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Name

Ms. Agnes Akpojo Anuka

Department

Petroleum Engineering

Designation

Assistant Lecturer

Email

[email protected]


About Ms. Agnes Akpojo Anuka

Agnes Akpojo Anuka worked as a volunteer at the Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law (CPEEL), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria in 2019. An impeccable record of diligence and dedication to duty earned her the position of a Graduate Assistant at the Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law from September, 2019 to October, 2019. On 16th October, 2019, she was absorbed into the services of the University of Calabar as an Assistant lecturer at the department of Petroleum Engineering, Faculty of Engineering. Prior to this time, she worked on the hydrocarbon and power sector of the Cross River State Growth and Development Strategy (2018-2048) from October 2018 to December 2018 under the leadership of the Chief Economic Adviser to the Governor and Vice Chairman, Dr. Francis Ntamu. Agnes Akpojo Anuka started her education at the Command Children School, Akim, Calabar, Nigeria in 1992 and later transferred to Estate Nursery and Primary School, Federal Housing Estate, Calabar, Nigeria in 1994 where she obtained her First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) in 1999. She was admitted at the Federal Government Girls’ College (FGGC), Calabar in 1999 and in 2005, obtained her ‘O’ level certificate after sitting for the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE). She proceeded to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria in 2007 and was awarded a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) degree in Chemical Engineering in 2014. Driven by an intense passion for knowledge, she began her Postgraduate studies at the University of Ibadan in 2015, and in 2018 obtained a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Department of Petroleum Engineering, Faculty of Technology, University of Ibadan. On 13th June, 2013, Agnes Akpojo Anuka attended the 11th Annual ChemClass Conference, 2013, Chemical Society of Nigeria, Zaria Chapter held at the National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT), Basawa, Zaria where she presented a paper titled, “Production of Activated Carbon from Atili (Black Date) Seed Shells”, coauthored by Prof. Nehemiah Samuel Maina and on 22nd October, 2019, she presented a paper titled “Use of Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery for Meeting Nigeria’s Energy Needs”, coauthored by Prof. Olugbenga A. Falode at the International Conference on Hydrocarbon Science and Technology (ICHST), held at the Petroleum Training Institute (P.T.I) Conference Centre, Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria where she was in attendance from 21st October, 2019 to 22nd October, 2019. Agnes Akpojo Anuka’s desire for continuous development led her to enroll at the Cisco Networking Academy, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria where she obtained a certificate showing her proficiency in IT Essentials on 28th May, 2013. She also attended a workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation with Application to Energy Sector at the Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law (CPEEL), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria from 27th August 2019 to 29th August, 2019. She was awarded a certificate of proficiency at the end of the workshop. In 2012, she worked on the “Production of Activated Carbon from Atili (Black Date) Seed Shells” as a B.Eng Research Project at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and the “Design of 10000 Tonnes per Annum Alkyd Resin Plant” as a B.Eng Design Project at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. She also carried out an Industrial Project on “Calabar Water Treatment Processes” as a B.Eng Industrial Project in 2012 at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. Her Master’s Thesis in 2018 at the Department of Petroleum Engineering, University of Ibadan was on “Pressure Depletion Performance in Gas Condensate Reservoirs: A Compositional Approach”. During her undergraduate days at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, she was a student member of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE) and is presently a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). In 2014, Agnes Akpojo Anuka collaborated with Prof. Nehemiah Samuel Maina to publish a research paper on “Production of activated carbon from Atili seed shells” published on the Leonardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies, (25), 195-209. Agnes Akpojo Anuka is also a writer whose passion for writing spurred her to write and publish four literary texts titled, ‘The Wings of Time’, ‘Beyond our Tears’, ‘Waiting for Dawn’ and ‘The Bet with Fate’. Her literary works are presently being used by Secondary Schools in Cross River State. In 2010, her literary prowess earned her a certificate from the Goi Peace Foundation and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in recognition of an insightful composition which she submitted to the International Essay Contest for young people.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
AttemptedCommand Children School, Akim, Calabar, Nigeria19921994
First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)Estate Nursery and Primary School, Federal Housing Estate, Calabar, Nigeria.19941999
‘O’ level CertificateFederal Government Girls’ College, Calabar, Nigeria19992005
B.Eng Chemical Engineering Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria20072014
M.Sc Petroleum EngineeringUniversity of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria20152018

S/N Publication
Maina, N.S., Anuka, A. A. (2014). ‘Production of activated carbon from Atili seed shells’ Leornardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies, (25), 195-209.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
The 11th Annual ChemClass Conference, 2013, Chemical Society of Nigeria, Zaria Chapter, National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT), Basawa, Zaria, Nigeria.Production of Activated Carbon from Atili (Black Date) Seed Shells2013-06-132013-06-13
International Conference on Hydrocarbon Science and Technology (ICHST), Petroleum Training Institute (P.T.I) Conference Centre, Effurun, Delta State, NigeriaUse of Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery for Meeting Nigeria’s Energy Needs2019-10-212019-10-22