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Mr. Princewill Ode Odum


Geography and Environmental Science


Lecturer II


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About Mr. Princewill Ode Odum

Princewil Odum was employed as a Graduate Assistant in 2010 after a meritorious National Youth Service year with the University of Calabar. Princewill holds a B. Tech. (Hons) degree in Geography with option in Remote Sensing from the Federal University of Technology, Minna. He proceeded to the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, for his M.Sc. degree in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems. Princewill won the 2015 'Honorable Mention' for academic integrity in Middle East and Africa. In 2016, Princewill emerged the overall winner in the Turnitin Global Innovation Awards and also, the overall winner for academic integrity in Middle East and Africa. Princewill is a beneficiary of Tetfund Grant for PhD research. Princewill is an ardent lover of remote sensing and GIS, which he teaches in the University of Calabar. He has presented many inspiring talks and seminars for sustainable development and application of remote sensing and GIS including new trends in the technology like Unmanned Aerial Systems and the Artificial Intelligence. Princewill has requisite skills in Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drone) as a trained and licensed remote pilot in the United States of America. He is also computer savvy on Windows and Linux platforms. Hie princewill has core proficiency in the use of Geospatial Application Software (ArcGIS , ILWIS, IDRISI selvia , Erdars Imagine, Global Mapper, Google Earth, QGIS, etc). He also has Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Database Management, Graphic Designs, Desktop Publishing, Project Management, SPSS, R, and Internet Applications. He is good in networking & network administration (LAN, WIFI, WAN). Princewill has published many articles in international and local peer review journals. He has also attended several local and international conferences where he made groundbreaking presentations. Princewill is an active member of the following professional associations: UN-REDD+ Technical Satellite Information Management System Team, Cross River State Chapter, Computer Professionals (Registration Council) Of Nigeria, International Chapter, Society for Conservation GIS; Association of Nigerian Geographers, African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment, Nigerian Institute of Management, EIS Africa, Association of American Geographers. He is married with children. Princewill is a Hardware / Software development Expert, who developed the first ever CBT application used for post UTME and Graduate School Admissions screening.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
B.Tech (Hons.) Geography (Remote Sensing)Federal University of Technology, Minna20012007
M.Sc. Remote Sensing & GISObafemi Awolowo University, Ife20122014

S/N Publication
Odum, P.O., Adeoye, N.O., Abubakar, E.O., & Idoko, M.A. (2016). Comparative Geospatial Planning Model for “Location Specific” Intervention and Continuous Improvement Strategy. Journal of Geographic Information System, 8, 329-337.
Abubakar, E. O., Ocholi, S. O., & Odum, P.O. (2015). Mapping Post Earthquake Building Damage: Strength of the Remote Sensing System. Annals of Environmental Studies, 1(1),
Odum, P. O., & Aloba, O. (2014). Urban Transportation Challenges in Calabar: Causes, Implications and Solutions” International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, 3(11), 266-269.
Odum P. O., Animashaun, I. A., & Bisong, F.E. (2011). Achieving Sustainable Development and Climate Change Mitigation Through Environment Friendly Use of Scarce Resources. International Journal of Sustainable Development, 4(6), 95-100.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) – Abuja 2002AARSE Conference2002-09-102002-09-13
Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Seminar on GIS and Land Administration / Management -The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers - September, 2007 GIS and Land Administration2007-09-042007-09-07
50th Annual Conference of Association of Nigerian Geographers, University of Calabar– August, 2008Association of Nigerian Geographers2008-08-052008-08-08
UNESCO-IHE – UN/DOALOS- UNEP/GPA Training Course and Mastery Test on “Improving Waste Water Management in Coastal Cities in Nigeria”. – September 2008 UNESCO-IHE – UN/DOALOS- UNEP/GPA2008-09-112008-09-13
Stakeholders Consultation and Sensitization Workshop on “Agricultural Innovations for Climate Change Adaptation, Climate Change Awareness Agricultural Innovations for Climate Change Adaptation, Climate Change Awareness 2010-09-072010-09-10
4th International Conference on Research and Development, Lome, Togo May, 2011 International Conference on Research and Development2011-05-102011-05-14
53rd Annual Conference of Association of Nigerian Geographers, Lagos State University – November, 2011Annual Conference of Association of Nigerian Geographers,2011-11-222011-11-26
ESRI Developers summit for Middle East and Africa, Dubai, 2013ESRI2013-08-142013-08-17
Technical Training worship on Satellite Information Management for REDD stakeholder organized by Nigeria FAOUNREDD Technical Workshop on Forest Monitoring and Measurement, Reporting and Verification of carbon stocks, - January 2014REDD 2014-01-142014-01-17
Pre-Conference Training Workshop on Open Source Remote Sensing and Image Classification by Conservation International, , California, USA July 2015QGIS R2015-07-212015-07-22
Society for Conservation GIS Annual Conference, Asilomar Conference Ground, Pacific Groove, California, USASociety for Conservation GIS Annual Conference2015-07-212015-07-25
UN-REDD Technical Satellite Information Management System Training Workshop August, 2015UN-REDD 2015-08-252015-08-28
Workshop on Technical Support on Safeguards and Multiple Benefits of REDD REDD 2016-02-082016-02-12
24th Annual International Conference: The International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI); Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, USA. Academic Integrity Conference2016-02-182016-02-21