URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING

100 Level

1st Semester
Course Code Unit
BIOLOGY FOR AGRICULTURE AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE I BIO 101/103
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I CHM 101
ENGINEERING DRAWING ENG 103
INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH FRN 101
USE OF ENGLISH I GST 101
INTRODUCTION TO IGBO GRAMMAR IGB 101
ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS I MTH 101
GENERAL PHYSICS I PHY 101
2nd Semester
Course Code Unit
BIOLOGY FOR AGRICULTURE AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE II BIO 102/104
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II CHM 102
WORKSHOP PRACTICE II ENG 102
ENGINEERING DRAWING II ENG 104
FRENCH LANGUAGE II FRN 102
USE OF ENGLISH II GST 102
SOCIAL SCIENCE I GST 108
SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY IN SOCIETY GST 110
IGBO LANGUAGE II IGB 102
ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II MTH 102
GENERAL PHYSICS II PHY 102

200 Level

1st Semester
2nd Semester

300 Level

1st Semester
2nd Semester

400 Level

1st Semester
2nd Semester

500 Level

1st Semester
2nd Semester

Dr. NJOKU John Didacus

Reader

Contact Information
johnnjoku@futo.edu.ng

Biography

John Didacus Njoku, a Reader in Environmental Monitoring, is of the Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning. His research centres on RS & GIS in Environmental Monitoring, Mapping Environmental Resources, Urban Environmental Governance and Change, Applied Climatology, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management. He was pioneer HOD, Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning and Pioneer Associate Dean, School of Environmental Sciences. A Research Affiliate, Institute of Environmental Health and Environmental Justice, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria and Research Fellow, Earth System Governance Network (c/o Lund University, Sweden). He was invited, by UNEP, to the 1st and 2nd African Food Security Conference in 2013 and 2015 in Nairobi; to the International Conference on Applied Geo-informatics for Society and Environment in 2011 in Nairobi. Earlier, in 2009, he represented the Nigerian User Community at the Third African Leadership Conference on Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in Algeria, among others. He is Rapporteur, Nigeria National Branch of the Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security in Africa Assembly (EBAFOSA). He is, member, Association of Nigerian Geographers, Nigerian Environmental Society; and Editor, Journal of Nigeria Cartographic Association (NCA). He has published in scholarly Journals in Environmental Management, RS and GIS. He is happily married with two boys.


Dr. NJOKU John Didacus

Reader

Contact Information
johnnjoku@futo.edu.ng

Biography

John Didacus Njoku, a Reader in Environmental Monitoring, is of the Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning. His research centres on RS & GIS in Environmental Monitoring, Mapping Environmental Resources, Urban Environmental Governance and Change, Applied Climatology, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management. He was pioneer HOD, Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning and Pioneer Associate Dean, School of Environmental Sciences. A Research Affiliate, Institute of Environmental Health and Environmental Justice, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria and Research Fellow, Earth System Governance Network (c/o Lund University, Sweden). He was invited, by UNEP, to the 1st and 2nd African Food Security Conference in 2013 and 2015 in Nairobi; to the International Conference on Applied Geo-informatics for Society and Environment in 2011 in Nairobi. Earlier, in 2009, he represented the Nigerian User Community at the Third African Leadership Conference on Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in Algeria, among others. He is Rapporteur, Nigeria National Branch of the Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security in Africa Assembly (EBAFOSA). He is, member, Association of Nigerian Geographers, Nigerian Environmental Society; and Editor, Journal of Nigeria Cartographic Association (NCA). He has published in scholarly Journals in Environmental Management, RS and GIS. He is happily married with two boys.

Academic and Professional Qualification

BSc (Hons.) (Geography and Regional Planning);

MSc (Geography - Remote Sensing and Cartography);

PhD (Geography and Environmental Management)

Area of Specialization

Application of Remote Sensing & GIS in Environmental Monitoring, Mapping and Resources Inventory, Applied Climatology and Climate Change, Urban Climate Governance, Earth System/Environmental Change and Socio-economic Impacts and Social Vulnerability, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

Publications

Njoku JD, TE Ebe and AO Enem ( 016):

Working Experience

Federal University of Technology Owerri – 2002 to Date

 

Imo State University, Owerri – Adjunct Senior Lecturer: 2007 – 2015


Dr. NJOKU John Didacus

Reader

Contact Information
johnnjoku@futo.edu.ng

Biography

John Didacus Njoku, a Reader in Environmental Monitoring, is of the Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning. His research centres on RS & GIS in Environmental Monitoring, Mapping Environmental Resources, Urban Environmental Governance and Change, Applied Climatology, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management. He was pioneer HOD, Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning and Pioneer Associate Dean, School of Environmental Sciences. A Research Affiliate, Institute of Environmental Health and Environmental Justice, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria and Research Fellow, Earth System Governance Network (c/o Lund University, Sweden). He was invited, by UNEP, to the 1st and 2nd African Food Security Conference in 2013 and 2015 in Nairobi; to the International Conference on Applied Geo-informatics for Society and Environment in 2011 in Nairobi. Earlier, in 2009, he represented the Nigerian User Community at the Third African Leadership Conference on Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in Algeria, among others. He is Rapporteur, Nigeria National Branch of the Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security in Africa Assembly (EBAFOSA). He is, member, Association of Nigerian Geographers, Nigerian Environmental Society; and Editor, Journal of Nigeria Cartographic Association (NCA). He has published in scholarly Journals in Environmental Management, RS and GIS. He is happily married with two boys.

Academic and Professional Qualification

BSc (Hons.) (Geography and Regional Planning);

MSc (Geography - Remote Sensing and Cartography);

PhD (Geography and Environmental Management)

Area of Specialization

Application of Remote Sensing & GIS in Environmental Monitoring, Mapping and Resources Inventory, Applied Climatology and Climate Change, Urban Climate Governance, Earth System/Environmental Change and Socio-economic Impacts and Social Vulnerability, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

Publications

Njoku JD, TE Ebe and AO Enem ( 016):

Working Experience

Federal University of Technology Owerri – 2002 to Date

 

Imo State University, Owerri – Adjunct Senior Lecturer: 2007 – 2015


Prof. NJOKU John Didacus

Reader

Contact Information
johnnjoku@futo.edu.ng

Biography

John Didacus Njoku, a Reader in Environmental Monitoring, is of the Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning. His research centres on RS & GIS in Environmental Monitoring, Mapping Environmental Resources, Urban Environmental Governance and Change, Applied Climatology, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management. He was pioneer HOD, Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning and Pioneer Associate Dean, School of Environmental Sciences. A Research Affiliate, Institute of Environmental Health and Environmental Justice, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria and Research Fellow, Earth System Governance Network (c/o Lund University, Sweden). He was invited, by UNEP, to the 1st and 2nd African Food Security Conference in 2013 and 2015 in Nairobi; to the International Conference on Applied Geo-informatics for Society and Environment in 2011 in Nairobi. Earlier, in 2009, he represented the Nigerian User Community at the Third African Leadership Conference on Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in Algeria, among others. He is Rapporteur, Nigeria National Branch of the Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security in Africa Assembly (EBAFOSA). He is, member, Association of Nigerian Geographers, Nigerian Environmental Society; and Editor, Journal of Nigeria Cartographic Association (NCA). He has published in scholarly Journals in Environmental Management, RS and GIS. He is happily married with two boys.


Dr. Njoku John Didacus

Reader

Contact Information
johnnjoku@futo.edu.ng

Biography

John Didacus Njoku, a Reader in Environmental Monitoring, is of the Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning. His research centres on RS & GIS in Environmental Monitoring, Mapping Environmental Resources, Urban Environmental Governance and Change, Applied Climatology, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management. He was pioneer HOD, Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning and Pioneer Associate Dean, School of Environmental Sciences. A Research Affiliate, Institute of Environmental Health and Environmental Justice, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria and Research Fellow, Earth System Governance Network (c/o Lund University, Sweden). He was invited, by UNEP, to the 1st and 2nd African Food Security Conference in 2013 and 2015 in Nairobi; to the International Conference on Applied Geo-informatics for Society and Environment in 2011 in Nairobi. Earlier, in 2009, he represented the Nigerian User Community at the Third African Leadership Conference on Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in Algeria, among others. He is Rapporteur, Nigeria National Branch of the Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security in Africa Assembly (EBAFOSA). He is, member, Association of Nigerian Geographers, Nigerian Environmental Society; and Editor, Journal of Nigeria Cartographic Association (NCA). He has published in scholarly Journals in Environmental Management, RS and GIS. He is happily married with two boys

Academic and Professional Qualification

BSc (Hons.) (Geography and Regional Planning); MSc (Geography - Remote Sensing and Cartography); PhD (Geography and Environmental Management)

Area of Specialization

Application of Remote Sensing & GIS in Environmental Monitoring, Mapping and Resources Inventory, Applied Climatology and Climate Change, Urban Climate Governance, Earth System/Environmental Change and Socio-economic Impacts and Social Vulnerability, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management.

Publications

Njoku, JD, TE Ebe and AO Enem (2016): Analysis of heavy metals contamination by artisanal refining plants in the Nigeria Delta Region, Southern Nigeria, British Journal of Environmental Sciences Vol. 4, No 3, pp. 39 – 48, European Centre for Research, Training and Development, United Kingdom. Njoku, JD, BN Ubbaonu and WN Ojinere (2015): Prevalence of HIV/AIDS scourge and gender performance levels in Imo State of Nigeria, International Journal of Gender and Development Issues, Vol. 2 No. 4, 11 – 20, Centre for Women, Gender and Development Studies, Federal University of Technology, Owerri Nigeria. GT Amangabara, JD. Njoku and M. Obenade (2014): Applying Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS Tools in the Study of Gully Erosion, Journal of Scientific Research & Reports Vol. 4(3): pp. 253-264, DOI: 10.9734/JSRR/2015/12753 SCIENCEDOMAIN international, UK. Njoku, JD. (2013): GIS-based Site Selection Analysis for Public Healthcare Facilities in the Twin City, Owerri, South-eastern Nigeria, International Journal of Applied Research and Technology, 2(4): 151 – 172, Esxon Publishers. Njoku JD, GT Amangabara and PN Duru (2013): Spatial assessment of urban flood risks in Aba metropolis using geographical information systems techniques, Global Advanced Research Journal of Environmental Science and Toxicology, Vol. 2 (3) pp. 086 – 092. Njoku JD (2013): Agro-Ecological Assessment of Soil Quality of a River Watershed in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, Journal of Environment and Earth Science, Vol. 3, No.1, pp. 48 – 56, The International Institute for Science, Technology and Education, USA Ogbuagu HD, JD Njoku, AP Uzoije, JI Nwachukwu and TE Ebe (2012): Correlates in Groundwater Quality Parameters and Textural Classes of Soils in a Peri-industrial District of the Nigerian Delta Region, Journal of Environment and Earth Science, Vol. 2, No.3, pp.40 – 51, International Institute for Science, Tech. and Education, USA. Njoku JD (2012): Application of Geographical Information Systems Technology in Soil Fertility Variation Analysis in Southeastern Nigeria: An International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 1 (1) pp. 47– 59. International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers Inc,, Ethiopia. Njoku, JD, Ebe, TE, & Pat-Mbano, EC (2010): Detection and Mapping of Land Use and Land Cover Classes of a Developing City in Southeastern Region of Nigeria, using Multi-band Digital Remotely-sensed Data. African Research Review: An International Multi-disciplinary Journal vol. 4, No. 3b, pp. 315 – 330, International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers Inc, Ethiopia Njoku JD (2008): Implications of Temperature Dynamics for Forests Management in Southeastern Nigeria Nigerian, Journal of Geography and Environment, Vol. 1 pp. 191 – 201. Dept. of Geography, Univ. of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria. Njoku, JD, CG Okoli, AP Uzoije and MC Iwuji (2006): Assessment of Multi- band Capabilities in the Detection of Built-Up Areas in Northwestern Nigeria, Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 6 No. 10 pp. 2177 – 2184 Asian Network for Scientific Information.. Nnaji, AO, JD Njoku and NC Ume (2006): Environmental Controls of Rainfall over Northern Nigeria: Identification and Verification, Environmental Research and Developmental Journal, Faculty of Engineering and Environmental Sciences, Imo State University, Owerri, Vol. 1 No. 1 pp. 112-126 Faculty of Engineering and Environmental Sciences, Imo State University, Owerri Nigeria. Njoku JD (2005): A quantitative Approach to multi-band assessment of Spot imaging system for land use and land cover mapping in northwestern Nigeria Inter. Res. Jour. in Engr. Sci. and Tech. Fed. Univ. of Technology Owerri Vol.2, No. 1, pp 87 – 101 Glosco Technological Services in Association with Edna-Ben Publishers, Owerri.

Working Experience

Federal University of Technology Owerri – 2002 to Date Imo State University, Owerri – Adjunct Senior Lecturer: 2007 – 2015