Engr. Udochukwu Samuel Ikele

Ikele

Engr. Udochukwu Samuel Ikele

Lecturer I

MME Dept. FUTO, PMB 1526 Owerri.
E-MAIL: udo_sam@yahoo.com; iudochukwusam@gmail.com;
udochukwu.ikele@futo.edu.ng

 


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

  1. June 2015 till Date: Lecturer I; Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department, FUTO.
  2. October 2014 to June 2015: Lecturer II; Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department, FUTO.
  3. February 2011 to September 2014: Assistant Lecturer; Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department, FUTO.
  4. February 2005 to February 2011:     Graduate Assistant; Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department, FUTO.
  5. 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:

  1. 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}.
  2. 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}.
  3. 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}.
  4. 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}.
  5. 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}.
  6. 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}.
  7. 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}.
  8. 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:

  1. PhD Research Work:  In View. ‘Synthesis and Characterization of Palm Nut shell-Ash/ Silicon Carbide Hybrid Reinforced Aluminum (6063) Matrix Composite’.[on-going]
  2. M.ENG Research Work: ‘Effect of deflocculant ( Sodium Carbonate, Na2CO3 ) on Rheological properties of some Nigerian clays’. (September 2010).
  3. 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, Powerpoint)
  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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