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  • Engr. Kesiena Owebor is a purpose-driven scholar in sustainable energy future. He holds B.Eng and M.Eng degrees in Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Port Harcourt, where he also bagged an unprecedented CGPA of 5.00 on a scale of 5.00 in his master studies. Presently, he is at the concluding stage of his doctoral research at the University of Port Harcourt. Engr. Kesiena Owebor lectures Energy and Thermofluid related courses at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Delta State University. His research interest spans through energy modelling and climate actions – renewable energy, clean cooking, fuel cell systems, low-high grade thermal energy conversion technologies, and low-emission & energy transition future. Engr. Kesiena Owebor started publishing since 2018 and he has not less than eight (8) publications with Elsevier and Springer journals, in the ranks of Applied Energy, Renewable Energy, Energy Conversion & Management, Energy, and Energy & Climate Change journal; and over one hundred (100) citations. He is also a reviewer with the Elsevier's Applied Energy journal. He is very familiar with bottom-up, top-down and hybrid modelling tools such as the Low Emissions Analysis Platform (LEAP) and IMACLIM. He has basic knowledge in the use of MATLAB and Engineering Equation Solver (EES). Engr. Kesiena Owebor is a fully registered Mechanical Engineer by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). He is an active user of Research Gate, LinkedIn and also visible in Google Scholar. His ORCiD is He is an adjunct member of the Nigeria long term energy scenarios/modelling project (Deep Decarbonisation Pathway - Nigeria). He is also a recipient of the World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence Centre for Oilfield Chemicals Research (ACE-CEFOR) partial scholarship award.
    My Publications
  1. K. Owebor, E.O. Diemuodeke, T.A. Briggs, M. Imran (2021) Power Situation and Renewable Energy Potentials in Nigeria - a Case for Integrated Multi a generation Technology, Renewable Energy Vol. Pages:

  2. Mike U Ajieh, Kesiena Owebor, Lawrence C Edomwonyi-Otu, Izuchukwu F Okafor (2021) Integration of Perennial Grass into Energy Mix as Alternative to Fuelwood in Selected Niger Delta Communities, Nigeria, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery Vol. Pages:

  3. S. C. Ikpeseni, H. I. Owamah, K. Owebor, E. S. Amen, S. O. Sada, E. Otuaro (2021) Corrosion Inhibition Efficiency, Adsorption and Thermodynamic Studies of Ocimum Gratissimum on Carbon Steel in 2 M Sodium Chloride Solution, Journal of Bio- and Tribo-Corrosion Vol. Pages:

  4. Sunday Chukwuyem Ikpeseni, Kesiena Owebor, Hilary Ijeoma Owamah (2021) Developing the Nigerian Steel Sector: The Economic and Industrial Implications, NIPES Journal of Science and Technology Research
    Vol.3 Pages: 202-211

  5. D.E. Omene Tietie, E.O. Diemuodeke, K. Owebor, C. Okereke, F.I. Abam, H.I. Njoku (2021) Long-term energy demand-side modelling of Nigerian household sector, Energy and Climate Chnage Vol.2 Pages: 100065

  6. K. Owebor, C.O.C. Oko, E.O. Diemuodeke, O.J. Ogorure (2019) Thermo-environmental and economic analysis of an integrated municipal waste-to-energy solid oxide fuel cell, gas- steam-, organic fluid- and absorption refrigeration cycle thermal power plant, Applied Energy Vol.239 Pages: 1385-1401

  7. O.J. Ogorure, C.O.C. Oko, E.O. Diemuodeke, K. Owebor (2018) Energy, exergy, environmental and economic analysis of an agricultural waste-to-energy multigeneration thermal power plant, Energy Conversion and Management Vol.171 Pages: 222-240