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Edmund Okoroigwe

Edmund joined the Renewable energy group in December 2014 as a Postdoctoral Fellow.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
    • Thesis on Energy conversion of woody biomass by fast pyrolysis
  • M.Eng, Mechanical Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
    • Thesis on Biomass conversion to energy by anaerobic digestion
  • B.Eng, Agricultural Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria

Current research interests

  • Integration of renewable energy sources in gas turbine power cycles.
  • Climate change mitigation by applying solar and biofuels to gas turbine for CO2 emission reduction.
  • Renewable energy integration in gas turbine power cycle.

Previous experience

Edmund has worked on a number of mini projects on renewable energy such as anaerobic digestion of wastes for biogas production and utilisation for domestic and small business applications; characterisation and pyrolysis of woody biomass for biofuels production; design and fabrication of solar-biomass dryer for medium scale application.

He has experience in teaching and supervising Bachelors and Masters students.

See Edmund's researchgate page