Prof. Dr Lawrence Ibeh started lecturing and teaching since he was 17 and has worked as a scientist and university lecturer for about 30 years. He is an accomplished researcher and award-winning international scholar. His PhD with distinction (1.0/1.0), focusing on Computer Science/IT, Data Science, and Sustainability Science, was awarded by the Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany. Besides his excellent PhD Degree, Prof. Dr. Lawrence Ibeh also holds a Master’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)/Remote Sensing from the prestigious Nigerian Premier University, The University of Ibadan, Ibadan; a Master’s Degree/ Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Information Computer Technology/Engineering from the Federal University of Technology (FUTO), Owerri, Nigeria; Master’s Degree in Project Management/Environmental Management, from the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT); and an MBA from the Quantic School of Business and Technology, focusing on Digital Transformation and Management, Washington DC, USA (in-view). He also has several professional certifications such as IT, UX/UI Design, Full-Stack Software Development, Programming etc. He has worked as a senior scientist and adjunct professor in universities in three continents: Africa (in Nigeria), Europe (Netherlands, Spain, Austria, Germany), North America (USA). His pedagogic experience includes among others: designing of programs, innovation studies, new curricula development and programs syllabi, creating of online programs, development of courseware and course modules.
Prof. Dr. Lawrence Ibeh is the founder of LLMU-innovate Consulting, an international Tech consulting firm. He has also worked as a consultant for many Fortune 500 companies across the globe. He has an extremely strong skill in transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary fields and simplifying of complex topics and concepts. He has led large scale projects worth multimillion Euros with partners including international organizations and multinationals such as the United Nations on Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs), European Space Agency (ESA), United States Geological Surveys (USGS); Shell Petroleum Development Cooperation
(SPDC), Chevron and Mobil Corporations.
Prof. Dr. Lawrence Ibeh has over 30 publications including journal articles, conference proceedings, talks, book chapters and books. His experience in academic publishing includes topics on artificial intelligence, geo-environmental data sciences, machine learning, neural networks, modelling, remote sensing, environmental management, climate change and sustainability science etc. He has written many successful grant proposals and received numerous academic awards and fellowships to his credit. For example, in 2011 he was a Research Fellow at ICTA - Institut de Ciecia i Technologia Ambientals-UAB, Barcelona, Spain, a programme with top European Universities as partners e.g. The LMU, University of Oxford, University of Kent Uppsala Universiteit, Wageningen Universitet, Tallinn University. in 2012, he was selected as one of the 60 most talented and promising Scholars across the globe by the VolkswagenStiftung Research Fellowship. In 2018, he was a Research Fellow in a project partly funded by the Columbia University, New York, USA. He is a membership to several professional bodies including:
Selected Journal Articles and Other Publications
Conferences, Talks, and Speaking Engagements
Data Science Teaching Portfolio (codes): https://github.com/NextParadym/codes-data-science-visualization-spatial-statistics
Product Design Portfolio: https://www.behance.net/lawrenceibeh