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Eloka-Eboka Andrew

Affiliateship: 2017 - 2021

Cohort 2

Country (Nationality)

South Africa


Chemical Sciences


Dr Eboka is an emerging young and dynamic researcher, chemical and mechanical engineer with research innovation in the area of Green and Renewable Energy technologies, thermodynamics and internal combustion engines with special interests in biofuels, biomass, biodiesel and environment. His niche area has been carved to reflect Food-Energy-Water-Climate nexus. Dr Eloka-Eboka has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering with speciality in Energy Studies from the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, and Bachelor degree Honours in Chemical Engineering/Technology from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria.

He is currently a research fellow at the University of KwaZulu-Natal where he is currently spear-heading research in an emerging research field, Bio-Nanotechnology for engineering and thermal applications and investigative/comparative study of generic biofuels' sustainability and technologies using case studies of the Republic of South Africa at the Green Energy Solution Research Centre of the university. He has developed research proposals to establish engine testing facilities and laboratory for bio-Nanotechnology research and thin film solar cells development which he is developing at the university