Prof. Michael U. Iloeje

Prof. Michael U. Iloeje

Emeritus Professor

BSc.Hons, MSc., PhD


Academic Qualification

B.Sc Hons (Nig), M.Sc. (Cornell), Ph.D. (Cornell), PDoc (Oxford), FIAAG.


  1. Fellow Int’l Academy of Animal Geneticists
  2. Distinguished Research Award American Society for Animal Science
  3. Distinguished Alumus Award, University of Nigeria
  4. Cornell University Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award
  5. Distinguished Academic Leadership Award COFICON
  6. Kwame Nkrumah African Leadership Award
  7. Olaudah Equano Award for Distinction in Literature



Courses Assigned to Teach



Have been in university teaching and research since 1975. Supervised, graduated and mentored more than 25 M.Sc  and Ph.Ds many of whom are today professors, Deans, Deputy Vice Chancellors, Vice Chancellors and leaders in the academe, industries  and in the public service

Have served as Deputy Vice Chancellor(FUTO) Rector (IMT Enugu), Dean, Director &HOD

Research Interest

  • Quantitative Animal Genetics and Breeding,
  • Genetic Improvement of animals, Biometrics
  • Reproductive Physiology, Artificial Insemination
  • Int’l Agriculture & Rural Devpt.


More than 150 papers in refereed journals,

1 textbook and 4 books in the public domain

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