The Nigerian Institution of Professional Engineers and Scientists (NIPES) is a research community consisting of field experts in engineering and science. It was founded by a group of researchers in the University of Benin, Nigeria. NIPES is a member organization of Crossref (USA) and the National Chapter of the International Association of Professional Engineers and Scientists which is registered in accordance with the provision of the Allied Matters Act, Cap. C20, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria through the Commission. NIPES stands to promote and facilitate the exchange of research information among engineers and scientists and provide opportunities for interaction among members in the field including those in academia, research institutions, government agencies and industry.