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Academic Biography

Princewill is a Lecturer at the School of Computing, Engineering, and Digital Technologies. His research focuses on optimizing hydrogen production from hydrocarbon reservoirs. He holds an MSc in Petroleum Engineering and Project Development with Distinction at the Institute of Petroleum Studies, University of Port Harcourt/IFP School, France. He also holds a First Class BEng (Hons) in Petroleum Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.

Academic Achievements

• Total/NNPC Joint Venture Postgraduate Scholarship, 2014/2015 session.
• PTDF Prize for M.Sc. Best Graduating Student (2015)
• JOHN EHI ADDEH Prize for M.Sc. Ethics and Governance (2015)
• CHI IKOKU Prize for M.Sc. Best Graduating Student (2015)
• IPS ALUMNI Prize for the best MSc Student in Research Project (2015)

Enterprise Interest and Activities

COVID-19 Ventilator Design Challenge

Princewill organized the Ikuku Ndu Ventilator Challenge to encourage local experts in Nigeria to design and build low-cost, simple, and easy to use ventilators that can serve Covid-19 patients within an emergency timeframe.

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Summary of Research Interests

His research interest spans decarbonization technologies, blue hydrogen production, and sustainable hydrocarbon production conversion. In addition, he has been involved in several research projects involving the integration of Machine Learning Algorithms to predict and optimize natural gas production.

External Roles and Professional Activities

Princewill is an associate fellow of higher education academy (AFHEA) and a professional member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (IOM3). He also holds professional memberships with the Society of Petroleum Engineers International (SPEi). 

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Petroleum Engineering and Project Development, IFP Énergies nouvelles

17 Nov 201425 Nov 2015

Award Date: 25 Nov 2015

Bachelor, Petroleum Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri

1 Oct 20061 Nov 2011

Award Date: 28 Jan 2012

External positions

Lecturer, Federal University of Technology, Owerri

17 Mar 20141 May 2019


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