Biography: Nosa O. Egiebor
Senior International Officer, Executive Director of Global Engagement, Professor of Chemical Engineering
As the chief international officer of the university, Dr. Egiebor has oversight responsibility for several departments within the Office of Global Engagement. These include the Office of International programs (OIP), the Intensive English Program (IEP), the Study Abroad Office (SAO), and the Japanese Supplementary School (JSS). Dr. Egiebor has over 30 years of involvement and leadership in international higher education, both as an administrator and as a faculty. He is also a registered professional engineer (P.E.) and a professor of chemical engineering.
Dr. Egiebor holds a PhD degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada, a master’s degree from the University of Manchester in the UK, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Benin in Nigeria. He has over 30 years of direct involvement and leadership in international higher education, both as an administrator and as a faculty member. He is passionate about the role of international education in the preparation of our students to become future global leaders and scholars through a structured and comprehensive campus internationalization. His international education expertise is in partnerships development, international students’ recruitment, and student/scholar exchange. Dr Egiebor has held several senior academic, administration, and research positions over the past 25 years, including as a department chair, U.S. Dept. of Energy Chair of Excellence Professor in chemical engineering, and as a Vice President for International Education, Research & Development. He has previously worked at The University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada; The University of Benin in Nigeria; Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida; and Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama. He has also been a visiting professor to numerous international universities, including the Technical University of Berlin in Germany, and Ankara University in Turkey. He is an active member of several professional and higher education organizations and has published over 120 scholarly articles in journals, books, and conference proceedings.