Okpala

Ifeanyi Udodilim Okpala

Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
iuokpala@crimson.ua.edu


Ifeanyi Okpala is an international Civil Engineering, PhD student from the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In his advanced study and innovative research, he specializes in Construction Engineering and Management. In doing this, he enjoys collaborating with other students and faculty. He is a Teaching/Research Assistant but away from the classroom, he enjoys watching movies and cheering on the Alabama Crimson Tide. Mr. Okpala is very passionate about helping prospective students gather information about graduate admissions. All year-round, he is available to offer assistance throughout the application process and up until eventual enrollment at the University of Alabama (UA). In the society, he is a part of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), amongst others. Prior to his enrollment at the Graduate School, he amassed valuable work experience in Construction, Facilities Management and the Petroleum (Downstream) sector.  Ifeanyi is a member of the UA Tide Together Mentoring Program.