili – North L.G.A. Anambra State  [Senior School Certificate Examination; Wassc June 2002, Neco July 2002.]

1991 -1996    -  Community Primary School Abatete - [Primary School Leaving Certificate (Testimonial)] - Perform delegated duties from the head of the department.

ACADEMIC RESEARCH

  • 2014  - Future Mobility for Sub-Saharan Africa, Africar - A sustainable Vehicle for Rural Area Application ---GlobalDrive Project - Africar
  • 2013  - Synthesis and Characterization of Biofuels from Various Nigerian Crops for Internal Combustion Engines. [M.Eng Thesis].
  • 2008 Design and construction of an Experimental Brake pad Test Rig [Final Year Project].

Conferences Attended

  • April 2014  -  Auto-Motor and Sports Congress, Messe Stuttgart Germany.
  • International Research

WORK EXPERIENCE / CAREER HISTORY

FEB 2014- DATE Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State

-Assistant Lecturer

SEP 2011- 2014  Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State

- Graduate Assistant

- Grading and Computation of semester results

- Perform delegated duties from the head of the department.

SEP 2010 – 2011    -     Shell Chair, Federal University Of Technology Owerri.

Role: Ad hoc Research Assistant.

MAR 2009 – 2010              National Youth Service Corps

- Government Secondary School Olowa, Dekina Local Government Area, Kogi State

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Member, Society of Mechanical Engineering Student (SOMES)

PUBLICATIONS

Published

  • Effects of Blends on the Physical Properties of Bioethanol Produced from Selected Nigerian Crops, the International Journal of Ambient energy.
  • Effect of Temperature on the Biodiesel Yield from Physic Nut, Castor Bean, Dika Nut and Sandbox Seed Oils, the International Journal of Ambient energy.
  • Effect of Speed and Contact Pressure On The Wear Rate of Automotive Brake Pads, The International Journal of Engineering and Science, Vol 2, Issue 4, Pgs 72-76, 2013.
  • Thermal Aspect of Machining: Evaluation of Tool and Chip Temperature During Machining Process Using Numerical Method, The International Journal of Engineering and Science, Vol 2, Issue 4, Pgs 66-79, 2013.
  • Experimental Evaluation of A Fluidized Bed Dryer Performance, The International Journal of Engineering and Science, Vol 2, Issue 6, Pgs 45-53, 2013.
  • The Adaptability of Clay-Bath and Hydro-cyclones in Palm Nut Cracked-Mixture Separation to Small-Scale Oil Palm Processing Industry, The International Journal Of Modern Engineering Research, Vol. 3, Issue4, pgs 2023-2026, 2013.

Under Review for Acceptance for Publication

  • Experimental Investigation of Passive Cooling of a Building in South Eastern Nigeria Using Solar Chimney.
  • Production and Characterization of Bioethanol from Various Nigerian Feedstocks.
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Biodiesel from Nigerian Physic Nut, Castor Bean, Dika Nut and Sandbox Seed Oils.

ACADEMIC AWARDS

  • The Best Graduating Student in the School of Engineering and Engineering Technology, FUTO Owerri, 2007 /2008 Session.
  • FUTO UNIVERSITY AWARD: the Best Graduating student in the university, 2007 /2008 Academic Session.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • High Intellectual Capacity, Adaptability, Honesty, Trustworthy, Dynamic, Quick Learning Ability
  • Very good Communication skill, Good creative potential, perseverance and Very good degree of motivation
  • Proficiency in the use of Auto CAD, MAT LAB, ORIGIN and MS word office suite.

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