Michael Ifeanyi Uguru
University of Nigeria
Professor Michael Ifeanyi Uguru was born on December 22, 1956 in Umunede, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta state. He started his career in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka on September 30, 1979. He obtained the Bachelor of Agriculture Degree (FIRST CLASS HONOURS) in 1984; enrolled for the Master of Science Degree in 1985 and finished in 1987. He was admitted for PGDip in Irrigation Engineering in Catholic University Leuven, Belgium in 1987, a programme he successfully completed in 1988. As soon as he returned to Nigeria, he enrolled for a PhD degree which he completed in 1990. Professor Uguru was employed in the University of Nigeria as a Graduate Assistant in 1986 and he rose to the rank of a professor in 2004. He is a professor of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology.