Engr. Udochukwu Samuel Ikele

IkeleEngr. Udochukwu Samuel Ikele

Lecturer I

MME Dept. FUTO, PMB 1526 Owerri.
PHONE NO: 08035404472.
E-MAIL: udo_sam@yahoo.com; iudochukwusam@gmail.com;
udochukwu.ikele@futo.edu.ng

EDUCATION: INSTITUTION ATTENDED, QUALIFICATION AND DATES:

November 2011  –  Doctor of Philosophy (PhD): IN VIEW.

Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA).

February 2011 –   Master of Engineering ( M.ENG.); Materials and Metallurgical Engineering; Federal University of Technology, Owerri,  Imo State, Nigeria.

January 2001 –  Bachelor of Engineering ( B.ENG.); Materials and Metallurgical Engineering; Federal University of Technology, Owerri,  Nigeria. Second Class Honours (Upper Division).

June 1993  –  Senior School Certificate ( S.S.C.E.); Government Secondary School Owerri. (Excellent).

1981 – 1987  –  First School Leaving Certificate ( F.S.L.C.); Housing Estate Primary School, Aladinma, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

June 2015 till Date: Lecturer I; Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department, FUTO.

October 2014 to June 2015: Lecturer II; Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department, FUTO.

February 2011 to September 2014: Assistant Lecturer; Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department, FUTO.

February 2005 to February 2011:     Graduate Assistant; Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department, FUTO.

June 2001 to May 2002:  Physics and Mathematics Teacher; National Youth Service Programme, Iyeru Grammar School, Iyeru, Offa Local Government, Kwara State.

 

COURSES TAUGHT

  1. MME 517: Cement and Concrete [2012/2013 to date]   –  2 Units.
  2. MME 519: Composites I [2012/2013 till date]   –  2 Units.
  3. MAE 528: Rheology [2011/2012; till date]   –  2 Units
  4. MAE 421/MTE 425 Electrical, Optical & Magnetic Properties & Devices [2011/2012; Till Date]   – 2 Units
  5. ENG 207: Introduction to Engineering Materials I [2006/2007 to 2011/2012] 2 Units
  6. ENG 208: Introduction to Engineering Materials II [2006/2007 to 2011/2012] 2 Units
  7. ENG 101: Workshop Practice I [ 2006/2007 to date] 1 Unit
  8. ENG 102: Workshop Practice I & II [ 2006/2007 to date] 1 Unit

 

PUBLICATION:

S. Ikele, O.O. Onyemaobi, C.S. Nwobodo and Njoku C

Effect of Deflocculant (Sodium Carbonate; Na2CO3) on Rheological Properties of Nsuu (Nigerian)         Clay {International Research Journal in Engineering, Science and Technology (IREJEST), Vol. 12, No.1 Mar 2015, PP. 37-42}.


CP Egole, US Ikele, VTD Amaakaven

“Periodic Analysis of the Cooling Temperature of Al-Si-Mg Alloy Cast Based on Its Thickness and Cooling Time” {International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development Volume: 2, Issue: 9, 321-325, September- 2015}.


C. P. Egole, G.C. Nzebuka, U.S. Ikele, M.I. Chikwue

“Factorial Analysis of Al-Si-Mg Alloy Cast Hardness Based on Thickness and Ultimate Tensile Strength”{International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 6, Issue 9, 76 – 80, September-2015}.


C.E. Njoku, H. Udomon, C.C. Ugwuegbu, J.U. Anaele and U.S. Ikele.

“Characterization of the Mechanical Properties of Aluminum Alloys with Silicon Carbide Dispersants”

{The International Journal of Engineering and Sciences, 3(8), 69-73, 2014}.


C.I. Nwoye, P.C. Agu, U. Mark, U.S. Ikele, I. Mbuka and C.N. Anyakwo.

Model for Predicting the Time of Dissolution of    Pre-quantified Concentration of Phosphorus during Leaching of Iron Oxide Ore in Oxalic Acid”.  {International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 4(3): 353- 357, 2008}.


C.I. Nwoye, U.S. Ikele, U. Mark, P.C. Agu, I. Mbuka and C.N. Anyakwo.

“Model for Predicting Phosphorus Removal in Relation to Weight of Iron Oxide Ore and pH during Leaching with Oxalic Acid”. {International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 4(3): 292- 298, 2008}.


C.I. Nwoye, P.C. Agu, U.C. Nwoye, U.S. Ikele, I. O Mbuka and U. Mark.

“Model for Predicting the Quantity of Water Evaporated During Oven Drying of Otamiri Clay”.

{International Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food Systems, 2(3&4): 211- 214, 2008}.


C. C. Ugwuegbu, A. I. Ogbonna, U. S. Ikele, J. U. Anaele,  U. P. Ochieze and A. Onwuegbuchulam (2017). Design, Construction and Performance Analysis of a 5kg Laboratory Ball Mill, Global Journal of Researches in Engineering: A Mechanical and Mechanics Engineering, Vol. 17, Issue 2, Version 1.0, USA, pp 27-42

OTHER SCHOLARLY WORKS:

PhD Research Work:  In View. ‘Synthesis and Characterization of Palm Nut shell-Ash/ Silicon Carbide Hybrid Reinforced Aluminum (6063) Matrix Composite’.[on-going]


M.ENG Research Work: ‘Effect of deflocculant ( Sodium Carbonate, Na2CO3 ) on Rheological properties of some Nigerian clays’. (September 2010).


Conference Paper:  ‘Non-Completion of Ajaokuta Steel Complex in Nigeria: A key to Slow Industrialization’. A conference paper presented at NMS 29th Annual conference, Ajaokuta 2013.

Undergraduate Final Year Projects Supervised:

  • “Evaluation of Mechanical and Wear Properties of Polymer (HDP) Matrix Composite reinforced with Silica Sand for Tile Production”. 2015/2016.
  • Evaluation of Mechanical and Wear Properties of Polymer (HDP) Matrix Composite reinforced with Palm Kernel Shell Ash for Tile Production”. 2015/2016.
  • “Mechanical and Wear Properties of Aluminum Matrix Composites Reinforced with some Agro-Waste by-Products”. 2014/2015.
  •  “Effect of Varying Proportion of Palm Kernel Shell Ash on Mechanical Properties of Aluminum Matrix Composites”. 2012/2013.
  • “Effect of Silicon Carbide Reinforcement on Mechanical Properties of Aluminum Matrix Composites”. 2012/2013.

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

COREN Registered  – [R-30,450]

Cooperate Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers  –    [26402]

Student Member, ASTM International    –  [August 2009 till date]

Nigerian Metallurgical Society, NMS

 

COMPUTING PROFICIENCIES    

  1. Microsoft Windows Software Applications ( MS- word, Excel, Power point)
  2. Computer Hardware Maintenance
  3. Pipenet Software (Professional software for modelling pipelines).

REFERENCES

Engr. Prof. C.N. Anyakwo

Head of Department,

Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering,

Federal University of Technology,

P.M.B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.

08037419607.

Engr. Prof. O.O. Onyemaobi (FNSE).

Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering,

Federal University of Technology,

P.M.B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.

08037008638.

Dr. C.S. Nwobodo

Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department,

Federal University of Technology,

P.M.B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.

08138511075.

 

 

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