Prof. Simeon Chioma Inyama


Simeon Chioma Inyama is a professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics, School of Physical Sciences, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria. He had his first degree from University of Calabar where he obtained B. Sc. (Honours) in Mathematics and Statistics in 1984. He proceeded to University of Ibadan where he obtained his M.Sc. degree in Mathematics (with specialization in Operations Research in 1986) and also bagged his doctorate degree from the same University in 2005 also in Mathematics with specialization in Bio-Mathematics.

He was elected fellow of the Operations Research Society of Nigeria (ORSN). He is also Member, Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS), Member, American Statistical Association (ASA), Member, Association for the Advancement of Modeling and Simulation Techniques in Enterprises (AMSE), Lyon, France,  Reviewer, AMSE on Modeling and Control, Lyon, France; Member, Institute of Operations Research of Nigeria.

Prof. Inyama was the former: Acting Head of Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, FUTO; Acting Head of Department of Mathematics, FUTO; Acting Head of Department of Computer Science, FUTO; Coordinator of FUTO Pre-Degree Unit; Associate Dean, School of Science, FUTO.

Prof. Inyama has published in both international and local peer reviewed Journals and has more than forty five (45) papers and four university Mathematics text books to his credit. He has so far successfully supervised more than hundred (100) B. Tech/B.Sc., six (6) PhD and sixteen (16) M.Sc. candidates in Mathematics and is currently supervising many undergraduate and PG students. His current research areas include: Mathematical Model of HIV/AIDS Transmission Dynamics, Macro-Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS including Simulation Models of HIV Projection in Nigeria and Stochastic Models of Diseases.

Prof. Inyama has been External Examiner for B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD for many Universities including: Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt; Abia State University, Uturu; University of Nigeria, Nsukka; Anambra State University, Uli and Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, Imo State.