Engr. Professor Emmanuel Osikhuemeh ALUYOR (FNSChE) is the Pioneer Vice-Chancellor of Edo University Iyamho. He is a professor of Chemical Engineering. He obtained his PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Benin.
He was employed as a Lecturer at the University of Benin in 1994 and has since risen through the ranks by dint of hard work and was promoted to the rank of Professor in October 2010.
Prof. Aluyor is a COREN Registered Engineer and a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE). He is the Chairman, NSE Benin Zone and a member of the COREN Engineering Regulation and Monitoring Team for Benin Zone. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (FNSChE) and the Nigerian Institute for Biomedical Engineering (FNIBE).
Prof Aluyor has authored over 80 journal articles and chapters in books with over 20 published in international indexed journals. He has taught several undergraduate and postgraduate students and has successfully supervised eight (8) PhD students at the last count. He has presented several papers in both local and international conferences, seminars and workshops. Prof Aluyor has held several positions in and outside the University of Benin, they include; Head of Chemical Engineering Department, University of Benin; Part-time Programme Co-ordinator; Chairman of the University Scholarship & Prizes Committee amongst others. He has served as Professorial assessor, Post-graduate and Undergraduate external examiner to several Universities including Covenant University, Niger Delta University (NDU), Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH) Yola, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, amongst others.
As Pioneer Vice-Chancellor, Prof Aluyor has positioned Edo University Iyamho as a world-class citadel of learning amongst Universities and has laid a rock-solid foundation for delivering quality education in keeping with the Motto of Edo University Iyamho. Edo University Iyamho under the distinguished leadership of Prof Aluyor emerged as the third best University in Nigeria in the NUC 2017 Open Educational Repository (OER) ranking, a feat achieved barely two years from the inception of the University. There have been well-deserved assortments of encomium received from all and sundry as regards the state of-the-art facilities, highly competent staff, student-centred learning & competence-based education.
Prof Aluyor has received several awards of excellence and meritorious service which include; Meritorious Award of Excellence as Chairman Technical Committee of the 2015 NSChE Annual Conference/AGM; Award of Excellence as Most Outstanding Best Performed Vice-Chancellor in Nigeria, 2017, AREWA Media Publications Event Company, June 2018 amongst many others.
Prof Aluyor is the Managing Editor, Nigerian Journal of Biomedical Engineering, and a Member of Editorial Board, NSChE Journal and Journal of Engineering and Technology Research (an International Journal). Prof Aluyor has served as a Reviewer for The Journal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier), International Journal of Physical Sciences; Scientific Research and Essays amongst others.
Prof Aluyor likes Reading and Playing Indoor Games. He is married to Dr Mrs Patience Aluyor, also an academic. They are blessed with four lovely children.