Welcome to Faculty of Science Federal University Otuoke. This is a Faculty where science translates to knowledge and knowledge applied as reflected in our philosophy, mission, vision and values:

Our Philosophy

  • Faculty of Science, Federal University Otuoke is committed to developing graduates with hands-on experience using contemporary curricula that will ensure students are able to think and proffer solutions in our complex and dynamic world: helping them grow and succeed in their chosen careers.

Our Mission

  • To build scientists that impact their region, nation and the globe at large

Our Vision

  • To build student-oriented teaching, learning and research environment that ignites passion for science, which translates discoveries to solutions, impacting lives.

Our Values

  • The success of our faculty, staff, students and alumni
  • Fundamental, operational, applied and multidisciplinary research University –Industry-Ecosystem Partnerships.

Federal University Otuoke is one of the Federal Universities established in 2011 alongside other eleven, nationwide. The Institution commenced with two faculties one of which was Faculty of Science.  The Faculty took-off with three departments namely Chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences and Mathematical Computer and Physical Sciences Department (MCP).  Presently, the Faculty has   seven departments:  Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science & Informatics, Mathematics and Statistics, Microbiology and Physics. The Faculty plans to further increase the number of academic programmes.

The current Heads of Department are:
  1. Department of Biology ( Dr. Okpo E. Onanaowei, Ag. HOD)
  2. Department of Biochemistry (Dr Joel T. Johnson, Ag. HOD)
  3. Department of Chemistry (Dr. Olufunso O. Abosede, Ag. HOD)
  4. Department of Computer Science and Informatics ( Prof. Ibe Stephen Onyejiuwaka, HOD)
  5. Department of Microbiology (Dr. (Mrs) Vivian I. Anyiam, Ag. HOD)
  6. Department of Physics – (Dr  Uzochukwu Anekwe Ag. HOD)
  7. Department of Mathematics & Statistics (Dr. Stephen O. Ibe, Ag. HOD)