Ehi-Eromosele Cyril Osereme

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PhD Chemistry – Materials, 2015

M.Sc Environmental Chemistry, 2010

B.Sc (Hons) Industrial Chemistry, 2001




Senior Lecturer


Science and Technology



Research Interests

Materials Chemistry, Solid State Electrochemistry, Physical Chemistry, Biomass Valorisation, Energy Storage Systems

Awards & Honours

Award & Honours

·     Commonwealth Science Conference Follow-on Grant for collaboration with Dr. Chor Tay of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2021.

·     RSC Research Grant of £4000 to facilitate the Project: Exploring Greener Synthetic Routes to Prepare Porous Activated Carbons from Sugar Cane Peels and Bargasse for Lithium-ion Capacitors, 2020.

·     RSC Inclusion & Diversity Grant of £3000 to facilitate the Project: Promoting Inclusion and Good Science in Stated-Owned Universities in Nigeria’s Delta Region, 2020.

·     RSC Researcher Development Grant of £250 to attend the online programme: Open Data in a Day, 2020.

·     Alexander von Humboldt Renewed Research Stay Fellowship, IAM-ESS, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, 1.08.2019 – 30.11.2019.

·     Alexander von Humboldt Equipment subsidy of EUR 19,500 to purchase a table-top X-ray diffractometer, 2019.

·     Alexander von Humboldt Return Fellowship Award of EUR 6,500 for re-integration into my home institute, 2019.

·     The Royal Society/GCRF Travel Grant for Connecting Minds Africa Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 2019.

·     Research Council UK Travel Grant for GCRF Global Engagement Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand. 2019.

·     RSC Travel Grant of £800 to attend the 10th African Materials Research Conference in Tanzania, 2019.

·     Institute of Applied Materials-Energy Storage Systems, KIT, Germany Funding for in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy experiment at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg; October 18-22, 2018.

·     CIFAR’s Azrieli Travel Grant for Women in Science Leadership Conference, Kigali, Rwanda. 2018.

·     Research Council UK Travel Grant for GCRF Global Engagement Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya. 2018.

·     CALIPSOplus (Grant 730872) Funding for experiment ID: AV-2017032159 Performed at BL04-MSPD Beamline ALBA Synchrotron, Spain, 2017.

·     African Academy of Science (AAS) Affiliateship Award, 2017-2021.

·     Nigeria Young Academy Membership Award            , 2017-2021.

·     Covenant University Centre for Research Innovation & Discovery (CUCRID) Research Grant (No: CUCRID/VC/17/02/02/06-FS), 2017.

·     Alexander von Humboldt German Language Course Fellowship, Goethe Institute Mannheim, Germany; April-May, 2017.

·     Alexander von Humboldt Georg Foster Post-Doctoral Fellowship, IAM-ESS, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, 1.06.2017-30.11.2018.

·     Travel Award for the 4th Science of Global Prostate Disparities Conference, University of Florida, USA, 2016.

·     Best Graduating PhD Student, CST, Covenant University, 2015.

·     Visiting Research Scholar Award, ICMS, India, 2014.

·     Best Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Covenant University, 2013.

·     Covenant University Centre for Research & Development (CUCERD) PhD Research Grant, 2012/2013.

·     University of Lagos Teaching/Research Assistantship, 2008-2009.

Current Postgraduate Supervision

Current Postgraduate Supervision

1. Mr. Ajayi O. Samuel, PhD Research – Synthesis and Electrochemical Performance of Layered Lithium-Rich Composite/Core-shell Cathode Materials for Li-ion Battery, 2018-2021.

2. Mr. Onwucha N. Chizoom, PhD Research – Ionothermal Syntheses and Electrochemical Performance of Porous Activated Carbon Electrodes Derived from Waste Pet Bottles for Li-Ion Capacitors, 2019-2022

3. Mr. Talabi Joshua, M.Sc Research – Exploring Greener Synthetic Routes to Prepare Porous Activated Carbons from Sugar Cane Peels and Bargasse for Lithium-ion Capacitors, 2020-2022.





1.     Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2021. Collaboration with Dr. Chor Tay.

2.  Department of Materials, University of Oxford, UK. Collaboration with Prof. Alexander Robertson.

3.    Institute for Applied Materials – Energy Storage Systems, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany. Collaboration with Prof. H. Ehrenberg and Dr. S. Indris.

4.  International Centre for Materials Science, JNCASR, Bangalore, India. Collaboration with Prof. C.N.R. Rao

  1.   Instituto de Magnetismo Aplicado, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, UCM-ADIF-            CSIS,   Spain. Collaboration with Prof. Patricia de la Presa
  2.   Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Al-Nahrain University, Al-Jadrya, Baghdad-         Iraq. Collaboration with Dr. Mehdi S Shihab

Conferences Attended

Conferences Attended

·     Commonwealth Science Virtual Conference on ‘Science for a Resilient Future’, 22 – 26 February, 2021 (poster presentation) [invited].

·     RSC Inclusion and Diversity Virtual Forum 2020: Further Diversifying Chemistry – A Focus on Race Inequality, 8 December, 2020 (poster presentation) [invited].

·     Evidence Leaders African Online Conference – Strengthening the think-tank role of researchers in supporting government decision-making for better development outcomes, 3 – 4 November, 2020.

·     Diamond Light Source UK – Early Career Scientists Online Symposium, 26 – 30 October, 2020.

·     GWPore Online Conference/Workshop onPorous Materials and Energy’, organised by the University of Bath, UK, 9-10 September, 2020.

·     Connecting Minds Africa Conference on “For the Africa we want”, Nairobi, Kenya, 25 – 27 September, 2019 (poster presentation) [invited].

·     Research Council UK Global Engagement Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 12 – 14 February 2019 (poster presentation).

·     Diffraction on Energy Material School, Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France, 8 – 9 October, 2018 .

·     ILL and ESS European User Meeting, World Trade Centre, Grenoble, France, 10 – 12 October, 2018.

·     AIC International Crystallography School, Powder Diffraction: Theory, Software and Applications, University of Bari, 29 August – 2 September, 2018.  

·     Interdisciplinary research towards tackling the SDGs in Africa, Pembroke College, Oxford University, UK 6-8 August, 2018 (poster presentation).

·     Royal Society of Chemistry Faraday Discussion: Electrochemistry at Nano-interfaces, Bath, UK, June 26-28, 2018 (poster presentation).

·     6th XPS Workshop, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, June 20-22, 2018.  

·     Women in Science Leadership Workshop, Kigali, Rwanda, March 22-25, 2018.

·     Network Meeting/Workshop of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Regensburg, Germany, April 25-27, 2018.

·     Research Council UK GCRF Global Engagement Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya, January 31 – February 1, 2018.

·     Annual Meeting/Workshop of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Berlin, Germany, June 28-30, 2017.

·     13th Humboldt-Tag Workshop, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, July 27, 2017 (poster presentation).

·     Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Study Tour, Germany, August 14-26, 2017.

·     7th Bonn Humboldt Award Winners’ Forum – ‘Fundamental Concepts and Principles of Chemical Energy Conversion’, Bonn, Germany, October 11-15, 2017.

·     Chemical Society of Nigeria International Conference, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Rivers State, September 18–23, 2016 (poster presentation).

·     International Chemistry Conference, University of Lagos, February 15-17, 2016 (poster presentation).

·     Workshop on Cancer Genomics and Bioinformatics, organised by the Cancer Prevention Research Group/CaPTC, Covenant University in conjunction with the University of Florida, 16 October 2016.

·     AUSTECH International Conference – Materials Science and Engineering Symposium, African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, October 12-13, 2015 (poster presentation) [invited].

· 2nd Covenant University International Conference on African Development Issues (CU-ICADI), Covenant University, Ota, Ogun, Nigeria, 11th – 13th May, 2015.

·     International Chemistry Conference, Covenant University, 2014.

· In-Housing Lecture presentation titled “NOTAP Training on Intellectual Property Right (IPR) Management and Patenting” Covenant University, Nigeria; 14-16 May, 2014.

·  Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria’s 16th Mandatory Training Workshop of. Theme: Sampling Techniques and Sample Analysis, Modern Trends held at Welcome Centre and Hotels, Lagos on 20-21 November, 2012.