Born December 2, 1980 in Mbaakura Ward of Mbagen in Buruku LG, Dr Joseph Terlumun Utsev is a Senior Lecturer with the University of Agriculture, Makurdi. He acquired his FSLC at St. John’s Primary School, Gboko in 1989 and later finished his secondary school education at Tseikpa Comprehensive Secondary School, Adikpo in 1995. He was admitted into the University of Agriculture, Makurdi from where he graduated in 2004 with a B. Engr. (Civil Engineering). Dr Utsev proceeded to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka to obtain a masters in engineering with specialization in water resources and environmental engineering, graduating in 2007. He also obtained PhD at Nsukka in 2011.
Dr. Utsev has attended several seminars and presented numerous papers in Nigeria as well as attended numerous conferences and workshops.