My name is Dr. Otele Ama, I obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Geology from the University of Calabar in 2001. After a compulsory national service scheme (NYSC) in 2002, proceeded for a Postgraduate Diploma Degree and Masters in Basin Analysis and Petroleum Geology both in 2004 and 2008 respectively in the same institution. Again, due to quest for scientific knowledge , continued for a Doctorate Degree in Sedimentology still at the University of Calabar and graduated in 2017. Currently the Acting Dean of Applied Science. My research interest is in the field of classic and carbonate Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Petroleum Geology and Petroleum Geochemistry. A member of several professional bodies among which include NMGS, NAPE and AAPG with 8 peer reviewed publications in local and international journals and several conferences papers.
The School of Applied Sciences is the premier school of the institution being the school that kick started academic activities in May,2012. The School teaches basic and applied sciences disciplines including National Diploma (ND) in Computer Science, Statistics and Science Laboratory Technology. Then HND programmes in Physics with Electronics option, Computer Science, Statistics , Biochemistry and Microbiology. The School of Applied Sciences is poised to rise to the challenge of producing Science leaders and proffer solutions for the future.