Room 216, Faculty of Engineering Building, Room A1, Administrative Building, ICTC

Engr. Dr. Sunny Orike

Reader, Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Deputy Director, Information and Communication Technology Centre (ICTC)

An enthusiastic, focused, self-motivated, goal-oriented and COREN-registered Engineer cum University Lecturer, with experience spanning across teaching and administration; an active researcher with over 60 publications in reputable national and international academic journals and peer-reviewed conferences in the areas of Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence.


  • Male from Osiakpu Community, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area, Rivers State.
  • Started working with the University as Assistant Lecturer in 2003.
  • Held several offices such as: Electrical Engineering Departmental Examination Officer and SIWES Coordinator; Ag, Head, Department of Electrical Engineering (2015-2018) and Pioneer Ag, Head, Department of Computer Engineering (2018-2022); Member, Rivers State University COVID-19 Enforcement Committee; Maiden Chairman, Faculty of Engineering Conference Planning Committee.
  • Currently the Chairman of University’s Website Optimisation Committee.
  • Married to Mrs. Dayibara Sunny-Orike with three children (Chukwuoma, Chukwumbana and Chukwumela).


  • PhD, Artificial Intelligence (Herriot-Watt, UK)
  • MPhil, Computational Intelligence (RGU, UK)
  • MSc, Computing (RGU, UK)
  • B.Tech, Computer Engineering (RSUST)


  • Maximization of Output and Effective Load Dispatch of Afam Power Plant using Artificial Neural Network.
  • Development of an Improved Solid Waste Collection System using Smart Sensors.
  • Performance Analysis of Patch Antenna for Ultra-Wideband using Particle Swarm Optimization.
  • Improved Microprocessor Based Smart System for Home Appliances.
  • Minimization of Handoff Failure in a Heterogeneous Network Environment using Multi Criteria Fuzzy System.

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