Professorial Chairs


S/N Name of Professorial Chair Chair Occupant Sponsors Date of Establishment Phone No MOUS Letter of Appointment Funds Available
1. PTDF Chair of Gas Engineering Prof. Dulu Appiah PTDF 2012 Nil Nil Nil
2. Emmanuel Egbogah Chair of Petroleum Engineering Prof. J.A. Ajienka Dr. Emmanuel Egbogah, OON 2004 08033166856 Nil Nil Nil
3. Shell/Aret Adams Chair of Petroleum Engineering Prof. S.S. Ikiensikimama SPDC 08033124495 Nil Nil Nil
4. Bamanga Tukur Chair of Intl Trade & Dveelopemnt Prof. A. Gbosi HE Alhaji Dr. Bamanga Tukur 2011 08033428426 Nil Yes Yes (N1m)
5. O.B. Lulu-Briggs Chair of Petroleum Geosciences Prof. M. Odigi High Chief Dr. O.B. Lulu Briggs 2011 08035320157 Nil Yes Nil
6. Ayebaemi Spiff Chair of Environmental Chemistry Prof. Michael Horsfall HE. Chief Timipre Sylva, Former Governor of Bayelsa State 2011 07034422116 Nil Yes Yes (N20m)

Spent, N2,585.000) Bal. (N17,415,000)

7. Stanley Lawson Chair of Environmental Geology Prof. Enuvie Akpokodje Dr. Stanley Lawson 2012 08033129414 Nil Yes Yes (14m)
8. Kay Williamson Chair of Applied Linguistics Prof. Ozo Mekuri-Ndimele Kay Williamson Estate + HE Chief Timipre  Sylva 2012 08033410255 Nil Yes Yes (N10m)
9. E.J. Alagoa Chair of Historiography Prof. Abi Derefaka HRH King A. Turner 2012 08033422133 Nil Nil Yes (N10m) spent N3,352,200 Bal. (N6,647,800)
10. Claude Ake Chair of Political Economy Prof. Eme Ekekwe Rivers State Government 2012 Nil Yes Yes (N25m)
11. Emmanuel Anosike  Chair of Biochemistry Prof. Mike Monanu Family & Friends 2012 08033122573 Nil Nil Yes (N2m)
12. Clement Nimenibo Chair of Music To be appointed Family & Friends 2012 Nil Nil Yes (N2m) spent (N,157,000 Bal. N843,000)
13. Enoch George Chair of Geotechnical Engineering Engr. Prof. S.U Ejezie Engr. Enoch George 2014 Nil Yes Yes(10m)
14. Sylvanus J.S Cookey Chair of Malaria Studies Prof. I.M. Siminialayi Prof. S.J.S Cookey Nil Nil Nil6 Yes (N2m) spent (N1,031,000 Bal. N969,000)
15. Emmanuel Pauker Chair of Sickle cell Research Prof. A.A. Uwakwe Sen. Emmanuel Palker 2014 Yes Yes (N5m)
16. Bene Willie Abbey

Chair of Nutritional and Environmental Biochemistry

Prof. Mathew Wegwu Research grants 2014
17. NCDMB/ Deziani Allison-Madueke Chair of Oil Field chemical Research Prof. Ogbonna Joel NCDMB 2014
18. Otis Chair of Coast Engineering Engr. Otis Anyeji 2014
19. Melford Graham-Douglas Chair in Pediatric Surgery Prof. Innocent George 2
20. Godwin J. Igwe Chair in Gas, Refining & Petrochemical Engineering Prof. B. Evbuonwan Prof. Godwin J. Igwe 2022 Yes (N10m)
21. NCC Chair on ICT and Telecommunications Prof. Bourdillon O. Omijeh NCC 2022