Editor’s Profile

Chukwuma Ogbonnaya


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ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4756-6485

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 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/


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)


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).


Writing, Motivational Speaking, Music and Volunteering.


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

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