Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe

Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe

Dr Ekekwe holds two doctoral and four master's degrees including a PhD in electrical & computer engineering from the Johns Hopkins University, USA and MBA from University of Calabar, Nigeria. He obtained BEng from Federal University of Technology, Owerri where he graduated as his class best student. A US semiconductor industry veteran, his working experiences include Diamond Bank, Analog Devices Corp and NNPC. In Analog Devices, he worked in the team that designed a generation XL for the iPhone and he created the company's first wafer level chip scale package for inertial sensor. He blogs at Harvard Business Review, and previously served in the United States National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center E&D Committee for four years. Prof Ekekwe is a non-executive member of the Board of Directors, Temple & AegeanDas, a Lagos investment banking firm. He is a Co-Chairman/President of JPL Financial, a California-based financial advisory firm. An inventor, author, he held professorships in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Babcock University, and Carnegie Mellon University electrical/computer engineering. He is the recipient of IGI Global 2010 "Book of the Year" Award. He is also a TED Fellow, "IBM Global Entrepreneur" and World Economic Forum "Young Global Leader".

Dr. Ekekwe is a selection board member of the $100 Million Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program and Chairman of FASMICRO Group which is a holding company that controls his family businesses.

Important Dates for Conference Papers


Federal University of Technology Owerri
PMB,Owerri, 1526, Ihiagwa, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria
P: +234-810 0495399
E: info@ieeenigercon.org
 
 

The Venue

NIGERCON 2017 is going to be held in Owerri in one of the prestigious university in the country the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in November, 2017. The Conference will last for 4 days from the 7th to the 10th of November, 2017. The University is situated 30 minutes from Sam Mbagwe Airport which will ease logistic of participant from other part of Africa. The city of Owerri is very peaceful with a lot of attraction that will be of interest to visiting delegates.

IEEE Nigercon 2017 Hotels

SELECTED HOTELS (Very close to FUTO) with Manger's contacts

  • FUTO Guest House, Federal University of Technology Owerri
    Phone: 0803 4211 864
  • LOBIC MERIDAN HOTEL , Port-Harcourt Rd, New Owerri, Owerri, Imo State
    Phone: 07036493163 , 0703 128 2868
    Price: N8,000 Per Night.
  • G.TOWER HOTEL, Address: Plot SH/2, Commercial District 'G' Owerri, Port Hartcourt Road, New Owerri, Owerri, By City global hotel, Owerri.
    Phone: 08038752924
    Price: N8,000 Per Night.
  • CITY GLOBAL HOTEL, Port-Harcourt Road, Owerri, Imo State
    Price: N8,000 Per Night.
    Phone: 08144437102
  • De Legend Hotel
    Address: Achike Udenwa Ave, New Owerri, Owerri
    Phone: 0703 107 8121
    Price: N8, 000

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