Oseweuba is a Senior Researcher at the BioMatter research unit, at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, where he is investigating the exploration of the circular economy paradigm for the production of high value products from waste streams. Crucially, these high value products are also assessed for their scale-up viability in the biomedical and chemical industries via Process design, modelling, simulation and technoeconomic investigations. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Process/Chemical Engineering, Stellenbosch University, South Africa where he explored the process modeling of biorefinery systems. He has also previously worked as a Research Fellow in the Energy Technology Unit, University of Otago, New Zealand, where he explored the sufficiency of biological desulphurization strategies of biofuels via the integrated application of sewage sourced sulfur-oxidizing bacteria. His previous academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering with First class (Nigeria), a Master of Science degree in Energy and environmental management with Distinction (UK), and a Ph.D. degree with emphasis on the valorisation of renewable carbon resources (i.e. biomass, CO, etc.) (New Zealand). His domain of research specialization is the integration of green and sustainable processes to produce bioenergy, biochemicals and, biomaterials that have Chemical, Industrial and Tissue engineering applications. Please visit the publication
page for more information.Vision and mission statements
- To execute the circular economy paradym via the use of waste organic streams as renewable carbon resources for the production of biofuels, biochemicals and biomaterials that can have high impacts in the Biomedical and Chemical Industries.
- To provide a platform for the transition of research works to the Industry for commecially viable outcomes for the benefit of the society.