MINING ENGINEERING

PROFILE OF PROF. BABATUNDE ADEBAYO

Prof Babatunde Adebayo is a Profile in the Department of Mining Engineering. He is currently Head of Department of Mining Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA). Prof Adebayo obtained his Bachelor of Engineering, B. Eng (Mining Engineering) in 1995. Prof Adebayo joined the Department of Mineral Resources Engineering, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, in 2000. He later obtained M. Eng. (Mine Environment) and PhD (Surface Mining), FUTA in 2003 and 2011 respectively. In October, 2004, Prof Adebayo was appointed as Lecturer II at the Department of Mining Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. He was promoted to the post of Lecturer I on 1st October, 2006, Senior Lectuer on 1st October, 2011, and Associate Professor on 1st October, 2014. He became a Professor on on 1st October, 2017, his research interest are: Surface Mining, Drilling Engineering, Mine Environment. He has taught many courses at Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA ) and University of Namibia, Ogwediva, Namibia (UNAM) and has also supervised several students in various institutions. He has also won Universit research grants and has over 43 publications to his Credit. He has attended several conferences across the nation. Prof Adebayo is a COREN registered Engineer, a COMEG registered Mining Engineer, a Member of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE). He is also member of Nigerian Society of Mining Engineers (NSME), a Member of Nigerian Mining & Geoscience (NMGS). He is equally a member of other professional bodies such as South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He participated in several extra-curricular activities within and outside the University such as the member, University Housing Loan Committee, Chairman SEET, Quality Assurance Committee, HOD Mining Engineering, Visiting Associate Professor to University of Namibia, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, Ongwediva Campus, Namibia. Member of Mining Engineering Capacity Building Committee of the Nigerian Society of Mining Engineers, Akure Zonal Chapter. External Examiner to the Department of Mining and Geological Engineering, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana, Member of Advisory Committee of Redemers Men Fellowship, Redeemed Christain Church of God (RCCG), Mount Zion Parish, Ado – Ekiti. Prof Adebayo is reviewing for many academic international and professional Journals . Prof Adebayo is a good listener, a mentor and scholar. He is happily married and the marriage is blessed with children.