Lecturer I, Information Technology Department

Dr Emmanuel C. Amadi

Dr Emmanuel Chukwudi Amadi

Lecturer I

B.Eng. (EEE), M.Sc. (IT), PhD(IT)
Email:  emmanuel.amadi@futo.edu.ngec.amadi@gmail.com

Biography

Amadi Emmanuel is currently a lecturer at the Department of Information Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). He holds a B.Eng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi and M.Sc. degrees in Information Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. He also holds a PhD degree in Information Technology with specialization in Network and Cyber Security from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. Amadi Has a strong research interest in game theory application in network/cybersecurity.

Amadi seeks to help young Nigerians harness the power of information technology in developing solutions to the problem faced locally. Amadi has helped to build IT companies like www.specialman.comwww.corasoftltd.com, and www.cresponet.net. Amadi has mentored several applications on the web among which is a school management application currently being used by several schools in Nigeria including Bethel Seminary (www.bethelportal.sch.ng) and Archdeacon Denis Memorial Secondary School (www.egbudiocese.org/adfibss/).

At the Department of Information Technology, Amadi is a leader in Network Administration and Network/cyberSecurity. He is also the leader of the application development club where web applications like the CBT app, Library app and the University Information System app are currently at an advanced stage of development. Amadi anchors the network and cybersecurity challenge series for the department where innovative solutions geared toward combating cyber-crime are being harnessed. Amadi is currently the exam officer of the Department of Information Technology amongst other responsibilities.

Amadi is a registered member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE), a member of IEEE (MIEEE), and a member of the Computer Professionals of Nigeria (MCPN). He is also a Certified Cisco Network Associate (CCNA).

Amadi is proficient in network design and simulation using various simulation applications including GNS3, Opnet, and NS3. Amadi is proficient in Linux operating system and can program using python, C# and C++.

Amadi has participated in the organization of several conferences including the IEEE Nigercon, 2017 conference where he was part of the organizing team and the IEEE Mechatronics conference, 2019 where he was the program chair.

Amadi has training certificates in music (violin, lead guitar and musical software), and is a member of the Tehillah Orchestra group (a classical musical group). He is a Chapter President of the Full Gospel Business Men Fellowship International and a member of the Full Gospel Nigeria National Council. Amadi is also an associate of the Nigerian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (NIFES) where he has chaired several committees.

To connect with Amadi, visit: www.amadi.site
http://www.facebook.com/ec.amadi
http://www.linkedin.com/in/emmanuel-amadi-58707488
emmanuel.amadi@futo.edu.ng

Affiliations
Courses Assigned to Teach
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member Computer Professionals of Nigeria (MCPN)   – 2014

Certification

  • CISCO Certified Network Administrator (CCNA)  –  2009

TEACHING AREAS

  1. Data communication and networking (IMT313)
  2. Web design and programming (IMT405)
  3. Web server administration (IMT 505)
  4. Simulation theory and computer application (IMT 502)
  5. System analysis and design (IMT 310)

Skills:

  • Microsoft server administration (windows server)
  • Linux server administration (Ubuntu server)
  • Network integration and management
  • Web design and programming

Software and Programming/Scripting Languages:

  • Microsoft Packages (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio)
  • Network simulation (Packet tracer, GNS3, NS3, OPNET)
  • Analysis (R, Minitab)
  • Web tools (HTML, CSS, PHP)

Work Experience

  • Benue State Water Board, Operations Engineer (NYSC)   –   2007-2008
  • Nigerian Internet Registration Association (NIRA) Liaison officer/Network Engineer. –  2008-2009
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Department of Information Management Technology, Lecturer II  –  2009 – till date

Research Interest

  1. Network design and administration
  2. Network and cybersecurity
  3. Cloud computing
  4. Web development and server administration (Linux and windows)

SELECTED PUBLICATION

  1. E. C. Amadi, G. E. Eheduru, F. U. Eze, C. Ikerionwu and K. C. Okafor, “Anti-DDoS Firewall; A Zero-sum Mitigation Game Model for Distributed Denial of Service Attack using Linear Programming,” 2017 IEEE 4th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Engineering and Innovation (KBEI), Tehran, 2017, pp. 0027-0036. DOI: 10.1109/KBEI.2017.8324996
  2. E. C. Amadi, G. E. Eheduru, F. U. Eze, C. Ikerionwu and H. O. Amuji, “A Zero-sum Mitigation Game Model for Distributed Denial of Service Attack using Linear Programming,” 2017 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Electro-Technology for National Development (NIGERCON), Owerri, 2017, pp. 327-333. DOI: 10.1109/NIGERCON.2017.8281903
  3. Michael, Amaobi Uwaleke, Amadi Emmanuel Chukwudi, and Nwokonkwo Obi Chukwuemeka. “A Cost-Effective Image Steganography Application for Document Security.” Manag. Sci. Inf. Technol 2.2 (2017): 6-13.
  4. Chukwudi, Amadi Emmanuel, IC Eze Udoka, and Ikerionwu Charles. “Game Theory Basics and its Application in Cybersecurity.” Advances in Wireless Communications and Networks 3.4 (2017): 45-49.
  5. Chukwudi, Amadi Emmanuel, IC Eze Udoka, and Ikerionwu Charles. “Game Theory Basics and its Application in Cybersecurity.” Advances in Wireless Communications and Networks 3.4 (2017): 45-49.

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