Dr. Emmanuel-Douglas is a lecturer and formerly Head of the Department of Marine Engineering at the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria. He obtained an M.Sc in Marine Engineering in 1980 from the Gdansk Technical University, Poland and a Ph.D at the Cranfield Institute of Technology, England in 1986. He started his teaching & research career in 1981 at the Rivers State University of Science and Technology as an Assistant Lecturer between 1981 and 1983 and returned to the Institution in 1986 after his Ph.D studies. He has wide experience in teaching, research and design of marine systems/facilities. He is member/fellow of several professional bodies and has published and presented several technical papers at various international conferences. He has also served as external examiner to three institutions in Nigeria and the United Kingdom at undergraduate, M.Sc and Ph.D levels. Presently, he is Director of Industrial Training at the University.