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UNN research group to host Int'l conference on clean, emerging energy

The Sustainable, Clean and Emerging Energy Technologies research Group (SCEET-G), University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) has concluded plans to organize an international conference on clean and emerging energy technologies.

Briefing newsman in Nsukka on Thursday, Prof. Edmund Okoroigwe,  the coordinator of the research group said that the conference would be held from 21st to 26th July 2024 in UNN, with the theme; "Clean Energy Systems for Sustainable Power and Environment."

Okoroigwe, who is a professor of mechanical engineering said that the conference would be attended by over 100 participants across the globe physically and virtually, and noted that it would provide collaborative opportunities to network and share knowledge on clean energy technologies development and utilisation.

"The conference is organised by SCEET-G of UNN in collaboration with National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI).

"The conference is bringing together researchers, academics, industrialists, government,  stakeholders, and investors, in clean energy systems to network, collaborate, and discuss new frontiers to solving global and local energy problems.

"Clean energy system is energy that emits zero carbon and without any environmental pollution," he said.

Okoroigwe, a senior lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, UNN announced that Mr. Khalil Sulaman Halilu, the Executive Vice Chairman, NASENI will chair the occasion.
He listed Prof. Mohammed  Ndaliman, Managing Director, Science Equipment Development Institute, Minna, (SEDI-M), Niger State, Prof. Ahmed Zobaa, Brunel University London, United Kingdom, Prof. Roula Inglesl-Lotz, Department of Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa and  Mrs  Damilola Aseleye, Vice President, Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria among Keynote Speakers.

He commended Prof. Emenike Ejiogu, Dean, Faculty of Engineering UNN, for his support to the group and expressed optimism that the outcome of the conference would contribute immensely to solving energy challenges globally.

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