Engr. Dr. M. S. Nwakaudu

B Sc., M Sc., PhD.

Dr. Nwakandu

Engr. Dr M. S.Nwakaudu

Senior Lecturer


Academic and Professional Qualification

  • First School Living Certificate, 1971, Emmanuel Central School, Mgbidi, Oru West LGA, Imo State, Nigeria
  • West African School Certificate, 1976, Lagos City College, Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria
  • B.Sc., 1982, Chemical Engineering, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
  • M.Sc., 1993, Polymer Science & Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • Ph.D., 2008, Polymer Science & Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • Certificate in Computer Literacy
  • Certificate in General Health, Safety and Environment.

Membership of professional bodies

  • COREN Registered Engineer, R. 9679
  • Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), R. 09552
  • Member, Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE), R. 0269
  • Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, R. 9900042701
  • Member, NSE Membership Committee, 2006 to 2008
  • Member, NSE Technical & Publication Committee, 2006 to date
  • Member, NSE Prevention, Investigation and Failure Analysis Committee (PIFAC) 2009 to date
  • National Council Member, NSChE, 2005 to date.


  • Nwammuo O.P and Nwakadu M.S, “Kerr Electro-optic Technique As A Tool for Particle Characteristic Adsorption Measurement”, NSChE Journal 2003
  • Ogbonna I.A, Nwakaudu M.S and Onyemobi O.O, ”Strategic Mineral Deposits in Nigeria – The Neglected Case of Niobotantalates”, Proceeding of the 16th annual Conference of Nigerian Metallurgical Society, 3rd – 5th Nov. 1999
  • Osueke G.E and Nwakaudu, M.S.”Emerging Technologies to Minimize Adverse Organizational Impact on Total Environment”, Journal of Women Academics, vol 1 no2, 2006, pp163-167
  • Nwakaudu M.S, Nworgu F and Olebunne F. “Developing Good Formulation for Medium Oil Alkyd Resin Using Soybean Oil”, NSE Technical Transactions Jan- March 2007, vol 42 no 1
  • NwakauduM.S.”Utilization of Waste Polymeric packaging Materials (WPPM) found in Nigeria”, The Heartland Engineer, vol 1, no1, 2007, pp 22-26
  • Nwakaudu A.A, Olawuni I.A and Nwakaudu M.S “Performance Profiles of Selected Coagulants Used in Water Treatment” Proceedings of 31st Annual Conference of Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology, Oct.22-25, 2007 pp20-21
  • Nwakaudu M.S, Olebunne F.L and Nwakaudu A.a “drying characteristics of coconut pith and silica gel dessicantsat varying temperatures”, The Heartland Engineer, vol1, no2 2007, pp53-58
  • MBAOCHA C.C and Nwakaudu M.S. “Renewable Energy Sources- the Best Alternative for Developing Countries”, The heartland Engineer vol1, no2,2007 pp59-63
  • Nwakaudu M.S, Mbaocha C.C. and Nwakaudu A.A.” Waste to Energy Generation – A Viable Alternative for National Energy Policy”, Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of NSChE November 2007
  • Nwakaudu M.S, Nweke C and Nwakaudu A.A.” Comparative Study of Moisture Adsorption Capacities of Coconut pith, Silica gel and their Composites”, NSE Technical Transaction, July–Sept.2008, vol.43, no.3
  • Nwakaudu M.S, Osoka E.C. and Nwakaudu A.A “ Effect of Talc on Mechanical Properties of Low-Density Polyethylene” The Heartland Engineer, vol3, no1, 2008
  • Nwakaudu M.S, Osoka E.C and Nwakaudu A.A “Thin Layer Models for Cassava Particulate Drying”, NSE Technical Transactions, Oct.- Dec.2009, vol 44, no4
  • Uzoije A.P, Egwuonwu C.C and Nwakaudu M.S.” Determination of roughness coefficients of periwinkle and palm kernel shell on a clay Loam Soil in Arochukwu, South Eastern Nigeria”, NSE Technical Transactions, Oct.- Dec. 2009 vol.44, no4
  • Madufor I.C and Nwakaudu M.S., ”Effect of Filler Blend Composition on the Mechanical Properties of HDPE/cassava/wood Flour Composites” NSE Transactions, April- June 2010, vol45, no2
  • Igbokwe P.K., Olebunne F.L and Nwakaudu, M.S., ”Effect of Activation Parameters on Conversion of Clay-catalyzed Esterification of Acetic Acid”. International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan, Vol. 11, issue5 (ISSN: 2077- 1185)
  • Osueke, G.E, Ezirim, and Nwakaudu, M.S. “Evaluation of Road Maintenance Culture in Nigeria: Tools and Techniques”. Proceeding of 2011 Nigerian Society of Engineers Annual Conference, 5th – 9th Dec.2011
  • Osoka E.C, Nwakaudu M.S. and Nwakaudu A.A., ”Rate Model Bioremediation Based on Total Hydrocarbon Content”. Article 607 – JEAS, 2009.

Working Experience

  • Industrial Attachee, BEREC Nigeria Limited, Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria, 1981
  • National Youth Service in Oron, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, 1982 – 1983
  • Manager Technical Services, Basic Trust Nigeria Limited, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria, 1987 -1989
  • Teaching and Research.Department of Chemical Engineering/Metallurgy, Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, Imo State Nigeria, 1984 -1993
  • Teaching and Research, Department of Chemical/ Petroleum Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State Nigeria, 1993 to date
  • Secretary, NSChE Imo/Abia Chapter, 1988 -2004
  • Chairman, NSChE, Imo/Abia Chapter, 2005 to date.

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