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Ndukwe Nelly Acha Dr., Department of CHEMICAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT.

Area(s) of Specialization/Research Interests

Conversion of abundant wastes biomass resources into pulp & paper, glucose syrup, bio-ethanol and other desirable raw/ intermediary products for economic advancement and wealth creation.


Ph.D. Industrial Chemistry; M.Sc. Environmental Chemistry; B. Sc. Industrial Chemistry. Research Interest: Conversion of lignocellulosic biomass wastes resources into renewable medicine, Investigation into the conversion of recalcitrant cellulosic biomass wastes into intermediary industrial products for wealth creation, Generation of fermentable sugars from bio-wastes materials using low-cost techniques for bio-energy development. Isolation of cellulase enzymes for the degradation of lignocelluloses.

Academic Credentials

• University of Lagos Akoka (Chemistry Department), Lagos, Nigeria and Sefako Health Sciences University (Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics) South Africa Ph.D. in Industrial Chemistry- 2007-2015 Ph.D. Thesis: Studies in The Production of Pulp and Fermentable Sugars from Selected Nigerian Lignocellulosic Biomass Wood Wastes. • University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos Nigeria. M.Sc. in Environmental Chemistry. 2004-2005 • University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. B.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry. ( second class lower ). 1993-1998 • College of Medicine University of Lagos, Nigeria. PGD in Health, Safety and Environmental Management (HSE). 2006-2007

Professional Association

Member, Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (MICCON).  Member Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN).  Member Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)  Member Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD).


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