Chemistry Experts

Okoro Ndubuike Linus

Associate Professor
Petroleum Chemistry and Engineering
American University of Nigeria


Ph.D., Physical Chemistry; Dortmund University of Technology, Germany. Dr. Linus Okoro obtained his PhD, in the field of Physical Chemistry from the Dortmund University of Technology, Dortmund, Germany. He has double Masters Degree in the fields of Physical Chemistry and Bio-Organic Chemistry from the University of Ibadan Nigeria and the University of Braunschweig Germany respectively. Dr. Okoro joined the American University of Nigeria in 2009, from the University of Bochum Germany where he did his postdoctoral research work. His current research work at the American University of Nigeria is focused on Biofuels/Biodiesel as alternative to petrol/diesel, and he has published his work in several peer-reviewed international and local journals. He delights in helping and inspiring students and young researchers to excel in their chosen career.

Research Interest

Biofuels research; Corrosion Inhibition study; Oil Spill Control and Cleanup; Thermodynamic study of biomolecular interactions


  • Hassan K. Tajudeen, Immaculata O. Onuigbo, Simeon O. Isaac, Pwafureino Moses, Chidinma Ifekauche, Eugene Uwiringiyimana, O’Donnell Sylvester, Michael Kane, Musa Neksumi, Victoria F. Adams, Bolade O. Agboola, Linus N. Okoro, Obioma Uche, and Wan Jin Jahng. Synthesis of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using Chromophores from West African Plants. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research. 2017, 8(6), 631-635.

  • Aminu D. Usman and Linus N. Okoro. Innovations in oil spill cleanup techniques. Chemical Sci. Reviews and Letters. 2017-in press

  • Jean Baptiste Habyarimana, Mohammed Njiemon, Raiyan Abdulnasir, Musa Neksumi, Muhammad Yahaya, O’Donnell Sylvester, Ifeoma Joseph, Linus Okoro, Bolade Agboola, Obioma Uche, and Wan Jin Jahng. Synthesis of Hydrocarbon Fuels by Thermal Catalytic Cracking of Polypropylene. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research. 2017, 1(8), 1193-1202.

Global Experts from Nigeria

Global Experts in Subject