ENGR. PROF. O. J. EZE-UZOMAKA
Born on the 29th December, 1940, Professor Osondu John Eze-Uzomaka attended Prescilla Memorial Grammar School, Oguta, Imo State and Technical Institute, Yaba before proceeding to the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne where he graduated B. Sc. and Ph. D. in Civil Engineering in 1966 and 1969 respectively. Prof. Eze-Uzomaka worked as Graduate Engineer with Mason pittendrigh and Partners, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne between June and October 1966 and was assistant engineer with Ward Ashcroft and Parkman, Liverpool from 1969-1970. He also worked as a Geotechnical Research Assistant and Development Engineer with Cementation Research Ltd. Richmansworth England between October 1970 and December 1972. He later joined the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1973 and was appointed Professor in 1986.
Professor Uzomaka is a former Dean of both the Faculty of Engineering and the Postgraduate School of the University of Nigeria. Between 1977 and 1979, he served as external assessor to the Cement and Concrete Association in England for Advanced Concrete Technology Course. At the national level, he has served on various Specialist Boards and Technical Fact Finding Committees among which are the Standard Organization of Nigeria, Drafting Committee on Specifications for Building Materials, Chairman of Specialist Technical Panel on the Erosion Control Scheme for Anambra and Imo States; member of Nigerian Engineering delegation to India for accreditation of Indian Engineering Institutions in 1977, etc.
Professor Uzomaka is a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, the British Institution of Civil Engineers, the American Society of Engineers and a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences. He is a foundation Fellow of the Academy.