Engr. Prof. O. B. Oloche

M.Sc, M. Phil, PhD, MNSE, R. Eng.(COREN)

Engr. Prof. OLOCHE Oyihi Boniface was born on 21st January 1957 in Ohimini Local Government Area of Benue State.  He attended Mt. St. Michael Secondary School, Aliade, Benue State from 1970 to 1974; Federal School of Arts and Science, Sokoto 1974 to 1976; Leningrad State Technical University Leningrad, Russia, 1977 to 1984; Leningrad State Technical University Leningrad, Russia, 1987 to 1991 and obtained the following qualifications: WASC (Div. One), 1974; GCE (‘A’ Level), 1976; M.Eng (Ferrous Met), 1984; M.Phil, 1987 and Ph.D, 1991.   He has attended many Local and International conferences and published over 60 articles.  He was elected Dean of the Faculty in 2015 and currently serving his second tenure.

Research Areas

–        Dephosphorisation of high phosphorus pig iron

        Corrosion and degradation of materials:  Use of eco-friendly plant extracts as corrosion Inhibitors in hydrochloric acid pickling of low and medium carbon steels and Al-Cu Composite.

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