Endowed Professorial Chairs

Endowed professorial chairs to encourage research and publications in the University include the following:
Michelin - Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Late G.K.J. Amachree - Professor of Chemical Engineering
Shell - Professor of Environmental Pollution Studies
This chair is occupied currently by Dr. T.J.K. Ideriah. Engaged mainly in research bothering on Environmental Pollution in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria
Nigerdock - Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) - Professor of Petroleum Engineering
The Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) - has endowed a professorial chair in Taxation Law.