Academic Staff

  16 Jan 2017

Dr. Obike Anthony Ikechukwu




Name: Dr. Obike Anthony Ikechukwu

B.Sc (ABSU), M.Sc (Unilorin), Ph.D (Unical)


Personal Details

Telephone:           +234 803 446 7177

E – mail:     

Address:     Department of Pure and Induatrial Chemistry, Faculty of Biological & Physical Sciences, P.M.B. 2000, Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria

Area of Specialization: Physical Chemistry

Research Interest : Corrosion and Corrosion inhibition, Bioremediation, Electrochemistry, Material sciences and Nanotechnology

Current Research Areas:

  • Synthesis of Cheap affordable and environmentally friendly corrosion Inhibitors.
  • Corrosion inhibition using medicinal plants
  • Modeling / Quantum chemical calculations of Inhibitors
  • Bioremediation

Awards:   TWAS (The World Academy of Science for Advanced Training and Research) Scholar 2011

Affiliations: Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN)



  1. Odebunmi, E. O., Obike, A. I. and Owalude, S. O. (2009), Kinetics and Mechanism of Oxidation of α – D glucose and L – arabinose by Chromium (VI) ion. J. Biol. & Chem. Sc. 3(2): 178 – 185.
  1. Igwe, J. C., Agbeze, K. E., Obike, A. I and Sonde, C. U. (2012) Extraction, characterization and determination of Ethanoel fuel composite qualities of Saccharium officinarium, pennisetum and costus afer. Asian Journal of Plant Science Research, 2(5), 643 – 649.
  1. Eze, S. O., Ukaogo, P. O., Obike, A. I., Egeduzu, C. S. and Osuocha, K. U. (2014). Heavy metals contaminations in Amaogwugwu River from the headstream to the downstream, Ohuhu – Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 4(14) 6 – 14. ISSN 2224 – 3186.
  1. Jiang, X., Qu, D., Zhang, Y., Liu, X., Zuo, T., Mu, S., Obike, A. I and H. Zhang (2012). Corrosion of mild steel and inhibition of two field – used inhibitors in the presence of elemental sulfur. Corrosion/2012, No. 1064, Houston, Texas: NACE International.
  1. Obike, A. I., Igwe, J. C and Emeruwa, C. N. (2015). Equilibrium and Kinetics studies of Cu(II), Cd(II), Pb(II) and Fe(II) adsorption from aqueous solutions using cocoa (Theobroma cacao) pod husk. Der Chemica Sinica (in press).


  1. Obike, A. I., Okafor, P. C., Ekpe, U. J., Jiang, X and Qu, D (2013). Corrosion inhibition of pipeline steel in CO2 – saturated solutions by some derivatives of imidazoline. EuroCorr2013, paper number 1061, Estoril, Portugal.
  1. Obike, A. I., Okafor, P. C and Ekpe, U. J (2015). Inhibition of CO2 Corrosion of pipeline steel by some imidazoline derivatives. EuroCorr2015, paper number 126, Graz, Austria.