Title of highest degree: PhD in Microbiology

Institutional Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science and Technology, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

Awards, fellowships and distinctions:

Professor Oyewale Tomori National Prize for Young Scientist in Microbiology in Nigeria  (2015)
Global excellence and stature award, post-doctoral fellowship, University of Johannesburg 2015/16
Top 25 cited Author Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry on paper titled Microwave assisted synthesis and antimicrobial activity of 2-quinoxalinone-3-hydrazone derivatives   (2011)
Honorary Citizen of Nebraska: United States of America: Awarded by the Governor of Nebraska (2010)
Certificate of Achievement: First place position, Awarded by Director, Office of Academic Exchange Program, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State  (2010)
Fulbright Fellowship Indiana University, Bloomington Indiana, United States of America 2010/2011 

Current research areas: Biodegradation of organic pollutants, Bioremediation studies using organic waste materials, Production of Microbial plastics, Public health research-Food security

Working group: Biological and Health Sciences

Membership period: 2015 – 2020

Offices held: (i) Chairman, NYA constitution review committee 2018

                      (ii) Secretary, NYA constitution review committee 2017

Phone number(s): +234 8037027786

E-mail address(es): obinna.nwinyi@covenantuniversity.edu.ng; nwinyiobinna@gmail.com

Web - Institution: http://www.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/Profiles/Nwinyi-obinna#.WqAq_GrwbIU

Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dr_Obinna_Nwinyi

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