Dr. EFFIONG ASUQUO AKPAN


Dr. EFFIONG ASUQUO AKPAN
Designation: Lecturer I
Email: akpanefiong77@uam.edu.ng
Phone: 08062786286
Gender: Male

Biography

1.PERSONAL DATA:
Date of birth:.................................23rd November, 1957
Place of birth:................................Nigeria
Nationality:................................Nigerian
Correspondence address:.................P.O. Box 1074, Makurdi, Benue State
Marital status: ................................Married
Date of first appointment:................................1st October, 2003
Date of appointment confirmed:...............................27th July, 2008
Present Rank/Salary:.....................................Lecturer 1 UASS4 Step 09

2.EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES:
i.Lutheran High School Obot Idim , Uyo, Akwa Ibom State – 1968-1974
ii.Dundee College of Technology, Dundee, Scotland UK – 1977-1980
iii.The University of Strathclyde Glasgow Scotland UK – 1982 -1984
iv.National Teachers Institute Kaduna (Makurdi Study Centre) 2005-2007
v.University of Nigeria Nsukka –2009-2014

3.QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES:
i.WASC -- 1974
ii.Advanced Diploma with Distinction in Textile Sc. and Tech. -- 1980
iii.M.Sc.in Textile Evaluation-- 1984
iv.Postgraduate Diploma in Education (with upper credit)-- 2007
v.Ph.D. -- 2014

4.OTHER TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED:
i.Attended the advanced digital appreciation training programme at the Digital Bridge Institute, Abuja--------------------------------------------16th-20th October, 2006.

5.AWARDS:
Awarded the Mitchel prize for outstanding performance in Dundee College of Technology 1980.

CONFERENCES ATTENDED:
ii.Research Awareness Conference/Workshop organised by the University of Agriculture, Makurdi--------------------------------------------------11th & 12th may 2006.
iii.Workshop organised by the Department of Home Science and Management, UAM----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4th August, 2005.

iv.Attended and presented a paper on “the use of textile fabric for dressing and the value system of the Nigerian child” at the 6th National Conference of the Nigerian Society for Educational Psychologist held at the University of Agriculture, Makurdi---------------------------------------------- 9th- 13th October, 2006.
v.Attended the 6th national conference of Home Economics Council of Nigeria---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14th -17th May, 2014.

16. SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION TO KNOWLEDGE:
i.Research findings realised is a contribution to knowledge.

ii.In my PhD work, the contribution to knowledge was that of sounding a clarion call to government of Nigeria on what should be done to support textile industry from collapse. Also to Nigerian textile consumers on their role to support textile industry in Nigeria. Textile industries were enlightened on modern production technique and practice for the survival of the industry.

Memberships

13.MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:
i.Member of the Textile Institute — Manchester, England.
ii.Subscriber to the magazine — African Textile.
iii.Member of Association of Textile Technologist of Nigeria.
iv.Member, Home Economics Council of Nigeria.
v.Sub-editor on the editorial board of Journal of Research in Science, Vocational and Engineering Technology Education. Published by Benue State University, Makurdi.

Publications

12.PUBLICATIONS:
A.THESIS:
Ph.D thesis (Nov. 2014):
Development and Dysfunction of Textile Industries in Kaduna,
Kaduna State of Nigeria, 1956 to 2010. University of Nigeria Nnsukka

M.Sc thesis (June 1984):
Optical Properties of Mercerised and Un-mercerised Cotton Fibers.
University of Strathclyde Glasgow, UK

Advanced Diploma Project (1980):
Testing and Assessment of the Rubbing and Washing Fastness of
Direct Sulphur and Reactive Dyes on Cotton Fabric. Dundee College
Of Technology, Dundee UK

B.BOOK(S):
Author: Akpan, Efiong Asuquo (2014). An Introduction to Textile
Fibers and Dyes: ISBN 978-34252-6-4. 2002.

Reviewer: K. A. Bello, Professor of Textile and Colour Chemistry,
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Publisher: Success World Publications Makurdi, Benue State
successworldnigeria@yahoo.com
+2348059273128, +2348065917567

C.ARTICLES:

I.Author(s): Odeh, O. A., Agbo, D. A., Akpan, A.

Title: Utilizing ICT to Improve Students Interest in Clothing for
Enhanced Creativity and Entrepreneurship for Home
Economics Graduates.

Publisher: International Journal of Scientific Research in
Information Systems and Engineering (IJSRISE), Vol. 1,
No. 1, 2015


II.Author(s): Agbo, D. A. & Lohodiddo, A, Akpan, A.

Title: Assessment of Dry Cleaning Entrepreneurship: Implication
of Self-Employment by Home Economics Graduates.

Publisher: Home Economics Teachers Association of Nigeria
(HETAN), In-press.

III.Author(s): Edache, A. & Akpan, E. A.

Title: Establishment of Average Body Measurement of Male
Adolescent In Benue State, Nigeria.

Publishers: Journal of Home Economics Research Vol 24, No.
2, Dec. 2017. 169-176

IV.Author(s): Akpan E. A.

Title: The Use of Textile Fabric for Dressing and Grooming and
the Value System of the Nigerian Child. A paper presented
at the 6th NISEP conference on the “Nigerian Child and
Value System”. Held at the University Of Agriculture,
Makurdi. 9th-13th Oct. 2006.


Publisher: National Conference of Nigerian Society for
Educational Psychologist (NISEP). Book of abstract
page 11.

V.Author(s): Akpan, E.A. & Adamgbe, F.N.
Title: Assessment of the Impact of the Activities of Consumer
Protection Council (CPC) on the Inhabitants of Wuse II
in Abuja Metropolis.

Publisher: Journal 0f Technology, Industrial Studies and Science.
Vol 2, No 1, June 2018/ p1-11
D.CREATIVE SCIENTIFIC WORKS:
i.Textile work produced in the department.

ii.Production of exposure frame for testing light fastness of dyed and printed fabrics

Specializations

HOME SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT

Research Archive

15. CURRENT RESEARCH/EXTENSION:
i.Experimenting with dyes/colouring matters extracted from plants and the use of chemical reagents to improve fastness of these dyes.

Responsibilities

6.TEACHING/COGNET EXPERIENCE:
i.Teaching of textile science to OND/HND class in Benue state polytechnic, Ugbokolo. ----------------------------------------------------- (1984-2003).
ii.Teaching of textile science and interior decoration to undergraduate (200, 300, 400 levels) class, PGD and M.Sc class. ------------------------- (2003-date).
iii.Supervision of undergraduate and PG student project. --------- (2003-date)
iv.Coverage of HOD duties.

7.POSITION OF RESPOSIBILITY (IN THE POLYTECHNIC):
i.Head of Department ,Fine and Applied August----------------------1990-1992
ii.Dean School of Vocational Studies February-------------------------1990-1992 & September 1997-August 2003
iii.Member of the Academic Board and various other Bodies and committees in the Polytechnic
a.Top Management Committee---------------------------------------------- Member
b.Rectors Advisory Committee---------------------------------------------- Member
c.Development Committee (Adhoc)------------------------------------- Chairman
d.Examination Regulation Review Committee (Adhoc)--------- Chairman
e.Committee on alleged victimisation of students in the department of Public Administration--------------------------------------------------- Chairman
f.Committee To Investigate Irregularities in the department of S.L.T.(Adhoc)--------------------------------------------------------------- Chairman
g.Committee to supervise the building of printing technology complex----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Chairman

11.SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY

A.Service to the university:
i.Production of dyed materials for exhibition and sales.
ii.Participation in the 11th-12th UAM convocation as secretary to the convocation sub-committee on entertainment.
iii.Participation in the department of Home Science and Management Workshop 2005 held on the 4th august, 2005.
iv.Participation in the College of Food Technology Exhibition during the UAM 13th convocation, 2006.
v.Class Adviser to 100level student of Home Science and Management which is resulting to improved student behaviour on campus.
vi.Leader of a team comprising of staff and student of the department to United Nigerian Textile Industry in Kaduna for industrial visit.
vii.Director of the construction of textile working table to improve teaching and learning process in Textile Design and Printing.
viii.Departmental examination officer------------------------------------------ 2004-2006
ix.Departmental SIWES coordinator------------------------ Nov. 2007- Jan. 2010
x.College of Food Technology representative on the board of Agric. Economics and Management Technology------------------------------- Aug. 2007
xi.Departmental project/seminar coordinator---------------------- July 2008-2010
xii.College of Food Technology Representative to the committee on the implementation of NUC Bench Mark Statement on student support services and facilities in UAM-------------------------------------------------------- 2009
xiii.Member of Departmental Research Committee----------------------- Aug. 2010
xiv.College examination officer------------------------------------ Aug. 2010-July 2012
xv.Departmental PG coordinator--------------------------------------- Aug. 2010-2014
xvi.Member of College Research Committee-------------------------------- Aug. 2011
xvii.Member of Examination Misconduct Committee-------------------- June 2014
xviii.Appointment as Representative on the Board of College of Management Science-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 2018

B.Service to the community:
i.I am a member of the Electrical Consumer Association in the area where I live.
ii.A contributor in the purchasing of electrical and maintenance of electrical equipment for the community.
iii.A financial supporter of the vigilante group in the community.