Assistant Lecturer, Geology Department

Chidiebere C. Agoha

Chidiebere Charles Agoha

Assistant Lecturer

M.Sc. Geophysics, B. Tech. Physics (FUTO)
Email: chidiebere.agoha@futo.edu.ng

Biography

Mr Chidiebere Charles Agoha was born into the family of the late Mr David I. Agoha and Adazion Rosemary Agoha in Owerri, Imo state. He had his Primary education at Samuel Njemanze Memorial Primary School, Owerri and his Secondary education at Government Secondary School Owerri where he obtained his WAEC certificate. He holds a B.Tech. degree in Physics and an M.Sc. degree in Geophysics from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. He is currently a PhD Geophysics student also at the Federal University of Technology Owerri. He is a Christian (Anglican) by religion.

Qualifications
Honours/Awards
Affiliations
Courses Assigned to Teach
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

List of Academic & Professional Qualifications with dates:

  • 2016 till date –  PhD Geophysics (In View), Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria
  • 2011 – 2015   –  M.Sc. Geophysics, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria
  • 2003 -2008  –  B.Tech. Physics (Second Class Upper Division), Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria
  • 2003  –  West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), Government Secondary School Owerri, Nigeria            
  • 1991- 1997  –  First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)/Testimonial, Samuel Njemanze Memorial Primary School I Owerri

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Membership of Professional bodies

Member, Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE)

Course Code and Courses assigned to teach:

Harmattan Semester

  • GPH 572: GENERAL METEOROLOGY
  • GPH  302: APPLIED SEISMOLOGY
  • GLY 202: INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY II

Rain Semester

  • GPH 501: ROCK MECHANICS
  • GPH 411 : GEOPHYSICAL DATA PROCESSING
  • GPH 301: PHYSICS OF THE SOLID EARTH

Work Experience

  • 2019 to date  –   As an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Geology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri Nigeria.
  • 2017 – 2019   –   As a PVC pipes production supervisor at ABM Global Group of Companies Limited Owerri, Nigeria.
  • 2013 – 2015  –   As a trainee Geophysicist at CB Geophysical Solutions Limited/SPDC
  • 2012 – 2013  –   As a subject Teacher(Physics) at Christian Child Care Secondary School, Uratta, Owerri, Nigeria.
  • 2009 – 2010  –  As a subject Teacher(Physics) at Government Science Secondary School, Darazo Bauchi State during my one year NYSC programme.

Research Interest

  • Reservoir Geophysics
  • Seismology
  • Environmental Geology

Publications

  1. Onwubuariri C.N., Mgbeojedo T.I., Al-Naimi L.S., and Agoha C.C., ‘‘Analysing Neo-Tectonic Effects on Gully Development Within Orlu and Environs, South-Eastern Nigeria From Landsat Imagery and Azimuthal Sounding Data’’, International Journal of Development Research, 8, (06) (2018): 21038-21045.
  2. Opara A.I., Agoha C.C., Okereke C.N., Adiela U.P., Onwubuariri C.N., Okpono J.O., and Nosiri O.P., ‘‘Low-Velocity Layer Characterization in the Niger Delta: Implications for Seismic Reflection Data Quality’’ Journal of the Geological Society of India, vol 90 (2017): 187. DOI: https:// doi.org/10.1007/s12594-017-0698-4.
  3. Agoha C.C., Opara A.I., Okereke C.N., Onwubuariri C.N., Emberga T.T., Inyang G.E., Ugwuegbu I.E., and Chilaka J.C., “Weathered Layer Determination and Its Effects on Engineering Structures: Case Study of Parts of the Niger Delta.” World Journal of Environmental Engineering, vol. 3, no. 2 (2015): 40-51. DOI: 10.12691/wjee-3-2-3.
  4. Akiang, F.B., George, A.M., Ibeneme, S.I., and Agoha, C.C., (2020). Application of Electrical Resistivity Method in Delineating Brine Contaminated Aquifer in Abakpa Area, Lower Benue Trough, Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology, 5 (4). ISSN No: 2456-2165.
  5. Okoro, E.M., Onuoha, M.K., Njoku, I.O., Onwubuariri, C.N., and Agoha, C.C., (2020). Tectonic Framework Characterization of the Dahomey Basin Southwestern Nigeria Using Geopotential Field Data. Proceedings of the 56th Annual International Conference and Exhibitions of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) (Ibadan 2020).

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