Institute of Polymer Engineers

(A Division of  the Nigerian Society of Engineers)

Engr. Prof. Innocent Chimezie Madufor, PhD, MIAEngr, FIPEEngr. Prof. Innocent Chimezie Madufor, PhD, MIAEngr, FIPE National Chairman, Institute of Polymer Engineers, (IPE). Innocent Chimezie Madufor was born on 13th February, 1963 in Mgbala Agwa Uguta Local Government, Imo State. He holds a National Diploma in Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Science/Technology in Polymer Science and Technology, Master of Science in Polymer Engineering and PhD in Polymer Science among other qualifications. 

He is a Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering, a researcher, teacher, consultant and accomplished family man. He served as three term Head of the Department of Polymer Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (2008-2010), (2010-2012) and (2016-2018).

 He has published over sixty (60) researched articles in National and International peer reviewed journals, his research interest in recent years are focused on eliminating waste plastics from the environment and converting same to energy and other chemical resources. 

 He is a Registered Engineer with the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN, and a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, International Association of Engineers, MIAEngr and a Fellow of the prestigious Institute of Polymer Engineers, FIPE.

Innocent Chimezie Madufor has served as visiting lecturer and as external examiner for thesis and dissertation in many Universities in Nigeria. He has supervised and graduated over Fifteen PhD, Thirty MSc and scores of undergraduate research projects. He is happily married and the union is blessed with children.