Journal of the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences (JNSPS) welcomes new Editors - 2021


Journal of the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences (JNSPS) welcomes five new Editors. These are:

Name: Emmanuel E. Etim (Ph.D.)
Affiliation: Department of Chemical Sciences, Federal University Wukari
Section: Chemistry

Dr. Emmanuel E. Etim is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Sciences, Federal University Wukari where he has been a faculty member since 2012. He completed his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry at the prestigious Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India under the supervision of Prof. E. Arunan in October 2016 shortly before his 28th birthday and his undergraduate studies at the University of Uyo, Nigeria in 2010. In his thesis, he reported the existence and effects of Interstellar Hydrogen Bonding for the first time. He has also pointed out the need to "Redefine Proton Affinity for Heteronuclear Molecular Species".

He is a TWAS-DFG Visiting Fellow and an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics Munich, Germany. He is also an Alumnus of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Network. His research interests lie in the areas of physical chemistry, computational chemistry, molecular spectroscopy, thermochemistry, Molecular Astrophysics/Astrochemistry, and theoretical chemistry. Dr. Etim has published over ninety (90) articles in reputable peer-reviewed journals. His articles have been cited more than 740 times on google scholar with an h-index of 14 and an i10-index of 22 as at May 2021. Dr. Etim serves as an editorial board member and reviewer to several top peer-reviewed journals in his field including the highly reputed "The Astrophysical Journal" published by the Institute of Physics (IOP) for the American Astronomical Society.


Name: Adebiyi Shola John (Ph.D.)
Affiliation: Department of Physical Sciences, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Nigeria
Section: Earth Sciences

Dr. Adebiyi Shola John is currently a senior academic in the Department of Physical Sciences, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Nigeria. He obtained his Ph.D. in ionospheric Physics from the University of Ilorin in 2016. His main scientific interests since his Ph.D. are Space Plasma Physics, Equatorial ionosphere, Ionospheric irregularities, Space weather effects on the operations of Satellite-based communication and navigation systems, and ionospheric modeling. His recent research topics include dynamics of the vertical electron density distributions in the equatorial region, variation of digisonde-derived ionospheric scale height, Characterization of Equatorial F-region irregularities, etc.

Dr. Adebiyi has published more than 20 papers in several prestigious peer-reviewed journals in Earth and Space Physics which are indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, etc. His research article has appeared in ScienceDirect research visibility recognition. In 2016, he won the Scientific Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics/International Space Weather Initiative travel grant to attend the International School on Space Science at Smt. Kasturbai Walchand College, Sangli, India. He has served as a reviewer to several top journals in Earth and Planetary sciences and he’s a member of the editorial board of other University-based journals in Nigeria. In addition to his university teaching and research experience, he also has ten years of industrial experience in the telecommunication sector in Nigeria. He’s a member of several scientific bodies which include: American Geophysical Union, the African Geophysical Society, the Nigerian Geophysical Society, and the International Union of Radio Science – Nigeria.


Name: Edward Anand E. (Ph.D.)
Affiliation: EGS Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam
Section: Chemistry

Prof. Edward Anand E. obtained a bachelor’s degree in Physics from Pondicherry University and Post Graduate in Materials Science and technology from Pondicherry Engineering College in 1996. He then joined M.Tech in Materials Engineering from NIT, Surathkal, Karnataka, and passed out with distinction in the year 1999.

After his M.Tech, he joined as Asst. Professor at Bharathiyar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikal in 2000. He has the credit of getting Bharathiyar College of Engineering and Technology (BCET) accredited by Tata Consultancy Services, Chennai and Infosys, Bangalore for campus recruitment. During his tenure as placement officer, he has placed more than 250 engineering and MCA students in various software and core industries in Pondicherry, Chennai, Bangalore, and various parts of India.

After serving 10 yrs in BCET, he joined EGS Pillay Engg. College, Nagapattinam as Coordinator- Special Projects. Then he pursued his Ph.D. at NIT, Trichy. His area of research is corrosion, tribology, and surface engineering. After his Ph.D. he joined as Associate Professor in M.Kumarasamy College of Engg, Karur for a brief stint. He has more than 19 yrs of combined teaching & research experience.  He has guided many UG and PG students in their Projects. Presently he is serving as a Professor in the Department of Science and Humanities and Coordinator-R&D Cell of EGS Pillay Engineering College.

He has published some articles in international journals of high repute. He is serving as a referee for more than 6 international journals. He has been awarded outstanding reviewer by Taylor & Francis Group, USA for the journal Materials and Manufacturing Processes in the year 2015 and by Elsevier, Netherlands for the journal Materials Chemistry and Physics in the year 2016.

He is certified by RW-TUV, Germany as Internal Quality ISO auditor for ISO 9000: 2000E. He is a Life Member of ISTE, New Delhi, and Indian Institute of Metals, Trichy Chapter.


Name: Imam Akeyede (Ph.D.)
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Federal University of Lafia
Section: Mathematical, Statistical & Computer Sciences

Dr. Imam Akeyede obtained his doctorate degree in Statistics in April 2016 at the University of Ilorin. His Master and Bachelor of Science degrees were obtained from the same University in 2003 and 2007 respectively. He has published numerous articles in reputable journals from different countries across the globe. His articles have been cited a number of times on google scholar. He has carried out several kinds of research in different areas in pure and applied statistics, and He has supervised a number of MSc and Ph.D. students since 2018. He has attended and participated in several scientific conferences in Nigeria and abroad.

Dr. Imam Akeyede is currently a member of Nigeria Statistical Association (NSA), Professional Statistician Society of Nigeria (PSSN), and International Biometry Society (IBS). He was the Head of Mathematics Department, Federal University of Lafia, and currently pioneer head of Statistics Department. His research interests focus on Time Series Analysis, Stochastic Modeling, Probability, Distribution Theory, and Mathematical Statistics. He serves as an editorial member and reviewer to several scholarly journals focusing on Sciences and Statistical Theory.  

Name: Joel Ndam (P.hD.)
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics of the University of Jos
Section: Mathematical, Statistical & Computer Sciences

Assoc. Prof. Joel Ndam is currently a Reader in the Department of Mathematics of the University of Jos. He holds a B.Sc. Ed, an M.Sc., and a Ph.D., all in Mathematics, from the University of Jos, as well as an M. Phil in Applied Mathematics from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He has held several academic and administrative positions in the University, including the Head of the Department of Mathematics. He is currently an editor of the African Journal of Natural Sciences, which is published by the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the University of Jos.

His main research areas are in Biomathematics, with special interests in Mathematical Ecology and Epidemiology. He also carries out research in the application of Fluid Mechanics in Medicine and the Physical Sciences. In his career in the University system for over twenty years, he has taught all levels of undergraduate and postgraduate students. Specifically, he has taught courses in Elementary Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, Mathematical Modelling, Ordinary Differential Equations, and Partial Differential Equations at the undergraduate level. He has also been teaching courses in Biomathematics at the postgraduate level, as well as supervised a number of postgraduate students at the Master and Ph.D. levels.