Umelo Munachiso Chukwuma assumed duties in the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST), FUTO, Owerri in 2014. He is an Assistant Lecturer in the same Department. He earned his B.Tech. Degree (Year 2000) in FST from FUTO, His Master’s of Science in the same Department and Institution (year 2006). He is also working towards his PhD in the department of FST- FUTO.
He has worked in Industries as Production Manager and Assistant Production Manager in water bottling company and wine and distilleries industries respectively. He obtained a Diploma Certificate in Computer Appreciation, Desktop Publishing and the use of internet in May 2000 and a Certificate in Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institution (ADAPTI) in FUTO, June 2016. He was a Staff Adviser of students of Imo State University, a post he held till his resignation, and during this time exposed his students to various industries for a practical experiences such as Ama Breweries (NBL) Enugu, Flour Mills Port-Harcourt, and Coca-Cola Company Owerri Depot. He equally served as a member of Local Organizing Committee of NIFST and ASUU National Executive Council Meeting (NEC) Conferences held in Owerri. He is a member of Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST).