Engr. Prof. Michael C. Ndinechi is currently the Director of Information and Communications Technology Centre (ICTC), Federal University of Technology, (FUT) Owerri. He has served as Head of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Associate Dean of the School of Engineering and Engineering Technology FUT, Owerri. He was the Director/CEO of the Electronics Development Institute, ELDI, Awka, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Nigeria from 2010 to 2014. He obtained his PhD degree in 2008 and specialized in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Communications Engineering). In 1995, he obtained the University of Greenwich, London postgraduate certificate in Data Communications. He is registered with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, Corporate Member Nigerian Society of Engineers, Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and a Member of Nigerian Institute of Management. Ndinechi has received many awards which include Federal Government of Nigeria Postgraduate Scholarship Award 1990, World Bank/National Universities Commission (Nigeria) Research Fellowship Award, 1994, Africa Educational Trust Award, London, 1995, National Award for Industrial and Business Development (NAIBD), Certificate of Honour for Accountability and Transparency (CHAT), Distinguished Leadership in National Development Gold Award (D’LINGA 2012) etc. His research interest is on Algorithms for Energy Conservation in Digital Systems, Modeling and Simulation of Wireless Sensor Networks using IoT. His hobby is centred on Skill acquisition for young people. He is a member of the Order of Knights of St Mulumba, Nigeria and is married with four children.
- Corporate Member Nigerian Society of Engineers (8378).
- Member Nigerian Association of Radio Science
- Member Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE (41380902).
- Member Communications Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).
- COREN Registered Engineer (R.11, 623).
- Member of the University Senate, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
- Member Nigerian Institute of Management.
- Fellow Institute of Industrial Administration of Nigeria.
- Honourary Fellow Institute of Internal Auditors of Nigeria.