Brief History


 The Faculty of Physical Sciences was an integral part of the former Faculty of Sciences, which was demerged from the Faculty of Sciences in 2014 under the administration of Prof. F. U. Okafor with the mission of producing highly skilled and intellectual manpower to meet the strategic needs of the nation through the public and private sectors. The faculty is made up of six (6) Departments namely; Computer Science, Geology, Pure & Industrial Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics and Industrial Physics. These Departments have trained and are training high skilled manpower through teaching and research at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In addition, Faculty of Physical Sciences is also transforming to meet the needs of emerging global demand by e-learning through Distance Learning Programmes.

The past Deans of the Faculty are as follows;

  1. Prof. Stella Nwabuogo Ikokwu Ibe (Faculty of Science 2004 – 2005)
  2. Mr. R. E. Enemo             (Faculty of Science 2006 – 2008)
  3. Prof. G. C. Obi (Faculty of Science 2008 – 2010)
  4. Prof. L. O. Ezenweke (Faculty of Science 2010 – 2014)
  5. Prof. G. C. Obi                    (Faculty of Physical Sciences 2014 – 2016)
  6. Prof. Laz Ezenwaka        (Faculty of Physical Sciences 2016 – 2018)
  7. Prof. O. I. Chiaghanam   (Faculty of Physical Sciences 2018 – till date)