Engr. Paul Onoriode Avbenake is a faculty member at The School of Science and Technology, Pan-Atlantic University. Prior to his appointment, he was a Faculty member at the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department, Bayero University Kano. He obtained his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Lagos, M.Sc. in the same field specializing in process from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria and is currently awaiting his PhD external defense which would be awarded from the same institution. The first part of his research was done in a heavy crude oil research laboratory in Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman while the second part was done in PTDF laboratory, ABU Zaria.
Engr. Onoriode research interests are Catalysis, Energy, Waste management, Mathematical simulation and Water harvesting. He has published several journal articles and contributed various book chapters with international publishers as well as presented his research in several international conferences. He is equally a registered COREN, NSChE and a member of the African Membrane Society (AMS).
Onoriode P. Avbenake, Rashid S. Al-Hajri, Baba Y. Jibril. Catalytic upgrading of heavy oil using NiCo/γ-Al2O3 catalyst: Effect of initial atmosphere and water-gas shift reaction. Fuel. 2019, 235; 736–743
Onoriode P. Avbenake, Baba Y. Jibril (2020). Hydrogenation reactions in water. In: Inamuddin Inamuddin, Boddula Rajender, Asiri Abdullah M.; editors. Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science: Organic Synthesis in Water and Supercritical Water. Oxford. Elsevier B. V.
Onoriode Paul Avbenake; Lydia-Marie Joubert; Chimezie Anyakora; Sourojeet Chakraborty. 3-Dimensional hierarchical surface architecture of Piliostigma reticulatum and its seasonal variation characteristics in biomimetics. Oral presentation at the 93rd ACS colloids and surface science symposium, Georgia, USA, 16-19 June 2019.