Welcome to the Department of Chemistry of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,
Umudike, Abia State,Nigeria. The Department is one of the University's founding departments.
From its humble beginnings to its current state, the Department has progressed. The Department
serves all of the University's science-based faculties and offers degrees leading to B.Sc., M.Sc.,
and PhD degrees.
Since its foundation, the Department has graduated thousands of students, and its graduates have
given skilled workforce for most Nigerian universities, as well as continuing to contribute to the
nation's development in industries, research, and government institutions.
The Department is proud of its outstanding teaching and the nurturing of eminent scientists.
With 31 academic staff members (including seven professors), 16 non-teaching staff and over
300 graduate students, the department focuses on the following research areas:
Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
Dr. I. E. Otuokere