Chukwuemeka is a Rhodes Scholar and a DPhil candidate in Engineering Sciences at the University of Oxford. He is researching how to improve power plant flexibility for renewable penetration in a transitioning energy system. He obtained the MSc in Energy Systems at the University of Oxford in 2021. He studied the multilevel perspective comprising policy, economics, social and technological requirements and implications of the energy transition to maintain sustainable earth. In 2017, he obtained a B.Eng in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
As an undergraduate student, he co-founded Greenage Technologies, a renewable energy company. He created energy systems designs, implemented renewable energy projects and delivered over 300KW of power to schools, hospitals, and small businesses in partnership with USADF and All On.
Chukwuemeka involves in leadership and rights advocacy. He co-organised the Oxford Africa Conference and is the Vice President of the Oxford Africa Society.
Awards & Prizes
Rare Rising Star Award for top 3 black students in the UK for 2021.
- Power plant flexibility
- Improved energy access in developing countries
- Production and use of renewable hydrogen for flexible power plant operation