Prof. G. I. Nwankwor holds a B.Sc. in Geology (Second Class Honours Upper Division) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). He obtained his M.Sc. and PhD in Earth Science from the University of Waterloo in 1982 and 1985 respectively. Prof. G. I. Nwankwor started his lecturing career in the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in 1985. He has held several administrative positions in the University and served as the Dean School of Science, from 2006-2008 and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration from 2009 -2011. He has vast professional experience, some of which include; teaching Assistant – Department of Earth Sciences, University of Waterloo, Ontario Canada (1980-1984), Research Assistant – Department of Earth Sciences, University of Waterloo, Ontario Canada (1983 – 1984), Texaco Oil Company Lagos (Summer Vacation, Offshore Rig, July- September 1973) etc. Prof. G. I. Nwankwor is a member of Council of Mining Engineers and Geoscientists (COMEG), Nigerian Association of Hydrogeologist (NAH), National Association of Water Scientist and Engineers (NAWSE), International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH).