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.