School of Environmental Science

Dean’s Profile

Prof. Iheanyichukwu Jonathan Ogoke

Dean, SOES


Iheanyichukwu Jonathan Ogoke is a Professor of Crop Physiology at the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO). He holds a B. Agric. (Hons) degree in Crop Production from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, M.Sc. in Agronomy, PhD in Crop Physiology from the University of Ibadan. His research interests include environmental impacts of crop production, the responses of agronomic and non-crop species in crop production, fertilizer use in crops, mechanisms of increasing crop production efficiency, stress physiology in the field and horticultural crops, and the optimization and harnessing of N from Biological Nitrogen Fixation in legumes for field crop production.

He is a 2003 International Foundation of Science grantee and has published widely in peer-reviewed national and international academic journals. He has also made several presentations at national and international conferences. Prof. Ogoke is a member of the International Society of Horticultural Science, Horticultural Society of Nigeria, Agricultural Society of Nigeria, International Society for Precision Agriculture, Crop Science Society of Nigeria.

Prof. Ogoke has held other administrative positions in the University including Director, Center for Research, Innovation and Development, FUTO (20I7 to 2019), Director, University Linkages and Advancement Unit, FUTO (2015-2016), Deputy Director, University Linkages and Advancement Unit, FUTO (2013-2015), Ag. Head of Department, Department of Crop Science and Technology, FUTO (2011-2013). Prof. Ogoke has also served on the Board of Centre for Continuing Education, FUTO and many committees, and investigative panels in the University.

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