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Joseph Akunna

Professor in Water and Environmental Engineering

  • Professor in Water and Environmental Engineering, NBE
  • 1405 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
1992 …2019
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wastewater Earth & Environmental Sciences
Wastewater Engineering & Materials Science
biogas Earth & Environmental Sciences
denitrification Earth & Environmental Sciences
Anaerobic digestion Engineering & Materials Science
sludge Earth & Environmental Sciences
nitrate Earth & Environmental Sciences
Nitrates Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 1992 2019

Anaerobic waste-wastewater treatment and biogas plants: a practical handbook

Akunna, J. C., 16 Jul 2018, Boca Raton: CRC Press. 138 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

developing world
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Effect of liquid nitrogen pre-treatment on various types of wool waste fibres for biogas production

Kuzmanova, E., Zhelev, N. & Akunna, J. C., May 2018, In : Heliyon. 4, 5, 11 p., e00619.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Co-products from malt whisky production and their utilisation

Akunna, J. C. & Walker, G. M., 11 Sep 2017, The alcohol textbook. Walker, G. M., Abbas, C., Ingledew, W. M. & Pilgrim, C. (eds.). 6 ed. Duluth, Georgia: Ethanol Technology Institute, p. 529-537 9 p. 34

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Cryogenic pretreatment of keratinous waste for enhanced methane production

Kuzmanova, E., Akunna, J. C. & Zhelev, N., 5 Jul 2017, In : BioDiscovery. 20, 1 p., e14096.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

Open Access
methane production
dietary fiber
sheep breeds


A technological model for low energy domestic wastewater treatment

Author: Abubakar, U., Nov 2015

Supervisor: Akunna, J. C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


Carbon and nitrogen removal in a granular bed baffled reactor

Author: Baloch, M., Feb 2004

Supervisor: Akunna, J. C. (Supervisor) & Collier, P. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis