HISTORY - COLPAS

BRIEF HISTORY OF COLLEGE OF PHYSICAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

The College of Physical and Applied Sciences (COLPAS) of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike came into existence at the 148th Regular Senate meeting of the University in November 2012. The University Senate at that meeting decided to demerge the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) into the College of Natural Sciences (COLNAS) and College of Physical and Applied Sciences (COLPAS)

The College took off effectively on the 23rd April 2013 with Prof. Joy Nwabueze as the Pioneer Dean of the College. COLPAS is made up of five Departments, namely:- Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics.