Academic

Acting HOD, Department of Chemical Sciences

Dr Christopher Avwoghokoghene Idibie

 

Name: Dr Christopher Avwoghokoghene Idibie

Designation / Rank – Senior Lecturer

Appointment – Full-time 

Contact Details

  • Email: krisid2007@yahoo.com
  • WhatsApp No: 08168865253
  • Twitter – @Chris Idibie
  • Instagram – @Christopher Idibie


Faculty

Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department: Department of Chemical Sciences
Unit: Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES – Coordinator)

Degrees/Qualifications: BSc, MSc and Ph.D

Education

  1. Baptist High School, Eku, Delta State 1997 – 1993 & 1995
  2. Qualification obtained: Senior School Leaving Certificate 1995
  3. Sea’s Computer Delta State University (Evening programme) 1999 – 2001
  4. Qualification obtained: Diploma in Computer Operation  – 2001
  5. Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State 1996 – 2000
  6. Qualification obtained: BSc Industrial Chemistry  2001
  7. University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) 2005 – 2006
  8. Qualification obtained: MSc Chemical Engineering  2007
  9. University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) 2007 – 2009
  10. Qualification obtained: Ph. D Chemical Engineering  2010

 

Area of Specialization – Industrial chemistry

Experience

Lecturer 1: Michael and Cecilia Ibru University 2015 – 2016

Duties and Committees Served

  • Assessment/evaluation, scoring/presentation and reporting.
  • Seminar, Workshop and Conferencing .
  • HOD Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology.
  • Senate Member, Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor, 2015 – 2016.
  • Management Board, Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor. 2015 – 2016.
  • Examination officer, Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor, Delta State. 2015/2016 academic session.
  • Students’ Disciplinary Committee Member, Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor. 2016.
  • Panel of screening and interviewers, Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor. 2015 – 2016.
  • Head of Production Unit, Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor, 2015-2016. .
  • Football club Coordinator, Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor, 2016.

 

Senior Lecturer: Edwin Clark University 2016 – Till-date

Duties and Committees Served

  • Assessment/evaluation, scoring/presentation/ reporting.
  • Seminar, Workshop and Conferencing.
  • Head of Department (HOD) – Chemical sciences, 2017 – till date.
  • Coordinator, Department of Chemical Sciences, 2016 – 2017.
  • Dean, Faculty of Science, Edwin Clark University at different times in 2017- 2020.
  • Member of Senate.
  • Level adviser.
  • SIWES Coordinator Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, 2018 – 2020.
  • Pioneer Chairman, Work-Study and SIWES Committee, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, 2017.
  • Chairman, University Examinations Malpractice Committee, 2020
  • Member, University Research and Grant Committee, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, 2017 till date.
  • Chairman, Faculty of Science Research and Seminar Committee, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, September, 2016 till date.
  • Member, Entrepreneurship Committee, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, 2017 till date.
  • Member, Ventures Committee, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, September, 2016 till date.
  • Member, Ventures Sub-committee on Policy Formulation, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, September, 2016.
  • Member, Central Admission Committee, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, November, 2016 till date.
  • Identification and Care for the Needy of Kiagbodo Community Sub-committee, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, November, 2016 till date.
  • Christmas Carol Celebration Committee, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, 2016.

 

Awards/Honours

  1. Best performing operation room technician, Eku Baptist Hospital, Delta State Nigeria (1995).
  2. National Youth Service Corp (NYSC), Nigeria – Service to father land (2002).
  3. Postgraduate merit award, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (2007).
  4. University council postgraduate scholarships (local), South Africa (2008).
  5. E P/Henry Bradlow/John Lemmer Scholarships, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (2008).
  6. TATA Africa prestigious scholarship, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (2007).
  7. TATA Africa prestigious scholarship, University of the Witwatersrand South Africa South Africa (2008).

 

Membership of Professional bodies – Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN); Nigeria Safety Professionals (NSP)

List of publications

  • Idibie C.A, Abdulkareem A.S, Piennar .H.C.vZ and Iyuke S.E. Vandyk, L (2010). Sulphonation of Polystyrene-butadiene Rubber with Chlorosulphonic Acid for Proton Exchange Membrane: Kinetic Study. Journal of Applied Polymer Scienec. 116:3473 – 3479.
  • Idibie C. A and Ogboru R. O (2016). Kinetics of a functionalized polychloroprene for ionic exchange membrane. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology, 5(6): 84 – 90
  • Idibie, C.A (2017). Properties of sulphonated polyisoprene elastomer for possible proton exchange membrane fuel cell. Journal of Chemical Society of Nigeria, 42(2): 76-80.
  • Idibie, C.A, Ogboru, R.O and Awatefe, K.J (2018). Comparative study of energy generated from single fuel cell between commercial nafion and synthesized solid electrolyte membrane in polyisoprene/carbon nanotubes. African Journal of Renewable and Alternative Energy, 3 (2): 9-17.
  • Idibie, C.A, Awatefe, K.J and Ogboru, R.O (2020). Biodiesel production from the dika seed (Irvingia gabonensis) oil via soxhlet extraction and transeterification reaction. Journal of Chemical Society of Nigeria, 45 (1): 143 – 148.