Anthony Ekpo


Anthony Ekpo
Designation: Lecturer II
Email: ekpo.anthony@uam.edu.ng
Phone: +234 8034 634 602
Gender: Male

Biography

Name............................................................................................Anthony Ekpo
[2.] Date of Birth....................................................................31/10/1971
[3.] Place of Birth..................................................................Ibusa, Delta State
[4.] Nationality........................................................................Nigerian
[5.] Permanent Home Address.................................Km.10 Ndiya-Eket Road, Ndiya, Nsit-Ubium LGA, Akwa Ibom State
Address............................................................Department of MathematicslStatisticslComp Sci,
University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State
Marital Status....................................................................Married
Date of first Appointment........................................22nd May, 2012
[9.] Date Appointment Confirmed.....................6th July, 2014
[10.] Present Rank and Salary...............................Lecturer II, Grade Level 3 Step: 4
[11.] Mobile .........................................................................+234 8034 634 602
[12.] e-mail 1 ......................................................................tony21ng@yahoo.com
e-maiI2...................................................................................ekpo.anthony@uam.edu.ng
[13.] Name(s) IAge(s) of Children Felix Sifon Anthony, 11 years+
Joan Ekom Anthony, 9 years+
Vincent Akaneno Anthony, 6 years+

Education:
Ph.D. Statistics, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria (In-view).....2017/2018
M.Sc. Statistics (Biostatistics), University of llorin, lIorin, Nigeria..................April 2016
M.Sc. Statistics (Experimental Designs), University of Nigeria, Nsukka..Sept. 2011
B.Sc. Statistics, University of Uyo, Nigeria. (2nd Class Upper Div.)..............July, 2003
OND, Maths/Statistics, AKS Polytechnic, Ikot-Osurua. (Upper Credit)....Nov. 1995
SSCE, Government Day Secondary School, Zuru, Kebbi State, Nigeria.Oct. 1989
FSLC, Army Children's School, Zuru, Kebbi State, Nigeria................................June 1983

Language Skills:
Writing Speaking Reading
[1.] English V.Good V.Good V.Good
[2.] Hausa Fluent V.Good Good
[3.] Igbo Fluent V.Good Fair
[4.] Efik-Ibibio Fluent Good Fair
4. Other Training Courses Attended:
[1.] HIV Basic Course: USAID; Global Health e-Learning Centre - 2010
[2.] M&E Fundamentals: USAID; Global Health e-Learning Centre -.2010
[3.] M&E Frameworks for HIV/AIDS Progs; USAID-Global Health e-Learning Centre
2011

[4.] Introduction to Nutrition: USAID-Global Health e-Learning Centre - 2011
[5.] Oracle Database 10g Course- 2008
[6.] Intermediate Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) Course- 2009
[7.] Managing Nutrition and Mortality Survey Using Emergency Nutrition Assessment
(ENA) software; Medecins Sans Frontiere (MSF-France) and Epicentre Paris- 2012
5. Scholarship/Fellowship Received:
[1.] Sponsored African Delegate to the sr" Session of the World Statistical Conference
(lSI 2009), in Durban, South Africa by the African Development Bank and the World
Bank Group.
[2.] Young Statistician Selected for free membership into the American Statistical
Association (ASA) in 2009.

6. Computer Literacy:
[1.] Proficient in use of Microsoft Professional
[2.] Proficient in use of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)
[3.] Proficient in the use of Epi-info ™ 7
[4.] Proficient in the use of Emergency Nutrition Assessment (ENA for SMART) software
[5.] Proficient in the use of Design-Expert

Contribution to Knowledge
[1.] Proffered solution to the problem of experimentation involving 16 treatments on
4 plots by using the best (4x4)/4 Semi-Latin Square Design.

[2.] Showed how Hunger gaps and prevalence of malnutrition in Nigeria can be profiled using cluster surveillance of Malnutrition with the aid of Confidence Interval
Estimation (CIE).

[3.] Profiled the Proportional Odds of Age, Sex and Measles on Nutritional Status of
Under-five Children in Nigeria Indexed by Mid-Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC).

Memberships

[1] International Statistical Institute (lSI) - Membership #13975
[2.] Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA) - Membership # 2009060
[3.] American Statistical Association (ASA) - Membership # 157145
[4.] Managing Nutrition and Mortality Survey Using Emergency Nutrition Assessment (ENA) Software; Medecins Sans Frontier (MSF-France) and Epicenter, Paris- 2012

Publications

Journal Publications/Conference Papers:
[1.] P. E. Chigbu and Ekpo, A (2008), On the Circuits of the Three Optimal (4x4)/4 SemiLatin Square Designs, Journa/ of The Nigerian Statistical Association, Nigeria, Vol.
20, pg.1- 13, ISSN 0331-9504.

[2.] P. E. Chigbu and Ekpo, A (2010), On Adjacency Matrix and Connectedness of Three Optimal (4x4)/4 Semi-Latin Square Designs. International Journal of Physical
Sciences, India, Vol. 22, No 1(M), pg.1-16, ISSN 0970-9150

[3.] Udoumoh, E.F, Ekpo, A and Samuel, A.A (2016): Reliability Analysis of Crude Oil
Exploration in Niger Delta, Nigeria. International Journa/ of Science, Environment
and Technology, India; Vol. 5, No 6, pg. 4560-4570, ISSN 2278-3687 (0) and 2277-
663X (P)

[4.] Ekpo, A (August 2009), On Circuits and Automorphism Groups for Discriminating
Three Optimal (4x4)/4 Semi-Latin Square Designs. The Proceedings of the sr
Session of the World Statistical Conference (lSI 2009), Durban, South Africa

[5.] Ekpo, A (August 2009), On Adjacency Matrix and Connectedness of Three Optimal
(4x4)/4 Semi-Latin Square Designs. The 33rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian
Statistical Association (NSA 2009), Gusau, Zamfara State, Nigeria

[6.] Ekpo, A (September 2012), Statistical Surveillance of Malnutrition and Mortality
Trends In Kazaure LGA, Jigawa State, North-Western Nigeria (2010-2012). The se"
Annual Conference of the Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA 2012), Makurdi,
Benue State, Nigeria

[7.] Ekpo, A and Udoumoh, E. F. (2013), Trends of cluster malnutrition prevalence and
hunger pattern in Kazaure local government area of Jigawa State, north-eastern
Nigeria (2010-2012) The Proceedings of the International Statistical InstitutesRegional
Statistics Conference (IS/-RSC), Hong Kong, China, 25-30 August. 2013

[8.] Ekpo, A and Udoumoh, E. F. (2014), On Trends of Malnutrition Prevalence and
Hunger Gaps in Kazaure Local Government Area of Jigawa State, North-Western
Nigeria. The International Statistical Institutes-Regional Statistics Conference (IS/RSC),
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 16-19 Nov. 2014

[9.] Ekpo, A (July 2015). Surveillance of Under-Five Nutritional Status in North-Western: Nigeria: An Ordinal Logit Modeling Technique. Being an unpublished M.Sc.
Statistics thesis submitted to the Department of Statistics, University of llorin, /lorin,
Kwara State, Nigeria.

9b. Published Book:
[1.] Ekpo, Anthony (2016): Fundamental Principles of Applied Statistics and Its
Applications. First published by SeIfers Academic Press Ltd. #39 David Mark ByPass, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. ISBN: 978-978-52663-0-5

Specializations

Statistics

Research Archive

Current Research and Extensions
[1.] Categorizing Experimental Designs for Optimality from Combinatorial Point of view
and Response Surface Methodology (RSM) with applications using Design-Expert
(DX).
[2.] Statistical Surveillance of Malnutrition Prevalence based on Mid-Upper Arm
Circumference (MUAC), Weight-for-Height and Height-for-Age with applications
using ENA for SMART

Responsibilities

Teaching/Cognate Experience with dates:
A. Teaching Experience with dates:
[1.] Lecturer II (2015 - Date) Department of Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science
[2.] Assistant Lecturer (2012-2015) Department of Mathematics/Statistics/Comp
Science
[3.] Part-time Statistics Lecturer, (April 201 O-April 2011): University of Cambridge
A-level Program, Fortune High School, 16 Udousoro Street, Effiat Offot, Uyo
[4.] Sandwich Lecturer, (May 2013-date) Department of Science and Agricultural
Education, College of Science Education,
[5.] Demonstrator, (2009) Department of Statistics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Department of Statistics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
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B. Cognate Experience with dates:
[1.] StatisticianlDatabase Manager, (May 2005- Mar 2010); International Union for
Conservation of Nature's Komadugu Yobe Basin Project Kano, IUCN-Gland,
Switzerland.
[2.] Surveillance Supervisor, (Nov.2011-Mar.2012) MSF-Kazaure Nutrition Project,
Jigawa State, Medecins Sans Frontieres France (MSF-F) Nigeria.
[3.] Consultant Biostatistician (June, 2018): SMART and KAP Surveys for Health and
Nutrition Project in Bama, Dikwa and Gamboru-Ngala LGAs, Borno State, North
East Nigeria, INTERSOS - Humanitarian Aid Organization, Rome, Italy (OFDAIUSAID)
C. Courses taught/Student Supervision with dates:
(i.) Undergraduate Teaching
[1.] STA 111: Basis Statistics 1 and STA 112: Basic Statistics II
[2.] STA 232A: Sample Survey Methods, STA 232B: Economic and Social Statistics
STA211: Statistical Inference I, STA212: Statistical Inference II
[3.] STA 342: Statistical Quality Control and STA 311: Statistical Inference III
[4.] STA 452: Psychometrics, STA 421: Biometric Methods and STA 461: Linear Models
(ii.) Undergraduate Projects supervision:
[1.] 2011/2012 session - 2 students (Completed)
[2.] 2012/2013 session - 14 students (Completed)
[3.] 2013/2014 session - 16 students (Completed)
[4.] 2014/2015 session - 5 students (Completed)
[5.] 2015/2016 session - 8 students (Completed)
[6.] 2016/2017 session - 8 students (Completed)
[7.] 2017/2018 session - 4 students (On going)
(iii.) Postgraduate (PGD Statistics) Teaching
[1.] STA 711: Applied Statistical Methods
[2.] STA 732: Biomedical Statistics
(iv.) Postgraduate (PGD Statistics) Projects supervision:
[1.] 2012/2013 session - 4 students (Completed)
[2.] 2013/2014 session - 5 students (Completed)
[3.] 2014/2015 session - 5 students (Completed)
[4.] 2015/2016 session - 3 students (Completed)
[5.] 2016/2017 session - 1 student (Completed)
[6.] 2017/2018 session - 2 student (Ongoing)
D. Administrative Positions at Departmental Level
[1.] Departmental Postgraduate Examination Officer (2013-2017)
[2.] Departmental Welfare Committee Chairman (Sept. 2016-Date)
[3.] Chairman, Departmental "100 level" Statistics Manual Committee (2014-2015).