Head of Department

Engr. Dr Godson Ogubuike Osueke

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Engr. Dr Godson Ogubuike Osueke

Senior Lecturer

FNSE, COREN,
E-mail: osueke2009@yahoo.com

Biography

Engr Dr Godson Ogubuike Osueke hails from Ndibinuhu Abueke in Ihitte/Uboma local Government Area of Imo state. He attended St. Patrick school, Abueke where he Obtained the first school living certificate with distinction in 1964 and his West African School certificate from Ibeku High school, Umuahia in 1974. He then went to Government College Afikpo for his advanced level in Sciences and also served as college captain for IBIAM House. He went on to be one of the pioneer students at Petroleum Training Institute  (PTI) permanent site, Efurum, Warri where he bagged PTI Diploma in Petrochemicals (1977- 79). His outstanding performance earned him automatic employment with NNPC in 1980 and was one of the pioneer indigenous Technologist at the Kaduna Refinery/PPL. He continued his education two years later at Texas Southern University in Houston, USA and Texas A&M University, Prairie view where he bagged B.S (Cum Laude) in Industrial Engineering and M.S Industrial Engineering respectively. While in the USA, Engineer Osueke was the founding member of the famous “Nigerian Foundation” which they registered in Houston, Texas in 1982. He won the prestigious National Dean’s list honour in the USA in 1982.

His engineering practice took him to National Productivity Centre as a Productivity Research Officer. He was one of the pioneer staff of Benin zonal office in charge of research operations within Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti States. He rose to Ag. Director of Technological Services at the Abuja Corporate headquarters from where he transferred his services to the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) as a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.  He is a Senior Lecturer and has over 49 Technical publications(Local and International). He holds his Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria. He is married with four children.

Education

  • PhD in Industrial Engineering. - 2012
  • M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering - 1985
  • B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering - 1983

Publications