Engr. Dr Anthony Chukwunenye Okoronkwo

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Engr. Anthony Chukwunenye Okoronkwo

Email: Chukwunenye_jireh@yahoo.com



Engr. Dr Okoronkwo had his undergraduate studies at Federal University of Technology, Owerri where he obtained Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) in Mechanical Engineering Automotive Engineering Option) in 2001. He obtained his M.Eng and PhD respectively in same the department while majoring in Power and energy.  He rose from graduate assistant to Senior lecturer between 2002 and 2018. In 2002, he received a Scholarship from Federal Government of Nigeria to pursue his postgraduate studies (M.Eng).  He has been involved in various community services such as Jamb Supervision, Member Team B1 (Mechanical Structures Analysis and Thermal Control Group of the CSTD SPIRE Project, and has been a reviewer for Peer Reviewer for Ambient Energy Journal, Taylor & Francis Group till date. He is duly registered with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) with Reg. No. RR20,251.



  • Applied Energy Studies
  • Energy Policy and Planning
  • RenewableEnergy (Solar, Wind, Biomass, etc) Powered Systems (Dryers, Refrigerator, Water Heaters, etc.)
  • Computer Application in Engineering
  • Environmental Pollution and Control System
  • Solar Energy Materials Studies

On-going Research

  • Development Of A Fuelless Generator
  • Low Energy Strategies For Buildings In Nigeria
  • CPC solar collector Design optimization studies
  • Waste Management in Industries in Nigeria
  • Nocturnal Cooling systems.


  1. C. Okoronkwo, J. O. Igbokwe, B. O. Ezurike & O. N. Oguoma (2017): The emission characteristics of a petrol–ethanol–diethyl-ether blend as a carbon monoxide    reduction additive in spark ignition engine, International Journal of Ambient Energy, DOI:   10.1080/01430750.2017.1303627
  2. Ononogbo, O. C. Nwufo, C. A. Okoronkwo, J. O. Igbokwe & E. E. Anyanwu (2016) Flow optimization and performance evaluation of bioreactors for municipal solid waste  treatment, Biofuels, 7:5, 571-580, DOI: 10.1080/17597269.2016.1193840
  3. A. OKORONKWO1, F. IKPAKWU1, N. V. OGUEKE1 AND E. E. ANYANWU (2016) The Experimental Study on the Effect of Mass Flow Rate and Orientation on the Performance of A CPC Solar Collector, Journal of Applied Physical Science International, ISSN No. : 2395-   5260, Vol.: 6, Issue.: 3
  4. O. IGBOKWE, C. ONONOGBO AND C. A. OKORONKWO(2016)Control of Thermal Power Plants’ Emissions an Imperative for the Health of Nigerians and Safe Environment, Journal of Global Ecology and Environment 4(4): 186-194, 2016 ISSN: 2454-2644 International     Knowledge Press
  5. A. Okoronkwo, B. O. Ezurike, R. Uche, J. O. Igbokwe & O. N. Oguoma (2016) Design of a hand water pump using a quick-return crank mechanism,     African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 8:3, 292-298, DOI:  10.1080/20421338.2016.1163475
  6. Ononogbo C., Nwufo, O.C., Nwaji G.N., Okoronkwo C.A. and Igbokwe, J. O. (2016)Effective Mixing, Parametric and Operational Consideration in the Construction of A Floating Drum Biogas PlantInternational, Journal for Research in Mechanical & Civil Engineering
  7. A. Okoronkwo, B. O. Ezurike, R. Uche, J. O. Igbokwe & O. N. Oguoma (2016). the Design, Construction and Computer –Aided Simulation of a Prototype Roofing Tile Machine, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET) e-ISSN: 2395-0056 Volume: 03 Issue: 01
  8. C. Okoronkwo, O. B. Ezurike, U. V. Opara, J. O. Igbokwe And P. C. Olele (2016).the Synthesis, Characterization And The     Performance Evaluation of a Gasoline Ethanol Diethyl Ether Blend On Spark-Ignition  Engine, Journal of Basic and Applied Research International 16(2): 155-164, 2016 ISSN: 2395-3438 (P), ISSN: 2395-3446
  1. Ezurike B.O, Okoronkwo C.A, Okwu M.O, (2015) Engineering an Investment; A Financial Approach to Engineering Businesses, International Journal of Scientific Research   In Information Systems and Engineering (IJSRISE) Volume 1, Issue 2,
  2. Ezurike B.O, Ezurike O, Okoronkwo C.A, Osueke G.O, Igbokwe J.O (2015) Application Of Fuzzy Algorithm In Risk Assessment Of Maritime Rig Facilities, The International  Journal Of Engineering And Science (IJES)||Volume||4 |Issue|| 7 ||Pages||   14-19.
  3. Ezurike B.O, Ezurike O, Okoronkwo C.A, Osueke G.O, Igbokwe J.O (2015) “ Knowledge-Based And Artificial Intelligence System Application In The Fuzzification And De-      Fuzzification Of Risks Associated With Maritime Drilling Facilities, International journal of       scientific research in information systems and engineering (IJSRISE) Vol. 1, No.1,
  4. C. Nwufo, C.F. Nwaiwu, K.M.D. Ezeji, C.A. Okoronkwo, N.V. Ogueke and E.E. Anyanwu (2014). Synthesis and characterization of biodiesel from Nigerian physic nut, castor bean, dika nut and sandbox seed oils, International Journal of Ambient Energy.  Taylor and Francis
  5. Okoronkwo C.A, Nwufo, O.C, Ogueke, N.V, Nwaigwe, K.N, Anyanwu E.E(2014)Evaluation of the Thermal Performance of a Thermo Syphon Water Heating System Using a Compound Parabolic Solar Collector, International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (IJEIT) Volume 4, Issue 3,
  6. Okoronkwo, C. A., Nwigwe, K. N., Ogueke, N.V., Anyanwu, E. E. Onyejekwe, D. C. and Ugwuoke, P. E. (2014)Experimental Investigation of Passive Cooling of Building Using Night-Time Radiant Cooling, International Journal of Green Energy.
  7. C. Nwufo, K. M. D. Ezeji, C. F. Nwaiwu and C. A. Okoronkwo (2013) Effect of Speed and Contact Pressure on the Wear Rate of Automotive Brake Pad, The International Journal Of Engineering And Science (IJES) ||Volume||2 |Issue|| 4 ||Pages|| 72-76||2013||
  8. Okoronkwo C.A, Nwufo, O.C., Nwaigwe K.N, Ogueke N.V, Anyanwue.E(2013) Evaluation of a fluidized bed dryer performance, The International Journal of Engineering and Science (IJES)||Volume||2|Issue|| 6 ||Pages|| 45-54
  1. Okoronkwo, C. A, Ngozi-Olehi, L. C, Nwufo, O. C (2013) The Adaptability of Clay-Bath and hydro-cyclones in Palm Nut Cracked-Mixture Separation to Small–Scale Oil Palm Processing Industry, International Journal of Modern Engineering Research (IJMER) India.
  2. V. Ogueke, F. Abam, K. N. Nwaigwe, C.A. Okoronkwo, P.E. Ugwuoke and E.E. Anyanwu(2013)The Effect of Seasonal Variation and Angle of Inclination on the Performances of Photovoltaic Panels in South Eastern Nigeria, Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology 5(3): 794-800, 2013
  3. N Nwaigwe, C.A Okoronkwo, N.V Ogueke, P.E Ugwuoke and E.E Anyanwu (2012)  Transient Analysis and Performance Prediction of Nocturnal Radiative Cooling, Research Journal Of Applied Science S, Engineering And Technology4 (15) 2496-2506
  1. N. Nwaigwe, C. A. Okoronkwo, N. V. Ogueke,*& E. E. Anyanwu(2010)REVIEW OF NOCTURNAL COOLING SYSTEM, International Journal of Energy for a Clean Environment, 11(1–4), 117–143.
  1. C. A. Okoronkwo, C.C Nwachukwu, K.T Ezirim (2010)Low Energy Strategies for Building Project Performance in the Tropics, Interdisciplinary Journal Of Contemporary Research In Business VOL 6 Nos 2
  2. Okoronkwo C. A, C.C Nwachukwu, Oguoma O. N, Igbokwe J.O (2010)Modeling the Effects of Production Time and Cost on Industrial Productivity on Some Selected Manufacturing Industries in Nigeria, Interdisciplinary Journal Of Contemporary Research In Business VOL 2 Nos 6.
  3. Okechukwu C, Okoronkwo C.A, Nwachukwu C.C. O. N Oguoma, E Obaseki (2010) Reliability Modeling Of Cobble Formation In A Steel Rolling Mill, Interdisciplinary Journal Of Contemporary Research In Business, Vol 2, No 6.
  4. Oguoma O.N and Okoronkwo C.A (2010) Tools for improving effectiveness in maintenance, the heartland engineers vol 5 nos 1 pp 29-38.
  5. Okoronkwo C. A, et al (2010) “The effect of electromagnetic flux density on the ionization and the Combustion of fuel (An economy design project)” American journal of scientific and industrial research
  6. Okoronkwo C.A And Olehi L.N (2010); “The Emission Characteristic Of An Alcohol-Thinner Blend, an international journal of engineering and technology Vol 1 No 1
  7. Okoronkwo C.A, Igbokwe J.O And Ehirim K.M(2009); Performance Evaluation Of An Alcohol –Thinner Blend, Heartland Engineers Journals
  8. Okoronkwo C.A, And Igbokwe J.O(2008); Performance Evaluation Of A Carbon Emission Control Device, Heartland Engineers Journals.
  9. Oguoma, O. N And Okoronkwo C.A ., 2013, STATICS: Revision Notes And TUTORIAL In Statics Problems, Alphabet Nigeria Publishers,   ISBN 978-046-507-3 (TextBook).
  10. Sikiru Lamina, Taofik Oladimeji Azeez And Okoronkwo Chukwunenye ., 2013, Human Biomechanics Basic And Applied JCO Press Ent ISBN: 978-2739-93-1.(TextBook)
  11. Oguoma, O. N And Okoronkwo C.A ., 2013, Dynamics: Revision Notes And TUTORIAL In Dynamics      Problems, Alphabet Nigeria Publishers,   ISBN 978-046-507-3(Text Book).
  12. Okoronkwo C.A and Nnamoko V, E (2015) Design of a Hydraulically Boosted Bicycle a project Submitted To the Federal Ministry of Education under the Budding Engineers, Scientists & Technologists (Best) Competition(Productive Work)
  13. Oguoma O.N and Okoronkwo C.A (2007) Mechanical Structure of a Satellite 1st Cstd/Nasrda National Conference Satellite Development, Abuja (Conference paper)

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