Professor Edem O. P. Akpan
Professor Edem O. P. Akpan is an Industrial/Production Engineer by profession with special interest in Project Management and Information Technology. He is a member of many professional bodies and a COREN registered engineer. He started his professional career as a Graduate Assistant at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in 1983 and rose through the ranks to become a Professor in October, 2003. He has published widely both locally and internationally and in recognition of this feat has been honoured to join the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Production Planning & Control published by Taylor & Francis, London and a Reviewer of the Journal of Construction Engineering & Management of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) among others. He is a consultant to many establishments and at one time on a one-year sabbatical placement with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Port Harcourt. He has been engaged as external examiners to many institutions and serving from time to time as a member of NUC accreditation teams.