Peter C. Okafor

University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria


Peter C. Okafor is the Group Leader of the Corrosion and Electrochemistry Research Group and a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria. He holds a Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry from the University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria. He was a Visiting Researcher (Fulbright Scholar) at the Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA (2003-2004) and a CAS-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellow at the State Key Laboratory for Corrosion and Protection of Metal, Institute of Metal Research (IMR), Shenyang, China (2008-2009). Dr. Okafor is currently a TWAS-UNESCO Associate at IMR, Shenyang, China (2010–2012) and a TWAS Young Affiliate Fellow (2010–2014). His research efforts are focused on understanding the mechanism, inhibition, and modeling of corrosion processes, and environmental pollution as it relates to corrosion. Dr. Okafor has published extensively in both national and international peer-reviewed journals. He was the Lead Guess Editor of a special issue of International Journal of Corrosion entitled Green Approaches to Corrosion Mitigation.

Biography Updated on 20 December 2011

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