Assistant Lecturer, Cyber Security Department

Engr. Toochi C. Ewunonu

Engr. Toochi Chima Ewunonu

Assistant Lecturer

PhD. (in view, NAU), M.Eng. (FUTO), B.Eng (NIG), COREN Reg, MNSE, MIEE, PGDE, MTRCN
Email: Chima.Ewunonu@futo.edu.ng

Biography

EWUNONU TOOCHI C. is a native of Mbutu Mbaise, Imo state. He is currently pursuing a PhD program in Communication Engineering in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. He has a Masters’ degree (M. Eng) in Communication Engineering, from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Federal University of Technology (FUTO) Owerri, and obtained a bachelors’ degree (B.Eng) in Electrical Engineering from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He has also a professional diploma in Education (PDE) from the Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri and has been duly registered by the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria TRCN, as a certified teacher.

TC, as popularly called is a registered Engineer with the Council for the regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), a member of Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) and Institute of Electrical/Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and is competent in Computer Fundamentals, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Auto CAD Engineering/System Design. He is also a QA/QC Engineer experienced in VSAT field engineering, Wireless radio technology, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Electrical Power supply/distribution system and has obtained the General/Advanced Safety training (HSE Competence Course Level 3) from the Nigeria Institute of safety professionals, NISP.

Furthermore, he has been trained in Effective Classroom Management, Teaching Skills, Lesson Planning/Presentation in the 21st Century Classroom, Active Learning Strategies &4Cs and has written and published several papers, articles in Magazines, Conferences, International journals, Federal radio stations and a book to his credit.

Qualifications
Honours/Awards
Affiliations
Courses Assigned to Teach
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

Academic Qualification

  • 2017   –   Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri [Professional Diploma in Education (PGDE)]
  • 2015   –   Federal University of Technology, Owerri (M. Eng. Communication Engineering)
  • 2010   –   Sutech Computer Institute, Owerri (Dip. AUTOCAD Design)
  • 2009   –   Contractor Employee HSE Certificate, Level 3. Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals (NISP)
  • 2007   –   University of Nigeria, Nsukka. B. Eng. Electrical Engineering (Second Class lower)
  • 1999   –  Comprehensive Secondary School Ubomiri (WASSC)
  • 2019   – Council for the Registration of Engineering in Nigeria (R53397)
  • 2017   – Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (IM/R/04077)

Honours/Awards

  • I7th November 2019– Award of Excellent services by the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Eha- Amufu, Enugu state.
  • 21st July,2019-Nehemiah Award of Honour by the Anglican Youth Fellowship(AYF)of St Mark Ang Church, Idem Ogwa, Owerri.
  • 11th September,2016-Award of Honour by the Boys and Girls Brigade, 3RD UBC COMPANY, Owerri
  • 30th March 2014- Award of Excellence by the Women’s Ministry of St Luke’s Ang. Church Akwakuma Owerri

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Council for the regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN),
  • Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE)
  • Institute of Electrical/Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria(TRCN)
  • Nigeria Institute of safety professionals, NISP

Courses Assigned to Teach

  • CSC 411- Computer Applications in Operational Research
  • CSC 507- Network and Data Administration

Work Experience

  • AUSTINO ELECTRICALS LTD (# Egwunwoke lane, Orlu road Akwakuma, Owerri) March 2015 – – QA/QC ELECTRICAL SUPERVISOR
    • Responsibilities:
      • Electrical design and installation of buildings, Maintenance of Electrical Machines, Pumps and Motors, LV/HV Distribution systems, Rural Electrification project, Erection of LV concrete poles, fixing of Accessories and preparation of bill of Quantities.
  • NIGERIAN COMMUNICATION SATELLITE LTD (NIGCOMSAT) Obasanjo Space Center Lugbe Abuja  –  June 2010- July 2011- CTC ASSISTANT
    • Responsibilities:
      • Operations of the Outdoor/indoor unit of Very Small Aperture Terminal System (VSAT)
  • TETRAUSLER ENGR. NIGERIA LTD.  #61 Estate junction Woji, Portharcourt,  –  March 2009- March 2010 – HSE OFFICER
    • Responsibilities:
      • Cabling of HV/LV Cables, tank Ladder Lighting/improvement of Crude tanks earthing system, SHOC analysis and Good housekeeping.
  • NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS, NYSC (Department of works, Wamba L.G.A. Nasarawa State)  –  March 2007- March 2008. QA/QC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER.
    • Responsibilities:
      • Installation/commissioning of LV switchboards, 500kva transformers, erection of HV and LV concrete poles, Generator Maintenance, deep well earthing, switch gears, feeder pillars. Etc

Research Interest

Communication Engineering, Embedded based intrusion/security detection systems, Energy management and conservation in wireless sensor networks and internet of things (IoT) clustered employment in mission-critical systems.

Publications

  1. Hybrid Energy Management Technique: A paradigm shift to Energy conservation in Wireless Sensor Networks (2020). International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, IJERT.Vol.9, Issue 01, January 2020.
  2. (12th-15th November 2019) Ist National Conference on Engineering and Technology, Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri.  Improving Engineering /Technology Education in a Developing Economy using Spaced Learning
  3. (12th-15th September 2019) Ist International Conference on Engineering and Technology, Imo State University, Owerri.  Improving Engineering /Technology Education in a Developing Economy using Active Learning Strategies
  4.  (12th– 15th November 2018) 2nd International Conference,  Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri. Nigeria.  Social implications of wireless network technology for sustainable Development and Cohesion
  5. (13th -14th August 2018). Faculty of Engineering International conference, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria
    1. An Intrusion Detection System with Multimedia Reporting 
    2. Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa through the Energy Revolution
  6. View Points on Radio Nigeria, 100.5 Heartland FM Owerri

2018

  1. Girl child education: a key to national transformation
  2. Prevention of industrial accidents, a panacea for poor efficiency and low productivity in our workplaces
  3. Active learning strategies, a panacea for the low academic performance of slow learners
  4. The effects of dropout syndrome on our nation
  5.  Curbing the menace of Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria
  6.  Possible ways of curbing indecent dressing among youths

 

2017

  1. A disciplined youth is a pride to his nation
  2. Curbing increasing cases of Exam Malpractice in Nigeria 
  3. Contributions of  Religion to National Development
  4. The need for Effective Guidance and Counseling in our schools
  5. Effective Supervision, a Panacea for low Academic Performance in our Schools
  6. Accreditation of Programmes and its Relevance in the Nigeria Educational System
  7. Nigerian youths in a democratically elected society
  8. Harnessing the youths as Trustees of our posterity
  9. Ways of curbing the increasing cases of truancy in our schools
  10. Embedded system Based Security Gadget (2016). Heartland Magazine: A Publication of the Association of professional women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN).Vol. 2. August 2016
  11. Pacesetter Magazine (Editorial Leader) A publication of Boys’& Girls’ Brigade 46th Imo Company, Owerri, Nigeria. Maiden Edition, Vol. 1. October 2015.
  12. A Microcontroller based Intrusion Detection System, (2014). International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, IJERA.Vol.4, Issue 11, November 2014.
  13. Chemistry at a Glance and the World of Atoms (2012) Supreme Publishers’ ltd. Owerri
  14. Chicken Incubators, (2006) A Project written in partial fulfilment for the award of   B. ENG. Department of Electrical Engineering, UNN
  15. Electrical Installation and Design of a three-storey building with Eight blocks of flat (2005). A seminar paper presented to the Department of Electrical Engineering, UNN

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