Engr. Prof. I.C Madufor was born on 13th January 1963. He is a native of Mgbala Agwa in Oguta LGA in Imo State. He acquired Primary Education at Alaoma Primary School, Mgbala Agwa, Oguta LGA, Imo State between 1971-1976 and Secondary Education at Emmanuel College, Owerri between 1977-1982. He attended College of Technology, Owerri (now Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, Imo State) between 1982-1984, where he obtained National Diploma (ND), Chemical Engineering.
He graduated from Federal University of Technology Owerri, with B.Tech, in Polymer and Textile Science and Technology (1985-1989), M.Sc, Polymer Science and Engineering (1990-1992) and PhD, Polymer Science in 2007. He has supervised scores of undergraduates, over 20 M.Sc graduates and Co-supervised 5 PhD graduates.
He was the Head of Department of Polymer and Textile Engineering from 2008-2012 and from 2016-2018. He has published more than sixty (60) researched articles in National and International peer-reviewed journals. He is a fellow of Polymer Institute of Nigeria (FPIN), COREN Registered Engineer and a member of Nigeria Society of Engineers NSE and other professional bodies. He is married with six children. He loves reading and footballing as a hobby. He was promoted to the rank of Professor from October 1, 2014