Igwillo, Ugochukwu Clifford currently works as a Senior Research Officer in Bioresources Development and Documentation Unit of Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.

He obtained Master of Engineering Degree [M.Eng] in Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in 2014, specializing in Agricultural Processing Engineering. He previously obtained Bachelor of Engineering Degree [B.Eng] in Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering from Enugu State University of Science and Technology in 2009, specializing in Food and Bio-process Engineering. He is a member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (Membership No. S6677/10) and International Association of Engineers (Membership No. 315072).

Igwillo, Ugochukwu Clifford is a creative thinker who developed innovative methods to improve cultivation and yield characteristics of horticultural crops between 2017- 2018; a set of prototype machines for processing African breadfruit (Treculia africana) seeds in 2014, and Impact Test Apparatus to determine bruise parameters of agricultural produce in 2009.

His research interests include: development of processing machines for agricultural biomaterials, medicinal plants research, farm management, bioresources conservation and promotion of natural medicine. His wealth of research experience reflects in his list of scientific publications in national and international journals, which can be accessed via his ORCID Profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1164-2618