KUALE, Prof. Philip Avwunuvwia

B.Eng., Ph.D.; electrical engineer, educationist, administrator; b: October 30, 1935,ht: Ogoni- Olomu, Ughelli, so: Delta; m: Comfort Ugboduma Erhirhie 1961; nc: three s, two d; ed: CMS School, Okpari, 1943-50; Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha, 1951-56; Yaba Technical Institute, now Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, 1957-60; College of Arts, Science and Technology, Enugu 1961-62; University of Sheffield, England, 1962-68. cr: asst Technical Officer-in-Training, Jimeta-Yola, Gongola State, now Adamawa and Taraba States; asst. Technical Officer, Electricity Corporation of Nigeria (now National Electric Power Authority, NEPA), 1957-61; Engineer-in-charge, Generation, Distribution of Electric Power and Administration, Bida and later Abakaliki Stations, 1961-62; asst. Technical Officer, Electricity Distribution and Maintenance, Benin-City, Edo State, 1966; worked at 275/400 KV Sub-Station Operations, UK, and Control Room Operations (routine maintenance of steam turbine generation station), UK; Design Engineer, Ranco Motors Limited, North Berwick, Scotland, 1968-69; Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1969-73; Senior Ucturer, 1973-76; aprof. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1976-79; prof. Electrical Power and Machines, University of Benin, Benin- City, 1979; v-c. Bendel State University (now Edo State Univeristy), Ekpoma, 1985-1989; Consultant, Continuing Education Programme for NEPA Engineers on Voltages and Insulation requirements in Power System; editor. Nigerian Journal of Engineering and later, its editorin- chief; former mem. Board of Governors, Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State, Institution of Electrical Engineers, London, Nigerian Society of Engineers, Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria; v-ch. Nigerian Association of University Teachers, 1972-73; ch. National Com mittee for Review of Electricity Regulations; mm: National Metrication Committee; Commonwealth Scholarship Board, cw: Led team of Nigerian Scientists in collaboration with the Delta State Government to design Waterless Harvestable Composting Toilets for Delta State . hob: religious activities, reading, off: c/o University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State.
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