Brief Profile of the Head aeronautical Telecommunications Engineering School:

Engr. John Ali was born in Zaria, Kaduna State. He graduated from the Ahmadu Bello University of Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria with B.Eng Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1995 and M.Sc Degree in Electrical Engineering in 2007. He has undergone various Aviation Professional trainings in the field of Air Traffic Safety Electronic Systems. A COREN registered Engineer, Engr. John Ali is a Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), a Licensed Air Traffic Safety Electronic Engineer.

He is currently an Assistant Chief Instructor and Acting Head of Aeronautical Telecommunications Engineering School. Before joining the College in September 1998, he worked as a visiting Lecturer at the Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic Zaria.

His research interests and teaching focuses are Air Traffic Safety Electronic Systems, Airfield Ground Lighting System, Renewable Energy System (Solar Power System), Digital Electronics and Programmable Logic Controllers.

Introduction to ATE School

The Aeronautical Telecommunications Engineering (ATE) School is one of the five (5) Schools in the College established in 1964. The School offers training in the Installation and Maintenance of Air Navigation Service (ANS) facilities for the Aviation Industry. For effective and efficient discharge of its functions, ATE School is structured into five (5) Departments, namely:

  • General Electronics and Computer Department
  • Navigation Aids Equipment Maintenance Department
  • Radar Equipment Maintenance Department
  • Communications Equipment Maintenance (CEM) Department
  • Power Systems Maintenance (PSM) Department

The School is well equipped with modern Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) equipment and other laboratory facilities for training.

Details of Customers.

  • Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)
  • Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).
  • Federal Airports Authority of Nigerian (FAAN)
  • Nigerian Air Force (NAF)
  • State-owned Airports
  • State Governments