Grants given

2021 TETFUND NATIOAL RESEARCH FUND GRANTS WON

 

S/N PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR INSTITUTION PROPOSAL TITLE PROPOSAL CODE RECOMMENDED NRF GRANT

(NAIRA)

1 VINCENT-AKPU IJEOMA FAVOUR UNIVERSITY OF PORTHARCOURT PRODUCTION OF ORGANIC BIOFERTILIZER FROM WATER HYACINTH(EICHHORNIA CRASSIPES) FOR AGRICULTURAL AND BIOREMEDIATION PURPOSES NRF/SET/NRT/00031 34,942,500

 

 LIST OF RECOMMENDED PROPOSALS UNDER THE CC RESEARCH CATERGORY

S/N PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR INSTITUTION PROPOSAL TITLE PROPOSAL CODE RECOMMENDED NRF GRANT (NAIRA)
1 FAWEHINMI HAKEEN BABATUNDE UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT THREE-DIMENSIONAL NEGROID GROSS ANATOMICAL MODELLING USING NIGERIAN ANTHROPOMEYRIC STANDARDS NRF/CC/EWC/00170 30,792,300
2 NWAFILI SYLNANUS ANENE UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT IMPACT ASSESMENT AND DEMOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE INVASIVE GIANT TIGER PRAWN, PANAEUS MONODON, ALONG THE NIGERIAN COAST NRF/CC/REG/00023 12,500,000
3 NBETE ALUBABARI DESMOND UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT EXPLORING NEW PERSPECTIVE ON RESOURCE GOVERNANCE THROUGH THE REPOSITIONING OF THE HYDROCARBON POLLUTION REMEDIATION PROJECT (HYPREP) NRF/CC/REG/00040 20,099,791

 

 

2021 TETFUND NATIOAL RESEARCH FUND GRANTS WON

 

S/N PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR INSTITUTION PROPOSAL TITLE PROPOSAL CODE RECOMMENDED NRF GRANT

(NAIRA)

1 VINCENT-AKPU IJEOMA FAVOUR UNIVERSITY OF PORTHARCOURT PRODUCTION OF ORGANIC BIOFERTILIZER FROM WATER HYACINTH(EICHHORNIA CRASSIPES) FOR AGRICULTURAL AND BIOREMEDIATION PURPOSES NRF/SET/NRT/00031 34,942,500

 

 LIST OF RECOMMENDED PROPOSALS UNDER THE CC RESEARCH CATERGORY

S/N PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR INSTITUTION PROPOSAL TITLE PROPOSAL CODE RECOMMENDED NRF GRANT (NAIRA)
1 FAWEHINMI HAKEEN BABATUNDE UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT THREE-DIMENSIONAL NEGROID GROSS ANATOMICAL MODELLING USING NIGERIAN ANTHROPOMEYRIC STANDARDS NRF/CC/EWC/00170 30,792,300
2 NWAFILI SYLNANUS ANENE UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT IMPACT ASSESMENT AND DEMOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE INVASIVE GIANT TIGER PRAWN, PANAEUS MONODON, ALONG THE NIGERIAN COAST NRF/CC/REG/00023 12,500,000
3 NBETE ALUBABARI DESMOND UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT EXPLORING NEW PERSPECTIVE ON RESOURCE GOVERNANCE THROUGH THE REPOSITIONING OF THE HYDROCARBON POLLUTION REMEDIATION PROJECT (HYPREP) NRF/CC/REG/00040 20,099,791

Below are THE research grants, under the Department of Mechanical Engineering, with the current progress being shown.

S/No Title Funder/Client Grant Period Role Status
1 AAKTP: Development of a Novel Hybrid Solar PV/Thermal Pre-cooler for Smallholder Farmers Innovate UK Apr. 2022 – Jul. 2023 PI (from Univ. PH end) Ongoing
2 Renewable Energies For Africa: Effective Valorization Of Agri-Food Wastes (REFFECR AFRICA) European Commission (Horizon) Nov. 2021- Oct. 2026 Collaborator (PI: Universidad de Jaén) Ongoing
3 Modelling, Design and Experimental Validation of a Solar Thermal Powered Garri Frying (Garification) Processing Unit TETFund Dec. 2020 – Nov. 2022 Co-PI Ongoing
4 Mapping and development of geographic information system of biomass potential in sub-Saharan Africa GCRF Mar. 2020 – Jun. 2022 PI Ongoing
5 Transforming Energy Access – Learning Partnership: MSc Energy Access and Renewable Energy Technology DFID (administered by Carbon Trust) Jul. 2019 –  Oct. 2021 PI Completed
6 Automotive Engineering Programme Curriculum Development with Industry Collaborations GCRF Mar. 2017 – Jun. 2019 Co-PI Completed
7 Assessment of renewable energy potentials in coastline communities in the Niger Delta of Nigeria DFID (administered

by AAS CIRCLE)

Jan. 2016 –Dec. 2016 PI Completed