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Dr. Yakubu John

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Dr. Yakubu Mandafiya John is a Lecturer in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at The University of Bradford. He is the Programme Leader for BEng/MEng Chemical Engineering. He is an Associate Member of the IChemE and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom. He obtained his BEng and MEng degrees in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Yola (Now Modibbo Adama University, Yola) and obtained his PhD from The University of Bradford in 2019. He is also a Registered Engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and a Member of Nigerian Society of Engineers. He is a Reviewer with several international journals. Dr. John was a lecturer in Chemical Engineering (Education) at the Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom shortly after his PhD in 2018, before he joined The University of Bradford in 2019. He was Lecturer at the School of Engineering, Chemical Engineering Department at the Modibbo Adama University Yola Nigeria from 2005-2018. He was also an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Petroleum Chemistry at American University of Nigeria, from 2012-2013. His research interest is in dynamic modelling, simulation, optimisation and control of petroleum upstream and downstream processes, as well as batch and continuous chemical processes with specific interests in refinery processes such as the fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) and catalytic reforming. He is also involved in carbon capture research, CO2 minimisation, crude to chemicals conversion and biomass to fuel production.


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