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Awakilitu Bola Onifade

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Grantee Title

Research Topic: Climate change adaptation as it affects pyrolysis of lignocellulosic materials from oil palm fruit fibre and physic nut shell at low temperature and pressure for energy and chemical productions.

Grantee Description

Fellowship Category: Post-PhD 

Nationality: Nigerian      

Home Institution: Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Nigeria               

Mentor at Home Institution: Prof S O Jekayinfa

Host Institution: University of Nairobi, Kenya

Supervisor at Host Institution: Prof Shem Wandiga          

Her research area of interest is renewable energy and technology. Her research will focus on extraction and pyrolysis of the lignocellulosic materials from palm fruit fibre and physic nut shell under low temperature and pressure to produce energy and chemicals. She hopes to improve her research skills through CIRCLE.