Professor Abraham Ogwu is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (FinstP) and Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM). He served on the Fellowship election panel of the institute of physics (2007-2011) in the materials physics section. He has held previous academic appointments at the School of Materials, University of Manchester, England and the School of Engineering, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland and in overseas universities before joining the University of the West of Scotland in 2002 as Professor of Thin Film devices, Nanotechnology and Biomaterials. He was an Academic staff and Warden of the University residences at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, U.K. from 1999-2002 and principal investigator at then Northern Ireland nanotechnology centre. He was a visiting scientist at the University of Toronto, Canada in 1998, hosted by Professor Tom Coyle in Materials Science and Engineering. He was a visiting Professor at the Surface Engineering group, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal in 2003, hosted by the late Professor Jose Gracio and at the Technical University of Lodz, Poland, hosted by Professor Stanislaw Mitura in 2005.
His research interests include plasma based thin film synthesis for functional electronic/optical, wear-resistant, biomaterial implant, energy and corrosion protection applications.
Associate Professor- Department of Biomedical Engineering, MIT Teaches undergraduates and postgraduates, and guides students in research projects. PG Project Coordinator
iomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Drug Delivery, Herbal based Medicine, Hydrogels, Polymer characterization and Nano-medicine