Engr. Genevieve Chinyere Onuegbu

 

Engr. Dr. (Mrs.) Onuegbu Genevieve Chinyere

Senior Lecturer

Department of Polymer and Textile
Engineering, Federal University of Technology,
P.M.B.1526, Owerri ,Imo state.
E-mail Address:   gc.onuegbu@yahoo.com


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:

Schools Attended With Date and Certificates Obtained:    

  • Community Primary School, Ikenanzizi. – First School leaving Certificate
  • Girls’ Secondary School, Ikenanzizi.  –  Senior Secondary Certificate
  • Federal University Of Technology Owerri (1995-2000).   –  B.Eng. Polymer and Textile Engineering
  • Federal University of Technology Owerri (2002-2008).  – M.Sc. (Polymer Science and Engineering)
  • Federal University of Technology Owerri (2008-2013).   – Ph.D ( Polymer Science)

 

Professional Qualifications: COREN, NSE, APWEN, IPE, PIN.

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE

  • Employer: Department of Polymer Technology,  Federal Polytechnic, Auchi.
    Duration:               2001-2002
    Position:                NYSC Instructor
    Job Specification: Teaching and Research, Supervision of Polymer Laboratory Work
  • Employer: Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State.
    Duration:               2009-Date
    Position:                 Senior Lecturer (effect from 1st October, 2017 )
    Job Specification:   Researching, Supervision of Laboratory Works & Students’ Project and Teaching (courses  like Weaving Mechanism, Yarn Manufacture, Chemical Processing of Textiles, Quality control in Polymer & Textile Industries, Knitting Technology, Modern Yarn Production, Complex Textile Design.
  • Employer: Nnamdi Azikiwe, University, Awka.
    Duration:                 2017 – Date
    Position:                  Senior Lecturer (Adjoint)
    Job Specification:   Teaching of the following courses; Yarn Manufacture, Basic Textile Design,Weaving Mechanism,Knitting  Technology, Quality Control  and  Complex Textile Design.

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

Conferences attended and papers read with dates since joining this university

  • APWEN conference held at FUTO on April, 2011- Paper on Effective Time Management
  • NSE Conference held at Owerri for New members on  June,2011- Paper on Role of Engineers in the society
  • Centre for Gender and Development studies 2012 International conference- paper on Gender, Education and Globalization, 24-25 October, 2012
  • International conference on gender and the millennium Development Goal , 2014-
  • Material Science International conference held at Lagos on October, 2014
  • Organization for Woman in Science Conference held on 25th of Feb.,2013
  • APWEN National Conference held at Warri, on 16-18th September,2015
  • International Women Day Celebration held by FUTOWA on 25th of May,2015
  • Regional Leaders Conference, held on3rd of June, 2015- Paper on Mentoring for Capacity Building and Empowerment.
  • Presentation Skills organised by FUTO Consult, 12-13th March, 2014
  • APWEN  National conference on Appropriate Technologies for provision of Potable and Reliable Power System in Nigeria at Warri,  16-18th September, 2015
  • The Institute of Erosion Studies(IES), 8-10th February, 2016
  • CRID on The University Research Enterprise from Research Conceptualization, May 31-June 1,2016
  • CRID on Achieving Excellence in Strategic Grants writing,2nd May, 2017
  • CRID on Publication in Index Journals, 1st August, 2017.
  • FUTO Librarians on Data Base, 13th December,2017
  • IPE on National Economic Diversification, The role of Polymer Engineers at National Engineering Centre, Abuja Nigeria,4-7th October, 2017.
  • CRID on TETFUND, 5th May, 2018

 

PUBLICATION

Article Published in Newspaper

  • Fabrication of Polyester car boot and  door, The White –Paper  Wednesday, August 10, 2016,pg 8

 

Journal Articles:

  1. July,2011  –   Onuegbu, G.C. and Igwe, I.O. – Effect of Filler Contents and Particle sizes on Snail Shell Powder Filled Polypropylene –  Materials Science and Application  –  SCIRES  810-816
  2. January, 2012 –  G.C.Onuegbu, and I.C. Madufor  –  The Effect s of Filler Particle Sizes on the Mechanical Properties of Maize Tassel Filled High Density Polyethylene  –  International Research Journal in Engineering, Science and Technology  –  SCANN  – 1597-5258
  3. January, 2012  –  G.C. Onuegbu, and Madufor  –  Effect of Filler loadings on the End-Use Properties of Maize Tassel Filled High Density Polyethylene   –  International Research Journal in Engineering, Science and Technology  –  SCANN  –  1597-5258
  4. June, 2012  –  H.C. Obasi, G.C. Onuegbu  –  Biodegredability and Mechanical Properties of Low Density Polyethylene/Waste Maize cob Flour Blend  –  International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering Research  –  IJASER  –  242-248
  5. July,2012  –  G.C. Onuegbu,I.C. Madufor and O.Ogbobe  –  Studies on Effect of Maleated Polyethylene Compatibilizer on Some Mechanical Properties of kola nut filled low Density Polyethylene  –  Academic Research International  –  SAVAP  –  406-412
  6. July, 2012  –  I.O.Igwe, and G.C. Onuegbu  –  Studies on Properties of Egg Shell and Fish Bone Powder Filled Polypropylene   –  American Journal of Polymer Science  –  Sapub.ajps.  – 56-61
  7. January, 2013.  –  S.C. Nwanonenyi, M.U. Obidiegwu and G.C. Onuegbu  –  Effect of particle sizes, Filler Contents and Compatibilization on the properties of Linear Density Polypropylene Filled periwinkle Shell Powder  –  The International Journal of Engineering and Science  –  IJEST  – 1-8
  8. 2013  –  Micheal Ifeanyi ,Chukwu Ugbaja, Francis Ngozichi, Onuegbu Genevive and Vincentia Ezeh  -Mechanical Properties of Drilling Mud Waste Filled Low Density Polyethylene Composites  –  Academic Research International  –  SAVAP – 178-180
  9. June, 2013  –  G.C. Onuegbu, S.C. Nwanonenyi, M.U. Obidiegwu  –  The Effect of pulverised Ground Nut Husk on Some Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene Composites  –  International Journal of Engineering, Science Invention  –  IJESI  –  79-83
  10. 2014  –  Onuegbu, G.C.,Obasi H.C. and Onuoha F.N.  –  Tensile Behaviour of cocoa pod Filled Polypropylene Composites  –  Journal of Basic and Applied Science  –  Multidisiplinay  –  Asia
  11. May, 2014  –  G.C. Onuegbu, C.H. Obasi, F.N. Onuoha  –  Effect of Titanate coupling Agent on the Mechanical Properties of Talc filled Polypropylene  –  Academic Research International  –  SA/VAP  –  26-30
  12. 2014  –  R.C.Nwokwa,F.C. Onuoha, P.C. Uzomma, H.C. Obasi, G.C.Onuegbu, V.O. Ezeh  –  Antimicrobial Finishing, Action  of camphora for cotton and Polyester Fabrics  –  The International Asian Research Journal  -TIARJ  –  37-40
  13. August, 2015  –  G.C. Onuegbu, M.U. Obidiegwu,a K.C. Anyiam  –  Effect of Compatibilizer and kola nut Filler Contents on the Sorption Characteristics of Low Density Polyethylene Composite  –  International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research.  –  IJSER
  14. 2015  –  G.C. Onuegbu, M.U. Obidiegwu and F.N. Onuoha.  –  Influence of woven, Roving and Chopped Strand Glass Fibres on polyester composite.  –  Journal of  Material Science and Technology  Society of Nigeria  -NIMACON  –  83-86
  15. 2015  –  G.C. Onuegbu, M.U. Obidiegwu and G.O. Onyedika  –  Modelling Analysis on Hybrid-Nano polyester Composite  –  FUTO Journal series  –  FUTOJNLS  –  266-270
  16. 2015  –  M.N. Akambi, M.U. Obidiegwu, G.C. Onuegbu  –  Effects of Dolomite Filler and Compatibilizer on the Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene  –  International Research Journal in Engineering, Science and Technology  –  Irejest  –  1597-5258
  17. 2016  –  G.C.Onuegbu, M.U. Obidiegwu and G.O. Onyedika  –  Matlab Analysis of Flexural Strength and Modulus of Hybrid Nano Polyester Composite  –  FUTO Journal Series  –  FUTOJNLS  –  2467-8325

  • The Effect of pulverised Ground Nut Husk on Some Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene Composites International Journal of Engineering, Science Invention  –  2319-6734  –  Dr. Moinuddin Sarkel,Dr. Ahmednabinzaki Rashed  –  IJESI – U.S.A.
  • Tensile Behaviour of cocoa pod Filled Polypropylene Composites  –  Journal of Basic and Applied Science – 1996-3343  –  Duduku Krishnaiah an/d M.A. Malik, Oksuz, H.H.  –  Multidisiplinary  –  Asia
  • Effect of Titanate coupling Agent on the Mechanical Properties of Talc filled Polypropylene  –  Academic Research International  –  2223-9944  –  Prof.R.Hafiz Habib and M.A. Malik  –  SAVAP  –  Parkistan
  • Antimicrobial Finishing, Action  of camphora for cotton and Polyester Fabrics  –  The International Asian Research Journal  –  2310-3374  –  Prof. Deepak Tandon and N.A. Khan and J. Rowin  –  TIARJ  –  Asia
  • Effect of Compatibilizer and kola nut Filler Contents on the Sorption Characteristics of Low Density Polyethylene Composite  –  International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research.  –  2229-5518  –  D.N.Reynold S. Rogert and Ravi Kumar  –  IJSER  –  France
  • Influence of Woven Roving and Chopped Strand Glass Fibres on polyester composite  –  Material Science and Technology Society of Nigeria  –  83-87  –  S.Odikayo, M.G. Zabezekana.  –  NIMACON  –  Nigeria
  • Modelling Analysis on Hybrid-Nano polyester Composite  –  FUTO Journal series  –  266-270  –  Prof. G. N. Onuoha, Prof. I. Igwe, Dr. G. O. Onyedika.  –  FUTOJNLS  –  Nigeria
  • Effects of Dolomite Filler and Compatibilizer on the Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene  –  International Research Journal in Engineering, Science and Technology  –  1597-5258  –  Engr. Prof. O. O. Oyemaobi, Engr. Prof. N. A. A. Okereke and Prof. C. J. Iwuagwu  –  Irejest  –  Nigeria
  • Matlab Analysis of Flexural Strength and Modulus of Hybrid Nano Polyester Composite  –  FUTO Journal Series  –  2467-8325  –  Prof. G. N. Onuoha, Prof. I. Igwe, Dr. G. O. Onyedika  – FUTOJNLS  –  Nigeria.
  • Sorption Characteristics of Low Density Polyethylene/Kola nut Composite  –  Characterization of Minerals, Metals and Materials  –  2367-1693  –  Shadiahmayies,Bowen Li, John S, Carpenter, Lian Li andJiann- Yang Hwang.  –  Springer(TMS)  –  Switzerland
  • Molecular Trasport of Xylene through palm pressed fibre filled low density polyethylene; Role of fibre content, Alkali Treatment and Particle size  –  Journal OF Polymers and the Environment  –  1566-2543  Polym environ (springer)
  • Application of Geotextiles in Erosion Control/Mitigation  –  Journal of Institute of Erosion  –  978-9785452662  –  Prof C. A. Ahiarakwem, , Engr. E. Uja, –  I  E S  –  Nigeria
  • Utilization of Geotextile for soil improvement  –  Journal of institute of polymer engineers  –  Page 11  –  IPE  –  Nigeria
  • Fertility status of soils Amended with some Geotextile in Relation to Height of selected crops  –  International journal of Agric and Rural development  –  3248-3253  –  Dr. Onweremadu  –  Int’l journal of Agric and Rural Development  –  Nigeria

SEMINAR ARTICLES

  • *Career talk in Engineering – a paper presented on 4th of January 2009 at Bethel Seminary, Nekede, Owerri.
  • *Production of plastics -a paper presented to APWEN
  • * Fabrication of car booth using polyester composite
  • *Fabrication of roofing sheet using polyester composite.

REFEREES:

  • Prof. I. Igwe
    Department of Polymer & Textile Engineering,
    Polymer &Textile Engineering,
    Federal University of Technology
    Owerri, Imo State
  • Engr. Dr. M. S. Nwakaudu
    Department of Chemical Engineering,
    Federal University of Technology,
    Owerri, Imo State.
  • Engr. Prof. I. C. Madufor
    The Head of Department,
    Polymer & Textile Engineering,
    Federal University of Technology,
    Owerri, Imo State.

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