Ejikeme Patrick Nwosu holds an invention patent right of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for his research work on conversion of urine into flammable gases.
The inventor has a Bachelor of Science degree in Pure and Industrial Chemistry from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka in 2005. He proceeded to obtain a Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Ibadan in 2010.
Looking into the future, Patrick can tell the times, “It is obvious that our crude oil reserves will be exhausted in few decades to come,” he said, “When this happens we will be forced to use other sources of fuel, but it would be more prudent to start acting prior to such state. He believes that soon his discovery could replace fossil fuels in the near future.
Among his scientific works are isolation of ammonia from human urine and Special theory of inorganic chemical reactions; projects he completed as an undergraduate and whose abstracts were published by the American Chemical Society book of abstracts in 2005. In 2011, Nwosu published a paper titled “Special theory of toxicity: Toxic properties of electron discovered”.
According to Nwosu’s findings, single electrons and lone pairs are the major contributors to toxicity in elements and compounds. Atoxopy was also introduced in the said paper to treat some special cases of toxicity. His coined chemistry term, atoxopy, has been translated in Italian, Spanish, Filipino, Chinese and other languages, while the pronunciation is also available on YouTube
In 2010, the 31 year old change agent launched Lumos Laboratories and Company and was in 2012, incorporated as Lumos Laboratories Nigeria Limited, a private research and manufacturing company under which he made the discovery of conversion of urine into hydrogen-ammonia-rich flammable gases.
Patrick Nwosu is the President and Director of Research at Lumos Laboratories and Company while his wife Bolanle Perry Nwosu is the Vice President and Director of Branding. According to the company’s website, their research interests are in Renewable Energy, development of HIV/AIDS treatment, conversion of waste lubricating oil into high quality ones, development of wind/solar/biogas powered vehicles
He is also the publisher of a scientific paper which claims that vapor-like water that emanates from ice is another state of water different from conventional vapor because it has a different mode of formation and temperature.