National Institute for Theoretical and Computation Science (NITHECS) has added Dr Kingsley Onyebuchi Obodo as one of its three Principal investigators for the NITHECS Focus Area: Advanced computational materials 2022. This comes with significant responsibility with respect to carrying out innovative research in the area of advanced computational materials, creating synergy with international as well as local stakeholders for the advancement of computational science, engineering and technology. Developing the next generation of scientist through outreach programmes. The focus area comes with funds that covers certain aspect of the research work as well as international and local collaborative research work.