Prof. NWADINIGWE CHUKWUEMEKA ALPHONSUS.

Department: Pure And Industrial Chemistry
Faculty: Physical Sciences
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Email: chukwuemeka.nwadinigwe@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +2348037502304


Responsibilities:
a) Chemical Societies 1. National President, Chemical Society of Nigeria, 1995 to 1999. 2. Member of Council, Chemical Society of Nigeria, 1984 to 2003 3. Member of Council, Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria, (ICCON), 1995 to 2005 and Chartered Chemist (C. Chem) 4. Publicity Secretary, Chemical Society of Nigeria, Anambra State Chapter, 1983-1988. 5. National Assistant Secretary, Chemical Society of Nigeria, 1984-1987. 6. National Publicity Secretary, Chemical Society of Nigeria, 1987-1991. 7. National Vice-President, Chemical Society of Nigeria, 1991-1995. b) University of Nigeria 8. Dean Faculty of Physical Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria, (2001/2002 and 2002/2003) academic sessions. 8. Head, Department of Pure & Industrial Chemistry, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu state, Nigeria, October 1, 2000 to July 31, 2002. 10. Member, University of Nigeria Senate, October 1993 till date. 11. Member, University of Nigeria Senate Publications Committee, 2002 to 2004. 12. Member, Governing Board of the Centre for Energy Research and Development, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1988-1993. 13. Member, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Committee on Raw Materials Research and Development, 1991 till date. 14. Member, Determination Panel in Respect of Research Grant by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. 15. Member, University of Nigeria Senate Committee of Masters, Mistresses and Wardens, 1986 to 1993. 16. Member, Programme Implementation Committee of the World Bank, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1991-1998. 17. Hall Warden, Postgraduate (Nkrumah) Hall, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1986 to 1993. 18. Chairman, Sub-Committee on Students’ Canteens, University of Nigeria, 1988 to 1993. 19. Member, University of Nigeria Electoral Commission, 1987-1990. 20. Chairman/Member, Committee of Investigation into Examination Malpractices in the Faculty of Engineering, University of Nigeria, 1988. 21. Member, Vice-Chancellor’s Committee of Investigation into the loss of Nikon Microscope in the Department of Animal Science, University of Nigeria, 1988. 22. Member, Vice-Chancellor’s Committee of Investigation into the loss of an air-Conditioner in the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1991. 23. Member, Vice Chancellor’s Panel of Investigation. Re: Constant Threats and Harassment from Mr. N. O. Ekwom, Officer-in-charge, student Affairs (Housing), University of Nigeria, 1992. 24. Member, Sub-Committee on Postgraduate Scholarships, Assistanceships, Financial Aid and Grants, University of Nigeria, 1983. 25. Member, Vice-Chancellor’s Committee on Physical Facilities Development, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1986/87. c) International Memberships/Assignments 26. Member, Multi-Stakeholder National Steering Committee for the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), September 30, 2002. 27. Pioneer Project Co-ordinator, University of Nigeria – Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) Equipment Maintenance Linkage/Service and Training Centre, 1989-1999. 28. Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science, U.S.A. 29. Member, Industrial Division, Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom. 30. Member, Royal Society of Chemistry (M.R.S.C.) and Chartered Chemist (C.Chem), Great Britain. 31. Member, Research Board of Advisors of the American Biographical Institute (since 2006). 32. Member, Knight of St. John International d) External Examination & Visiting Appointments 33. External Assessor for Several Universities for academics aspiring to Professorship and Readership (Associate Professorship) positions. (since Oct. 2000). 34. Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry , Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State. 2003/2004 Academic Session. 35. Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry , Kogi State University, Anyingba, Kogi State. 2007/2008 Academic Session. 36. External Examiner in respect of N.C.E. Examination in the School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Chemistry, A.I.C.E., Owerri, 1983. 37. External Examiner to the Department of Science Technology (B.Sc. degree) in the Faculty of Applied Physical Sciences, Anambra State University of Technology, 1988/89, 1989/90 and 1990/91. 38. External Examiner to the Department of Science Technology (B.Sc. degree) in the Faculty of Applied Physical Sciences, Anambra State University of Technology, 1992/93, 1993/94 and 1994/95 (3 years). 39. External Examiner to the Department of Chemistry, for B.Sc. degrees, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, 1996/97, 1997/98 and 1999/2000 (4 years). 40. External Examiner to the Department of Chemistry, (two Ph.D. candidates) University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, 6 April, 1998. 41. External Examiner to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, for M.Sc. Chemistry degrees (3 candidates), November 2001. 42. External Examiner for 2004/2005, 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 B.Sc. Degree in Chemistry, Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Port Harcourt. Rivers State. 43. External Examiner for 2006/2007 B.Sc. Degree in Chemistry, Department of Industrial Chemistry, Madonna University, Elele Campus, Rivers State. 44. External Examiner for 2006/2007 B.Sc. Degree in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Benin, Benin City. 45. External Examiner for M.Sc. Chemistry Students. Benue State University, Makurdi, Date of Examination: 7th August, 2007. 46. External Examiner for B.Sc. Degree in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State (2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2007/2008 Academic Sessions). 47. External examiner for six (6) M.Sc. and one Ph.D. Candidates in Chemistry, Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, 2007/2008 Academic Year. 48. External Examiner for thirteen (13) M.Sc. Candidates in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Benin, Benin City. Date of Examination: 19 December, 2006. 49. External Examiner for Four (4) Ph.D and Four (4) M.Sc. Candidates in Chemistry. Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. Dates of Examination: 16th & 17th September, 2008. 50. External Examiner for Seven (7) M.Tech. Candidates in Production Tech. (Chemical Technology Option). Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. Date of Examination: 19th December, 2008. 51. External Examiner for one (1) Ph.D Candidate in Chemistry, Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, University of Port Harcourt. Date 02 March, 2009. e) Miscellaneous (National, Community, Religious) 52. Member, Raw Materials Research and Development Council’s Multi-disciplinary Task Force on Techno-Economic Survey of Raw Materials in the Chemical and Pharmaceuticals Sector. (NB. The Raw Materials Research and Development Council was set up by the Federal Military Government in 1987 by Decree No. 39). 53. Member, National University Commission (NUC) Panel on Science Accreditation in several Nigerian Universities. Since 1991. 54. Member, National Coal Utilization Committee (1984 till date). 55. Member, Science Association of Nigeria, 1988. 56. Chairman, Old Orsu Federal Union, Nsukka Branch, 1985-1995. 57. Vice-Chairman, Old Orlu Divisional Union, Nsukka branch, 1985 to 1991. 58. Patron, Catholic students’ Choir, St. Peter’s Chaplaincy, University of Nigera, Nsukka, 1983 to 1999. 59. Chairman, Community Wardens Corps, St. Peter’s Chaplaincy University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1992 to 2002, and Member 1992 till date. 60. Chairman, Station Council, St. Mary’s Catholic Mission, Assah-Ubirielem, Orsu L.G.A, Imo State, Nigeria, 1990 to 1998. 61. Chairman, Parish Council, St. Mary’s Catholic Parish, Assah-Ubirielem, Orsu L.G.A, Imo State, Nigeria, 1998 to 2003 62. National President, Assah-Ubirielem Town Union, Orsu L.G.A, Imo State, Nigeria, 1992 to 1995. 63. Patron, Catholic Fathers Organisation (CFO), St. Mary’s Catholic Parish, Assah-Ubirielem, in the Catholic Diocese of Orlu, Imo State (since 2006). 64. Patron, Regina Pacis Regional Choirs Association, Orlu Diocesan Catholic Choirs Association. Catholic Diocese of Orlu, Imo State (since 2008).



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