Prof. Anih Linus Uchechukwu

Electrical & Electronics Engineering








Prof.Anih,Linus Uchechukwu, a visiting Professor to SUMAS in the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. B.Eng, MSc, and Ph.D from ASUTECH,OAU Ile-Ife, and UNN respectively, all in Electrical Engineering. He has extensive experience in University administration and research spanning over 30 years. HOD Electrical Engineering 2001-2003. Director, Computer Communications Centre 2012-2014. He has chaired many NUC accreditation teams to Federal, State and Private Universities. He teaches courses in the areas of Electrical Machines and Drives and Power Systems. Successfully supervised 5 Ph.Ds and 15 Masters degree. Published widely in national and international journals.

December 1977: G.C.E. ‘O’ Level, St. Paul’s College, Eke-Enugu, (1972 – 1976)

JULY, 1984: B. Eng. Second Class Honours, Upper Division in Electrical/Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Anambra State University of Technology[ASUTECH], Enugu (1980 – 1984)

DEC, 1988: M.Sc. in Electronic/Electrical Engineering Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (1986 – 1988)

MARCH, 1999: Ph.D (Electrical power devices) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (1996 – 1999).

1] J. C. Agunwamba, O. J. Ezeuzoamaka, L. U. Anih, T.O.K Audu, G.O Chukwuma, S. O. Enibe, L. M. Obi, G. O. Chukwuma and Obikwelu, An Introduction to Engineering, De-Adriot Innovation Press, Enugu

[2] Eugene Okenna Agbachi and Linus Uchechukwu Anih, Synthesis of Hysteresis Motor, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Deutschland/Germany 2013. ISBN 978-3-8443-3446-3

[3] T.C. Madueme, L. U. Anih, E. S. Obe, D. B. N. Nnadi and S.E. Oti, Basic Electrical Engineering, University of Nigeria Nsukka Press 2016.

N.2. Journal publications
[4] L. A. Agu and L. U. Anih, “Enhancement of the output power of synchronous reluctance machines by capacitance injection techniques”, NSE Technical Transactions, Vol. 37, (2), 2002, pp. 70-80

[5] L. A. Agu and L. U. Anih, “Coupled polyphase reluctance machines without rotating windings”, NSE Technical Transactions, Vol. 37, (4), 2002, pp. 46-52

[6] L. U. Anih and L. A. Agu, “A novel strategy for raising the unit output of large synchronous machines”, Nigerian Journal of Technology, (NIJOTECH), Vol. 22, (1), March 2003, pp. 24-28

[7] Obe, E. S. and L. U. Anih, “Parameter determination of single phase reluctance motors” NSE Technical Transactions 40 (3), 18-26, 2005

[8] L. U. Anih, and E. S. Obe, “A new multi-stack polyphase synchronous reluctance machine” NSE Technical Transactions, 40 (4) 37- 46, 2005

[9] L. U. Anih, “Indigenous manufacture and characterization of electrical porcelain insulator”, Nigerian Journal of Technology, (NIJOTECH), Vol. 24, (1), March 2005, pp. 44-50

[10] L. U. Anih and O. Amah, “The performance characteristics of a closed loop one axis electromechanical solar tracker”, Nigerian Journal of Technology, (NIJOTECH), Vol. 25, (2), September 2006, pp. 66-76

[11] L. U. Anih and L. A. Agu, “A novel configuration of feedback’s electric machines tutor (EMT) model 180 as an asynchronous multiphase reluctance machine without rotor conductors, Nigerian Journal of Technology, (NIJOTECH), Vol. 25, (2), Sept 2006, pp. 16-22.

[12] Obe, E.S., Senjyu, T., Agu, M. U., Anih, L. U. and Ojo, O, “Analysis of the steady-state torque components in a balanced single-phase synchronous reluctance motor with running capacitor” Electric Power Systems Research (EPSR) 77, 295-302, 2007.

[13] L. U. Anih and L. A. Agu, “Mechanism of Torque Production in Coupled Polyphase Reluctance Machines”, Nigerian Journal of Technology, (NIJOTECH), Vol. 28, (1), March 2008, pp. 29-29.

[14] Obe, E. S, Anih, L. U. and Ndubisi, S. N. “Load characteristics of a single-phase stator-excited induction and reluctance generators” NSE Technical Trans. Vol. 44. No.1, pp. 29-40. 2009

[15] L. U. Anih, and Obe, E.S., “Performance analysis of a composite dual-winding reluctance machine”, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 50, pp. 3056-3062, 2009.

[16] L. U. Anih, “Magnetics of an idealized asynchronous reluctance machine with no moving conductors”, Pacific Journal of Science and Technology (PJST) Vol. 10 (1), 2009, pp. 82-92.

[17] L. U. Anih, C. U. Ogbuka and M. Ewelum, “A new hybrid synchronous machine capable of ultra-high output power”, Pacific Journal of Science and Technology (PJST) Vol. 10 (2), 2009, pp. 83-92.

[18]Obe, E. S. and Anih, L. U. “Influence of Rotor Cage on the Performance of Synchronous Reluctance Generators”, Electric Power Components and Systems, 38, pp.960–973, 2010.

[19] Damian B. Nnadi, Marcel U. Agu and Linus U. Anih ‘‘Switching frequency modulation for maximum power point tracking technique of photo voltaic systems’’
NSE Technical Transactions Vol. 45 (3), Pp 1-14, 2010

[20] L.U. Anih, E.S. Obe, and E.O. Agbachi, ‘‘Analytic Synthesis of a Hysteresis Motor’’, Energy Conversion and Management 52(2011)391-396

[21] E.S. Obe, G.D. Umoh, and L.U. Anih, “Load Loss Performance Of An Autonomous Self-Excited Induction Generator” Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH) Vol. 30, No. 2, 2011, pp 40 – 48.

[22] L.U. Anih and K.C. Obute,“The steady-state performance characteristics of a single-phase transfer field machine operating in the asynchronous mode” Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH) Vol. 31, No3, 2012 Pg219 – 226.

[23]E.S.Obe, L.U.Anih and B.U.Akuru “A simple Excitation Control for an Isolated Generator” Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH) Vol. 32, No3, 2013 Pg433 – 434.

[24] E. S. Obe and L. U. Anih “Enhancement of the performance of a Transfer field electric machine operating in the asynchronous mode” Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH) Vol. 33, No 3 (2014) Pg 252- 257

[25] Ugwuda A. U. and Anih L. U. “Induction motor- based synthesis of hysteresis motor” International Journal of Electrical and Telecommunication Systems Research
(ELECTROSCOPE) Vol 6, No. 6, 2014, pp 46- 52

[26] Linus U. Anih, Emeka S. Obe and Sylvester E. Abonyi “Modelling and performance of a hybrid synchronous reluctance machine with adjustable Xd/ Xq ratio” IET Electr. Power Appl., 2015, Vol. 9, Iss. 2, pp. 171-182

[27] L. U. Anih, E. S. Obe and M. N.Eleanya “Steady state performance of transfer field machine and induction machine- a comparison” Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH) Vol. 34, No2, 2015, pp. 385-391

[28] Ezeako C.P, Ezechukwu O.A, Anih, L.U. and Ocheni A. “Voltage Stability Control through Reactive Power regulation in the Nigerian 330kV Grid” International Journal of Engineering Research and Management (IJERM) ISSN: 2349 – 2058, Volume 02 May 2015, pp. 52-65.

[29] Ogwata C.M. and Anih, L.U. “Effects of Scrap glass powder on electrical porcelain” Global Journal of Engineering Science and Researches 2015, 2(6), pp 195 – 198.

[30] Ajakor E.M, Anih, L.U., Ogwata C.M. “Indigenous Production of Electrical Porcelain from Nigerian Minerals” International journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 2015, Vol 5, Issue 6, pp. 1 – 3.

[31] E.J. Akpama and L.U. Anih, “Modelling and Simulation of Multiphase Induction Machine”. International Journal of Engineering Innovation and Research, Vol. 4, Issue 5, Pg. 732- 736, 2015.

[32] Akpama, E. J., Linus U. Anih and OgbonnayaOkoro, “Transient Analysis and modelling of six phase asynchronous machine”. American Journal of Electrical power and Energy systems 2015, 4(6): 77- 83, Oct. 31, 2015.

[33] Charles IkechukwuOdeh, Linus Uchechuwku Anih &EmenikeChinedoziEjiogu. “A 17- Level Switched Voltage Source Multi- Level Inverter Topology with Low- Switching Frequency Control” Electric Power Components and Systems, 44(19), pp.2185–2197, 2016.

[34] Obute K. C., Ogboh V. C., Eleanya M. N. and Anih L. U., “Analytical determination of steady- state performance indices of single- phase induction motor, using symmetrical components of unbalanced voltages of 3- phase system”. International Journal of Recent Advances in Multidisciplinary Research, Vol. 3, Issue 11, pp. 1955- 1962, Nov. 2016.

[35] Obute K. C., Agu V. N., Anazia E. A., Okozi S. O. and Anih L. U., “Starting, steady- state modelling and simulation studies of single- phase Transfer- field Reluctance motor operating in the asynchronous mode”. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 182- 189, Jan. 2017

[36] Ojo S. A., Anih L. U., Anazia A. E., Ezechukwu O. A., “A model of solar power Auto Irrigation system”. International journal of Recent Engineering Research and Development (IJRERD), Vol. 3 No. 10, pp 13- 18. 2018

[37] Emmanuel C. Ani, Linus U. Anih, Kingsley C. Obute, “Balanced Capacitor self-excited braking of a polyphase induction motor”. American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER), Vol. 8, Issue 9, pp- 22- 30. 2019

[38] Y. M. Oruma. L. U. Anih and J. C. Onuegbu, “Steady- state performance of Dual stator winding polyphase induction motor with reactive power compensation”. Iconic Research and Engineering Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 8, pp. 139- 146, February 2020

[39] Obute K. C, Anih L.U, Ezechukwu A. O, Okonkwo M.C “A novel three-phase Transfer Field machine with cage(rotor) windings. The International Journal of Engineering and Science (IJES) Vol 9, Issue 3 Pgs 13-31, 2020

[40] E. N. Ezeruigbo, A. O. Ekwue and L. U. Anih “Voltage stability Analysis of Nigerian 330kV Power Grid using static P- V Plots”, NIJOTECH Vol. 40 No. 1, pp. 70- 80, 2021.

[41]E. O. Agbachi, L. U. Anih and E. S. Obe “Steady- state analysis of hybrid synchronous machine with higher reluctance to excitation power ratio”, Iranian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IJEEE), Vol. 18, No. 1, pp/ 2251-2262, 2022.

42] Ofure Imomon, James Eke, Linus Anih and Dorathy Abonyi “Improving power availability of the National power system using solar- based enhanced distributed generation technology”, International Journal of Research and Innovation in Applied Science(IJRIAS) Volume VII, Issue IV, pp. 20- 29, April 2022.

[43] Omokhafe James Tola, Emeka Simon Obe, Chinedu Titus Obe, Linus Uchechukwu Anih “ Finite Element Analysis of Dual stator winding line start permanent magnet synchronous motor “ Przeglad Elecktrotechniczny
Vol 4 no 1, pp 47-52, 2022

[44] Anih, L. U., Agbachi, E. O. & Obe, E.S. “Dynamic performance of a Hybrid synchronous machine with ultra- high XD/XQ Ratio.”, ABUAD Journal of Engineering Research and Development, Vol. 6, No. 1, April 2023.

N.3. Conference Publications

[45] L. U. Anih, “Investigation of the tracking susceptibility of a locally sourced triaxial electrical porcelain for outdoor applications”, Proceedings,Electric Power Engineering Conference, (EPEC-97) Dec. 4-5, 1997, Univ. of Nigeria, Nsukka, pp 48-53.

[46] L. A. Agu and L. U. Anih, “A variable Xq synchronous reluctance machine”, Proceedings,Electric Power Engineering Conference, (EPEC-97) Dec. 4-5, 1997, Univ. of Nigeria, Nsukka, pp 48-53.

[47]T. C. Madueme and L. U. Anih, “Conventional Energy resources and environmental issues in Nigeria”, Proceedings,Electric Power Engineering Conference, (EPEC-97) Dec. 4-5, 1997, Univ. of Nigeria, Nsukka, pp 29-33.

[48]L. A. Agu and L. U. Anih, “Coupled polyphase reluctance machines without rotating windings”, International Electric Power Engineering Conference (IEPEC-99), Mar. 1999, Univ. of Nigeria, Nsukka, pp. 29-33.

[49]L. A. Agu, L. U. Anih, J. O. Ojo and A. Jimoh, “A novel synchronous reluctance machine with capacitive injection”, Martinusen Rotating machine conference, Pilansberg conference center South Africa, 2005, pp. 1-8.

[50]M. U. Agu and L. U. Anih, “Aspects of dynamic and steady-state electric motor control”, National Workshop on protection, control and maintenance of power networks and electrical machines, 2007, pp. 59-71.

51]]TolaOmokhafe J., ObeEmeka S. and Anih, Linus U ‘Modeling and analysis of
Dual stator windings permanent magnet synchronous machines’’. IEEE 3rd conference on Electro-Technology for national development (NIGERCON), 2017, Pp 861-871.

[52]Enesi, A.Y,Ejiogu, E.C, Anih L.U ‘Analysis of double salient reluctance machine
Using gap area’ 2nd International Engineering Conference (IEC) Federal UniversityofTechnology,Minna, Nigeria, 2017, Pp. 251-257.

[53]H. Idoko and L. U. Anih ‘Modelling and analysis of a transfer field machine with
Displaced windings’ IEEE PES/IAS Power Africa Conference, Abuja, 2019. Pp. 390-

[54]H. C. Idoko and L. U. Anih ‘Performance characteristics improvement of a transfer
Field machine by simultaneous reactive power compensation and stator windings
Displacement’ Proceedings of the 2020 Sustainable Engineering and Industrial
Technology Conference, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 2020, pp. E5-1 – E5-5

[55] Agbachi E. O., Anih L. U. and Obe E.S. “Modeling and dynamic analysis of hybrid synchronous machine”, 2022 IEEE Nigeria 4th International Conference on Disruptive Techonologies for Sustainable Development (NIGERCON), pp. 1-5, April 5, 2022
N.4. Laboratory manual

[56]L. U. Anih and L. A. Agu, “EE562 Specialized laboratory manual on electric motor drives without rotating windings”, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, university of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1998.

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