Ken Onubogu, M.S.

Co-advised by Prof. David Sholl



B.S (Summa Cum Laude), 2012, Chemical Engineering Texas A&M University, Kingsville, TX


Ken was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He received a BS degree from Texas A&M University, Kingsville, TX in Chemical Engineering before joining the Walton’s Group in October 2012. His undergraduate research focused on developing a novel approach of producing stable Engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) using a facile, economical and green synthetic route. As an undergraduate summer intern, Ken also worked on developing and designing heat exchangers and jet loop reactors for MECS global, MO.

Research Interests

Ken’s research focuses on investigating binder effect on the pelletization of high performance Metal-organic Framework composites for use as future sorbents for industrial applications.


Outstanding Chemical Engineering Senior Award, Texas A&M Univ, Kingsville, TX . 2012 
Exxon Mobil Scholarship for outstanding academic performance 2011-2012
GPA Mike Bayer Memorial Scholarship 2009-2011
American Petroleum Institute Scholarship 2008-2009 

Personal Interests 

Ken loves traveling and meeting new people, playing basketball and soccer and watching movies.