Olayinka S. Ohunakin

Visiting Scholar
Visiting Scholar
Department: Mechanical Engineering, Department: Covenant University, Department: Nigeria


Professor Olayinka Ohunakin, our current Visiting Scholar, is an energy and environmental expert with a vast knowledge in renewable energy technologies, climate modeling, energy economics, and energy efficient building simulations and designs. Prof. Ohunakin is a registered member of several professional bodies both in Africa and elsewhere, and has written several articles on energy in leading peer-reviewed high impact journals (full list of works here). Currently, he is the head of The Energy and Environment Research Group (TEERG) at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Covenant University in Nigeria. He has been involved in several National Assignments for Nigeria at the UNFCCC, and a consultant on several projects for the Worldbank/IFC, AfDB, KfW, AFD, UNDP-GEF project on Energy Efficiency in Nigeria, etc. We are pleased that Prof. Ohunakin will be working in collaboration with the Center for the next several months.



Institution of Origin: The Energy and Environment Research Group (TEERG), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Covenant University, Nigeria
Research Theme: The Impact of Climate Change on Wind Power across Africa
Country Expertise: Nigeria