Assistant Lecturer, Software Engineering Department

Engr. Reginald E. Ogu

Engr. Reginald Ekene Ogu

Assistant Lecturer

B.Eng., M.Eng.



Engr. Reginald Ekene Ogu joined the Department of Software Engineering as an Assistant Lecturer. He holds a B. Eng degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Also, he has a Master of Engineering Degree in Electronic Engineering. Currently, he is a PhD student. He derives joy in bridging the gap between the theoretical and practical aspects of teaching and learning. His research interests are in the areas of Embedded Systems, IoT, Cloud Computing, Web Development and Management.

Professionally, he is a registered Engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). He is an active member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Currently, he is the Webmaster for the IEEE Nigeria Section and IEEE Africa Council. Also, he is an Ambassador for IEEE Smart Village (ISV).

Reginald has some notable publications to his credit. Feel free to look-up his Google Scholar and ResearchGate profile pages.

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Academic Qualification

  • B.Eng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering,
  • M.Eng in Electronic Engineering

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Registered Engineer with COREN
  • IEEE

Courses Assigned to Teach

  • SEN 202 (Software Requirements and Modelling),
  • SEN 301 (Software Construction),
  • CSC 303 (Computer Systems Laboratory)
  • CSC 403 (Computer Hardware Systems Design)
  • CSC 515 (Microprocessor Architecture)

Work Experience

  • Electrical Engineer II (May 2017- September 2019), Department of Electrical Services, Ministry of Public Utilities; 
  • Field Engineer (December 2014- April 2017) – Reoc Automation Services, 21 Chikwere Street, Owerri; 
  • Intern (June 2011- December 2011) – Tech-Aid Engineering Ltd., 2 Chief Bede Nzenwa Avenue, Owerri.

Research Interest

Embedded Systems, Robotics, Internet of Things, Edge Computing, Cloud Computing, Software Development, Web Development and Management.


  1. Ogu, R. E., Agwu, D. D. and Ezenugu, I. A. (2019). Anti-Theft System for the Protection of Solar Street Lighting Infrastructure. 2nd International Engineering Conference, pp.254-261.
  2. Ogu, R. E., Chukwudebe, G. A. and Mbanaso, U. (2019). Mitigating the Harmful Effects of Ransomware: The Amalgamated Approach. 14th International Conference: Smart Nations, Digital Economies and Meaningful Lives, pp.229-235.
  3. Anyanwu, K. C., Chukwudebe, G. A. and Ogu, R. E. (2018). Development of an Internet of Things Pipeline Monitoring System. World Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol.4 (3). pp.155-167
  4. Ogu R. E. and Chukwudebe, G. A. (2017). Development of a Cost-Effective Electricity Theft Detection and Prevention System based on IoT Technology. IEEE 3rd International Conference on Electro-Technology for National Development (NIGERCON).
  5. Ogu, R. E., Nosiri, O. C. and Ezenugu, I. A. (2017). Optimizing the Performance of a Standby Generator using Electronic Sequential Loading System. IEEE 3rd International Conference on Electro-Technology for National Development (NIGERCON).
  6. Ogu, R. E., Chukwudebe, G. A. and Ezenugu, I. A. (2016). An IoT Based Tamper Prevention System for Electricity Meter, American Journal of Engineering Research, Vol.5(10), pp-347-353,
  7. Dike, D. O., Ogu, R. E., Uzoechi, L. O. and Ezenugu, I. A. (2016). Development of an Internet of Things based Electricity Load Management System. American Journal of Engineering Research, Vol.5(8), pp-199-205.
  8. Dike, D. O., Agwu, D. D., Ogu, R. E., and Afamefule, M.S. (2016). American Journal of Engineering Research, Vol.5(5), pp-105-108.
  9. Ezenugu, I. A., Ogu, R. E. and Ikwueze, S. N. (2013). Microcontroller Based Water Controller for Optimum Water Supply. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181, Vol. 2(12).