Engr. Dr. Godson Ogubuike Osueke

Engr. Godson Ogubuike Osueke,  Ph. D.

Senior Lecturer

FNSE, COREN,
Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Osueke

A Profile of Engr. Dr Godson  Ogubuike Osueke; FNSE

Engr Dr Godson Ogubuike Osueke hails from Ndibinuhu Abueke in Ihitte/Uboma local Government Area of Imo state. He attended St. Patrick school, Abueke where he Obtained the first school living certificate with distinction in 1964 and his West African School certificate from Ibeku High school, Umuahia in 1974. He then went to Government College Afikpo for his advanced level in Sciences and also served as college captain for IBIAM House. He went on to be one of the pioneer students at Petroleum Training Institute  (PTI) permanent site, Efurum, Warri where he bagged PTI Diploma in Petrochemicals (1977- 79). His outstanding performance earned him automatic employment with NNPC in 1980 and was one of the pioneer indigenous Technologist at the Kaduna Refinery/PPL. He continued his education two years later at Texas Southern University in Houston, USA and Texas A&M University, Prairie view where he bagged B.S (Cum Laude) in Industrial Engineering and M.S Industrial Engineering respectively. While in the USA, Engineer Osueke was the founding member of the famous “Nigerian Foundation” which they registered in Houston, Texas in 1982. He won the prestigious National Dean’s list honour in the USA in 1982.

His engineering practice took him to National Productivity Centre as a Productivity Research Officer. He was one of the pioneer staff of Benin zonal office in charge of research operations within Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti States. He rose to Ag. Director of Technological Services at the Abuja Corporate headquarters from where he transferred his services to the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) as a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.  He is a Senior Lecturer and has over 49 Technical publications(Local and International). He holds his Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria. He is married with four children. 

QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES:    

♦  First School Leaving Certificate (Distinction)  - 1964
♦  West African school certificate  - 1974
♦  Advanced Level Certificate (science)  -  1976
♦  P.T.I Diploma (Petrochemical Engineering)  -  1979
♦  B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering   - 1983
♦  M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering  -  1985
♦  PhD in Industrial Engineering.   - 2012

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES:

♦  St. Patrick’s primary school Abueke   -    1964
♦  Ibeku High school, Umuahia    -    1970-1974
♦  Government College Afikpo   -     1974-1976
♦  Petroleum Training Institute, Warri     -     1977-1979
♦  Texas Southern University, Houston, USA.   -    1981-1983
♦  Texas A&M University, Prairie View, USA.     -   1983-1985
♦  Federal University of Technology, Owerri   -   2003-2011.

WORKING EXPERIENCES WITH DATES:

  1. ♦  Chemical Technician- NNPC, Kaduna. Jan. 1980-1981
  2. ♦  Production Supervisor- Engineers and Fabricators Company (EFCO) Houston,  Texas.USA. 1982-1983
  3. ♦  Maintenance Consultant- APAC, Guef division, Houston, Texas 1983-1984
  4. ♦  Lecturer- Kaduna Polytechnic. 1985-1987
  5. ♦  Lecturer/Head of dept., Mechanical Eng. Sokoto State poly. 1987-1989.
  6. ♦  Planning Engineer- Resin Paints Industries Ltd, Owerri. 1989-1992
  7. ♦  Chief productivity Research officer-National productivity Centre. 1993-2005
  8. ♦  Snr. Lecturer- Federal University of Technology, Owerri. 2005-date.
  9. ♦  Member, Presidential Visitation Panel to Kaduna Polytechnic- 2011.
  10. ♦  Fellow, Nigerian Society of Engineers.
  11. ♦  Registered Engineer, COREN.
  12. ♦  Forty - Nine Technical Publications(both local and International).

 

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIETY:

1996 – Member, NSE/Exhibition Sub Committee; “Edo 96”.
1997 – Member, NSE, Technical Committee, Benin Branch.
1997 – Member, NSE, Innovations and Inventions  Committee, Benin Branch.
1998-99.  -  Co-opted  Exco Member, Benin Branch.
2001-05.  -  Member, NSE, Technical Committee, Abuja Branch.
2003 – Founding Member, NSE, Abuja Engineers Ltd (AEL), Abuja Branch.
2003-05.  -  Member, AEL Management, Abuja Branch.
2006-07.  -  Chairman, NSE, Technical Committee, Owerri Branch.
2007 – Pioneer Editor, The Heartland Engineer Journal, Owerri Branch.
2007-09.  - Editor-in-Chief, The Heartland Engineer, Owerri Branch.
2007-09.  - Technical Secretary, NSE, Owerri  Branch.
2009-2012.  - General Secretary, NSE, Owerri Branch.
2005-11.  - Ag. National Secretary, NSE, Industrial Division.
2006-11.  - Member, NSE/Local Content Committee.
2011-Date.  - Member, NSE/ National Content Committee.
2009 – Member, Conference Planning Committee, ”Yankari 2008”.
2009 – Member, NSE/LOC, ”HEARTLAND 2009”.
2011  -  Member, Presidential Visitation Panel to Kaduna Polytechnic.Kaduna.
2011-2013.  - Projects Coordinator, Mech. Eng. Dept. FUTO.
2012  -  Monitor, National Examinations Council, Imo State.
2012-Date.  - Chairman, Trinity Group of Lutheran Churches in Owerri (LCN).
2012- Date.  - Ambassador, Lutheran Church of Nigeria.
2012-Date.  - Chairman, Abueke and Eluama- Abueke Development Union, Owerri Branch.
2013-Date.  - Examinations Officer, Mech. Eng. Dept. FUTO.

DETAILS OF ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS BY ENGR. DR. G. O. OSUEKE.FNSE.

  1. OSUEKE, G.O (1983); Improvement of Employee Productivity in the Industry. Proceedings of America Society of Manufacturing Engineers (ASME) Conference. Houston. Texas. USA

  2. Osueke, G. O.(1988); Teacher Preparation for Technological Take-off in Nigeria. Educational Studies Association of Nigeria (ESAN) Vol 7. No. 2


  3. Osueke, G. O (1989); Design of Water Quality Information System. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Water Quality. The University of Colorado. USA.


  4. Osueke, G. O.(1997); Maintenance Management as Strategy for Improving Industrial Productivity in Nigeria. Proceedings of the International Engineering Conference of Nigerian Society of Engineers.


  5. Osueke, G. O. & Chukwu, S. O.(1998); Pollution and Waste Problems: Identification and Solution Techniques. Proceedings. Nigerian Society of Engineers Conference @ the University Of Benin.


  6. Osueke, G. O.(2005); Product Design Towards the Year 2010. Proceedings of the 2ND National Conference of the Nigeria Institution of Production Engineers. Benin City. The University of Benin. Nigeria.


  7. Osueke, G. O.& Osueke, J. C.(2005); Tools and methods for Total Quality Management in the Food Industry. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of NIFST Abakaliki. Nigeria.


  8. Osueke, G. O.(2005); Effective Time Management for Poverty Eradication Programmes in Nigeria. The Nigerian Engineer. Technical Journal of NSE, Lagos. Nigeria.


  9. Osueke, G. O.& Nwakaudu, M. S.(2006); Emerging Technologies to minimize Adverse Organizational Impact on total Environment. Nawacs Journal of woman Academics. Vol 1 No.2 Imo State University. Owerri. Nigeria.


  10. Osueke, G. O.(2006); Local Government Councils as Facilitators for Industrialization and Economic Empowerment at the Grassroots. Proceedings of 2006 National Conference of National Association of Women Academics. Owerri Nigeria. NAWACS.


  11. Osueke, G. O. & Ajayi, M. A.(2007); Waste Reduction and Productivity Relationship. The Heartland Engineer Journal/Nigeria Society of Engineers. Second Edition Vol. 1. Nigeria Society of Engineers. ISBN:978-2579-03-2.


  12. Osueke, G. O.(2007); Tools and Methods for Total Quality manufacturing. The Heartland Engineer. First Edition. Vol.1. The Nigerian Society of Engineers.


  13. IWUOHA, S. I; IGBOKWE, J. O; OSUEKE, G. O & MADUFOR, I. C. (2007); Design & Development of Prosthetic devices for a two-leg Amputee with a Tri-cycle. FUTO Project Group. FUTO Intellectual Property.


  14. Osueke, G. O.& Osueke, J. C.(2007); Facilitators for Economic Empowerment & Development at the Grassroots: The Nigerian Approach. Proceedings of International Engineering Conference Arusha Tanzania. Tanzania Institution of Engineers.


  15. UCHE, R. & OSUEKE, G.O. (2007); Development of Welding Electrode from Local Raw Materials. Project Group. FUTO Intellectual Property.


  1. Osueke, G. O.(2008); Methods Study in Engineering Practice. The Heartland Engineer. Vol. 3. No.1. The Nigerian Society of Engineers. ISSN: 2006-1757.


  2. Osueke, G. O.(2008); Enhanced Food Processing Technology: Key to Achieving the Millennium Dev. Goals. Proceedings of International Eng. Conference. Arusha Tanzania. Tanzania Institution of Engineers.


  3. Osueke, G. O.(2009); New Developments in materials management for the Oil Industry. Proceedings of the National Eng. Conference on National Content Development. Owerri, Nigeria. Nigerian Society of Engineers.


  4. EZIRIM, K. & OSUEKE, G. O.(2010); Application of Local Raw Materials for production of Burnt bricks. Proceedings of the International Conference on Research, Quality and sustainable development. Cotonou, Benin Republic. Centre for the promotion of continental studies and development, Accra. Ghana.


  5. Osueke, G. O., Enyinnia, E. I. And Otagide, N. R. (2012); Design and Fabrication of Mechanized marble floor sweeper, using local raw materials. Proceedings of International Conference on Development studies. University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Ducan Science Publication. Nigeria Vol. 7. No 3.


  6. Osueke, G. O. And Nwogu N. C.(2012); Evaluation of the Impact of Oil Spillage on Umuedam Community and their Productivity Implications. Proceedings of International Conference on Development Studies. University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Duncan Science Publications, Nigeria. Vol. 7, No. 1.


  7. Osueke, G. O. And Nwakaudu, M. S. (2012); Evaluation of Road Maintenance Culture in Nigeria. Tools and Techniques. Proceedings of International Conference on Energy and Challenges of National Transformation; University of Benin. Benin City, Nigeria. Nigerian Institute of Industrial Engineers (NIIE).


  8. Agujiobi, J. I. And Osueke, G. O. The Role of Time as a Resource in research Productivity. Proceedings of Fourth World Congress on Research and Development; Imo State University, Owerri Nigeria. International Research and Development Institute (IRDI). Nigeria. Vol. 9, No. 6.


  9. Osueke, G. O., Damachi, N. A. Okolie, S. T. A. And Agujiobi, J. I. (2012); The Impact of Industrial Engineering (IE) Profession on Nigeria’s National Development. Proceedings of Fourth World Congress on Research and Development, Imo State University, Owerri. Nigeria. International Research and Development Institute (IRDI). Nigeria Vol. 9, No. 6.


  10. Osueke, G. O., Alabi, S. T. And Ajayi, M. A. Waste Reduction Mechanism in Risonpalm for higher productivity. Proceedings of Fourth World Congress on Research and Development, Imo State University, Owerri. Nigeria.  International Research and Development Institute (IRDI). Nigeria. Vol. 9. No. 6.


  1. Osueke, G. O., Makwe, G. O. And Umar U. I. N. (2012); Effects of Local and Industrial Adsorbents Biogas Generation from Cois Dung. Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. SET 2012. Canada. World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies, Vancouver, Canada.


  2. Osueke, G. O.(2012); Evaluation of the Impact of Oil spillage on umuechem community and their productivity implications. Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. SET 2012. Canada. World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies. Vancouver. Canada.

  3. Osueke, G. O.(2012); The Role of Productivity in the Realization of Nigeria’s Vision 20/2020. International Journal of Research in Engineering. Vol. 7, No. 1. International Research and Development Institute. ISSN: 1597-8001.

  4. Ezirim, K And Osueke, G. O.(2012); Application of Local Raw Materials for the Production of burnt bricks. International Journal of Engineering and Technology. Vol. 2, No. 1. Accra Ghana. ISSN: 2141-8756.


  5. Osueke, G. O.(2012); Waste Migration in Underground Water in Nigeria. International Journal of Development Studies. Vol. 2. No. 1. University of Ghana Legon Centre. Accra. Ghana. ISSN: 2141-8713.


  6. Osueke, G. O. Ojinere, E. U. And Nwogu, N. C. (2012); The impact of Gas Flare Down in a developing economy. The Nigerian Experience. International Journal of Engineering and Technology. Vol. 4. No. 3. Accra. Ghana ISSN: 2141-8756.


  7. Osueke, G. O. Uche, R. And Ezirim, K. (2012); Self Assessment Techniques for Organisational Maintenance Systems. International Journal of Engineering and Technology. Vol. 4. No. 3. Accra. Ghana ISSN: 2141-8756.


  8. Nwosuh, E. N And Osueke, G. O. (2012); Improving the Productivity of Nigeria’s Oil Palm Sub-sector: A case study of Imo State Adapalm. International Journal of Development Studies. Vol. 4, No. 3. University of Ghana, Legon Centre, Accra. Ghana ISSN: 2141-8713.


  9. Osueke, G. O. Nwakaudu, A. Opara, I. Nwakaudu, M. S. (2012); Design and Fabrication of Garri Fryer, Using Local Raw Materials. International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 5, No. 4. Accra. Ghana ISSN: 2141-8756.


  10. Osueke, G. O., Opara, I. Nwakandu, M. S. And Nwakandu, A. (2012); Design and Fabrication of Mechanized under-surface hand pump for rural dwellers. International Journal of Engineering and Technology Vol. 5. No. 4. Accra Ghana ISSN: 2141-8756.


  11. Osueke, G. O. Nwosuh, E.N. And Esekhagbe, R. (2012); Techniques for Effective Waste Disposal System in Owerri for improved Productivity. International Journal of Development Studies. Vol. 5., No. 4. University of Ghana, Legon Centre. Accra. Ghana ISSN: 2141-8713.


  12. Osueke, G. O. Nwosuh, E. N And Esekhagbe, R. (2012); Techniques for Productivity and Quality Improvement in Manufacturing: The Nigerian experience. International Journal of Development Studies. Vol. 5. No. 4. University of Ghana, Legon Centre, Accra, Ghana ISSN: 2141-8713.


  13. AJAYI, M. A. and OSUEKE, G. O. (2012); Quality Circles as a Tool for Productivity Improvement. The Heartland Engineer Journal. Vol. 6, No. 1. The Nigerian Society of Engineers. ISSN: 2006-1757.


  14. Osueke, G. O. Nwosuh, E. N. Esekhagbe, R And Isa, B. B.(2012); A Review of Poverty, Insecurity and Sustainable Development in Africa: the Nigerian Perspective. International Journal of Development Studies. Vol. 6. No. 5. University of Ghana, Legon Centre, Accra. Ghana, ISSN: 2141-8748.


  15. Osueke, G. O. Nwosuh, E. N. Esekhagbe, R. And Isa, B. B. (2012); Techniques for Sustainable Management of National gas resources in Nigeria for higher productivity. International Journal of Development Studies. Vol. 6. No. 5. University of Ghana, Legon Centre, Accra. Ghana. ISSN: 2141-8748.


  16. Osueke, G. O., Enyinnia, E. I. And Otagide, N. R. (2012); Design and Fabrication of Mechanized marble floor sweeper, using local raw materials. African Journal of Engineering and Development. Vol. 5. No. 2. ISSN: 2141-0143.


  17. Osueke, G. O. Alabi, S. T. And Ajayi, M. A. (2012); Waste reduction mechanism in Risonpalm for Higher Productivity. African Journal of Engineering Research and Development Vol. 5, No. 2. International Research and Development Institute. ISSN: 2141-0143.


  18. Agujiobi J. I And Osueke, G. O. (2012); The role of time as a Resource in Research Productivity. International Journal of Advancement in Development Studies Vol. 7., No. 5. Pan African Book Company. ISSN: 2276-8236.

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