The Department has continued to produce high quality engineers that have stood the test of time, with our graduates excelling in the various disciplines of Power, Electronics and Computer Engineering. A good number of First Class graduates have been produced by the Department, with the most current being Obulor, Vivian Queen (a female graduate of Electronics Option), who also emerged as the best graduating student in the Faculty of Engineering in the 2014/2015 graduation set. She won a total of 6 prizes in the university during the convocation ceremony.

A student of the Department - Renner, Margaret won 1st prize in the Vice Chancellor’s award for outstanding innovative project work in 2014/2015 session. The supervisor was Engr. T.L. Osikibo.

Also, two students of the Department took 1st position in the Group Category during the 1st National Engineering Students Competition (South-South Region) held on 9th June 2016, and 5th position nationwide in Abuja on 30th June, 2016. It was organized by the Committee of Deans of Engineering and Technology (CODET) of Nigerian Universities.

A good number of our academic staff have received commendations in their researches, published in reputable journals and presented at both national and international conferences.

In 2017, National Union of Rivers State Students (NURSS) honoured Engr. B.I. Bakare as an outstanding Lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering, and Dr. S. Orike as Most Friendly HOD in the Faculty of Engineering. Also, Nigerian Universities Engineering Students Association (NUESA) honoured Professor C.O. Ahiakwo as an outstanding Professor, and Dr. S. Orike as Most Student Friendly HOD in the Faculty of Engineering.