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Professor Ifiok Otung is a Chartered Engineer and Professor of Satellite Communications. He holds a PhD from the University of Surrey, UK and First-Class Honours and Master’s degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Ife, Nigeria.

Professor Otung is an award-winning academic and an internationally recognised engineering educator. His books are used for teaching in top universities around the world.

His experience includes supervising and examining around 150 MSc and PhDs and leading the organisation of cutting-edge research conferences and short courses in the UK, Europe, US, Canada, China, Japan, and Africa. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Engineering and Co-Editor of Advances in Communications Satellite Systems, both published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), London.

His research interests include many aspects of mobile/satellite communication systems, efficient telecom resources utilisation, and radio wave propagation.

Education/Academic qualification

Electronic and Electrical Engineering, PhD, University of Surrey

Award Date: 1 Aug 1995

External positions

Technical Program Chair, International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

Jan 2017 → …

External Examiner, Glasgow Caledonian University

1 Oct 201430 Sep 2019

Associate Editor, Journal of Engineering, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Mar 2014 → …


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