Prof. Edem Okon Akpan Peter

GenPixProf. Edem Okon Akpan Peter

Professor

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • Methodist Primary School, Ikot Nkim from January 1959 to December 1964
  • Salvation Army Secondary School, Akai ~ Ubium from January 1966 to December 1971.
  • Cooperative College, Ibadan from October 1972 to September 1973.
  • The University of Wales, Institute of Science & Technology (UWIST), Cardiff, the United Kingdom from October 1978 to June 1981.
  • The University of Aston in Birmingham, Birmingham, England from October 1983 to September 1984.
  • University of Bradford, Bradford, England from October 1984 to March 1987.
  • PhD in Industrial Technology (specializing in integrated project management systems) from the University of Bradford, Bradford, England in 1987.
  • MSc in Production Technology & Production Management from the University of Aston in Birmingham, Birmingham, England in 1984.
  • BSc(Hons) in Management & Engineering Production from the University of Wales, Institute of Science & Technology (UWIST), Cardiff, United Kingdom in 1981.
  • Certificate in Co-operative Studies from the Co-operative College, Ibadan in 1973.
  • Registered Engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) – Reg. No. R.25826.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) – Reg. No. 27567
  • Member, American Institute of Industrial Engineers (MIIE)
  • Member, Nigerian Institute of Industrial Engineers (Membership No. M0125)
  • Member, Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers
  • Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Quality Assurance
  • Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Production Planning & Control published by Taylor & Francis, London.
  • Reviewer, Journal of Construction Engineering & Management of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
  • Associate Editor, Global Journal of Mechanical Engineering.
  • Member, Literary Club of MCB University Press, Bradford, England.
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Advances of Science & Technology published by Greenfield Education Foundation, Owerri
  • Member, Lecture Series Committee from 2006 to 2011.
  • Member, University Result Vetting Committee from September, 2010 to present.
  • Ag. Head of Department, Department of Project Management Technology from 1st February, 2002 to 30th April, 2004.
  • School of Management Technology (SMAT) Representative, University Computer Centre from 1990 to 1996.
  • Member, Standardization of Postgraduate Admission Requirement and Procedures, 1994.
  • Member, SMAT Postgraduate Committee from 1990 to present.
  • SIWES Coordinator, Project Management Technology from 1990 to 1992.
  • Member, SMAT Conference and Seminar Committee from 1993 to 1995.
  • Member, Project Management Technology Postgraduate Committee from 1990 to present.
  • Chairman, Revision of Curriculum for Project Management Technology, 1992.
  • Examination Officer, 1992/93 Session.
  • Member of the University Senate from 1992 to 1994.

Publications

  • Akpan, E. O. P., Ogbonna, A. C. and Ononuju, C. N. (2007)Project Success: Matters Arising in the Journal of Advances of Science & Technology, Vol.1, No.1, pp. 40-50
  • Akpan, E. O. P. & Chizea, E. F., Project Management: Theory & Practice published by FUTO Press Ltd., Owerri (4th edition), 2010.
  • Akpan, E. O. P., Computerised Comprehensive Nigerian Income Tax Table (adopted by the Joint Tax Board of the Federation) published by Great Versatile Publishers, Owerri (Revised edition), 2000.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. (1994), Marginal Costing: The Product Mix Dimension in the Nigerian Accountant – Journal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 18-20.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. (1996), Project Forecasting Models: An Overview in the Quantity Surveyor – Journal of Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors Vol. 21, pp. 16-21.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. (1996), Job-shop Sequencing Problems via Network Scheduling Technique in the International Journal of Operations & Production Management Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 76-86.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. (1997), The Nature of Cost and Cash Flow Analysis in Project Evaluation in the Journal of Finance, Banking and Investment Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 31-36.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. (1997), Optimum Resource Determination for Project Scheduling in the Journal of Production Planning & Control Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 462-468.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. & Ukairo, A. U. (1998),An Interface Matrix for Efficient Project Performance in the Quantity Surveyor – The Journal of Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors Vol. 28, pp. 23-26.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. (1999), A Modified Internal Rate of Return Model for Capital Rationing in Project Selection in the Journal of Production Planning & Control Vol.10, No.8, pp. 809-814.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. (2000), Priority Rules in Project Scheduling: A Case for Random Activity Selection in the Journal of Production Planning & Control Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 165-170.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. & Igwe O. (2003), Managing Conflicts in Matrix Organizations in the Quantity Surveyor – The Journal of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors Vol. 42, No.1, pp.8-13.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. (2002), Bill of Quantities and Network Analysis Technique for Project Costing & Contract Tendering in The Estate Surveyor and Valuer – Journal of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers Vol. 25, No.1, pp. 8-11.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. & Igwe, O. (2001), A Methodology for Determining Price Variation in Project Execution in the Journal of Construction Engineering & Management of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Vol.127, No.5, pp.367-373
  • Akpan, E. O. P. (2001), Time/Cost Trade-off Computation using Implicit Elimination Procedure in the Technical Transactions of the Journal of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers Vol. 6, No.2, pp. 101-117.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. (2000), Resource Smoothing: A Cost Minimization Approach in the Journal of Production Planning & Control Vol. 11, No. 8, pp. 775-780.
  • Akpan, E. O. P. (2000), The Effect of Productivity on Inventory Level and Capacity Management in the Global Journal of Mechanical Engineering Vol. 1, No. 1, pp.39-46.

Working Experience

  • Senior Research Adviser, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of Nigeria, Port Harcourt from 1st November, 2007 to 31st October, 2008
  • Director, Management Information Systems from 1st October, 2006 to October, 2008.
  • Professor of Project Management, Federal University of Technology, Owerri from October, 2002.
  • Served a one-year sabbatical from 1st November, 2000 to 31st October, 2001 at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Uyo, Uyo ~ Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
  • Reader, Federal University of Technology, P. M. B. 1526, Owerri , Imo State from October, 1999 to October 2002.
  • Senior Lecturer, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State from October, 1995 to September, 1999.
  • Lecturer 1, Federal University of Technology, Owerri from October, 1991 to September 1995.
  • Lecturer II, Federal University of Technology, Owerri from October 1989 to October 1991.
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Bradford, Bradford, England from September, 1986 to September, 1989.
  • Graduate Assistant, Federal University of Technology, Owerri from January, 1983 to September, 1986.
  • Lecturer, Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri, Nigeria (during the NYSC scheme) from September, 1981 to September, 1982.
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