RESEARCH PROFILE PAGES
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=TPaNQhgAAAAJ&hl=en
2018 A new world of possibilities – reflecting on Opencon2018. https://blog.research-plus.library.manchester.ac.uk/2018/12/12/a-new-world-of-possibilities-reflecting-on-opencon2018/
2019 Advances in Engineering special feature: https://advanceseng.com/solar-electrical-thermal-exergies-photovoltaic-module-novel-thermophotovoltaic-module/
2020 PV-Magazine special feature: https://www.pv-magazine.com/2020/02/26/code-based-modeling-for-pv-of-the-future/
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED:
2018-Date The University of Manchester, UK
2013-2014 The University of Warwick, United Kingdom
2010-2011 Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto
2001-2005 Federal University of Technology, Owerri
1994-2000 Government Secondary School, Afikpo
1989-1994 Anike Primary School, Onicha
Ongoing PhD in Mechanical Engineering
2014 Masters of Science, Manufacturing Systems Engineering
2011 Postgraduate Diploma in Education
2005 Bachelors in Engineering, Polymer and Textile Engineering
2000 West African Senior School Examination
1994 First School Leaving Certificate
2018 – date University Teacher, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, United Kingdom.
2018 – 2021 Postgraduate Researcher/Teaching Assistant, The University of Manchester, UK.
2018 – 2021 PhD Tutor, The Brilliant Club, United Kingdom
2015 – 2020 Alex EkwuemeFederal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State: Lecturer II, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.
2015 – 2016 Fidelity Bank Plc, Nigeria: Relationship Officer (Assistant Banking Executive)
2014 – 2015 Big Bear Confectionery, United Kingdom: Production Operative
2008 – 2013 Fidelity Bank Plc, Nigeria: Relationship Officer (Executive Trainee)
2004 Harmony Foam Nig Ltd: Undergraduate internship (4th Year)
2002 Starline Nigeria Ltd: Undergraduate internship (2nd Year)
2022 Nnabuife S.G., Ugbeh-Johnson J., Okeke N. E., Ogbonnaya C. Present and Projected Developments in Hydrogen Production: A Technological Review, Carbon Capture Science & Technology, 100042; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccst.2022.100042.
2021 Ogbonnaya C, Abeykoon C, Nasser A, Turan A, C.S.Ume. Prospects of Integrated Photovoltaic-Fuel cell Systems for Power and Hydrogen Generation in a Hydrogen Economy: A Comprehensive Review. Energies, 2021, Energies 2021, 14(20), 6827; https://doi.org/10.3390/en14206827.
2021 Ogbonnaya C, Abeykoon C, Nasser A, Turan A. Unitized regenerative proton exchange membrane fuel cell system for renewable power and hydrogen generation: Modelling, simulation and a Case Study. Cleaner Engineering and Technology 2021, 4, 100241. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clet.2021.10024.
2021 Ogbonnaya C, Abeykoon C, Nasser A, Turan A. A computational approach to Solve a System of Transcendental Equations with Multi-Functions and Multi-Variables, Mathematics, 2021, 9(9), 920, https://doi.org/10.3390/math9090920
2020 Ogbonnaya C, Abeykoon C, Nasser A, Turan A. Radiation ‐ Thermodynamic Modelling and Simulating the Core of a Thermophotovoltaic System. Energies, 13(22), 6157, 2020, https://doi.org/10.3390/en13226157.
2020 Ogbonnaya C, Turan A, Abeykoon C. Robust code-based modeling approach for advanced photovoltaics of the future. Sol Energy 2020;199:521–9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2020.02.043
2019 Ogbonnaya C, Turan A, Abeykoon C. Numerical integration of solar, electrical and thermal exergies of photovoltaic module: A novel thermophotovoltaic model. Sol Energy 2019;185:298–306. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2019.04.058
2019 The current and emerging renewable energy technologies for power generation in Nigeria: A review. Therm Sci Eng Prog 2019;13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsep.2019.100390.
2019 Ogbonnaya C, Turan A, Abeykoon C. Novel thermodynamic efficiency indices for choosing an optimal location for large-scale photovoltaic power generation. J Clean Prod 2019:119405. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.119405
2019 Ogbonnaya C, Turan A, Abeykoon C. Energy and exergy efficiencies enhancement analysis of integrated photovoltaic-based energy systems. J Energy Storage 2019;26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2019.101029.
2022 Nnabuife S.G., Ugbeh-Johnson J., Okeke N. E., Ogbonnaya C, Present and Projected Developments in Hydrogen Production: A Technological Review, Carbon Capture Science & Technology, 100042; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccst.2022.100042.
2021 C. Ogbonnaya, C. Abeykoon, Adel Nasser, Exergy-Centred Design: Implications for Cost-Efficiency Complexity Interrelationships for Integrated Clean Energy Systems, Aerospace and Thermofluids Research Group Seminar Series, 25th November, 2021.
2021 C. Ogbonnaya, C. Abeykoon, Adel Nasser, Advanced thermodynamic Modelling and Simulation of Photovoltaics and Thermophotovoltaics Systems, MACE PGR Seminar Series, 29th April, 2021.
2021 C. Ogbonnaya, Abeykoon, Adel Nasser, Ending Energy Poverty in Africa Using Renewable Energy, 2021 Africans in STEM Symposium, 23 – 24 April, 2021.
2019 Ogbonnaya C, Turan A, Abeykoon C. Novel Code-Based Modeling approach for photovoltaic power generation. Proc 2019 MACE PGR Conf 2019:24–6.
2019 Ogbonnaya C, Turan A, Abeykoon C. Modularization of integrated photovoltaic-fuel cell system for remote distributed power systems. In Industry 4.0–Shaping The Future of The Digital World: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Smart Manufacturing (S2M 2019), 9–11 April 2019, Manchester, UK (p. 303). CRC Press.
2021 Integrated Photovoltaic-Fuel cell Generation Methodologies – Design, Development and Optimisations for Distributed Applications (PhD Thesis).
2014 Manufacturing Electrical Conducting Polymer Nanocomposites (Warwick MSc Thesis)
2011 Factors Influencing Career Choices in Senior Secondary Schools in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State ( PGDE Thesis)
2005 Design and Fabrication of Two-roll Mill for compounding of Rubber (Bachelors thesis)
2005 Polymer Modified Bitumen for road construction (Bachelors Seminar)
OTHER PUBLICATIONS/INTELLECTUAL OUTPUTS:
2021 The Questelligence Workbook: A companion of Thinking, Knowing, Doing and Being. ISBN13: 979-8773365044
2021 Thinking, Knowing, Doing and Being, ISBN: 9798770636871.
2018 Letting go (Novel). Just Fiction: Germany. ISBN13: 9786137405963.
2016 Personal Financial Management using ELF Model. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing: Germany. ISBN13: 9783330011472
2011 The Scholarship Handbook for Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Postdoctoral studies within and outside Nigeria (Publisher: Pearl Onesimus International, Abakaliki)
2020 Honourable mention Finalist (5th Position), Doctoral Researchers Award (DRA), UK
2018 Winner of University of Manchester Library’s OpenCon2018 award
2017 PhD Overseas scholarship award, Petroleum Technology Development Fund, Nigeria.
2013 Ebonyi State Overseas Masters Scholarship award
2003 Federal Government Undergraduate Scholarship award
- Fellow, Advanced Higher Education Academy (FHEA), United Kingdom (2020).
- Fellow/CMC, Nigerian Institute of Management Consultants (2020).
- Member, International Solar Energy Society (ISES) (2019)
- Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) ( 2017)
- Member, Institute of Polymer Engineers (IPE) (2017)
- Polymer Institute of Nigeria (PIN) (2017)
- Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) (2008)
- Student Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) (current).
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
Writing, Motivational Speaking, Music and Volunteering.
VOLUNTEER/ SERVICES TO HUMANITY:
2020 – date The Coordinator, Onicha Education and Training Foundation
2020 – date The Coordinator, Green Stem Educational and Charitable Foundation
2020 – date Logistics Lead, Africans in STEM (https://www.africansinstem.co.uk/the-team.html )
2022 Editor, 2017/2018 PTDF PHD Cohorts E-Book
2018 – 2021 Engineering Social Responsibility Fellow, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, University of Manchester, UK
2018 – 2021 STEM Ambassador, Transpennine Group, United Kingdom
2018 – 2021 The Brilliant Club (widening participation PhD Tutor)
2017 Chairman, Departmental Welfare, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Nigeria.
2015 Authored a strategic document for my community titled “ Anike Education and Training Foundation”. This is guiding the community on how training, scholarships and entrepreneurship can be modeled, planned and Implemented.
2014 Volunteer at The Bridge, Coventry, UK to assist the homeless.
2011 Youth President, House of Kings and Priests, Abakaliki
2007 National Youth Services Corp (Physics Teacher)
2007 Zonal Music Director, Nigerian Christian Corpers Fellowship, Okitipupa, Ondo State
2007 Zonal Coordinator, NIM-NYSC Programme, Okitipupa zone.
2003 Assistant Music Director, All Saints Chapel FUTO, Nigeria
2003 Assistant Secretary, Association of Polymer and Textile Engineering Students