Chukwuemeka Diji

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Diji is a senior lecturer and the immediate past acting. Head of department, department of mechanical engineering, university of Ibadan (August, 2015 – July, 2017). He obtained a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ibadan in 2008, Masters of Science degree (MSc) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ibadan in 1997 and a Bachelors of Science (B.Sc) from the Obafemi Awolowo University (Formerly University of Ife) in 1987. He has a professional postgraduate qualifying Diploma in Management Consultancy practice and Organizational Transformation of the International Professional Managers Association (IPMA – UK).
In 1994, He was awarded the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) price for contribution to Engineering in Nigeria and at the completion of his doctoral studies in January 2008 received the University of Ibadan postgraduate school award for the best outstanding PhD thesis for the 2007/2008 academic session. As part of my post – doctoral studies, I have also received two major fellowships from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; the first was in January, 2010 for specialized academic linkage at the Centre for Study in Renewable and Sustainable Energy (CSRSE) at the University of Botswana, Gaborone, while the second was for Staff training and research capacity building at the department of Mechanical/Production Engineering of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), USA from March – May, 2011.
He currently teach courses in Thermo – fluids, material science, production technology and entrepreneurship as well as energy studies at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. I also serve as an associate lecturer in three major academic Centre’s of the University of Ibadan: Centre for Sustainable Development (CESDEV); Centre for Petroleum, Economics, Energy and Law (CPEEL); and the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI).

Chukwuemeka is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

ckb - climate adaptation.

Climate Knowledge Brokers

The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group is a growing alliance of around 400 leading global, regional and national knowledge brokers specialising in climate and development information.
Read more
cbanetworksquare - climate adaptation.

Community Based Adaptation Network (CBA Network)

The Community Based Adaptation Conference (CBA) online community space. Visit here for the latest news and information about CBA14.   
Read more