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John Chukwuemeka Amazigo

mathematics educator

John Chukwuemeka Amazigo, Nigerian mathematics educator.

Background

Amazigo, John Chukwuemeka was born on August 6, 1939 in Onitsha, Anambra, Nigeria. Son of Johnson Ezigbo and Grace Nneabuka (Omaliko) Amazigo.

Education

Graduate fellow Harvard University, 1964-1966.

Career

Professor math.

Works

  • Author: (with others) Advanced Calculus, English and Spanish editions, 1980 (Book Club selection 1980), Solution Manual Advanced Calculus, 1981. Also articles. Research grantee National Science Foundation, 1968-1978, United States Army Research Office, 1977-1980. Scholar Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1961-1964.

    Graduate fellow Harvard University, 1964-1966.

Membership

Member governing council Anambra State University of Technology and Institute of Management and Technology, since 1986.; Fellow Nigerian Academy of Sciences. Member Nigerian Mathematics Society (member council 1981-1983), Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

Club: Lawn Tennis (captain since 1983) (Nsukka).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Lawn tennis, reading.

Connections

Married Oleatha Ann Craig, November 26, 1965 (divorced June 1981).; married Uchechukwu Veronica Onubogu, October 1, 1981. Children– John C. Junior, Eric I., Joy I.

father:
Johnson Ezigbo Amazigo

mother:
Grace Nneabuka (Omaliko) Amazigo

spouses:
Oleatha Ann Craig

Uchechukwu Veronica Onubogu

children:
John C. Junior Amazigo

Eric I. Amazigo

Joy I. Amazigo