Dr Eni Oko

Dr Eni Oko is a Process and Energy Systems Engineer and Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at Newcastle University, UK with over 15 years of industrial and academic experience. Dr Oko’s research spans the area of carbon capture and transport, green hydrogen production, energy storage and energy systems analysis and integration. Dr Oko worked on different EPSRC, NERC, EU H2020, UKCCSRC and INNOVATE UK funded research projects from 2011 to 2019. Dr Oko has published over 30 journal papers, one of which was awarded the SAGE Best Paper Prize 2014 and the Institute of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE) Ludwig Mond Prize 2014. This paper was also a major part of a 2020 UK Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) report titled ‘Carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) deployment at dispersed sites’. Dr Oko has received over £300k in research funding from different sources, namely EPSRC, EU H2020, Royal Society and GCRF, since August 2020 for ongoing/completed research projects (4 as PI and 2 as Co-I) with industrial and academic collaborators in UK, China, Norway, Belgium and South Africa.