Mr Oluwasogo A. Ogungbenro

Mr Oluwasogo Akinloye Ogungbenro

Lecturer II

BSc. (IMSU); MSc. (FUTO)
Phone: +234 (0) 806 455 7474


Oluwasogo Ogungbenro has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from Imo State University Owerri and a Master of Science Degree in Astronomy and Astrophysics from the Federal University of Technology Owerri. He is a member of the Astronomical Society of Nigeria (ASN) and the Renewable and Alternative Energy Society of Nigeria (RAESON). His research interest includes areas of astronomy and astrophysics, atmospheric and space physics, renewable and alternative energy, information and communication technology, and he is open to research collaboration in any of these fields.


Academic Qualification

  • M.Sc. (Astronomy and Astrophysics) – 2015
  • B.Sc. (Physics) – 2005

Membership of Profesional bodies

  • Astronomical Society of Nigeria
  • Renewable and Alternative Energy Society of Nigeria


  • Assistant Lecturer- (2015 – 2018),  Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • Computer Systems Programmer / Engineer – (2007-2009), Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State
  • Physics Teacher – (2006/2007 Academic Year), Government Technical College, Abak, Akwa-Ibom State.

Research Interest

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics (Galactic and Extragalactic Astronomy, Polarization Studies in Compact Steep Spectrum Sources etc)
  • Atmospheric Science and Space Physics
  • Renewable and Alternative Energy
  • Information and Communication Technology


  1. Alozie, G.A., Mejeha, I.M., Akujor, C.E. and Ogungbenro, O.A. 2016, “Performance Evaluation of a Constructed Focusing Type Parabolic Solar Cooker with Heat Conservation”, African Journal of Renewable and Alternative Energy, 1 (1), 152-160 (2016: NIG).
  2. Akujor, C.E.and Ogungbenro, O.A. 2015, “Extended Structure in Compact Steep-spectrum Sources”, Nigerian Journal of Space Research, 13, 1-8 (2015: NIG).
  3. Akujor, C.E.Porcas, R.W, Ludke, E and Ogungbenro, O.A. 2015, 3C216: A Radio Investigation of a Galactic-sized Quasar, Nigerian Journal of Space Research, 13, 193-208 (2015: NIG).
  4. Ogungbenro, O.A., Akujor, C.E. and Orji, C.E. 2015, “Spectral Index Asymmetry in Compact Steep-spectrum Sources”, Nigerian Journal of Space Research, 13, 97-104 (2015: NIG)
  5. Akujor, C.E., Ogungbenro, O.A., Njoku, C.K., Onyekwere, I.W., Mejeha, I.M., Alozie, G.A., Chinaka, A.C. and Irechukwu, I.C.E. 2015, “Construction of an Improved Fuel-Efficient Woodstove for Nigeria”, Advances in Science and Technology 9(1&2), 43-47 (2015: NIG/USA).
  6. Akujor, C.E., Ogungbenro, O.A., Opara, G.C., Osondu, M.C., Akujor, J.C. and Ejiofor, C. 2013, “Information and Communication Technology (ICT): A Strategy For Quality Approach To Educational System Delivery In Nigeria”, Advances in Science and Technology, 7(2), 129-136 (2013: NIG/USA).
  7. Ogungbenro, O.A. and Akujor, C.E. 2012, “Rotation Measure Distribution in Compact Steep-steep Spectrum Sources”, Nigerian Journal of Physics 23, 132-144 (2012: NIG)
  8. Akujor, C.E., Ogungbenro, O.A., Alozie, G.A., Mejeha, I.M., Nwofor, O. and Efurumibe, E.L. 2012, “Improved Woodstoves for Domestic Cooking in Nigeria”, in Renewable Energy for National Industrial Growth, Akujor, C.E. and Mejeha, I.M. eds, pp144-146 (2012: NIG)
  9. Nwoye, C.I., Obidiegwu, E.O., Odo, J.U. and Ogungbenro, O.A. 2012, “Model for Assessment Evaluation of Energy Transmissivity by Solar Collector Based on Its Latitude angle and Reflectivity of Beam Component of the Solar Radiation”, in Renewable Energy for National Industrial Growth, Akujor, C.E. and Mejeha, I.M. eds, pp166-174 (2012: NIG)
  10. Onyeuwaoma, N.D., Eguaroje, E.O., Nwofor, O.K., Chineke, T.C., Ogungbenro, O.A., Yesufu, T.K., Iloh, I.L., Ige, W.J., Mohamed, S.O., Eze, G.C. and Dike, V.N. 2012, “Weather Modification Visa vie Cloud Overseeding: An African Perspective”, in Climate Change: Perspectives From Africa, Nwofor, O.K., Udo, S.O. and Bilbis, L.S. eds, Advances in Science and Technology 6(2S), 131-135 (2012: NIG/USA)
  11. Ogungbenro, Oluwasogo A. and Akujor, Chidi E. 2011, “Orientation Effects in Quasars”, African Skies/CieuxAfricains, 15, 18-21. (2011: SA)
  12. Akujor, C.E.  and Ogungbenro, O.A. 2011, “The Need To Harness Nigeria’s Nuclear Energy Resources For Electricity Production”, in Renewable and Alternative Energy for Sustainable National Development, Akujor, C.E. et al. eds,  pp189-191, (2011: NIG)
  13. Akujor, C.E., Ogungbenro, O.A., Mejeha, I.M., Nwofor, O. and Alozie, G.A. 2011, “The State of Energy Supply in Nigeria: Need for More Efficient Utilisation of Fuelwood Resources”, Advances in Science and Technology, (1S), 1-4 (2011: NIG/USA)
  14. Onyeuwaoma, N.D., Ogungbenro, O.A., Nwofor, O. Chineke, T.C., Okoro, U.K., Dike, V.N., Yesufu, T.K. and Akujor, C.E. 2011, “The Increasing Carbon (IV) Oxide Emission from Fossil-Based Energy: Possible Reduction by a Simple Mechanism”, Advances in Science and Technology, (1S), 103-107 (2011: NIG/USA)
  15. Nwofor, O., Akujor, C.E., Chineke, T.C., Ogungbenro, O.A., Okoro, U.K. and Dike, V.N. 2011, “Some Energy Implications of Meteorological and Climate Changes in Nigeria”, Advances in Science and Technology, (1S), 108-114 (2011: NIG/USA)
  16. Akujor, Chidi E., Mejeha, I.M. Ogungbenro, Oluwasogo A., Opara, Felix K., Etus, C. and Opara, Genevieve 2011, “Robust Information Technology Industry In Nigeria: A Catalyst For Sustainable Economic Development”,  Advances in Science and Technology, 5 (1), 49 – 59 (2011: NIG/USA)
  17. Alozie G.A., Mejeha I.M., Ogungbenro, O.A., Nwandikom, G. I. and ChidiAkujor 2010, “Design and Construction of a Solar Box Cooker as an Alternative in Nigerian Kitchens” ISESCO Science and Technology 6 (9), 57 – 62 (2010: Morocco)
  18. Akujor, Chidi E., Dozie, Ikechukwu N.S., Onwuliri, Celestine O.E. Ogungbenro, Oluwasogo A., Ugwoke, Romanus E., Alozie, Gregory A. and Mejeha, I.M. 2009, “Information and Communication Technology (ICT) As a Tool for the Achievement of Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria”, Advances in Science and Technology, 3(2), 138 – 145 (2009: NIG/USA).
  19. Akujor, Chidi E., Ogungbenro, Oluwasogo A., Alozie, Gregory A. and Nwofor, Okey K. 2008, “A Nuclear Energy Option for Nigeria”, Advances in Science and Technology 2(2), 71-77 (2008: NIG/USA).