Professor, Geology Department

Prof. Alexander O. I. Selemo

Prof. Alexander Olosegun I. Selemo


Tel.: +2348037076036


Prof. A. O. I. Selemo obtained his B. Sc. in Physics in 1978 from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). After his M.Sc in Exploration Geophysics from University of Ibadan (UI) in 1983, he proceeded to the University of Calabar, where he obtained his PhD in Geophysics in 1999. He has worked in Benue Polytechnic, Makurdi before joining Federal University of Technology, Owerri, as a Lecturer II in 1986. He became the Head of Department in 2006 where he served for two years. Prof. A. O. I. Selemo has done a series of programmes and training in the UK.  He is a Member of Science Association of Nigeria (SAN), Nigeria Institute of Physics (NIP), Nigeria Association of Hydrogeologists (NAH) and Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS). He also served as an external examiner to; Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun, Delta State, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State and Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State.



  1. SELEMO A.O.I., OKEKE P.O. AND OKORO F.E. (1998). An attempt in using Vertical Electrical Sounding (VES) data to delineate fresh and saline/Iron water zones in some area of the Niger Delta, Nigeria. Advances in Geosciences.Vol.1.No. 1. Pp.17-22.
  2. SELEMO A.O.I., OKEKE O.C. AND OFFOR C. (1999). Investigation of the Engineering properties of Otamiri River gravel in Owerri, Nigeria. Alvana Journal of Science Vol.1 Pp.28-36.
  3. SELEMO A.O.I., OKWUEZE E.E. AND OKEREKE C. (2003). Configuration of the basement under Afikpo Basin using Aeromagnetic data. Nigeria Journal of Physics.Vol.15.No.2.Pp.34-40.
  4. SELEMO A.O.I. (2007). Anomalous self-potential (SP) log signatures observed in water well at Okwudor, South Eastern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Physics, Vol. 19. No.1.Pp.15-24.
  5. SELEMO A.O.I. AND CAINYE J.O. (2007). Determination of density and porosity of rock units in Afikpo area, Southern Nigeria, International Journal of Natural And AppliedSciences; Vol.2No.2Pp.127–133.
  6. SELEMO A.O.I. AND AKAOLISA C.Z. (2010). Tectonic features interpreted from aeromagnetic maps of Okigwe Oguta axis, South of Benue Trough, Nigeria, International Journal of the Physical Sciences.5(16)2450-2457.
  7. SELEMO A.O.I. AND OKEREKE C.N., NWAGBARA J.O. AND ONYEKURU S.O. (2011). Mapping of major geologic ring structures using Nigeria sat 1 imagery of Jos area and environs, North Central Nigeria, International Journal of sustainable development.Vol.4No.4, Pp.43-49.
  8. SELEMO A.O.I. (2011). Using electric logs to delineate freshwater zones: A case study from Onne-Eleme, Port-Harcourt, Southern Nigeria. Natural and Applied SciencesJournal.Vol.12,No.1,Pp.101-109.
  9. SELEMO A.O.I. (2011).  ANANABA S.E, NWAGBARA J.O, EGEJURU V.E. AND NWUGHA V. (2012): Geostatistical Analysis of Rainfall, Temperature and Evaporation data of Owerri for ten years. Atmospheric and Climate Sciences.Vol.2, Pp.196-205.
  10. SELEMO A.O.I., NWAGBARA J.O. AND NWUGHA V. (2012). Determination of physical parameters of the weathered layer around Warri, Southern Nigeria using vertical seismic profiling (VSP) technique. International Journal of  Emerging trends inEngineeringandDevelopment.Vol.3,No.2,Pp.267-280.
  11. SELEMO A.O.I., ANANABA S.E. NWAGBARA J.O, AND BIAGHERE M. (2012). Water balance study of Owerri using the concept of rainfall and potential evapotranspiration process for ten years. International Journal of Emerging Trends in EngineeringandDevelopment.Vol.4,No.2,Pp.552-565.

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