Chigbo A. Mgbemene is a Mechanical Engineer by profession. He received the B. Eng. degree in 1991, M. Eng. degree in 2002 and PhD in January 2011 in Mechanical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Currently, he teaches at the Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He participates in both local and international researches across different disciplines. In 2010, he researched with Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland in the use of agricultural waste products (maize cobs, rice husks and groundnut shells) in the production of building panels. In 2011, he also participated in the University Lecturers Skills Enhancement Training Programme, Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. He was a Fulbright scholar to University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA from 2006 – 2007 where he carried out his doctoral research work. In 2014, he went to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA on the MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) Africa Empowering the Teachers Fellowship. He has published in notable international journals in his field. Dr. Mgbemene is a registered engineer and a member of numerous professional and scholarly societies.