Dr. Okoli Research Group

Okenwa O. I. Okoli, Ph.D, CEng, CSci, MIMMM - Curriculum Vitae

U.S. Department of Energy - Samuel P. Massie Chair of Excellence








General Information

University address:    

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
2525 Pottsdamer Street A-256
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32310

Phone: (850)410-6352
Fax: (850)410-6342
E-mail address:      okoli@eng.fsu.edu

Chair, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, Florida State University.

Education and Background

1997                      Ph.D., University of Warwick, UK. Major: Manufacturing Systems Engineering. Engineered Materials. Supervisor: Prof. Gordon F. Smith.

Okoli, O.I. (1997). Experimental Determination of Transient Dynamic Response of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Warwick, UK.

1992                      M.Sc., University of Warwick, UK. Major: Manufacturing Systems Engineering. Supervisor: Dr. Ahmet Er.

Okoli, O.I. (1992). Engineering and Metallurgical Properties of Castings made by the Full Mould Process. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Warwick, UK.

1989                      B.Sc. (Hons), University of Lagos, Nigeria. Major: Mechanical Engineering.

Research Highlights

  • Cost effective, environmentally benign manufacture of advanced composites and multiscale, multifunctional structures.
  • Development of flexible MXene-polymer composites for wearable devices.
  • The enhancement of safety in critical structures through novel in-situ structural health monitoring techniques.
  • Development of 3D photovoltaic devices for energy harvesting and transport.
  • The transformational development of vascular ceramics for structural and bio-inspired applications.


Graduate Opportunities:

For current status on Doctoral research positions please contact Dr. Okenwa Okoli.

Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunities:


DREAM Program

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