Professor of Operations Research and Management
Oboreh, Jacob Snapps PhD is a Professor of Operations Research and Management. His research interest is inter-related which is focused on optimizations techniques to resolve business problems and improvement of the student’s experience.
His current projects include understanding how students make work placement decisions using operations research techniques and investigating the learning experiences
of business students working in global virtual teams.
Within a period of his over 22 years of teaching experience, he has held high-profile roles in tertiary institutions such as Head of Department, Business Administration, Rector/ CEO, Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro, he is the Managing Director, Delta State University Investment Limited (DIL).
These positions have made him continue to work closely with industries and professional bodies in developing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as developing business algorithms for the industries.
He has also actively supervised PhD students, and most of his former PhD students now hold academic positions in several universities both in Nigeria and overseas.
He is well-travelled, having attended several business conferences within Nigeria and abroad.
Since 2012, he has served as a referee, guest editor, and editorial board member of several academic journals both in Nigeria and overseas.
He is also an external examiner/assessor to several universities in his area.
He is currently the pioneer Vice-Chancellor of the Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro.
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