Okoro, H.K.                                                                                                        

CURRICULUM VITAE

Published articles
  1. Okoro, H.K. & Odebunmi, E.O. (2009): Kinetics and Mechanism of Oxidation of Sugar and Sugar Alcohols by KMnO4. International Journal of Physical Sciences, 4(9); 471-476, Published by Academic Journal, Available online at http://www.academicjournals.org/IJPS ISSN 1992 - 1950 © 2009 Academic Journals.
  2. Okoro, H.K. & Odebunmi, E.O. (2010): Kinetics and Mechanism of Oxidation of Sugar and Sugar Alcohols by V2O5 . Scientific Research and Essays, 5(17); 2588–2594, Published by Academic Journal Available online http://www.academicjournals.org/SRE.  ISSN 1992 - 2248 © 2010 Academic Journals.
  3. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, O.S., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. & Synman, R.G. (2011): Sources Environmental Levels and Toxicity of Organotin in Marine Environment- A Review, Asian Journal of Chemistry. 23(2); 473 – 482, Published by Asian Journal of Chemistry. Available online at www.asianjournalofchemistry.co.in
  4. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, O.S., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. & Synman, R.G. (2011): HumanExposure, Biomarkers and Fate of Organotins in the Environment, Review of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, Springer-New York. 213; 27 -54, Published by Springer Science + Business Media B.V. 2011
  5. Sanusi, O. K. & Okoro, H.K. (2011): Investigation of Corrosion effect of mild steel on Orange Juice. African Journal of Biotechnology, 10(16); 3152-3156, Published by Academic Journals.
  6. Basheer, KA., Ayejuyo, S., Okoro, H.K. & Ximba, B.J. (2011): Spectrophotometric Determination of Iron (III) in Tap Water Using Hydoxyquinoline a Chromogenic Reagent, African Journal of Biotechnology, 10 (7); 16051-16057, Published by Academic Journals.
  7. Okoro, H.K., Adeniyi, A., Jondiko, OE., Ximba, BJ & Kakalanga, S.J (2012):  Assesment of heavy metals contamination in groundwater : A case study of central industrial district in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. International Journal of Physical Sciences. 7(28): 5078-5088. Published by Academic Journal.
  8. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, O.S., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. & Synman, R.G. (2012): Development of an Analytical Methods for the Speciation of Organotin Compounds in Seawater, Sediment and Mussel’s Samples Using GC-FPD and GCMS-TOF, 21(6); 1743-1753, Polish Journal of Environmental Studies,  Published by Hard Publishing Company, Poland.
  9. Fatoki, O.S., Okoro, H.K., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. & Synman, R.G. (2012): Bioaccumulation of Metals in black mussels (Mytillus galloprovincialis) in Cape Town Harbour, South Africa, The Environmentalist, 32; 48-57, Published by Springer Science + Business Media LLC 2011: (DOI 10.1007/s10669-011-9370-5.
  10. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, O.S., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. & Synman, R.G. (2012): A Review of Sequential Extraction and Instrumental Techniques for Heavy Metals Speciation in Soil and Sediment Matrices, Open Access Scientific Reports.1(3);181-189, DOI: 10.4172/Scientific reports.181. Published by Omics group.
  11. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, O.S., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. & Synman, R.G. (2012): Mineral Analysis of an Artificial Pond Sediment Samples from Western Cape Province, South Africa,  International Journal of Physical Sciences, 7(34); 5304-5307, Published by Academic Journal, Available online at http://www.academicjournals.org/IJPS ISSN 1992 - 1950 © 2012 Academic Journals.
  12. Okoro, H.K., Adeniyi, A., Jondiko, OE., & Ximba, BJ. (2012): Physico-chemical analysis of selected groundwaterAssesment of heavy metals contamination in groundwater: A case study of central industrial district in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, Scientific Research and Essays, 7(23); 2063–2069, Academic Journals, Published by Academic Journal, Available online at http://www.academicjournal.org/SRE ISSN 1992 - 2248 © 2012.
  13. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, OS., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J., Snyman, R.G. & Mdokwana, BW. (2013): The Effect of Particle Sizes on Metal Accumulation in the Marine Sediments of Cape Town harbour, South Africa, Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science, 129(3); 115–125, Published by Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Carolina, Wilmgton, USA.  
  14. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, OS., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. & Snyman, R.G. (2013): Physico-chemical characteristics and One year monitoring of heavy metal pollution in Seawater from Cape Town Harbour and their Seasonal Variation, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, Germany. 22(10); 2855-2866, Published by Parlar Scientific Publication Freising, Germany.  
  15. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, OS., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. & Snyman, R.G. (2013): Spatio-temporal Variation of Organotin Compounds in Seawater and Sediments from Cape Town Harbour, South Africa using Gas Chromatography with Flame Photometric Detector (GC-FPD), Arabian Journal of chemistry, Published by King Fahd University, production and hosting by Elsevier Science Direct on behalf of King Saudi University, Available online at http://dx.doi. 10.1016/j.arabjc.2013.05.014.
  16. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, OS., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. & Snyman, R.G. (2014): Geochemical Assessment of Sediment in Cape Town Harbour, South Africa, Bulletin of Chemical Society of Ethiopia, 28(1); 17-28, Published by Ethiopia Chemical Society of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa. Available online at http:// www.ajol.info.index.php/bcse. Chapter in books:
  17. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, O.S., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. & Snyman, R.G. (2014): Organotin Compounds. In: Wexler, P. (Ed.), Mohammad, A. Ann D.P. Helmnt, G. Stacey, H. Virginia, CM. Sidhartha, R. Jose, T. Timothy, JW. 3rd edition 3; 720–725.USA: Published by Encyclopaedia of Toxicology, Elsevier Inc., Academic Press ISBN: 9780123864543.
     Articles Accepted for Publications
  18. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, OS., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. &  Snyman, R.G.: On Distribution And Seasonal Variations Of Trace Metals (Cr, Mn, Co, Ni) In Seawater From Table Bay Harbour In South Africa. Environmental Journal of Environment Management and Science. Published by the Department of Geography and Environmental Management. Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, (Acceptance letter dated 10/12/2013).
  19. Okoro, H.K., Adekola, FA. & Agbaje, BE.: Monitoring the physico-chemical qualities of drinking water in University of Ilorin. Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management (JASEM). Published by Faculty of Science, University of Port-Harcourt World Bank Assisted National Agricultural Research Project (NARP)  www.bioline.org.br/ja, (Acceptance letter dated. 24th /03/2014).
  20. Okoro, H.K., Fatoki, OS., Adekola, F.A., Ximba, B.J. & Snyman, R.G.:  Fractionation, Mobility and Multivariate Statistical Evaluation of Heavy Metals in Marine Sediments of Cape Town Harbour.  Chemical Speciation & Bioavailability, St Albans, Herts, UK. Published by Science Reviews 2000 Ltd.  http://www.sciencereviewa2000.co.uk/index.php, (Acceptance letter dated. 06/05/2014).
  21. Okoro, H.K., Adekola, FA. & Abdulazeez, KB.: Heavy Metal Profiles of  Oyun River Sediments. Science Focus Journal. Published by Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Science and Technology, Ogbomosho, (Acceptance letter dated. 04/06/2014).