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polymer scientist and materials engineer

Samuel Chuks O. Ugbolue, Nigerian polymer scientist and materials engineer. Fellow, Polymer Institute Nigeria, 1990; certified chartered member Textile Institute, Manchester, 1970, fellow Textile Institute, 1981. Recipient William Wilkinson Merit award, College of Technology, Blackburn England, 1967-1968, Research Project awards, National Textile Center, 1999—2009.


Ugbolue, Samuel Chuks O. was born on July 6, 1945 in Issele-Uku, Delta State, Nigeria.


Master of Science, University Strathclyde, Glasgow. Doctor of Philosophy, University Strathclyde, Glasgow, 1974.


Textile research chemist Burlington Industries Inc., Altavista, Virginia, 1974—1976. Reader associate professor Federal University of Technology, Owerri, 1981—1983, professor, 1983—1997, dean science, 1985—1988, dean postgraduate school, 1989—1992, deputy vice chancellor, 1992—1997. Senior lecturer polymer science & technical Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1976—1980, AG head department textile science & technical, 1980—1981.

Association commonweath University visiting professor University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology University Manchester, 1988—1989.


  • Fellow, Polymer Institute Nigeria, 1990. Certified chartered member Textile Institute, Manchester, 1970, fellow Textile Institute, 1981.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Polyolefin Fibers: Industrial & Medical Applications.


President Kiwanis International Owerri Club, 1987—1988. Fellow: Polymer Institute Nigeria (chairman professional council 1990-1997), Textile Institute (governing council member 1988-1997). Member: American College of Surgeons, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, AATCC (research committee member 1999—2009), American Society for Engineering Education, materials research society.