Dr. Nosa Egiebor

Dr. Nosa Egiebor
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Vice President for International Education, Research and Development
Phone:  334-724-4265

Email:  egiebor@mytu.tuskegee.edu


Ph.D. (1985) in Chemical/Metallurgical Engineering (Focus on Environmental Technology Development in Energy & Mineral Resource Exploitation), Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

M.Sc. (1981) in Metallurgical Engineering (Emphasis on Extractive Metallurgy of Lateritic Nickel Ores), University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.

B.Sc. (1979) in Industrial & Engineering Chemistry (Mineral Processing Option), University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.

Registered Professional Engineer – P.E., Alberta (1990), Canada & Florida Engineering Society (2005), USA

Research Interest:

Environmental science and engineering in the natural resources, energy, and materials processing and utilization with emphasis on: (i) Water and wastewater treatment;  (ii) Environmental degradation of  materials for nuclear industry applications; (iii) Water resources management in extractive metallurgy; (iv) Renewable and sustainable energy development; and (iv) climate change mitigation and adaptation science.

Selected Publications:

** United States PATENT Award: N.O. Egiebor and J. U. Otaigbe, “Desulfurization of Solid Carbonaceous Fuels by Coagglomeration with Sulfur Sorbents, “U.S. Patent #5,284,497 (1994).

  1. S.J. Gana, N.O. Egiebor, and R. Ankumah, “Effect of High Temperature Treatment on Aqueous Corrosion of Low-Carbon Steel by Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy”, Material Science and Applications, 2 (2), 81–86, (2011).


  1. S.J. Gana, R. Ankumah, and N.O. Egiebor, “Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) Study of Carbon Steel Corrosion Under Acidic Conditions”, Proceedings & Book of Abstracts Vol. 37; 37th Annual Technology Conference of NOBCChE, Atlanta, GA, March 29 – April 2, (2010).


  1. A. Ikem and N.O. Egiebor, “Oxidative Destruction of Picric Acid in Aqueous Media by Fenton’s Reagent”, Environmental Engineering Science, 26(2), 343-350, (2009).


  1. B.O. Oni, N.O. Egiebor, N.J. Ekekwe and A. Chuku, “Corrosion Behavior of Tin-Plated carbon Steel and Aluminum in NaCl Solutions Using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy” Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization & Engineering, 7(4), 331-346, (2008).


  1. J.C. Barreto, T.A. Dubetz, D.L. Schmidt, S. Isern, T. Beatty, D.W. Brown, E. Gillman, R.S. Alberte, and N.O. Egiebor, “Combustion and Energy transfer Experiments: A Laboratory Model for Linking Core Concepts across the Science Curriculum”, Journal of College Science Teaching, 36(4), 50-53, (2007).


  1. N.O. Egiebor and B. Oni, “Acid Rock Drainage Formation and Treatment: A review” Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering (APJChE), 2(1), 47-62, (2007).


  1. N.O. Egiebor and M.A, Idachaba, “Microbial Induced Degradation of Cement-Solidified waste Forms for Radioactive waste Disposal”, Cementitious Materials for Waste Treatment, Disposal, Remediation & Decommissioning Workshop, Book of Abstracts pp. 8, DOE Savannah River Site, Aiken, South Carolina, December 12-14, (2006).


  1. S. Blanchard, N.O. Egiebor, J. Sweeney, L. Zidek, C. Sechrist, S. Hulbert, J. Osborne, and R. O’Neil, “Blank Slate Engineering at Florida Gulf Coast University – Innovative and Multidisciplinary From the Groud Up”, Paper # 2006-858, Proceedings of the 2006 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, (2006).


  1. A. Ikem and N.O. Egiebor, “Assessment of Trace Elements in Canned Fishes Marketed in Georgia and Alabama”, J. of Food Composition, 18, 771-787, (2005).


  1. M.A. Idachaba, N.O. Egiebor, and P. Dominico, “Improving Microbial Stability of Solidified Cement Waste Forms”, Proceedings of International Conference on Energy, Environment, and Disasters – INCEED 2005, pp. 145-146, Charlotte, NC, July 24 – 30, (2005).


  1. M.A. Idachaba, K. Nyavor, and N.O. Egiebor, “The Leaching of Chromium from Cement-Based Waste Form via a Predominantly Biological Mechanism”, Advances in Environmental Research, 8, 483-491, (2004).


  1. A. Liu, K. Nyavor, Z. Li, and N.O. Egiebor, “Effects of Composition and Calcination Temperature on Morphology and Structure of Barium Modified Zirconia Nanoparticles” Materials Science and Engineering A, 366 (1), 66-73, (2004).


  1. M.A. Idachaba, K. Nyavor, N.O. Egiebor, and R.D. Rogers, “Limitations of the NRC Method of Microbial Stability Evaluation of Waste Forms” Advances in Environmental Research, 7, 273-281, (2003).


  1. A. Ikem, N.O. Egiebor and K. Nyavor, “Trace Elements in Water, Fish and Sediment from Tuskegee Lake, Southeastern USA”, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 149, 51-75, (2003).


  1. R.D. Rogers, J.J. Knight, C.R. Cheeseman, J.H. Wolfram, M. Idachaba, K. Nyavor and N.O. Egiebor, “Development of Test Methods for Assessing Microbial Influenced degradation of Cement-Solidified radioactive and Industrial Waste”, Cement and Concrete Research, 33, 2069-2076, (2003).


  1. M.A. Idachaba, K. Nyavor and N.O. Egiebor, “Kinetic Analysis of Data Obtained from Studies on Microbial Degradation of Cement Waste Forms, Using Shrinking Core Models”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 99 (1-4), 57-69 (2003).


  1. A. Ikem, A. Nwankwoala, S. Odueyungbo, K. Nyavor, and N.O. Egiebor, “Levels of 26 Elements in Infant Formula from USA, UK, and Nigeria by Microwave Digestion and ICP-OES”, Food Chemistry, 77, 439-447, (2002).


  1. A. Ikem, S. Odueyungbo, N.O. Egiebor, and K. Nyavor, “Chemical Quality of Bottled Waters from Three Cities in Eastern Alabama”, The Science of the Total Environment, 285, 165-175 (2002).


  1. M.A. Idachaba, K. Nyavor, and N.O. Egiebor, “Evaluation of Microbial Stability of Simulated Solid and Liquid Waste Forms Using a Refined Biofilm Formation Method”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, B90, 279-295, (2002).