• Discipline
  • Self Reliance
  • Excellence

  • Welcome to department of CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

    Chemical Engineering and its allied courses are central to the industrial growth of any society. Chemical Engineering basically uses the principles of physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and together with economics and human relations in design of equipment in order to convert raw materials to useful products for the benefit of mankind. It seeks to improve the quality of life by providing knowledge and expertise in the area of chemical process plant design, operation, production and process economics

    : . HISTORY


    The department of chemical Engineering was established by the senator of the University, under the chairmanship of prof. Pita Ejiofor, the Vice chancellor of the university, in September 2001. The first and second academic year student were admitted for the undergraduate programme in the continuing Education Programme (CEP) was also admitted in the same academic year. The founding Head of Department was Engr.Prof.O.D. Onukwuli and the current HOD is Dr J. T. Nwabanne.   The first sets of student were graduated in 2004/2005 session.




    The Department of chemical Engineering is committed to: I. The provision of quality training to the students through teaching and research to enable impartation of self confidence and result-oriented ability, acceptance of obligations and responsibility, and the desire for life-long education and creativity. II. The training of engineering manpower who will positively impact government, industry academia through the provision of expertise for national development. III. The production of engineering graduate with a wide and ordered knowledge in the discipline area and high ethical stand in personal and professional life.


    The Department of chemical Engineering has as its vision to be the best Engineering Department in the Faculty of Engineering, the University and indeed to be ranked among the best chemical Engineering Departments in the nation and the world at large.


    The programmes offered are designed to ground the students in the specific professional area. It is designed to allow for flexibility, to enable the student adopt his individual progrmme to his career plans, for employment in academia or for postgraduate studies and research.

    To this end, the main objectives of chemical Engineering programme include:

    • Training and development of graduates in chemical Engineering with the necessary and required skills to meet the demand for trained and highly skilled manpower for the chemical and allied industry as the academia and the Nigeria Socio-economic sector in general.
    • Production graduate engineers with basic principles and skills required for planning design operations and management maintenance of the respective industrial plants.
    • Stimulation and motivation of the student for the attainment of excellence through the highest of achievements in the general engineering field through close affiliation with industry as a training ground for exposure to contemporary problems and hands-on method for solving them.
    • Production of disciplined and self-reliant engineering graduates who would contribute to the overall development of chemical and allied industry and the Nigeria economy in general.



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    Along Enugu - Onitsha Express Way, Awka Anambra State
    POSTAL ADDRESS:: Nnamdi Azikwe University Awka, Anambra State, PMB 5025 , Awka - Nigeria
    EMAIL:: info@unizik.edu.ng

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