Lecturer II, Department of Physics

Mr Chijioke Amakom

Mr Chijioke Amakom

Lecturer II

B.Sc., M.Sc (Ibadan)
Email: chijioke.amakom@futo.edu.ng


Amakom Chijioke had his first degree from Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki in the field of Industrial Physics and then proceeded for his MSc at the University of Ibadan where he got an MSc in the field of Radiation and Health Physics.

Research Interest

Academic Qualification

  • BSc. (EBSU)
  • MSc. (UI)

Membership of Professional bodies

  • Member, Renewable and Alternative Energy Society of Nigeria
  • Member, Health Physics Society


  • Lecturer, Physics Unit, Caritas University 2011-2014
  • Lecturer, Department of Physics, FUTO, 2014 till date

Research Interest

Environmental and Industrial Radiation monitoring, Renewable and Alternative Energy sources.

Specialization: Radiation and Health Physics.


  1. U. Nkwoada, C. O. Alisa, C. M. Amakom and C. K. Enenebeaku. Establishing Risk Assessment from Reclaimed Nekede Mechanic Village Owerri, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Environment &Ecology, vol 7(2), pp. 1-13.
  2. Nkwoada A.U, Alisa C.O, Amakom C.M.Pollution In Nigerian Auto-Mechanic Villages: A Review. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology; Vol 12 (7), pp. 43-54.
  3. Amakom, M. Chijioke, Orji, E. Chikwenduet al., Radiation levels around some x-ray diagnostic centres in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Research and Reviews in Applied Sciences; Vol 35(3), pp. 6-9
  4. Chijioke M. AmakomChikwendu E. Orji, Benedict C. Eke, ChineduIroegbu and Bridget A. Ojakominor, 2018 “ Gross alpha and beta activity concentrations in soil and some selected Nigerian food crops”. International Journal of Physical Sciences. Vol. 13(11), pp. 183-186
  5. Chijioke M. Amakomet al., 2018 “Radionuclide concentration: The coal ash effect”. International Journal of Physical Sciences.Vol. 13(15), pp. 230-234,
  6. Amarachi U. Nkwoada, Chijioke M. Amakom and Emeka E. Oguzie, 2018 “The Role and Economics of Nano-Graphene Functionalization in Oil Industry Improvement”.Asian Journal of Physical and Chemical Sciences. 5(2): 1-19
  7. Chijioke M. Amakom, Chikwendu E. Orji, Benedict C. Eke, Uchenna A. Okoli and Chidiebere S. Ndudi, 2017 “The Influence of Selected Soil Physicochemical Properties on Radionuclide Transfer in Cassava Crops. International Journal of Plant and Soil Science 14(1):1-7
  8. Chijioke M. Amakom, Nnamdi N. Jibiri&Chikwendu E. Orji, 2015 “Gross alpha and Beta activity concentrations in Cassava (manihotesculenta) from the old coal mining area of Enugu, South-eastern Nigeria. British Journal of Applied Science & Technology 9(2): 200-205.
  9. Jibiri N.N &Amakom C.M, 2014 “Baseline study of sputum samples of Individuals around the old Enugu coal mine, Journal of Medical Sciences, vol. 5 (10).
  10. Chijioke M. Amakom&Okechukwu P Aghamelu 2013. “An Investigation on the Radiation Hazards Associated with the Use of Abakaliki Pyroclastic from Southeastern Nigeria as Construction Materials”, Global Journal of Science Frontier Research (A), vol. XIII issue II version I.
  11. Jibiri, N. N, Amakom, C. M &Adewuyi, G. O. 2010. “Radionuclide Contents and Physicochemical Water Quality Indicators in Stream, Well and Borehole Water Sources in High Radiation Area of Abeokuta, Southwestern Nigeria”, Journal of Water Resource and Protection, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 291-297.
  12. Jibiri, N.N &Amakom, C.M 2010. ”Radiological Assessment of Radionuclide Concentration in Soil Waste Streams from an Oil production Well of a Petroleum Development Company in Warri, Niger-Delta, Nigeria”, Indoor and Built Environment, 2010; 000,000:1-7
  13. Amakom, C.M &Jibiri, N.N 2010. ”Chemical and Radiological Risk Assessment of Uranium in Borehole and Well Waters in the Odeda Area, Ogun State, Nigeria”. International Journal of Physical Sciences; Vol. 5(7), pp. 1009-1014.
  14. Amakom, C.M. 2010. “Uranium and Nitrate Concentration in Surface Water of ObafemiOwode”, Journal of Basic Physical Research; vol. 1, No. 1, pp 23-29.

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