Dr Imanah J. E.
Department: Polymer Science & Technology

Designation: Chief Lecturer

Office: @ the dept of polymer, staff block Left wing, RM 5 


Tel: +2348034525540

Email: imanah.je@gmail.com


About MeQualificationsProfessional MembershipExpertiseResearch InterestSelected PublicationsCurrent Teaching

Joseph Edeki Imanah, joined the services of Auchi Polytechnic in 1996 where he had an unbroken clean service record for the past 20 years. As a lecturer III at the point of entry, he rose to the position of Chief Lecturer in January 2010. His service at the Polytechnic has given him the opportunity of serving in various committees and heading some units; notably among them are
• Asst. Director, Auchi Polytechnic consultancy unit 2005 – 2006
• Head, Department of Polymer Technology 2006 – 2010
• Director, Centre for Flexible Skills Development 2012 – 2017

PhD Industrial Chemistry – 2003
M.Sc Industrial Chemistry – 1995
B.Sc (Ed) Hons Chemistry – 1992
• Member, Institute of Public Analyst of Nigeria (MIPAN)
• Fellow, Chemical Society of Nigeria, (FCSN)
• Member, Materials Society of Nigeria, (MMSN)
• Fellow, Polymer Institute of Nigeria, (FPIN)
• Member, Institute of chartered chemist of Nigeria, (MICCON)
  • Characterization of Polymer additives from Agricultural by products
  • Flexible Skills Development (FSD)
  • Facilitating online teaching & learning in TVET
  • Design and Management of courses for both Formal & Informal sectors
  • Formulation and design of Rubber Compounds/Composites
  • Physio – Chemical evaluation of Polymer additives in rubber compounds and their utilization
  • Formulation and compounding of rubber, testing & characterization
  • Characterization of Polymer additives
  • Journal & Papers
    i. Oladebeye A. O., Imanah J. E., Eboreime A. E. and Oladebeye A. A. Effect of Pregelatinisation of selected functional Molecular and Pasting Properties of Legume Starches. Nigerian Journal of Polymer Science and Technology (2015)
    ii. Ekebafe, L.O., Imanah, J.E. and Okieimen, F.E. Effect of Carbonization on the Processing Characteristics of Rubber Seed Shell. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, (2012) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arabjc.2012.07.018
    iii. Oladebeye A. O., Imanah J. E., Bakare O. I. and Oladebeye A. A. Lima Beans Starch based Hydrogels. Nigerian Journal of Chemical Research, Vol 17, 39 – 49 (2012)
    iv. Imanah J. E. Studies in the Production and Fuel Characteristics of Wood briquettes. Trends in BioEnergy and BioMaterials Research, Chemistry and Technology of Renewable Resources, vol. 2 (2012).
    v. E. Osabohien, B.E. Okoh, J.E. Imanah and S.H.O. Egboh. The Effect of Epoxidation on the potentials of Red Earth-Natural Rubber Composites. Nigerian Journal of Polymer Science and Technology 7(1) 85-100 (2011).
    vi. Oladebeye A. O., Oshodi A. A., Imanah J. E. and Oladebeye A. A. Physiochemical properties and pasting behaviuor of selected tropics tubers. Nigerian Journal of Chemical Research Vol 15, 35 – 42 (2010)
    vii. Ekebafe, L.O., Imanah, J. E; Ekebafe, M.O. and Ugbesia, S. O. Graft polymerization of acrylonitrile onto rubber(Hevea brasiliensis) seed shell cellulosic and its utilization potential for heavy metals uptake from aqueous medium. Pacific Journal of science and Technology, 11(2):488-498(2010).
    viii. Imanah J.E. and Okieimen, F.E. Physico-chemical characteristics of cocoa pod husk and rubber seed shell as indices for assessing filler potentials inherent in agricultural by-products. Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 3 (1): 116 – 122 (2010).
    ix. Ekebafe, L.O., Imanah, J.E. and Okieimen, F.E. Physico-Mechanical Properties of Rubber Seed Shell Carbon-Filled Natural Rubber Compound. Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly, (CI & CEQ), 16 (2): 149 – 156 (2010).
    x. Ekebafe, L.O., Imanah, J.E. and Okieimen, F.E. Assessment of the effect of carbonization on the physico-mechanical and equilibrium swelling properties of natural rubber compounds filled with rubber seed shell carbon. Journal of Arts, Management, Science and Technology, (JAMST) 1 (1) 86-100 (2009)
    xi. Imanah, J.E. Okieimen, F.E. and Idiaghe, J.A. Substitution of Carbon Black with Cocoa Pod Husk Carbon as Filler in Epoxidized Natural Rubber Compound, Journal Applied Science and Technology, 2(1), 1 – 7 (2009).
    xii. Imanah J.E. Comparative Study on the property evaluation of maleated natural rubber adhesive. Chem Tech Journal 4, 7 – 11 (2008).
    xiii. Imanah, J.E. Production of Footmat with cocoa pod husk and rubber seed shell as fillers. Proceeding of the 31st conference of the Chemical Society of Nigeria September (2008) Warri pp199-201
    xiv. E. Osabohian, S. H. O. Egboh and J.E. Imanah Rheological and physico-mechanical properties of natural rubber filled with welder’s used carbide waste J. Polym. Mater; 25 1, 77-84 (2008).
    xv. Imanah, J.E. Studies in the preparation and evaluation of water resistance adhesive using maleated natural rubber. ChemTech Journal 3, 431-435 (2007).
    xvi. Akinlabi A.K., Malomo, D., Okieimen, F.E., Egharevba, F., and Imanah, J.E. Ageing properties and permeability of ketones through vulcanizates modified natural rubber blends prepared from different mixing schemes. Chem Tech Journal 2, 216-228 (2006).


    • Imanah, J. E. & Oladebeye, A. O. (2015). Fundamentals of General and Physical Chemistry. Ribway Printers and Publishers Ltd. ISBN 978-50652-5-1 (324 pp). 2nd Edition
    • Asore, E.J., Imanah, J.E. and Idiaghe, J.A. (2010) Principles and Techniques of Polymer Blends and Composites. Ribway Printers and Publishers Ltd., ISBN 978–354593–7–5 (157 pp).
    • Imanah, J.E. (2009). A Functional Approach to Safety and Environmental Control, Ribway Printers and Publishers Ltd. ISBN 978-38030-6-1 (91 pp).
    • Imanah, J.E. (2005). Fundamentals of General and Physical Chemistry, Allwell Printers ISBN 978 – 35097-2-1 (216 pp.).1st Edition
    • Imanah, J.E. (2001). An Introduction to Latex Processing, Ribway Printers Ltd. ISBN 978 – 35909-2-8 (97pp)
    • Latex Processing
    • Polymer blends & composites
    • Advanced Physical chemistry