Prof. Chukwuali Chukwuemeka Basil.

Department: Architecture
Faculty: Environmental Studies
Designation : Professor
Phone: +234 806 044 4440; +234 808 997 5522

Biography :

Prof Chukwuali Chukwuemeka Basil is a Professor of Architecture in the Department of Architecture, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus and was the pioneer Director of the Centre for Environmental Management and Control (CEMAC), University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus from Feb. 2006 to July 2010. An architect by profession. Prof. Chukwuali was also the Head of the Department of Architecture, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus from 1999 to 2002 where he has been and is still a faculty member since 1985. Prior to his position as Director, CEMAC; Prof. Chukwuali has held several positions within the University of Nigeria, some of which include: Chairman, University Security Committee, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, 1990 – 1994; Chairman, University Committee on Environment, 1992 – 1994; Member, University Disciplinary Panel on Examinations, 1989 – 1994; Member, Curriculum Committee of the School of Post-graduate Studies, 1987 – 1994. Member, Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies , 1990-1994 and 2006 –2010. Prof. Chukwuali was the initiator and coordinator of the Exchange programme between the Department of Architecture, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus and the University of Applied Sciences, School of Engineering Burgdorf, Switzerland. He was a member of the National Committee for the Architecture Programme of National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) in 1987 and member National Design Jury for the Design of the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abuja – Nigeria. Prof. Chukwuali is currently the editor of many professional journals. He is co- editor, “Tropical Environment” – Journal of the Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, editor of “Architecture, Research and Practice” – Journal of the Nigerian Institute of Architects, Enugu State Chapter; Zonal Editor, Journal of the Association of Architectural Educators in Nigeria (AARCHES Journal). He was a member of the Publication Committee, Nigerian Institute of Architects, 1996 to 2002 and member Student Affairs Committee, Nigerian Institute of Architects 2000 to 2002. Prof. Chukwuali is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects, a chartered architect with the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria and was the national Best-All-Round candidate Nigerian Institute of Architects Professional Practice Examination in March 1995. His professional practice, design and supervision experiences span through all building types – residential, civic, public and industrial buildings. Prof. Chukwuali was educated in the prestigious Government College Umuahia and the elite Moscow Institute of Architecture, Moscow-Russia where he obtained both the M.Sc and the Ph.D degrees in Architecture. He has published extensively in many national and international journals and attended many national and international conferences. His teaching and research interests are in the areas of architecture, housing, urban design, environmental design, environmental management and control. He has successfully supervised and graduated more than 100 M.Sc candidates and 5 Ph.D candidates in the field of architecture He is a Knight of the Order of St Mulumba, Nigeria. He is very happily married and blessed with four children.

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