Peter Okoli

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Biographical Info

Biographical Info:


Chemistry/Chemical Sciences

Area Of Specialization:

Analytical/Environmental Chemistry and Pollution Control


Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike, Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Research interest:

 Application of isotope finger-printing in environmental forensics and regulation
 Fate of nanomaterials in environmental media
 Analytical chromatographic method development for micro-pollutants
 Development of novel materials/nanomaterials for analytical separation and pre-concentration applications
• Biopolymer based solid phase extraction (SPE) sorbents
• Magnetic polymer for magnetic solid phase extraction (MSPE) sorbents
• Deployment of computational chemistry in screening materials for analytical applications
 Sources, distribution and fate of micro-pollutants in environment and aquatic biota
• Petroleum hydrocarbons (PAHs, n-alkanes, Biomarkers)
• Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), PBDEs, PAEs, Endocrine disruptors
• Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs)
• Micro-plastics
 Water and wastewater treatment


1. July 2018; Three-Month Visiting Scientist Fellowship Award, TWAS DFG Cooperative Visits for Scientist from Sub-Saharan Africa, Universitäat Koblenz-Landau, Germany
2. December 2017; Chinese Academy of Sciences President’s International Fellowship Initiative (CAS-PIFI) One Year Visiting Scientist Award, Assistant Professors /International Young Scientist Category
3. May 2015; Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa.
4. December 2010; TWAS CAS Ph.D Research Fellowship Award
1. August 2018; National Young Scientist (Chemical Science Category), Nigerian Academy of Science/Nigerian Young Academy 2018 Annual Award
2. June 2008; Chevron Scholarship Award for M.Sc in Oil and Environmental Sciences Related Disciplines awarded by Nigeria- Sao Tome & Principe Joint Developing Zone


President and Member of Executive Council of 2023-2025 Executive Council
Assistant General Secretary and Member of 2021-2023 Executive Council
Member, Conference Organizing Committee 2023 NYA Annual/General Assembly held at Edo State University Uzairue, Edo State
Member, Conference Organizing Committee 2022 NYA Annual/General Assembly held at University of Nigeria, Nsukka



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