Ven. Dr. Akajiaku Chukwunyere Chukwuocha

Venerable Dr.

Venerable, Dr Akajiaku Chukwunyere Chukwuocha

Ag. Head of Department
Surveying and Geoinformatics Department
Email: Akajiaku.chukwuocha@futo.edu.ng

Education / Training

  1. 2012  –   PhD Surveying and Geoinformatics   –  Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  2. 2006  – M.Sc.   –  Geoinformatics and Surveying   –  University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  3. 1994  –  B.Sc. –  Surveying and Photogrammetry –  Enugu State University of Technology, Enugu

Research Interests

  1. Minimizing Magnitude of Errors in Traverse Surveys for Deformation Monitoring
  2. Methods of Adjusting Errors in Global Level Topographic Data for Efficient Local Uses
  3. Urban Drainage Efficiency and Runoff Conveyance Systems
  4. Adjustment of Measured Systems by Errors Fractionalization 

Publications

  1. A METHOD FOR CONNECTING TRAVERSES TO GNSS CONTROLSELIMINATING TROUBLESOME SHORT GNSS ORIENTATION LINES (2018) Akajiaku C. Chukwuocha South African Journal of Geomatics. Accepted May 2018
  2. USING REORIENTATION TRAVERSING ON A SINGLE-UNKNOWN STATION OR MULTIPLE-UNKNOWN STATIONS TO SOLVE THE TWO POINT RESECTION (FREE STATION) PROBLEM (2018) Akajiaku C. ChukwuochaSurveying and Land Information Science, Vol. 77, No. 1, 2018, pp. 45-54.   https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/aags/salis/2018/00000077/00000001/art00006
  3. VULNERABILITY STUDIES OF SENSITIVE WATERSHED AREAS OF OWERRI SOUTH EAST NIGERIA USING DIGITAL ELEVATION MODELS Ngozi AC-Chukwuocha, Sabastine A. Ngah Akajiaku C. ChukwuochaJournal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, China. October 2017, Vol. 5 pp. 1-10. http://www.scirp.org/journal/gep.
  4. CASE STUDIES OF REORIENTATION TRAVERSE ACCURACY, Akajiaku C. Chukwuocha Ph.D., Surveying and Land Information Science November 2017 Vol. 76 (2)pp. 107-117(11) http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/aags/salis/2017/00000076/00000002/art00005?crawler=true
  5. SOLVING CONTROL REFERENCE AZIMUTH PROBLEMS OF TRAVERSINGUSING REORIENTATION TRAVERSING, Akajiaku C. Chukwuocha Ph.D., Elochukwu C. Moka Ph.D., Victus N. Uzodimma Ph.D., Matthew N. Ono Ph.D.Surveying and Land Information Science May 2017 Vol. 76 (1)Pp 23–37   http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/aags/salis/2017/00000076/00000001/art00004
  6. GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS BASED URBAN DRAINAGE EFFICIENCY FACTORS, Akajiaku Chukwuocha and Ngozi AC-Chukwuocha, FIG Peer Review-Journal, FIG Working Week 2015 ISBN 978-87-92853-35-6 ISSN 2307-4086
    http://www.fig.net/resources/proceedings/fig_proceedings/fig2015/index.htm
  7. GIS BASED DEMARCATION OF NATURAL FLOW ROUTES USING OLD TOPOGRAPHIC DATA, Chukwuocha, A. C., Igbokwe, J. I., Journal of Surveying and Mapping Engineering, Hong Kong. Mar. 2014, Vol. 2 (1), PP. 25-36.  http://www.academicpub.org/jsme/Issue.aspx?Volume=2&Number=1&Abstr=false
  8. FROM SPOT HEIGHTS TO CELL HEIGHTS: THE PROCESSING AND DYNAMICS OF THE DIGITAL ELEVATION MODEL DATA STRUCTURES, Akajiaku Chukwuocha and Ngozi Ac-Chukwuocha, FIG Peer Review-Journal, FIG Congress 2014. ISBN 978-87-92853-21-9 ISSN 2308-3441. http://www.fig.net/resources/proceedings/fig_proceedings/fig2014/index.htm
  9. GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM BASED URBAN PLANNING AND MONITORING BEST PRACTICES FOR WEST AFRICA, Akajiaku C. Chukwuocha and Ngozi AC-Chukwuocha, African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. Nigeria. Vol. 8(1), pp. 31- 40, 2014. http://www.academicjournals.org/AJEST.
  10. DELINEATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SUB-CATCHMENTS OF OWERRI, SOUTH EAST NIGERIA, USING GIS. Akajiaku C. Chukwuocha, Joel I. Igbokwe, American Journal of Geographic Information System, U.S.A. Vol. 3 (1) 2014: pp. 1-9. http://article.sapub.org/pdf/10.5923.j.ajgis.20140301.01.pdf

Awards Received

  1. Nigerian Institution of Surveyors Imo State Branch Award of Excellence in recognition of outstanding achievements in the field of Surveying 7th December 2012.
  2. Best Graduating Student, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Enugu State University of Science and Technology Bachelor’s Degree 1994
  3. Best Graduating Student, Dept of Surveying and Photogrammetry, Enugu State University of Science and Technology Bachelor’s Degree 1994
  4. Best Graduating Student, Faculty of Environmental Studies, College of Technology, Owerri, National Diploma, 1985
  5. Best Graduating Student, Dept of Land Surveying, College of Technology, Owerri, National Diploma, 1985

Professional Associations

  1. MEMBER, NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF SURVEYORS (NIS)
  2. MEMBER, NIGERIA ASSOCIATION OF GEODESY (NAG)
  3. MEMBER, NATIONAL UNION OF PLANETARY AND RADIO SCIENCES (NUPRS)
  4. iv) MEMBER, AFRICAN ASSOCIATION OF REMOTE SENSING OF THE ENVIRONMENT (AARSE)
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