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consultant , Mechanical engineering educator

Francis Obatare Oruma, American mechanical engineering educator, consultant.


Oruma, Francis Obatare was born on November 28, 1948 in Jimeta-Yola, Nigeria. Son of Chief W.O. Oruma and Margaret A. Abramita.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Indiana Technology, Fort Wayne, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1984. Master of Business Administration, Ashland University, Ohio, 1990.


Mechanic engineer, ITT, Raleigh, 1978-1980;consultant, Raleigh, 1984-1986;associate professor mechanic engineering, director PC-Computer-aided Design, Ohio Northern U., Ada, since 1988;Leroy H. Lylte Distinguished chair in mechanic engineering, Ohio Northern U., Ada, 1990-1991, 93-. Visiting professor U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1987.


Trustee Food Bank/Artspace, Lima, Ohio, since 1993, Allen-Lima Economics Development Consortium, Veterinary's Memorial Convention and Civic Center of Lima/Allen County. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (faculty advisor since 1992), Bradfield Lions, Masons, Rotary Club (trustee 1993-1995, vice president 1994-1995), Cavalier Club of Lima (president 1994-1995).


Married roseline Taino Cookey, August 5, 1978. Children: Frenka, Essee, Alima, Erthel.

Chief W.O. Oruma

Margaret A. Abramita

roseline Taino Cookey

Frenka Oruma

Essee Oruma

Alima Oruma

Erthel Oruma