Prof. Pius Oziri Ukoha obtained a Bsc, Msc, phDin chemistry from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1985, 1988 respectively and a phD in Chemisty from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 1999. He started his accedemic carrier as an assistant lecturer at fedral college of Leather Technology, Zaria in 1989 and rose to the chief lecturer in 2004. He was the acting head of Department of science between 1996-1998 and substantive Head 1999-2005 repectively. He joined the services of University of Nigeria as a Senior Lecturer in 2005 and was appointed a professor of Chemistry in 2010. He was head of Department of pure and industrial Chemistry in 2009-2011 and 2012-2014. He is currently the Dean of Faculty Physical Sciences.