Prof. Mrs Eucharia Uloma Onyeka


PhD in Food Science and Technology


Academic Qualification

  • PhD. Food Technology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria        1997
  • M.Sc.   Food Technology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria      1992
  • B.Sc.    Food Science and Technology, Abia State University, Nigeria.   1989


  • 1995-97              Research fellow                  IITA, Nigeria
  • 1993-95              Visiting research fellow    IITA, Nigeria
  • 1991-92              Graduate Fellowship         Abia State University, Uturu Nigeria
  • 1988-89              Best graduating student Coll of Agric & Vet Med., Abia State University.  Uturu, Nigeria
  • 984-89              Best year one student in FST. Shell BP, Lagos


  • Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST),
  • Nutritional Society of Nigeria (NSN),
  • The organisation of Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD),
  • American Society for Nutrition
  • Society for Nutrition, Uk,
  • Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Academy
  • Institute of Food Technologist, USA

Courses assigned to teach

FST 533, FST 803, FST 736


  • Lecturer;   (1998-date)
  • Chairman of Local Organizing Committee,  Organisation for women in science for the developing world (OWSD) southeast international conference, 2019.
  • Member, Local Organizing Committee of the 6th International Conference and AGM of Institute of Women, Gender and Development Studies (IWoGDS), Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria  2017
  • Editor, 6th International Conference and AGM of Institute of Women, Gender and Development Studies (IWoGDS), Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria  2017
  • Reviewer for  a number of journal houses
  • Member, United Nations Industrial Development Organization committee on World Class Laboratory Standards, Federal University of Technology Owerri Chapter  2016-date
  • 28th Inaugural Lecturer of the Federal University of Technology. Owerri, 2016
  • Contributor,  National Television Authority (NTA) discussion on the rave raging effect of climate change on agricultural products.
  • External examiner, to numerous Universities in Nigeria for both undergraduate and postgraduate assessment of students. 2011 till date
  • ADhoc member, NUC accreditation panel to Nigerian Universities, 2007
  • Facilitator, The role of women in the adoption of cooking banana processing innovations in south-east Nigeria. International Inst. of Trop. Agric. (IITA), Nigeria  Seminar Series 1998
  • Facilitator, Trained viewers on the utilization and processing of Musa fruits. Television coverage of plantain and banana processing techniques “Agric Panorama” An NTA programme Nigeria 1998
  • Exhibitor  Plantain and cooking banana fruits products at. In: Agri-Africa exhibition, Accra Ghana, 1995
  • Resource person, Trained participants on the use of plantain/cassava in preparing various food products. In: ”Feeding in lean times” workshop organised by the Medical Unit of IITA,   Ibadan
  • Trainer  Food processing; Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Programme “Food Basket”.1996
  • Facilitator, Extension services to women farmers in Rivers State, Nigeria on the methods of processing foods (including cassava, plantain and soybeans)
  • Facilitator, Training of farmers on innovative methods of processing cassava and Musa fruit, 1998
  • Trainer, Extension services to rural farmers on food uses of cassava and cooking bananas, 1997