Mr Obinna O. Urom

Mr Obinna Oko Urom

Graduate Assistant


Phone number: +2349032236958



Obinna Oko Urom was born on 22nd June about three decades ago to the family of Mr and Mrs Sunday Urom Oko in Afikpo, Ebonyi State. He had his Primary education in Government Primary School, Afikpo, where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1994. He went further to Government Secondary School, Afikpo to obtain WASSCE certificate in 2000 with distinctions. Then he proceeded to Federal University of Technology, Owerri and obtained B.Tech in geophysics with First Class Honors. He is a passionate teacher, motivator and coach as he has taught in secondary schools here in Nigeria and in the Republic of Benin.


Academic Qualifications

Bachelor degree in geophysics   |  2019

WAEC certificate   |   2000

First school Leaving certificate   |   1994


  • 2018  |  Best Graduating Student in the School of Physical Sciences (FUTO) 
  • 2018  |  Best Graduating Student in the Geology department (FUTO)
  • 2000 |  Second Best graduating student in Govt. Secondary School, Afikpo.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE).
  • Member, Society for Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).
  • Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

Work Experience

  • Graduate Assistant/Federal University of Technology Owerri/                     July 2019—Present
  • Science Teacher/Trinity College, Cotonou/                                                   Nov 2018–June 2019
    • Taught Basic Science, Agricultural Science & Biology and planned Academic Seminar for the school
    • Organized Practical, Competition & Excursion for the school                                                                     
  • Geoscience Intern/Ministry of Works and Transport, Abakaliki, Ebonyi/      July 2017– Dec 2017
    • Students’ Team leader for fieldwork

Performed geotechnical soil tests

Research Interest

  • Seismics
  • Water Exploration
  • Petroleum Geophysics


  1. Ezetoha, N. O., Fagorite, V. I., Urom, O. O.,(2020). Generators’ Harmful Exhaust Emissions in Buildings: Effects on Humans and Preventive Strategy. International Journal of Engineering Inventions e-ISSN: 2278-7461, p-ISSN: 2319-6491 Volume 9, Issue 4 [April. 2020] PP: 09-14
  2. Akiang F. B.*, Okeke O. C., Ezetoha N. O and Urom, O. O.,(2020). A Review of the mechanism, Effects and Control of Ground Vibration Associated With Rock Blasting. The International Journal of Engineering and Science (IJES) Volume  9  Issue 03 Series I  Pages  PP 72-80 2020 ISSN (e):2319-1813ISSN (p):20-24-1805