Ma-Riekpen Jacob Ededkin Evbogbai

Ma-Riekpen Jacob Ededkin Evbogbai
Edo University, Iyamho, Nigeria
Dean of the Faculty of Engineering

Engr Prof. EVBOGBAI, Ma-Riekpen Jacob Edekin CNC, FRHD, FCIDA is the pioneering Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria. He also oversees the Works and Services Department in the Vice Chancellors Office. He is a native of Ogute-Emai in Owan East Local Government Area, Edo State, Nigeria. Prof. Evbogbai attended Army Children School, Commilla Barrack, Kaduna, Where he obtained the First School Leaving Certificate in 1979. He proceeded to St Jame’s Grammar School, Afuze, Edo and obtained the West African School Certificates/General Certificate on Education (WASC/GCE) in 1984.

 He is an aluminous of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria. He had his first Degree B. Eng. In Electrical and Electronic Engineering Second Class (Hons) Upper Division in the year1992 and M. Eng. in 1998 in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the then Edo State University, Ekpoma. He did the compulsory one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin-Ladi in 1992/1993. He obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Sciences in the year 2001, and a Ph.D in Electrical Power Systems Protection in 2011 from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. He rose through the rank progressively to the position of Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria in the year 2011. Sequel to his brilliant performance and success in an oral interview and favourable reports on his publications, He was appointed Professor of Electrical Engineering, an Established Post in Edo University, Iyamho, Nigeria in 2016.  

Engr Prof. Evbogbai Ma-Riekpen Jacob Edekin sojourn in the academic world has recorded for him a number of feats. He is very vast in University administration and has held many administrative positions since 1999 when He was employed as Lecturer II, in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. He was Associate Senior Lecturer, Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, 2005 – 2006. He has published several articles in both local and international journal, and has presented several papers at international conferences. A highly travelled man, who had used all mode of transportation on Land, Air and Water to travel to different part of the world. This highly industrious and practicing Electrical and Electronic Engineer has served as the Technical secretary, Nigeria Society of Engineers, Ekpoma Branch, 2007-2009. He has also served in several committees at the University. He is a servant of the people and has been involved several community development projects. He has secured some honours and awards to his credit. He is a Fellow of the Strategic Institute for Natural Resources and Human Development (FRHD) and Fellow, Civilian Institute of Democratic Administration (FCIDA). He is a member of many professional Bodies. He is a Captain, Nigerian Legion Corps of Commissionaire’s, Edo State Command.  He is registered Engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and is married with children.