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Dr. Eleburuike Naimat Abimbola

Lecturer I

Historical Background

Joined Al-Hikmah in 2010 as an Assistant Lecturer, promoted to Lecturer II in 2012 and Upgraded to Lecturer I in 2018.

Educational History

B.Sc., MSc. (University of Ilorin), PhD (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)

Qualifications

 Ph.D.

Research Interest

Photocatalysis, Heterogeneous Catalysis and Biopolymers from Agricultural Waste for Environmental Remediation

Publications

      1. Abdulkareem, S. A. & Eleburuike, N. A. (2012): “Pyrolysis of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Waste Products into Useful Fuels”; Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences (NJPAS); Vol. 25 (2012), 2379-2384.   ISSN 0794 – 0378. Published by Faculty of Science, University of Ilorin. http://njpas.com.ng/
      2. S. A. Abdulkareem and Naimat Abdulaziz (2009): Catalytic Conversion of High Density Polyethylene Product (Yoghurt Bottles) to Solid, Liquid, and Gaseous Hydrocarbon Fuels. (Patent of the University of Ilorin Research Inventions, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ref No. NGP2010333).
      3. Eleburuike, N. A., Amigun, A. T., Ayinla, S. O., M’civer, F. A., Oyewumi-Musa, R. T. & Garba, B. (2021). Fundamentals of Physical Chemistry. Ilorin: Published by Unilorin Press.
      4. Eleburuike, N. A., Amigun, A. T., Ayinla, S. O., M’civer, F. A., Oyewumi-Musa, R. T. & Garba, B. (2021). Essentials of Inorganic Chemistry. Ilorin: Published by Unilorin Press.
      5. Amoloye, T. O., Abdulkareem, S. A., & Eleburuike, N. A. (2013): Thermal Cracking of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Waste into Useful Hydrocarbon Products; Chemsearch Journal (CSJ), 4(2) December, 2013, 72-75. ISSN: 2276 – 707X. Published by Chemical Society of Nigeria, Kano Chapter. Available online at: https://www.ajol.info/index.php/csj/article/view/114932
      6. Abdulkareem, S. A. & Eleburuike, N. A. and Amoloye T. O. (2014): Comparison of Fuel Oil from Thermal and Catalytic Cracking of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE); Journal of the Chemical Society of Nigeria (JCSN), 39(1), 103-106. Published by Chemical society of Nigeria (CSN). http://journals.chemsociety.org.ng/index.php/jcsn
      7. Abdulkareem, S. A., Abu, T. O. & Eleburuike, N. A., (2019). Thermal and Catalytic Pyrolysis of Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Wastes into Useful Fuel Oils: Comparative Studies. ABUAD Journal of Engineering Research and Development (AJERD), Vol. 2(1), 36-41. Published by College of Engineering, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Available online at: http://ajerd.abuad.edu.ng/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/AJERD0201_05.pdf
      8. Eleburuike, N. A. & Abdulkareem, S. A. (2011): “Thermal Cracking of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Products into useful Fuels”, Proceedings of the 34th Annual International Conference, Workshop and Exhibition of the Chemical Society of Nigeria. 19-23 September, 2011. Published by Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN).
      9. Eleburuike, N. A., Bakar, W. A. W. A., Ali, R. & Omar, M. F. (2016). Photocatalytic Degradation of Paraquat Dichloride Over CeO2-Modified TiO2 Nanotubes and the Optimization of Parameters by Response Surface Methodology. RSC Advances. Vol. 6, 104082-104093. Published by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), UK. Available online at: https://doi.org/10.1039/C6RA24283A. (Impact Factor: 3.361, Indexed by Web of Science (ISI) and Scopus). 
      10. Eleburuike, N. A., Bakar, W. A. W. A. & Ali, R. (2017). Role of Na+ Ion Removal on the Photocatalytic Properties of Hydrothermally-Prepared TiO2 Nanotubes. Malaysian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences (MJFAS). Vol. 13(2), 143-147. Published by Ibnu Sina Institute of Fundamental and Applied Research, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Available online at https://doi.org/10.11113/mjfas.v13n2.617 (Indexed by Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and Scopus). 
      11. Nadarajan, R., Bakar, W. A. W. A., Toemen, S., Habib, M. A. & Eleburuike, N. A. (2018). Structure-Activity Relationship of TiO2 Based Trimetallic Oxide Towards 1, 2-Dichlorobenzene Photodegradation: Influence of Preparation Method and Its Mechanism. Chemical Engineering Journal Vol 351, 708-720. Published by Elsevier. Available online at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2018.06.135. (Impact Factor: 13.273, Indexed by Web of Science and Scopus).
      12. Eleburuike, N. A., Bakar, W. A. W. A. & Ali, R. (2016). Effects of Surface Modification and Calcination Temperature on the Photocatalytic Degradation of Paraquat Dichloride over CeO2-doped TiO2 Nanotubes under Visible Light. Proceedings of 4th International Science Postgraduate Conference 2016 (ISPC 2016), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 22-24 February, 2016. Pages 40-48. Published by Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
      13. Eleburuike, N. A., Bakar, W. A. W. A. & Ali, R. (2016). Photocatalytic Treatment of Modelled Paraquat Dichloride Polluted Water using Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide Nanotubes. Proceeding of Women in Science and Technology for the Developing World Fifth General Assembly and International Conference, 16-19 May 2016, Kuwait. Pages 1-6. Published by Kuwait Institute of Scientific Research (KISR), Kuwait.
      14. Eleburuike, N. A., Bakar, W. A. W. A. & Ali, R. (2016). Zirconia-Modified Titanium Oxide Nanotubes with Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity. Proceedings of 6th International Graduate Conference on Engineering, Science and Humanities (IGCESH 2016), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 15-17 August 2016.  Pages, 405-408. Published by School of Graduate Studies, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

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