Research interests:

Soil science
Crop pathogens
Organic waste treatment
Crop and pathogens model
Crop Science

Career history:

Environmental science (PhD)-yet to be awarded
University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Master of Science (Environmental Microbiology) Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria.
Distinction (2014-2015)
Bachelor of Science (Microbiology), Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria (2005 – 2009)
Second Class Honours, Upper Division (2.1)

Active research projects:

Predicting the Impact on Soil Organic Matter and Spread of Pathogens of Treatment of Crops in Rural Areas Nigeria with Organic Wastes

Recent publications:

1. Chukwu, V. A., Nwaugo, V. O. and Ajunwa, K. V. (2015). The effects of Abia State University Teaching Hospital waste water on soil physiochemical properties, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Applied Science 3(6): 828-833.
2. Chukwu, V. A. (2015). Effects of wastewater on soil physicochemical and microbiological indexes. Lambert Academic Publishing, Deutschland, Germany.
– Chukwu, V. A., Obiekezie, S. O. And Chiege, B. C. (2016). Microbial Examination of Raw Milk Sold in Gariki, Okigwe, Imo State, Nigeria. FULafia Journal of Science & Technology, 2(1):43-48.
3. Chukwu, V. A., Nnadozie, T. N., Nsemoh, H. E and Obiekezie, S. O. (2018). Physicochemical and Microbiological studies of urine contaminated soil in Abia State University, Uturu campus. Current Trends in Biomedical Engineering and Biosciences, 14(1): 555877
-4. Chukwu, V. A., Oti, V. B., Nnadozie, T. N., Nsemoh, H. E. and Ajegena, B. K..(2018).Microbiological and Antimicrobial Analysis of Hospital Wastewater Discharged Into The Soil Environment. South Asian Journal of Research in Microbiology, 1(2): 1-11.