Lecturer II, Geology Department

Mrs Helen-Gloria O. Nwachukwu

Mrs Helen-Gloria Ogechi Nwachukwu

Lecturer II

B.Sc. (Hons) Geology, M.Sc. Petroleum Geology
Tel: (+234)8065215809
E-mail: helengloriao@gmail.com

Biography

Helen-Gloria Ogechi Nwachukwu worked briefly with the Imo State Ministry of Public Utilities and Rural development before joining FUTO as an Assistant Lecturer in 2014.  She holds a BSc degree in Geology from the University of Calabar and an MSc, Petroleum Geology, from the University of Port Harcourt. Her interest areas comprise of Biostratigraphy / Paleontology,  Reservoir characterization, Environmental/ Forensic Palynology. She is currently undertaking her research/studies in Biosratigraphy/Paleontology at the University of Port Harcourt.

In addition to her teaching job, she also serves as an academic advisor to students. She is a vibrant member of professional bodies such as the Nigerian Mining and Geoscience Society (NMGS), National Association of Hydrogeologists (NAH) as well as other religious and volunteer causes.

Qualifications
Affiliations
Courses Assigned to Teach
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD Biostratigraphy- in view
  • MSc Petroleum Geology- 2009
  • BSc Geology- 2002

Professional Bodies

  • Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS)
  • National Association Of Hydrogeologist (NAH)
  • Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE)

Course Code and Courses assigned to teach:

Harmattan Semester

  • GLY 305: SEDIMENTOLOGY
  • GLY 313: GEOLOGIC HISTORY
  • GLY 315: MACROPALAEONTOLOGY
  • GLY 403: ECONOMIC GEOLOGY

Rain Semester

  • GLY 212: GEOLOGIC CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES
  • GLY 316: MICROPALAEONTOLOGY
  • GLY 322: BASIN ANALYSIS

Work Experience

2014 till date –   Lecturer 2, Department of Geology, Federal University of Technology Owerri

Responsibility:

  • Teaching assigned undergraduate Geology courses
  • Supervising Undergraduate Project/Seminar
  • Research and Journal Publication
  • Course Adviser/ Counsellor

2012 – 2014  – Geologist, Ministry of Utility, Imo State Government

Responsibility:

  • Site Investigation of Community Borehole Projects
  • Creating awareness of water resource management in Communities

2009-2012  –  School Administrator, Leaders International School Orji, Owerri

Responsibility: 

  • Teaching and Non-teaching Staff supervision
  • Liaison Officer
  • Science Teacher

2005-2012  – Laboratory Technician, Stemco Nigeria Limited, Port Harcourt

Responsibility:

  • Collecting and Testing Of Lateritic for road Fill
  • Design and Testing of materials for road construction
  • Quality control on-site during road construction

2003 – 2004  – National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Community Girls Secondary School, Ogbolomabiri, Nembe Bayelsa State

Responsibility:

  • Teaching Science Subjects, Geography, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Language,
  • Form Teacher JSS 3,
  • Science Club Coordinator

Community Service

  • Leader the swain women fellowship of her local church
  • Children church teacher at Christ Embassy Owerri where she worships.

Research Interest

  • Micropalaeontology
  • Palynology/ Environmental studies
  • Sequence Stratigraphy
  • Biostratigraphy
  • Petroleum Geology

Publication

  1. Amadi, C.C., Ezetoha, N., Okeke, O.C., Nwachukwu, H.G.O. (2020). Effects of Cement Stabilization on Geotechnical Properties of Lateritic of Ihube, Okigwe, South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research,7(1):114-124
  2. lnyang, G.E, Opara, A. I., Ubechu, B.O., Nwachukwu, H G. O., et al, (2017). Geophysical Appraisal of Aquifer Geomaterials of Ugep and Environs, Southeastern, Nigeria Using Resistivity Data. Journal of Geography, Environment and Earth Science International 9 (2):1- 24.
  3. Iwuji, C.C., Okeke, O.C., Ezenwoke, B. C., Amadi, C.C., Nwachukwu, H. G. O. (2016). Earth Resources Exploitation and Sustainable Development: Geological and Engineering Perspectives. Scientific Research Publishing. 8, 21-23
  4. Beka, F., Ukaegbu, V., Oluwajana, O., Njoku, I., Oledinma N., Beka, J., Nwachukwu, H. G. O. et al. (2008) Spatial Profiling of Shall Facies and Environmental Reconstruction of Gas Prone Sequences In Anambra Basin. NAPE Bulletin, 20(1), 53-71
  5. Ezetoha, N. O., and Nwachukwu, H. G.O. (2016). Traditional Learning Methods for Geology in Nigerian Universities: Problem and Improvement Strategy. International Journal of Scientific Innovation and Sustainable Development. 6 (1),  169-175

Print Friendly, PDF & Email