Stanford University Names ACE-FUELS Director Among World Top Scientists

Professor Emeka Oguzie, the Centre Director for the Africa Centre of Excellence for Future Energies and Electrochemical Systems(ACE FUELS), hosted by the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has being named by the Stanford University among the top 2 percent of the most cited scientist in various disciplines (Civil, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, Physics, Biosciences and Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering, among others) in the world. The list comprises 159, 683 individuals with nearly 1500 scientists, doctors and engineers globally.

The report was prepared by a team led by Professor John P. A. Loannisis of Stanford University. Prof. Loannisis is a renowed scientist whose enormous contributions in evidence-based medicine, epidemiology and clinical research have been globally celebrated. The database was created to provide updated analyses and a publicly available database of top scientists that provide standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship-adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions, and a composite indicator.

About Professor Emeka Oguzie
Professor Emeka Oguzie leads the multidisciplinary Electrochemistry and Materials Science Research Unit at FUTO. He is noted for his insightful works in the fields of Chemistry and Materials Science. Prof. Oguzie is also the President of the International Family Foundation.
He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Pure Chemistry from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry from the Federal University of Technology Owerri and Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Calabar.

About Stanford University
The Stanford University is a US based University noted for its academic and research excellence. According to the 2020 edition of the QS World University Rankings, Stanford University is the 2nd highest- ranking university in the world.


ENSEA Calls for Applications into its PHD Programmes

As part of strengthening research at the National School of Statistics and Applied Economics (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Statistique et d’Economie Appliquée d’Abidjan, ENSEA) Cote d’Ivoire, a call for Applications in its PhD Programmes have been issued. Programmes offered are:

  • Quantitative Economics
  • Statistics and Social Sciences
  • Statistics and Public Health
  • Statistical Methodology

Application requirements include the following;

  • Cover letter addressed to the Director of ENSEA
  • Recently updated Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copy of the A-level/12th Grade/High School Certificate
  • Certificates and transcripts of Masters and First Degree Programmes and any other proof that may support the application.
  • Thesis on research project of a maximum of five (5) pages clearly indicating the title, problem, objectives, analytical approach, literature review, hypotheses and expected results as well as corresponding bibliographic references. Particular attention will be paid to the quality of writing of the proposed research topic and its relevance to the research interests of ACE researchers
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation that can justify the student’s research capacity (preferably two letters from lecturers qualified to supervise a thesis).

 Applications containing all certified documents should be sent via email:  with “Application for the Recruitment of Doctoral Candidates ” as the subject. Please note that any incomplete application will be rejected and applications from non-French speakers and women are strongly encouraged.

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Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

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