Head of Department

Dr Rex Ugulu Asibuodu

Dr Rex Ugulu Asibuodu

Lecturer II

Quantity Surveying
School of Environmental Science,
Federal University of Technology, Owerri


Dr Rex Asibuodu Ugulu is the Ag. HOD for Quantity Surveying Department, School of Environmental Sciences at Federal University of Technology, Owerri-Nigeria which he joined in 2012. Prior to that, he worked in Academia and industry at various capacities; lecturer at Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro and Quantity Surveyor at Bouygues Construction Nigerian Limited. He holds a PhD degree in Construction Economics and Management from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He finished his Master of Science degree in Construction Management from Imo State University. Ugulu holds a Bachelor of Science (Honour) degree in Quantity Surveying from Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, a registered Quantity Surveyor and a member Association of Project Management South Africa. He is a recipient of Golden Key International Honor Society for academic excellence as validated by the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa for outstanding research performance.


  • June 6th, 2017 – PhD – Quantity Surveying – University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • May 11th, 2011 – M.Sc – Construction Management Imo State University, Owerri.
  • December 19th, 2001 – B.Sc (Honours) – Quantity Surveying, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu


  • R. A. Ugulu (2017) Investigating the Role of On-site Learning in the Optimisation of Craft Gang’s Productivity in the Construction Industry. PhD Thesis. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10539/24037wiredspace.wits.ac.za
  • Rex Asibuodu Ugulu, Stephen Allen, (2018) “Using the learning curve theory in the investigation of on-site craft gangs’ blockwork construction productivity”. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-09-2017-0067
  • Ugulu, R.A. and Allen, S. (2017) ‘’Dataset on Investigating the role of onsite learning in the optimisation of craft gang’s productivity in the construction industry’’. DIB available at Science Direct http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2017.09.073Read More...
Research Interest
  1. Construction Project Optimization.
  2. Construction Works Estimating and analysis of price.
  3. Procurement system.