Biography Name:.............................................................NWAOSU Chigozie Sylvester
Date of Birth:.............................................2nd of June 1960
Place of Birth............................................Umunakara Imerienwe, Ngor Okpala LGA
Local Government:...............................Ngor Okpala Local Government Are
Number of Children:......................... Three; Namely, Emeka 28, A Medical Doctor,
Charles, 26, Priest and Nancy, 23 A Barrister)
Date of First Appointment:.............18th July, 1990
Date Appointment Confirmed: ...18th July, 1992
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES
i.Ngor Okpala high School, Umuneke Ngor, Imo State.......1972-1976
iiUniversity of Nigeria Nsukka ................................................................1979-1982
iiiUniversity of Ibadan ....................................................................................1988-1989
ivUniversity of Ibadan ....................................................................................2004-2007
QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES
i.West African School Certificate Div.1..........................................1979
ii.B.Sc. (Hons) Statistics Second Class Lower............................1982
iii.M.Sc. (Experimental Design)...............................................................1990
iv.PhD (Statistical Modelling)..................................................................2007
CURRENT POSITION: Professor of Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design.2016
OTHER TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED
i.Statistics in Agricultural Experimentation International Institute for Tropical Agriculture. March 1985.
ii.Foundation Postgraduate Course on Probability Theory, Inference, and Optimization. National Mathematical Centre Abuja. September1993.
iii.Foundation Postgraduate Course on Theory of Fuzzy System and Logics, National Mathematical Centre Abuja September 1997.
iv.Foundation Postgraduate Course on Quantum Mechanics Course III-Groups and Symmetries on Relativistic Quantum Mechanics, National Mathematical Centre Abuja. January, 2000.
v.Workshop on Teaching and Research Methods. University
of Maiduguri 2002
vi.Foundation Postgraduate Course on Optimization with Super Convergent Line series and Design of Experiments. National mathematical Centre Abuja, 2003.
vii.International Workshop and Training on Mathematical Modelling, Neural Network, Data mining and Scientific Computing, Covenant University, Ota Ogun State.May 23rd – 7th 2011
viii.Nigeria Mathematical Society Conference (NMS), Federal University
of Science and Technology, Minna3rd – 6th May, 2016
ix.5th African Resources and Technology for Education (ARTE) Show 2016, Abuja. 27th April to 28th April, 2016,
i.Lake Chad Research Institute Fellowship for MSc...................1989
ii.University of Maiduguri Fellowship for PhD ..................................2004
i)Head Department of Maths/Stat/Comp Science University of Agriculture Makurdi.
I have a working knowledge of the following softwares; Microsoft Word, Microsoft excel, Statview, Minitab, Statistica, E-views, Quatro-pro, SPSS, Microsta, Statistix, Genstat, SAS, Stata, MathCAD, Statgraphics, R-Gui Statistics, Maple, Mathlab
Memberships A: i.International Biometric Society (IBS)
iiNigerian Statistical Association (NSA)
iiiNational Mathematical Society (NMS)
B: i.The 10TH Scientific Meeting of Sub-Saharan African (SUSAN) Network of The International Biometric Society in Kwame Nkruma University of Science and Technology Kumasi Ghana 23RD – 27TH JULY 2007.
ii.35th Annual Conference of Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS). Federal University of technology Minna. May 3 – 6 2016.
iii.5th African Resourses and Technology for Education (ARTE). 27th – 28th April, 2016.
Iv National Mathematical Society Conference, Makurdi, 2017
1.Nwaosu, S. C., Nja, M. E. and Chukwu, A. U. (2009). Logistics Regression Methods for Retrospective Case Study of Birth Complications in Bauchi, Hospital, Nigeria. Journal of Mathematical Science, 20(4):331-337. ISSN:0974-5548
2.Nwaosu, S. C., Yakubu, J., Chukwu, A. U. (2011). An HIV/AIDS Model with Survival Rates. Journal of Mathematical Sciences. West Bengal 743248, India. 23(1): 197-205. ISSN 0974-5548
3.Nwaosu, S. C., Chukwu, A. U., and Bakari, H. R., (2010). Reliability Concept as a Tool for Segregating Growth Duration of Varieties of Bread Wheat. Journal of Mathematical Sciences, International Centre Studies, Nebadhoi School, West Bengal India. 21(1): 67-75. ISSN:0974-5548
4.Nwaosu, S. C., Dibal, P., and Yakubu, J. (2010). Modelling Panel Data on Asthma in Borno State. International Journal of Physical
Science, Centre for Development Studies, Medina Accra, Ghana.
5.Nwaosu, S. C. and Abila, D. Y. (1999). “Analysis of Data on Age of Mothers, Weight of babies and Number of Previous Births on Mode of Delivery”. A case study of Cottage Hospital Gulak, Adamawa State. Annals of Borno.15/16, 303-309.
6.Nwaosu, S. C. and Bamiduro, T. A. (1999). “Determination of Soil Heterogeneity (Smith Index) from field experiment using Split-Plot Design”. Journal of Arid Agriculture. 9:99-104.
7Nwaosu, S. C., Ali, B. Adamu (2012). Nigerian National Gross Domestic Product: Evidence from Panel/Time Series Cross Sectional Data. International Journal of Physical Science, Centre for Development Studies, Medina Accra, Ghana. 4(2), 25-32 ISSN: 2276-6146.
8Nwaosu, S. C., Akano, R.O. and Saporu, F.W.O. (2012). A Statistical Analysis of the Prevalence Data of Asthma in Borno State of Nigeria. Journal of Mathematical Sciences, International Centre Studies, Nebadhoi School, West Bengal India.23(3), 303-312. ISSN 0974-5548
9.Akano, R. O., and Nwaosu, S. C. (2001). “Analysis of Prevalence Data on Asthma Patients”: A case study of General Hospital Hong Local Government of Adamawa State. Annals of Borno. 17/18, 160-166
10.Saporu, F. W. O. and Nwaosu, S. C. (1997). “Analysis of Prevalence Data for Typhoid Fever in Maiduguri Metropolis”. Research Journal of Science.
11.Bakari, H. R., Gulumbe, S. U. and Nwaosu, S. C. (2010). Estimation of Fecundability and its Relationship with Blood Group. International Journal of Mathematical Science. Blackwell Educational Books, Nigeria 2: 97-101.
12.Egbe-Nwiyi, T. N., Effraim, K. D., and Nwaosu, S. C. (2000). “Effect of Alloxan-Induced Diabetes on Trypanosoma congolense infection in Albino Rats”. Nigeria Journal of Experimental and applied Biology.
13.Egbe-Nwiyi, T. N., Nwaosu, S. C. and Salami, H. A. (2000). “Haematological Values of Apparently Healthy Sheep and Goats as Influenced by age and sex in Arid Zone of Borno State”. Africa Journal of Biomedical Research, 3: 109-115.
14.Egbe-Nwiyi, T. N., Wafer, E., and Nwaosu, S. C. (2000). Haematological and Biochemical Values in Apparently Healthy Camels (Camels dromedarus) in Semi-Arid Zone of Borno State, Nigeria”. Trop. Vet. 18: 128-133.
15.Egbe-Nwiyi, T. N., Nwaosu, S. C., and Effraim, K. D. (2001). “Comparison of
Pathogenicity and Recovery Rate on Rats Experimentally Infected with T. brucei brucei and T. congolense and Treated with High Dose of Diminazene Aceturate”. Annals of Borno 17/18; 332-342.
16.Egbe-Nwiyi, T. N., Nwaosu, S. C., and Tsuya, R. D. (2003). “The Effect of High Oral Magnesium Chloride Supplementation On the Pathogenicity of Trypanosoma brucei brucei and T. congolense Infections in Rats”. Trop. Vet. 21 (3)152-159.
17.Sadiq, G. U., Tom, G. M, Yahaya, S. J. Omotara, B. A., Nwaosu, S. C, and Sandabe, U. K. (2009). A Survey of Home Management of Childhood Febrile Illness in Rural Communities of Gwoza and Konduga Local Government Areas of Borno State, Nigeria. Nig. Journ. Pharm. Sci. ISSN: 0189-823X. 8(2):103-111.
18.Sadiq, G. U., Tom, G. M, Yahaya, S. J. Omotara, B. A., Nwaosu, S. C, and Sandabe, U. K. (2009). Assessment of Chloroquine Dosing in Home Care of Malaria Fever in Children of Less Than Five Years Among Rural Dwellers of Gwoza and Konduga Local Government of Borno State. Nig. Journ. Pharm. Sci. ISSN: 0189-823X. 8(2):115-120.
19.Olabanji, O. G., Ikwelle, M. C., Nwaosu, S. C. and Onyenwe, C. N. (1991). Effect of Sowing Date on the Growth and Grain Yield of Wheat Grown in the Highlands of Mambilla (Gembu). Wheat in Nigeria: Prodution, Processing and Utilization. (eds. Rayar, A.J., Kaigama, B.K., Olukosi, J.O., Anaso, A.B.). 65-68.
20.Uthman, G. S., Kwanashie, H., Mairiga A, G., Gamaniel, K. S., Muhammed, I. H., Abdu, H. A., Geidam, A. D., Nwaosu, S. C. (2011). A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing the Efficacy of Oxytocin Injection and Oral Misoprostol Tablets in the prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage in Maiduguri, Nigeria. International Research Journal of Pharmacy. 2(8):76-81. ISSN: 2230-8407. http://www.irjponline.com
21.Ahmed, A., Nwaosu, S.C., Adamu, A.(2014) An Evidential Reasoning Approach to Generate Multifactor Experimental Data Using Dempster-Shafer Theory. Archives of Applied Science Research. 6(4): 277-283. ISSN 0975-508X. Online www.scholarsresearchlibrary.com.
22.Ahmed, A., Nwaosu, S.C., and Adamu, A. (2013). Solution of Optimization of a 3k Experimental Settings Using the Technique of Newton-Raphson. Advances in Applied Science Research Journal. ISSN 0976-8610 4(2): 1- 8.
23.Bassi, Peter Usman (1); Osakwe, Adeline O. (2); Isah, Ambrose (3); Suku, Comfort (2);Kalat, Musa (2); Jalo, ILIYA (4); Wamanda, Robinsons (5); Ugochukwu, Chika (6); Adesina, Olubukola (7); Nyong, Etim E (8); Osungwu, Frank (9); Pal, Shanti, (10); Olsson, Sten, (11); ); Nwaosu, Sylvester (12); Wallberg, Magnus (11 Coulter, David (1 3) (2013). Safety of Artemisinin Based Combination Therapies in Nigeria: A Cohort Event Monitoring Study, Springer. Drug Sef. DOI 110,1007/s40264-0044-8.
24.Lasisi, K. E., Adebayo, S. B., Nwaosu, S. C., Sessay, M. S.(2012). Assesment of Nutritional Status of Nigeian Children. Science Forum, Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. ISSN 1119-4618. 13(1): 18-27.
25.Ali Adamu, Nwaosu, S. C., Bage, T. A. (2013). Effect of Correlation on Statistical Performance of and Hotellings T2 Quality Control Charts Using Average Run Length of Type 1 Error. Journal Of Science, Technology and Education. 2(7): 15-22. ISSN 2277-0011
26.Lasisi, K. E., Nwaosu, S. C., and Abdulazeez, K. A.(2014). Geoadditive Cox Model with Gaussian and Binomial Links for the Ananlysis of Wasting Status of Nigerian Children. Journal of Natural Science Research ISSN 2224-3186. 4 (15): 64-70.
27.Onuche, P, Nwaosu, S. C., and Egemba, R. C. (2014). Determination of long term relationship between Foreign Private Investment (FPI) and Gross Domestic Product(GDP) using Cointegration. International Journal of Humanities, Arts, Medicine and Science. (Best IJHAMS). ISSN 2348-0521. 2(9):19-24.
28.Nwaosu, S. C., Onuche, P., Egemba, R. C. (2014). Effect of Dye Waste Matter on Water Pollution: Evidence From River Shehuri South, Maiduguri Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities, Arts Medicine and Science(Best IJHAMS) ISSN 2348-0521.
29.Nwaosu, S. C., Onuche, P. (2014). Determination of Maturity Date of Barley Crops Using Lognormal Parametric Survival Function. Advances in Applied Science Research. Pelagia Research Library. 5(2): 220-228. ISSN: 0976-6810. CODEN(USA): AASFRC
30.Lasisi, K. E, Nwaosu, S.C. and Abdulhamid, B.M. (2014): “Bayesian Regression Method with Gaussian and Binomial Links for the Analysis of Nigerian Children Nutritional Status (Stunting)”. World Journal of Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, and Bioengineering (WJBBB), 15, (5): 123-130
31.Sadiq G. I. Mairiga A.G., Ado, G.D. Mairo, I. M., Nwaosu, S. C. (2013). How Some Demographic Factor Affects Postpartum Haemorrhage Prevention in Maiduguri, Nigeria? Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gyneacology 3 203-207. Online journal. www.scirp.org,journal.ojog
32.Sadiq, G. U., Mairiga, A. G., Ado, G. D., Mairo, I. M., Nwaosu, S. C. (2013). Comparative Study of the Side Effect profile of Oral Misoproostol and Parental Oxytocin Used in Prevention of Postpartum Haemorrhage in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gyneacology 3 208-211. Online Journal. www.scirp.org,journal.ojog
33.Shewa, Gladys, A., Nwaosu, S. C. Kembe, M. M (2016). The Impact of
Loans to Small and Medium Scale Enterprises on Nigeria Gross
Domestic Product: Statistical Perspective. Journal of Management and Entrepreneurial Development.6(1):21-34. ISSN-244-2159
34.Yakubu, H. J., Aboiyar, T., Nwaosu, S. C. (2016). A Modified RSA
Algorithm for Image Encription. Journal of Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics. 38. 191-196.
33.Chukwu, C., Nwaosu, S. C., Chiawa, M. (2016) Discrimination between
2k and 3k Factorial Designs Using Information Based Optimality Criteria (Reg. No. ISDRC/2016/305. Accepted for publication in 6(1)
34.Nwaosu, S. C., Gyang, W. L. (2016)Modelling Admission Exercise in the
University of Agriculture, makurdi, Using Discriminant Analisys.
(Accepted for publication in International Research and Development Institute paper no. IRDI-2016-150).
36.Bassi, P. U, Osakwe, A. I, Suku C, Kalat M, Elagbaje C, Isah A,
Ayinbuomwan S. Wammanda R, Ambe J, Mava Y., Bob-Okon I. I,
Adesina A. O, UgochukwuC, Nyong E. E., Ogunleye O. O,
Onuoha F, Habib A. T. Jalo I, Amodu A. A, Osungwu F, Balogun
S. T, Ntadom G, Ejiekpo, F. N, Tahir R, Dabit K, Nwaosu S. C.,
Afolabi, B. M, Magnus W, Shanti Pal (2016): Cohort Event
Monitoring Scale –Up Programme On Patients Treated for Malaria
with Artemisinin Based Combination Therapies in Selected
Hospitals and Community Pharmacies in Nigeria (Accepted for
publication in Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal).
37.Egemba, R C., Nwaosu, S. C., Adom, F. U. (2016). Application of Time
Series Analysis to Some Indices of International Trade During the
Period 1962 to 2012 In Nigeria (Accepted for Publication in
Reseachjournali Journal of Mathematics).
38.Ali, H. U., Lasisi, K. E., Nwaosu, S. C. (2017). Comparing the Performance of Baysian and Frequentist Analysis Methods of Irregular Fractional Factorials Using Design Based Optimality and Efficiency Criteria. ISOR Journal of Mathematics. (www.iosrjournals) p-ISSN2319-765X.
39.Samaila, Jackson, and Nwaosu, S. C. (2017): A new Hierarchical
Weibull Regression Model on Random Censored Data Using Jeffrey Prior.
Journal of European Science (In press).
Specializations Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design.
Research Archive CURRENT RESEARCH AND EXTENSION
I.Students Supervised and Graduated.
Adamu Ali Boderi (PhD)Statistical Performance of Univariate and Multivariate Quality Control Charts Using Response Surface Methods, ATBU. (First Supervisor)2012.
Lasisi Kazeem Lasisi (PhD). Bayesian Regression Method Using Geo-additive Cox Models with Gaussian and Binomial
Distributions for Analysis of Nigerian Children Nutritional Status ATBU (First Supervisor) 2013
Ahmed Abdulazeez (PhD). Optimal and Rotatable Settings of Multi-Factorial Experiment Using Response Surface Methods ATBU
Yakubu Hurcha Joseph(PhD). Development and Analysis of Some Image
Encryption Schemes. Uniagric (Third Supervisor).2017
CURRENT RESEARCHES GOING ON
i.Optimization of a Partially Incomplete Block Design (PIBD)
with two, three and four associate classes.
ii.Determination of Poverty indices on Nigerian Families Using Non-Parametric and Bayesian approaches.
iii.Import Penetration Index: Evidence from Nigerian Economy.
14.My research areas focus on Modeling Statistical data from Agriculture, Medicine and Sciences in general, developing new models for policy implementations. The second aspect focuses building models that mimic the battered Nigerian Economy and these will assist the Government in Policy formulations.
Responsibilities TEACHING/ COGNATE EXPERIENCE WITH DATES
i.Department of Mathematics and Statistics University of Maiduguri
ii.University of Agriculture Makurdi2012- Date
B. Cognate Experience:
i. Senior Research Officer, Lake Chad Research Institute Maiduguri 1984-1990.
ii.Visiting Lecturer, Department of Mathematics/Statistics/
Computer Science ATBU Bauchi 2009-date
iii.Visiting Lecturer, University for Development Studies Navrongo, Ghana 2007-2008.
iv.Visiting Lecturer Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Compute
Sciences Gombe State University 2008-2012
8.SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY
A.SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY
i. Current HOD Department of Maths/Stats/Computer Science University of Agriculture Makurdi2015-2019
iiChairman Local Organizing Committee for the hosting of, Nigerian Mathematical Society Conference, Makurdi 2017
iiiDepartmental Postgraduate Coordinator University of Agriculture Makurdi 2012 – 2014
ivThe Chairman Local Organizing Committee, National
Mathematical Society Conference, Makurdi, 2017,
University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
vMember Finance Sub-Committee, National Mathematical Society Conference, Makurdi, 2017.
viCoordinator of Mathematical Programme in The Science Laboratory Technology Programme University of Maiduguri 1997-2002
viiDepartmental Coordinator of Postgraduate Programme, Department of Mathematics/Statistics University of Maiduguri. 2003, 2010-2012
viii. Acted as Head of Department of Mathematics/Statistics University of Maiduguri at various times.
ix.External Examiner (Undergraduate Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Kano 2016-2017
xExternal Examiner (Postgraduate, Modibbo Adamawa University of Science and Technology, Yola Adamawa State. Where I examined 11(eleven) MSc. Students 2016-
xiExternal Examiner (Undergraduates) Department of Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science Taraba State University2012-date
xii.External Examiner (Postgraduates) in Ahmadu Bello University Zaria on the following Students:
a)Agboola Samson(MSc): Modelling Abrupt Shift in Time Series Using Indicator Variable: Evidence from Nigerian Insurance Stock 2015
b)Shelling Aliyu A. (MSc).: Assessment of Rate and Determinants of Child Mortality in Nigeria. 2015
xiiiExternal Examiner (PhD). Department of Statistics
University of Ibadan.2018
xiv.Member (Statistician) CSMT, A University of Maiduguri/NNPC Joint Research on Oil Exploration in the Chad Basin Area of Borno State, Nigeria. 2001
BSERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY
i.Statistical Analyst to Path Finder on the effects of some
Selected Malaria drugs on pregnant women in Southern Borno, 2003
iiStatistical Analyst with the survey team on Lagos State/
World Bank Survey of Large Manufacturing Firms in Lagos State 2004.
iii Statistical Analyst to the just concluded Federal Government/ World Health Organization Cohort Event Monitoring(CEM) study 2009-2014
ivStatistical Adviser to National Drug Safety and Advisory Committee 2009
v.Secretary General, Imerienwe Peoples Assembly,Maiduguri Branch, 1991-1994.
vi.Chairman, Ngor Okpala Local Government Development Association, Maiduguri Branch 1994-1996.
vii. First Vice-Secretary, Igbo Welfare Association, Maiduguri Branch 1995-1997
viii.First Registrar Igbo Peace Court, Maiduguri, 2001-2003
ixThe Parish Church Council Vice-Chairman St Augustine’s Church, Maiduguri 2001-2003.
x.Pastoral Council Chairman. St. Paul’s catholic Church Ahule, Makurdi2014- date
xi. The current Vice Chairman of Igbo Community, University of Agriculture, Makurdi
xii.A member Fourth Degree Knight of the Order of the Knights of St. Mulumba(KSM)Nigeria.