Engr. Dr. Katsina Christopher Bala, FCILG (USA)


Engr. Dr. Katsina Christopher Bala, FCILG (USA) B. Eng., M. Eng., PhD; MNSE, MNIMechE

A Doctor of Philosophy degree in Industrial and Production Engineering. He has supervised a great number of students at undergraduate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and PhD.  He has 23 academic publications both national and international journals, and has attended several and conferences and workshops.  He has served the University at various capacities such as examination officer, coordinator of postgraduate programme of Mechanical engineering department, member of several university committees, Senate member, and was Deputy Director for four years before his appointment as the Director of the Centre for Preliminary and Extra-mural Studies (CPES), F.U.T. Minna. His community services cut across his immediate community of Maikunkele, the Catholic Dioceses of Minna, Nigerian Society of Engineers, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Interim Joint and Matriculation Board (IJMB), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) among several others.

He is a Register Engineer of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), and a Member of Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) and was recently elected chairman of Minna branch. Dr. Bala has received several awards.