Kenneth I. Ozoemena

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Kenneth I. Ozoemena is Professor of materials for energy and electrochemistry at the School of Chemistry, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa. Prior to joining Wits, he had spent 8 years at the South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) as the Chief Research Scientist where he successfully led an interdisciplinary research program on electrochemical energy technologies (focusing on advanced lithium-ion batteries, supercapacitors, and fuel cells). He holds a B.S. (honors) degree in Industrial Chemistry from Abia State University, Nigeria (1992); double M.S. degrees (chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry) from the University of Lagos, Nigeria (1996 and 1998); and a Ph.D. (chemistry) degree from Rhodes University, South Africa (2003). Ken is a Fellow of the African Academy of Science (FAAS), Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), and Member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). He holds extra-ordinary professorship at the University of Pretoria. He serves on the editorial boards of several leading science journals, including the International Journal of Electrochemistry (Hindawi), Electrochemistry Communications (Elsevier), and Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing).

Biography Updated on 13 March 2017

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