NAME: DR. (MRS.) IRENE CHINWE EFEKALAM
RANK: LECTURER I
AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: VALUATION AND APPRAISAL
DATE OF BIRTH: 21ST OCTOBER
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D, ESTATE MANAGEMENT
RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS: HOUSING, AVAILABILITY AND AFFORDABILITY
- Best Graduating Student Award,
College of Engineering and Environmental Studies,
Abia State University, Uturu
1997/98 academic session.
- Delta State Government Honours Award,
for Outstanding Youth Corps Member
1999/2000, Batch B, Service year
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:
- Associate Member, Nigeria Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV).
- Registered Estate Surveyors & Valuer, Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON)
- Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) Nigeria Branch (CIArb)
CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST:
Housing Supply, Availability and Affordability.
ARTICLES IN JOURNALS
1. Authors: C. Efekalam
Title: A Comparative Appraisal of the Performance of Commercial and Residential Property Investments in Port Harcourt between 1995 and 2004.
Journal of the Environment (JOE) volume 2, Number 1, 2008 pages 28-37.
2. Authors: C. Efekalam
Title: Improving the Quality and Affordability of Housing in Nigeria.
Real Estate Journal (REJ) volume 3, Number 1, 2010 pages 41-50.
3. Authors: C. Efekalam
Title: An Analysis of Land use Practices and Environmental Degradation in the Niger Delta.
Abia State University, Environmental Review, (ASUER), volume 7, Number 1, 2009 pages 1-22.
4. Authors: C. Efekalam
Title: Developing a Contemporary and Practically Based Estate Management Education in Nigerian Universities (Presented at an international conference).
The West African Real Estate Journal , Volume 1, Number 1, 2010, pages 79-90.
5. Authors: O. Nwanekezie
Title: An Assessment of Client Satisfaction with the Services of Estate Surveyors and Valuers in the Niger Delta (Presented at an International Conference).
Abia State University, Environmental Review (ASUER), volume 7, Number 1, 2009, pages 77-95.
6. Authors: C. Efekalam
Title: Housing and Environmental Health
Real Estate Journal (REJ) volume 2, Number 1, 2009 pages 77-82.
7. Authors: Etusim, P. E.
Njemanze, I. C
Efekalam, I. C
Onwuegbuche, A. A
Title: The Environmental Impact Assessment of Quarry Mining and Noise Pollution in Uturu Community, Abia State, Nigeria.
Journal of Environmental Sciences and Policy Evaluation, Volume 3, Number 1, pages 7-12.
B. CHAPTERS IN REFERRED UNIVERITY/RESEARCH BOOKS
8. Authors: C. Efekalam
Title: Economics of Urban Housing Delivery in Nigeria
Housing Development on Nigeria (Concepts, issues and strategies)
Edited by Anya Igwe-Kalu and G.N Chima
9. Authors: C. Efekalam
Title: Deforestation: Implication on the Built Environment
Contemporary Issues in Environmental Science.
Edited by G.N Chima and A. J. Kalu.
10. Authors: C. Efekalam
Title: Developing Properly Investment Indices in Nigeria.
Aspects of Real Estate Investment.
Edited by Igwe-Kalu.
11. Authors: C. Efekalam
Title: Land Issues in Environmental Management in Nigeria
Contemporary Issues on Environmental Development.
Edited by: M. U. Eze, A. U. Egbu, & M. C. Alozie.
C. AUTHORSHIP OF UNIVERSITY BOOK
12 Authors: S. Amaramiro
- C. Efekalam
Title: Arbitration: Principles and Practice.
Year of publication: 2013