AE-FUNAI Biennial International Engineering Conference 2019

May 15-18, 2019 - 10AM Daily

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2019 Maiden AE-FUNAI Faculty of Engineering and Technology International Conference

Wednesday 15th May - Saturday 18th May 2019

The AEFUNAI Faculty of Engineering and Technology International Conference Organising Committee is pleased to invite you to attend AEFUNAI BEC 2019. This conference brings together engineers from various backgrounds such as the academia, industries, researchers, policy makers and students. Speakers from both local and international institutions will be presenting high-impact talks and academic papers.


Participants are invited to register for the conference by clicking here. Submit an electronic abstract of not more than 250 words, with a maximum of 5 keywords. The Full paper must not exceed 8 pages, and should adhere to the following recommended format: Title, Author's names, affiliation and email addresses, abstract, keywords, introduction, experimental procedure, results and discussions, conclusions, references. All references must be in the Harvard style.


Call for Abstracts Opens 31st July 2018
Call for Abstracts Closes 15th January, 2019 15th April, 2019
Notification to Authors 15th April, 2019 30th April, 2019
Early Bird Registration Closes 31st December 2018
Conference 15th - 18th May 2019

Authors will be required to indicate their preferred presentation format when submitting an abstract. The available presentation formats are:

Oral Presentation: An oral presentation typically lasts for 15 minutes, plus 5 minutes question time.

Poster Presentation: A poster presentation constitutes a visual display of research projects. Posters could be in landscape or portrait layout and of A1 paper size. The poster display will be an integral part of the program with dedicated times for delegates to interact with poster authors and ask questions.

The Organizing Committee reserves the right to select abstracts submitted for review based on quality criteria including, but not limited to:

  • Scientific merit (scientific methodology and clarity)
  • Relevance to theme and sub-themes
  • Relevance to engineering community
  • Innovation / Originality of research (the research should NOT have been published or presented in another conference)
  • Multidisciplinary focus

Any abstract submitted not meeting the quality criteria will not be selected.

Special Guest & Keynote Speakers

Conference Schedule

Day 1, 15th May 2019

Arrival, Opening Ceremony and Keynote address.

Day 2, 16th May 2019

Lead Paper Presentations and Technical Sessions.

Day 3, 17th May 2019

Technical Sessions, Conference Tour and Presentation of Certificates of Participation.

Day 4, 18th May 2019


Conference Registration Fee

Payments can be made online using your ATM, Local/International Debit/Credit Cards. Please be advised that payments by bank transfer are not advised. If you have any issue with paying online, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be very pleased to put you through.

# Payment Type Early Bird Registration Late Registration
1 Local ₦15,000 ₦20,000
2 Student ₦5,000 ₦7,000
3 International $100 $120

If there is more than one participant for a paper, each of the participants are advised to pay the registration fee. For example, an author with one accepted paper needs to pay ₦15,000 (if within the early bird registration period) as his/her registration fee. The co-author(s) of the same paper shall make the payment of ₦15,000 individually if he/she will co-present the paper. If one author has more than one accepted paper to present, he/she needs to make the payment ₦15,000 for each of the accepted paper.

Early Bird Registration ends 31st December 2018.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q.How can I make payment?

A.Payments can be made online on our Payment Portal using any ATM, Local/International Debit/ or Credit Cards. If you have a Nigerian Bank account, our Payment Portal can accept payment with Bank Account Number for some selected banks.

Q.Where is AE-FUNAI?

A.AE-FUNAI is Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike. It is a Federal University owned by the Nigerian Federal Government, and is located at Ikwo, Ebonyi state, Nigeria.

Q.When is the deadline for Early Bird Registration?

A.Early Bird Registration ends December 2018.

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The conference venue is located in Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. There are many hotels around, at different levels of service and logistics. You can search the option that best suits you by using your preferred hotel discovery service, or permit us to assist you with this. Please contact our Accomodation Officer for assistance - +234 903 003 5493, +234 905 985 0282


The Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike (herein after called AE-FUNAI) is one of the twelve new Universities founded by the Nigerian Federal Government in 2011. AE-FUNAI started academic activities in 2012/2013 academic session under the leadership of the pioneer Vice Chancellor, Prof Oye Ibidapo-Obe. In 2016, Prof Chinedum Nwajiuba took over as the Vice Chancellor, and since then AE-FUNAI has experienced gigantic leaps in the development of infrastructural, research and human capacity projects. As the home of “soaring eagles,” AE-FUNAI’s vision is to become a vibrant centre of learning and research that will be reputable nationally and internationally.

Meet our Hosts

Meet the Hosts for this Conference at Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike (AE-FUNAI). Did You Know? AE-FUNAI is a Federal University in Ebonyi State, and is ranked the 3rd University in Nigeria for Science, Technology and Innovation by Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, 2018.

Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba

Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba

Vice Chancellor, AE-FUNAI

Prof. O. O. Ugwu

Engr. Prof. O. O. Ugwu

Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, AE-FUNAI