Engr. Chinedu Reginald Okpara

Engr. Chinedu Reginald Okpara

Lecturer I

B. Eng., M. Eng.
Email: chinedu.okpara@futo.edu.ng


I am a member of NSE and a COREN registered Engineer, married with children.

Academic Qualification

  1. ENG 2012
  2. ENG 2007
  3. ND 2003.





  • CCNA 2008
  • MNSE 2013
  • COREN 2014
  • NEEA 2016
  • NOTAP 2022

Courses Assigned to Teach

  1. COE 514
  2. COE 509
  3. COE 503
  4. COE 405
  5. EEE 306
  6. ENG 214


Lecturing, Research, Class Advisor, Project Supervision, Seminar Supervision, other Specific Assignments by the Head of Department.

Research Interest

  • 5G


  1. Chinedu R. Okpara, Ogbonna P. Ngwu, Victor E. Idigo and Cosmas K. Agubor, (2023), “Machine Learning: A Panacea for improved energy Efficiency of a 5G Network”, UNIZIK Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 1, Pp 111-126. June 2023. Print ISSN: 2992-4383 (Published 21-05-2023).
  2. Chinedu R. Okpara, Victor E. Idigo and Chukwunenye S. Okafor (2023), “Comparative Analysis of the Features of a 5G Network Production Dataset: The Machine Learning Approach”, EJ-ENG Volume 8, Issue 2, https://www.ej-eng.org/index.php/ejeng/article/view/2994. DOI:10.24018/ejeng.2023.8.2.2994
  3. Chinedu R. Okpara, Victor E. Idigo and Ogbonna P. Ngwu, (2023), “Improving the Energy Efficiency of a 5G network: The Machine Learning Approach”, Iconic Research and Engineering (IRE) journals, ISSN: 2456-8880, IRE 1704107, Vol. 6, Issue 8, Pp. 142 – 145.
  4. Okpara Chinedu, Oguchienti Somtochukwu, Nwosu Kingsley and Ogidi Ijeoma (2020), “Design of a Smart Traffic Light Control System using Arduino Mega”, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 11, Issue 5, May-2020, ISSN 2229 – 5518, Pp. 1350 – 1352.
  5. Okpara C. R., Idigo V. E. and Oguchienti S. M. (2020), “Wireless Sensor Networks for Environmental Monitoring: A Review”, International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, Vol. 68, Issue 1 – January 2020, Pp. 68-71, ISSN: 2231 – 5381. DOI: 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V68I1P210.
  6. Obieze Juliana N. And Okpara Chinedu R. (2020), “Foreign Language Studies and Digitization in Contemporary Nigeria”, Language and Literature from African Perspectives, Essays in Honour of Professor Matiu Nnoruka, Department of French, Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Nigeria. Chpt.6, Pp. 59 – 73
  7. Onuekwusi N. C. and Okpara C. R. (2020), “Wireless sensor Networks (WSN): An Overview”, American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology and Sciences, Pp. 53 – 63, ISSN (Print) 2313 – 4410, ISSN (Online) 2313 – 4402.
  8. Okpara C. R. and Nwanekezie H. C. (2018), “Biomass Technology: The PPP Perspective”, Conference proceedings at Maiden Edition of International Power Engineering Exhibition and Conference, Nigeria at National Engineering Centre, Central Business District, Abuja, 16th – 20th September, 2018.
  9. Okpara C. R., Osuagwu C. U. and Okechukwu O. O. (2018), “Design of Smart Dustbin for Solid Waste Management”, Conference proceedings at FEIC, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Paper D21, 13th-14th August, 2018.
  10. Eze P., Eziokwu T. and Okpara C. (2017), “A Triplicate Smart Contract Model using Blockchain Technology”, Circulation in Computer Science, Special Issues on Disruptive Computing, Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and Internet of Everything (IoE), (June 2017), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.22632/ccs-2017-cps-01

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