QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGEMENT UNIT

1. BRIEF CITATION OF PROFESSOR BENJAMIN OMOTAYO ADEWUYI

Benjamin Omotayo Adewuyi (born, July 29, 1956), a Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, is a former head of Department, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, former Sub Dean, School of engineering and Engineering Technology and currently is the Director, Quality Assurance Management, Federal University of Technology, Akure. He is a native of Ado-Ekiti in Ado Local Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria. He attended Christ’s School, Ado Ekiti for his secondary education, and for his undergraduate and postgraduate education, received B.Sc./M.Sc. (Consolidated) degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (MICIC) in Moscow and his doctorate degree in Production Metallurgical Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Akure. He specialized in advance engineering material development especially for the automobile, oil and gas and machine industries. His research interest includes: ferrous and non ferrous alloys development, corrosion studies and development of inhibitor using nanobiomaterials. Recently he had been working in the area of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials, nanocomposites for structural applications and engaged in feasibility studies, metallurgical process and equipment design. He engaged in several community services including being a member of Ondo State Committee on Industrialisation and Consultant to the State on Foundry development for Farm Implement production. He is a COREN Registered Engineer, a past President of the Nigerian Metallurgical Society. and also a Fellow of Metallurgical Society of Nigeria and also a Fellow of Material Science and Technology Society of Nigeria.

2. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2011 Fellow, Materials Science and Technology of Nigeria

2012 Fellow, Nigeria Metallurgical Society

1998 Registered Engineer (COREN - C 7721)

1997 Member Nigerian Society of Nigeria (08048)

3. UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENT

2018 to Date Director, Quality Assurance Management

2014 - Date Chairman University Academic Quality Assurance Committee

2012 - 2018 Chairman Direct Teaching, Laboratory and Classroom Monitoring Committee

2010 - 2013 Head of Department, Metallurgical and Material Engineering,

2008 - 2010 Acting Head of Department, Metallurgical and Material Engineering,

2000 - 2002 Coordinator, Department, Metallurgical and Material Engineering

2015 - 2016 Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship

4. OTHER UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

2016 - Member, Board of Centre for Continuous Education

2004 – 2006 Chairman, School of Engineering Endowment Committee

2002 – 2005 Sub-Dean, School of Engineering and Engineering Technology

1996 – 2000 Secretary, School of Engineering (Consulting) Services

5. PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENT

2014-2017 National President, Nigerian Metallurgical Society

2012-2014 Vice-President, Nigerian Metallurgical Society

2011 Chairman, Conference Organizing Committee, Material Science and Technology Society of Nigeria

2008 Chairman Local Organising Committee, Nigerian Metallurgical Society’s Annual Conference

2001 -2003 Consultant to the Ondo State Government on Foundry Project

1999-2002 Member of the Ondo State Committee on Integrated Small Scale Industrial Development

6. SELECTED WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

  • Capacity Building Workshop for Nodal Officers / Directors of Quality Assurance in Our Beneficiary Institutions, Building Skills for Effective Service Delivery, Organised by Tetfund, 22 -25th March, 2021, Abuja
  • Association of African Universities, Faculty Online Teaching Modular Training, 27th August, 2020. Abuja.
  • Association of African Universities, The African Quality Assurance Network (Afriqan). Quality Assurance for Higher Education Leaders (QAHEL), Workshop, Lagos, Nigeria, 20-21 June, 2018
  • National Universities Commission / University of Sussex Transformative Pedagogy Professional Development Course, 17-21 September, 2018, Abuja
  • 2ND African Materials Science and Engineering Network Workshop, Nairobi, Kenya, 2012
  • User Meeting and Workshop, Centre for Nanophase Material Science, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA 2014
  • 9th European Quality Assurance Forum 13-15 November 2014 University of Barcelona Spain