Dr Chinedu Ihejirika

Ihejirika CDr Chinedu Ihejirika

Lecturer/Researcher
Environmental Technology Department
The Federal University of Technology Owerri
Email: ceihejirika@yahoo.com

 


Education/Training

  • 2012   –   PhD   –  Environmental Microbiology   –  Federal University of Technology Owerri
  • 2004  –   M.Sc  –  Environmental Health Biology   –  Federal University of Technology Owerri
  • 1997   –   B.Tech  –   Industrial Microbiology  –  Federal University of Technology Owerri

Research Interests

Environmental Biotechnology and Pollution Control

Peer-reviewed Publications

1.   C.E. Ihejirika, J.N. Ogbulie, O.C. Ihejirika, C. Akobundu, H.D. Ogbuagu, O.K. Mejeha, and C.O. Ujowundu. (2011). Effects of Aluminum Extrusion Effluents on the Physicochemical and Microbiological Characteristics of Iyi-Mbaa Stream, Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Pure and Applied Science. 4(2):100-107

2.   Ihejirika, C.E., Ogbulie, J.N., Ihejirika, O.C., Emereibole, E.I., Amaku,      G.C., and Mgbeahurike, L.U. (2011).  Seasonal influences on levels and eutrophication potential of nutrients in Imo River, Nigeria. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences, 1(4): 16-21

3.   Ihejirika, C.E., Ogbulie, J.N., Ihejirika, O.C., Azuwike, O.C. and Ibe, I.J. (2011).  A contributory pattern of paper mill effluents on the population and distribution of enteric pathogens in Owerrinta River, Eastern Nigeria.  International Journal of Biosciences, 1(4): 74-79

4.   Ihejirika CE, Njoku JD, Nwaogu LA, Obenade M, Ebe TE, Ejiogu CC and Iwuji MC. (2012). Effects of meteorological events on the levels and interactions of chemical indices of a polluted freshwater system. International Journal of Environmental Science, Management and Engineering Research 1(1), 31-37

5.   Esomonu OC, Abanobi OC and Ihejirika CE. (2012). Daily water usage and childhood diarrheal morbidity: A case study of under-five in Ahiazu Mbaise. Journal of Research in Public Health. 1: 007-013

6.   Christopher Ndubuisi Uzoka, Harriet C. Nwigwe, Chinedu Emeka Ihejirika, Colman Chikwem Ibe, Josephine Ifeyinwa Onwuagba. (2012). Growth and survival of hatchlings of Clarias gariepinus subjected to various pH. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences, 2(10): 35-39

7.   Chinedu Emeka Ihejirika, Michael Ikechukwu Nwachukwu, Justina Ugochi Udensi, Onyenonachi Charity Ihejirika, Maximus Chima Agbaegbu.(2011). Management consequences and diseases transmission potentials of dredge sediments from Nworie River, Owerri, Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences,1(5): 32-38

8.   Ihejirika Chinedu Emeka, Emereibeole Enos Ihediohamma, Nwaogu Linus, Uzoka Christopher Ndubuisi and Amaku Grace Ebele. (2011). Physicochemical dynamics of the impact of paper mill effluents on Owerrinta River, eastern Nigeria. J. Environ. Chem. Ecotoxicol.3(11): 298-303

9.   Nwaogu LA, Igwe CU, Ujowundu CO, Arukwe U, Ihejirika CE and Iweke AV. (2011). Biochemical changes in tissues of albino rats following subchronic exposure to crude oil. Journal of Research in Biology,8: 617-623

10.  C. E. Ihejirika, R. F. Njoku-Tony1, J. I. Nwachukwu, U. O. Enwereuzoh, D. C. Ashiegbu, C. C. Uche and A. A. Ojiaku. (2014). Impact of Climate Change on the Influx of Hydrocarbon and Heavy Metals into a Fresh Water System. British Journal of Applied Science & Technology 4(21): 3012-3018.

 

Professional Associations

  1. Member, Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria
  2. Member, Nigerian Society for Microbiology
  3. Member, American Society for Microbiology
  4. Member, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria
  5. Member, Nigerian Environmental Society
  6. Member, Society of Environmental Health of Nigeria

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