Engr. Dr. Charles U. Orji


Engr. Dr. Charles U. Orji

Director, Centre of Excellence in Marine and Offshore Engineering, RSU, PH.

An enthusiastic, focused, self-motivated, goal-oriented and COREN-registered Engineer and University Lecturer, with experience spanning across teaching, research and administration; an active researcher with over 30 publications in reputable national and international academic journals and peer-reviewed conferences in the areas of Marine/Offshore Engineering and Naval Architecture.


  • Male from Kreigani Community, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area, Rivers State.
  • Started working with the University as Graduate assistant in July 2000.
  • Held several offices such as Departmental Examination Officer; Head of Department of Marine Engineering; Director Centre of Excellence in Marine and Offshore Engineering, RSU, PH Currently Deputy Director, Information and Communication Technology Centre.
  • An Engineering professional, member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE), Registered member of the COREN, and associate member of the Royal institute of Naval Architects, UK.


  • PhD, Marine Technology (Newcastle University, UK)
  • MSc, Mechanical Engineering (Northumbria University,UK)
  • B.Tech, Marine Engineering (RSUST, now RSU)


  • Operational Station Horizontal Plane Motion Maneuvering of FPSO in Shallow and Deep Water.
  • Complementary Roll Motion Control of a Moored FPSO in Deepwater West African
  • Analysis of Mooring Lines for Typical floating, Production storage and offloading (FPSO) system
  • Wave Effects on Varying Wave Motion Directions and Water Depth on the Hydrodynamic Force on Submerged Pipeline
  • Dynamic Failure Analysis of Renewable Energy Systems in the Remote Offshore Environments