Lecturer I, Information Technology Department

Dr Anthony I. Otuonye

Dr Anthony Ifeanyi Otuonye

Lecturer I

B.Sc., M.Sc.(Information Tech.), M.Sc.(Industrial and Applied Maths), PhD, FIPMD, MNCS, MCPN, MIRDN.
Email: anthony.otuonye@futo.edu.ngifeanyiotuonye@yahoo.com

Biography

Dr Anthony Ifeanyi Otuonye is a seasoned Software Engineer and IT Professional. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Imo State University Owerri. He equally holds two Master of Science Degrees, one in Information Technology, and another in Industrial and Applied Mathematics, both from the Federal University of Technology Owerri. He obtained a PhD in Software Engineering from the renowned Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria.

Dr Anthony joined the Federal University of Technology Owerri in April 2009 as an Assistant Lecturer and a Researcher. Currently, he is a Lecturer I in the Department of Information Technology, School of Computing and Information Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri. He has been a research member with the International Research and Development Institute (IRDI) since 2015. He is also a member, Nigerian Computer Society (NCS), and other professional bodies in his field. In recognition of his dedication and commitment to human resource development, his distinguished professional contributions to educational development in Nigeria, and his public-spiritedness, Dr Anthony has been conferred with a Fellowship Award by the Institute of Policy Management Development of Nigeria (IPMD). He has authored and co-authored several textbooks and practical manuals in Information Technology. He has equally authored several research articles in his research interest areas, most of which have been published in renowned international journals. Dr Anthony has participated in several academic conferences and Training Workshops, both locally and internationally. He has equally attended many specialized courses and training in Computer Programming and Database Design. Before joining academia, he had some years of IT practice experience with some IT firms in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Currently, at the Federal University of Technology Owerri, he is a member of the University Committee on Students Google Digital Skills Training. Anthony is happily married and blessed with four children.

Affiliations
Teaching Areas
Research Interest
Publications

Professional Memberships: FIPMD, MNCS, MCPN, MIRDN.

Specialization: Software Engineering.

 

TEACHING AREA(S):

  • Software Development,
  • Computer Programming,
  • Web Technology,
  • Management Information System.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Software Development and Outsourcing,
  • Big Data,
  • ICT and Economic Policy Management,
  • Academic Programme Evaluation and Planning,
  • E-governance.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Otuonye A.I., Onyechere P.O., and Eke F.M. (2019): “Need to Implement ICT-based Business Policies for Sustainable Economic Growth in Nigeria”, International Journal of Electronics Communication and Computer Engineering, Volume 10, Issue 1, ISSN 2249-071X, February 2019. http://ijecce.org/index.php/issues
  2. Otuonye A.I., Nwaimo E.C., Igboanusi C. C., and Chukwu E.O. (2018): “An Analysis of Big Data Computing for Efficiency of Business Operations among Indigenous Firms”, International Journal of Electronics Communication and Computer Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 1, ISSN 2249-071X, January 2018. http://ijecce.org/index.php/issues
  3. Otuonye A.I., Udunwa I.A. and Nwokonkwo O.C.(2018): “A Model Design of Big Data Processing System using HACE Theorem”, International Journal of Electronics Communication and Computer Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 1, ISSN 2249-071X, January 2018. http://ijecce.org/index.php/issues
  4. Otuonye A.I., Nwokonkwo O.C. and Eke F.M. (2018): “Overcoming Big Data Mining Challenges for Revolutionary Breakthroughs in Commerce and Industry”, International Journal of Electronics Communication and Computer Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 1, ISSN 2249-071X, January 2018. http://ijecce.org/index.php/issues
  5. Otuonye A.I. and Emeka C. (2017): “Using ICT Policy Framework as a Panacea for Economic Recession and Instability in Nigeria”, Journal of Future Internet, volume 2, No. 1, June 2017. mdpi.com/journal/futureinternet
  6. Otuonye A.I, Nwaimo E.C. and Udunwa I.A. (2017): “Remedy to Economic Recession in Nigeria: An ICT-driven Model for a Sustainable Economic Growth”, International Journal of Science and Research Methodology, Volume 6, Issue 4, June 2017. ijsrm.human journals.com
  7. Otuonye A.I. and Udunwa I.A. (2016): “The Impact of Software Development Outsourcing on the Growth of the IT Sector in Developing Countries” Software Engineering, Volume 4, Issue 1, New York, NY 10018, U.S.A., ISSN: 2376-8029 (Print); ISSN: 2376-8037 (Online), April 2016. http://sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/se
  8. Otuonye A.I. and Amu C. (2015): “Empirical Study on Quality of Academic Programme Evaluation Framework: A Step Towards Improving Tertiary Education”, International Journal of Empirical Research and Sustainable Development, October 2015.
  9. Otuonye A.I., Jidere Ann and Ibe P.N. (2014): “Design of Improved Programme Assessment Model for Nigerian Universities”, International Journal of the Institute of Empirical Research and Sustainable Development (IJIERSD) volume 11, June 2014.
  10. Otuonye A.I., Udunwa I.A. and Okeke C.B. (2014: “Improving Quality of Assessment for University Academic Programmes”, International Research and Development Network, Uyo, May 2014.
  11. Otuonye A.I. and Udunwa I.A. (2013): “Bringing E-governance Reforms in Africa through the Content Management System”, International Journal of the Society of CommonWealth Scholars in Research and Sustainable Development, volume 6, October 2013.
  12. Otuonye A.I. and Udunwa I.A. (2013): “Deploying Content Management System to Enhance State Governance”, West African Journal of Industrial and Academic Research, ISSN: 2276-9129, volume 8, No. 1, September 2013.
  13. Otuonye A.I., Nwakanma C.I., and Nwokonkwo C.O. (2012): “An E-governance Model for Imo State, Nigeria”, International Journal of the Trans African University and Research Development Network, volume 1, No. 1, October 2012.
  14. Otuonye A.I. (2012): “Mitigating Corruption in Public Trust through E-governance”, International Journal of the Trans African University and Research Development Network, volume 1, No. 1, October 2012.
  15. Otuonye A.I., Eze U.F., and Nwokonkwo C.O.(2011): “Framework for Mobile Application Development using J2ME and UML”, International Journal of Empirical Research and Sustainable Development, volume 3, October 2011.
  16. Otuonye A.I. (2011): “Improving University Education in Nigeria through Mobile Academic Directory”, International Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering, volume 8, August 2011.
  17. Otuonye A.I. (2011): “Modeling Embedded Software for Mobile Devices to Actualize Nigeria’s Vision”, West African Journal of Industrial and Academic Research, May 2011.

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