Biography Sombo Seember Shukura was born on November 4th, 1981 to the family of Dr Augustine Aundu Pue and Mrs Stella Shimem Pue. She is married to Dr John Terver Sombo, from Vandeikya Local Government Area of Benue State; the marriage is blessed with three children.
She is a lecturer with the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi in the Department of Home Science and Management (Textile Design), she teaches and supervises undergraduates.
She got her first degree from Federal University of Technology, Yola now known as Modibo Adama University of Tcehnology Yola (2008) and Masters from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (2015).
Seember has six years of teaching experience and two years of undergraduate project supervision. She has two (2) reputable publications. she was the Assistant examination officer from 2016 to 2018; Member, Departmental Examination Committee 2017 to date; Member Departmental Curriculum Review Committee for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes June 2018; She is also Departmental Examination Officer, August 2018 and presently representative of college of Food Technology and Human Ecology on the Board of College of Forestry and Fisheries October 2018. She speaks three languages (Tiv, English and Hausa).See Details on the CV.
QUALIFICATION OBTAINED WITH DATES
· Common Entrance Certificate (First School leaving): 1986 -1991
· West African School Certificate (WAEC) NABTEB Certificate: 1991 -1997
· Certificate in Computer Science: Jan- March 2009
· B. Tech. (Hons) Industrial Design (Textiles; Second Class Upper Division). 2001- 2008
Masters of Fine and Applied Arts (Textile Design) 2013 - 2015
OTHER TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED
· Post Graduate Diploma in Education, National Teachers Institute, Kaduna State 2016
5. PRIZES RECEIVED
· Students Award for Academic Excellence (2005/2006 Academic Session)
· Students Award for Academic Excellence (2006/2007 Academic Session)
6. SCHOLARSHIP/FELLOWSHIPS RECEIVED
Proficient inMicrosoft Office Application: Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel
CONTRIBUTION TO KNOWLEDGE
i) The application of extracted dye from Allium cepa (Red Onion Peels) on silk, wool and cotton
fabrics to determine wash fastness properties.
ii) Extraction and utilization of Avocado seed dye on cotton fabric dyeing.
iii)Assessment of colourcharacteristics of mixture of Natural dyes (Zobo, Henna, and Bitter leaf) used in dyeing cotton.
Memberships A. Membership of Learned Societies: Nil
B. Conferences Attended:Nil
i. Okonkwo, L. E. and Sombo, S. S. (2018). Relationship Between Home Care Givers and Host Family: Its
Impact on Child Upbringing in Makurdi Metropolis of Benue State, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of
Education, Health and Technology Research(NJEHETR), vol. 10: 100--106
ii. Okonkwo, L. E.; Sombo, S. S. and Zawua, A.(2018). Relationship of the Level of Awareness of
Consumer Rights and Responsibilities in Makurdi Metropolis of Benue State, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of
Education, Health and Technology Research (NJEHETR), vol. 10: 166--173
Specializations Fine and Applied Arts (Textile Design)
Research Archive CURRENT RESEARCH AND EXTENSION:
Supervision of undergraduate project on the extraction of Natural dyes and their application on various fabric types
Responsibilities TEACHING/COGNATE EXPERIENCE WITH DATES
A. Teaching Experience
· Teaching Experience: Six (6) years
· Cognate Experience: Six (6) years
· Student Supervision: One (1) year
8. SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY
A. Service to the University
i Assistant Examination Officer 2016 -- 2018
ii Member, Departmental Examination Committee 2017-- Date
iii Member, Departmental Curriculum Review Committee For Undergraduate and
Postgraduate Programmes June 2018
iv Departmental Examination Officer August 2018
v Representative on the Board of College of Forestry and Fisheries October 2018