Mohammed D. Aminu

Ph.D., Cranfield University, U

Assistant Professor, Petroleum Chemistry

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Mohammed D. Aminu earned a Ph.D. in Carbon Capture and Storage from Cranfield University, UK. His background is in Geology from the University of Maiduguri (Nigeria) and Petroleum Engineering from London South Bank University (UK).

He has a wide range of experience in energy demand and carbon reduction and has published scientific research papers in top journals such as Applied Energy, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, and Heliyon.

Dr. Aminu has both industry and academic work experience. He acquired industrial experience as a Research Scientist in one of Nigeria’s foremost research institutes, where he was involved in geophysical surveys and bathymetric study of the Nigerian continental shelf; beach erosion appraisal; sea-level rise monitoring and effects on the Nigerian coastal zone; geological study of estuaries in the Nigerian coastal zone, etc.

Dr. Aminu is a recipient of multiple honors and awards. Amongst which are M.Sc. and Ph.D. study scholarships from the Petroleum Technology Development Fund of Nigeria (2012 and 2015 respectively); Co-winner of the first prize for a group presentation at the Early Career Researchers Winter School sponsored by the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre, at The University of Sheffield (2016).
AUN Courses
  • CHE 101 – Introduction to Chemistry (2 Credits)

  • PCE 410 – Oil Spill and Gas Flaring: Effect and Control (3 Credits)

  • PCE 416 – Coal and Oil Shale Chemistry (3 Credits)
Research Interests