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Ogochukwu (Ogo) Enekwizu

Res Associate Environ Science, EE Aerosol Chem, Environmental and Climate Sciences Department

Ogochukwu (Ogo) Enekwizu

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Environmental and Climate Sciences Department
Bldg. 815E, Room 1-42
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-7193
oenekwizu@bnl.gov

Expertise | Research | Education | Appointments | Publications | Awards | Certifications


Expertise

Black carbon (soot), atmospheric aging of aerosols, structural evolution of black carbon aggregates, measurements of light absorption and scattering by black carbon aggregates, optical modeling via Discrete Dipole Approximation (DDA) and Multiple Sphere T-Matrix (MSTM)

Research Activities

  • Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences and Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ, 2017-2020
  • Associate Technical Professional-Process Department, Kellogg, Brown & Root Inc., Houston, TX, 2013-2016
  • Research Assistant, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston, TX, 2012-2013
  • Research Assistant, National Center for Energy and Research Development, Enugu, Nigeria, 2009

Education

  • New Jersey Institute of Technology , PhD in Chemical Engineering, 2020
  • University of Houston, MS in Chemical Engineering, 2013
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria, B.Eng in Chemical Engineering, 2009

Professional Appointments

2020 AAAR Conference Session Chair

Selected Publications

  • Enekwizu O, Singh D, Khalizov A (2020) Absorption and scattering of light by soot aggregates with uniform and pendular ring coatings. Journal of Aerosol Science 147:105583. doi: 10.1016/j.jaerosci.2020.105583
  • Chen C, Enekwizu OY, Ma X, Jiang Y, Khalizov AF, Zheng J, Ma Y (2020) Effect of organic coatings derived from the OH-initiated oxidation of amines on soot morphology and cloud activation. Atmospheric Research 239:104905. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.104905
  • Chen C, Enekwizu OY, Fan X, Dobrzanski CD, Ivanova EV, Ma Y, Gor GY, Khalizov AF (2018) Single Parameter for Predicting the Morphology of Atmospheric Black Carbon. Environmental Science & Technology 52:14169–14179. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b04201
  • Chen C, Enekwizu O, Ma Y, Zakharov D, Khalizov A (2017) The Impact of Sampling Medium and Environment on Particle Morphology. Atmosphere 8:162. doi: 10.3390/atmos8090162

Awards & Recognition

  • 2020 Air Pollution and Environmental Research Grant (APERG), Mid-Atlantic States Section of the Air and Waste Management Association (MASS-AWMA)
  • 2020 Sustainability Research and Study Award, Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA)
  • 2018 Kenneth S. Stoller Award, New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA)

Certifications

  • Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer, National Instruments (2019)
  • Engineer-In-Training, Texas Board of Professional Engineers (2015)
Ogochukwu (Ogo) Enekwizu

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Environmental and Climate Sciences Department
Bldg. 815E, Room 1-42
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-7193
oenekwizu@bnl.gov

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