Jude-Kennedy Obichere received B. Eng and Msc. Eng degrees (Power Systems) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering at The University of Port Harcourt in 1992 and 2004, respectively. In October 1994, Jude joined the Oil Industry as a Service Engineer after his National Youth Service (NYSC) in 1993. He rose from the ladder to the post of a Service Manager in-charge of Training of other Engineers and Unit Operators in the areas of Drilling Mud Solids Control and Waste management while performing other Management functions. In 2005, he joined the Electrical & Electronic Engineering Department of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) as a PhD Student and Part-Time Lecturer and later became a Full-Time Lecturer in February, 2007 where he teaches Electrical Engineering Courses, Research/Project Supervision by combining his theoretical and Oil Industry practical experiences to would-be Engineers as part of his contributions to Human Resource Development. Jude is also a Consultant to many Oil Service Companies and a member of the FUTO Renewable and Alternative Energy Research Group. He is a member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (MNSE) and a member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). Jude has been a TRAINER from the Oil Industry and now to the University.
Academic and Professional Qualification
- B.Eng. University of Port Harcourt (1992)
- Msc.Eng. University of Port Harcourt (2004)
- 1. Obichere, J.K.C. and Akwukwaegbu, I.O., “Energy Production in Changing Times,” International Journal of Development Studies Accra, Ghana Vol. 1 No. 1 2010
- 2. Akwukwaegbu, I.O. and Obichere, J.K.C., “Hydrogen Fuel Cell Generating Scheme with Platinum Electrodes for Nigerian Power Industry,” International Journal of Engineering & Technology Accra, Ghana Vol. 1 No. 1 2010.