Director

Omotayo Fakinlede

Prof. Fakinlede is a Mechanical Engineer with a doctoral degree in Computational Mechanics from the University of Alberta, and 35+ years of experience as an educator in two major Nigerian universities. Throughout his career, Prof. Fakinlede has worked tirelessly with donors, government, non-governmental organizations, and various industry partners, to reduce the infrastructural deficit in the practical training of engineers and the acquisition of industry-ready skills. Currently, he heads the IDRC funded project Rethinking the West African engineering ecosystem: New pilots for building capacity in research and advanced training in engineering. You can find out more about this project here.

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