Mrs StellaMaris I. Okonkwo

Mrs StellaMaris Isioma Okonkwo

Assistant Lecturer

HND, B.Sc., M.Sc.


Mrs StellaMaris Isioma Obi (nee Okonkwo) was born in Enugu in the Enugu State of Nigeria into the family of Mr. & Mrs Bartholomew Ifeanyichukwu Onuorah Okonkwo in Igbuala village of Ifitedunu in the Anambra State of Nigeria. She attended Primary and Secondary schools in Nnewi, Umuleri and Ideani, all in Anambra State. She studied Science Laboratory Technology in Federal University of Technology Owerri from 1999 to 2004 where she got HND, Geology, Bachelor of Science in Anambra State University Uli, and Master of Science in Mineral Exploration (Geochemistry) in University of Ibadan. She is married to Prof Kenneth Onyebuchi Obi from Ndiegungwu Umuoma Uli in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State. She is open-minded and eager to learn at any given opportunity.


Academic Qualifications

    • M.Sc. Mineral Exploration (Geochemistry) (2014),
    • B.Sc. Geology (2008),
    • HND Science Laboratory Technology (Geology & Mining) (2004)
    • Senior Secondary School Certificate (2002)

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) (2013)
  • Nigerian Institute of Safety Professional (NISP) (2010)
  • Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technology (NISLT) (2004)

Courses assigned to teach:

Gly 403  | Economic Geology

Work Experience

  • Geography Teacher at Girls’ Secondary School Awka, Anambra state, 2017 to 2019
  • Class Teacher, Ala Montessori School, No 7/9 Chief Obelle Street Ekeki Yenagoa Bayelsa State 2010 to 2012
  • Mathematics Teacher, Basic Junior Secondary School Polaku Yenagoa Bayelsa State (NYSC) March 2009 to February 2010
  • Borehole Supervisor, Gabby Engineering Services, Okpuno-Egbu Umudim, Nnewi, Anambra State. July 2007 to December 2007 (SIWES)
  • Borehole Supervisor, Mequip Engineering Services, No 4 Umuawulu Close Independence Layout, Enugu. August 2002 to January 2003 (SIWES)

Research Interest

  • Environmental Geology
  • Economic Geology
  • Geochemistry