Engr. Dr. Okuroghoboye D. Itugha

Dr. Itugha obtained his doctorate degree (PhD) in Engineering (Hydraulics and Coastal Dynamics) from the University of Liverpool, England, United Kingdom in 2010. He was the Pioneer Acting Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, from 10th February 2016 to 31st March 2021. Dr. Itugha is a Technical Team Member of the Consortium of Consultants with the Opu-Nembe Kingdom (September 2019 to date), and actively participated as member of the Joint Investigation Visit (JIV) in the recent (November 2021) Eastern Exploration & Production Company (AEEPCo) Oil Spill Incident; and the Post Spill Impact Assessment (PSIA) of AEEPCo Oil Spill Incidents in Odeama, Botokiri and Santa-Barbra Communities. TNL/NOSDRA /2021/01/ PSIA /01. January, 2021. Dr. Itugha is a registered member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS), and member of the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) Bayelsa Editorial Board/Technical Committee.

Hydraulics and Coastal Dynamics Research; Maritime Environmental Systems Research; pollutants dispersion and fate in sediments and water; water quality modeling in coastal estuaries and rivers.

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