Theresa Obiekezie

 

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NNnamdi Azikiwe University Awka

Physics & Industrial Physics

Faculty of Phsyical Sciences
Nnamedi Azikiwe University
P.M.B. 5025
Awka

Biography

Dr. Obiekezie Theresa is a Nigerian, Currently an Associate Professor of Physics in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka.  She has successfully supervised Six M.Sc Thesis,  and currently supervising six Ph. D and fifteen M.Sc thesis.  She attended Nnamdi  Azikiwe University Awka  and  graduated as the best graduating student in Physics Department in 1998.  She obtained M.Sc in Geophysics  from University of Nigeria  Nsukka  in 2003. She also obtained her PhD in Atmospheric Physics from University of Nigeria Nsukka in 2009 with the Vice Chancellors prices as the best Ph.D in the Faculty of Physical Sciences and the second best  Ph.D in the University of Nigeria.  She won the AUTWAS Young Scientist National award for Life and Earth sciences for Nigeria in 2010. Presently the Head of Department of Physics and Industrial Physics in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka,  She is a member, an Ex-officio and a former Logistic and Technical secretary of the Nigerian Young Academy.  She is a Fellow of the African scientific institute a member of the Nigerian institute of Physics and Member Organisation for women in science for the developing world.
Currently she is working on the ionospheric currents and Space Weather.  The effect of the varying electric currents in the ionosphere on the earth with particular interest on the conductivity of the earth’s upper mantle.

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