Dr. Emmanuel Ukpong is an Inorganic Chemist with emphasize in synthesis, spectroscopic and electrochemical studies of complexes of biological importance.
Dr. Ukpong obtained his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Chemistry from Puryab University, India in 1988. He went further to obtain his Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry in 1990. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Inorganic Chemistry from Allahabad, India in 1996. He is a member of 2 professional bodies namely: Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN) and Environmental society of Nigeria (ESN)
The research areas of Dr. Emmanuel Ukpong include: Inorganic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry.
In Akwa Ibom State University, where he is presently working, he is responsible for teaching undergraduate Level Courses especially Inorganic Chemistry as well as the day to day administration of chemistry department in order to bring out maximum output from staff as well as students, among others.