LAUTECH Gets 31 Additional Professors, as 52 Lecturers Become Readers

The Appointments and Promotions Committee for the Academic Staff at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has recommended the promotion of eighty-four members of its academic community into professorial cadre.

A breakdown of the figure indicated that thirty-one (31), of the lot made it to full professors’ grade while fifty-three (52) others were promoted as Readers.

A release issued at the end of the meeting of the Committee which held during the week and signed by the Registrar of the University who doubles as the Secretary to the Governing Council of the University, Dr. Kayode Akindele Ogunleye, explained that their promotions followed due process and thorough screening.

While twelve (12) new professors: Dr. (Mrs.) C. O. Olaniyi, Professor in Fish Nutrition; Dr. O. O. Adebayo, Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development; Dr. J. O. Amao, Professor of Agricultural Economics; Dr. A. O. Ige, Professor of Animal Breeding and Genetics; Dr. M. O. Raufu, Professor of Agricultural Production Economics; Dr. K. Y. Ogunleye, Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development; Dr. L. O. Alamu, Professor of Forest Resources Management; Dr. P. A. Babajide, Professor of Soil Fertility; Dr. S. O. Binuomote, Professor of Agricultural Production Economics; Dr. (Mrs.) A. A. Adepoju, Professor of Agricultural Development and Policy; Dr. S. A. Babarinde, Professor of Entomology and Biopestiside; B. A. Lawal, Professor of Plant Nutrition and Soil Fertility, were made in the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences.

Two Professors, Drs. E. A. Toyobo and M. O. Jelili, were named in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning.

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In the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, A. B. Adetunji, Professor in Computer Science (Information Management and Data Analytics); Dr. D. O. Araromi, Professor of Chemical Engineering (Process System and Control Engineering); Dr. G. K. Latinwo, Professor of Chemical Engineering (Reaction Engineering); Dr. (Mrs.) A. A. Baale, Professor of Computer Science (Data Mining); Dr. (Mrs.) A. O. Oke, Professor of Computer Engineering (Pattern Recognition and Hardware Systems Design); Dr. (Mrs) F. A. Ajala, Professor of Computer Science (Pattern Recognition/Telemedicine Application); Dr. O. S. Oladejo, Professor of Civil Engineering (Water and Environmental Engineering); Dr. G. A. Ajenikoko, Professor of Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Power System Engineering); were announced. While two professors, Dr. O. A. Ajala, Professor of Mathematics; and Dr. A. A. Ayandele, Professor of Environmental Microbiology were also announced in the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences.

Other new Professors from the College of Health Sciences included: Dr. (Mrs.) Y.O. Adesiji, Professor of Medical Microbiology; Dr. A.S. Adekunle, Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry; Dr. O. O. Opaleye, Professor of Virology; Dr. O.T. Adedosu, Professor of Nutrition & amp; Toxicology Biochemistry; Dr. E. O. Akanni, Professor of Medical Laboratory Science (MicrobialOncology); Dr. D.O. Ogbolu, Professor of Medical Laboratory Science (MedicalBacteriology); Dr. O. L. Abodunrin, Professor of Community Medicine.

The fifty-two (52) newly promoted readers are: Dr. G. A. Isola, Reader in Radiation Health Physics; Dr. A. O. Ibrahim, Reader in Inorganic/Analytical Chemistry; Dr. O. O. Aborisade, Reader in Social and Political Physiology; Dr. O. G. Bayowa, Reader in Applied Geophysics; Dr. E. A. Adebayo, Reader in Industrial Microbiology; Dr. O. A. Olaniran, Reader in Entomology and pesticide toxicology; and Dr. K. A. Adelasoye, Reader in Ecotoxicology.

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Dr. A. A. Ezekiel, Reader in Agricultural Production Economics; Dr. T. N. Akinniran, Reader in Agricultural Production Economics; Dr. O. O. Olatunji, Reader in Soil Science; Dr. S. O. Okunola, Reader in Agricbusiness; Dr. F. Olapade-Ogunwole, Reader in Agricbusiness; Dr. O. I. Adesiyan, Reader in Development Economics; and Dr. A. O. Akinwunmi, Reader in Animal Products and Processing.

Others are, Dr. T. A. Rafiu, Reader in Monogastric Animal Nutrition and Management; Dr. A. T. Ajibola, Reader in Farming/Weed Science; Dr. O. O. Odunola, Reader in Urban and Regional Planning; Dr. K. O. Oriola, Reader in Agricultural Engineering (Crop Processing and Storage; Dr. F. A. Ola, Reader in Agricultural Engineering (Farm Power and Machinery Engineering);

The list of readers included: Dr. T. P. Abegunrin, Reader in Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Conservation Engineering); Dr. C. A. Oyeleye, Reader in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence); Dr. O. O. Okediran, Reader in Computer Engineering (Information System); Dr. O. A. Adeleke, Reader in Electronic/Electrical Engineering (Communication Engineering); Dr. F. A. Semire, Reader in Electronic/Electrical Engineering(Communication Engineering); Dr. T. B. Asafa, Reader in Mechanical Engineering (Material and Production Engineering); Dr. O. O. Oniya, Reader in Mechanical Engineering (Farm Power and Machinery).

Dr. A. O. Adebayo, Reader in Mechanical Engineering (Farm Power and Machinery); Dr. (Mrs.) O. O. Alo, Reader in Computer Science (Information System); Dr. J. A. Ige, Reader in Civil Engineering (Geotechnics and Foundation Engineering); Dr. S. O. Ajamu, Reader in Civil Engineering (Geotechnics and Foundation Engineering); Dr. J. R. Oluremi, Reader in Civil Enginering (Material and StructuralEngineering), also got promoted.

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Other newly promoted Readers on the list included: Dr. I. A. Adeyemo, Reader in Electrical/Electronic Engineering); Dr. M. O. Okelola, Reader in Electrical/Electronic (Power System Engineering); Dr. A. S. Ajala, Reader in Food Engineering; Dr. (Mrs.) G. O. Babarinde, Reader in Food Science; Dr. J. A. Adejuyitan, Reader in Food Science; Dr. (Mrs.) B. F. Olanipekun, Reader in Food Science (Food Microbiology); Dr. L. O. Mudashiru, Reader in Mechanical Engineering (Material and Production Engineering); Dr. P. O. Okekunle, Reader in Mechanical Engineering (Thermo Fluid and Energy); Dr. O. S. Olaoye, Reader in Mechanical Engineering (Thermo Fluid); Dr. A. O. Ajayeoba, Reader in Mechanical Engineering( Industrial Engineering) Dr. O .L. Ehigie, Reader in Biochemistry (Protein Science); and Dr. (Mrs.) A. A. Iyanda, Reader in Chemical Pathology (Clinical toxicology); Dr. O. S. Bolaji, Reader in Medical Micobiology & Parasitology; Dr. O. A. Adeeyo, Reader in Anatomy; Dr. O. W. Akintunde, Reader in Anatomy; Dr. O. W. Akintunde, Reader in Anatomy; Dr. J. A. Badmus, Reader in Biochemistry (Redox & Anticancer Biochemistry); Dr. E. B. Oyewo, Reader in Biochemistry (Toxicology); Dr. S. A. Nassar, Reader in Parasitology Entomology; Dr. A. F. Ajayi, Reader in Natural Product and Toxicology; Dr. B. E. Egbewale, Reader in Biostatistics and Dr. A. A. Akintunde, Reader in Medicine.


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