Engr. Dr. Abdulrasheed BABALOLA, FNSE is an accomplished Chemical Engineer with a well-developed background in the Oil and Gas Industry. Extensive experience in Refinery and Pipeline Operations as well as in Paints and Chemical production, Equipment Fabrication, Process Analysis and Enhancement with a proven ability to combine technical knowledge and understanding with a strong commercial awareness. Also, a Personate trained Teacher with wealth of experience. Engr Abdulrasheed Babalola holds a Doctorate degree in the field of Chemical Engineering. He is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Department of Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden. He has worked with Oil and Gas Industries in various capacities at NNPC/PPMC as well as in paint and Chemical industry. He is the Chairman of RABAB Nig. Limited, a paint production and consulting firm, also Managing Director of Tecnik Specialist Services and Consultancy limited. He is currently a Dr Babalola is also a visiting scholar with the Federal University of Uyo. His area of research is Reaction Engineering Kinetics, Nanotechnology, Catalysis and Petroleum. He is an expert in Zeolite development with patent in zeolite Y. Professionally, he has attended a number of trainings and workshops. He has (at several times) been a member of many NSChE Council committee such as: Solid Mineral Development for:2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020,2021; Membership committee,2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021; Education Committee, 2020 and 2021. Dr. Babalola has represented Chemical Engineers at the Council of NSE in the year: 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 and 2021 He was the Chairman of Process committee of NSE council for 2018 and 2019 as well as the Vice Chairman of Process and Electromechanical Board of NSE Council;2018 ,2019. Engr. Dr. Rasheed Babalola was a member of the LOC for NSChE AGM, tagged KADA 2014. And adviser to LOC of KADA 2019.He has presented many technical papers at both Kaduna and Akwa-Cross chapter meetings. He has supervised over Fifty undergraduate student projects and currently supervising Three PhD, Three M. Eng and one PGD theses and Dissertation respectively. Dr. Babalola?s passion is in the areas of human capital development; he has facilitated industrial excursion for both postgraduate and undergraduate students of Akwa Ibom state University and University of Uyo, secure placement for industrial attachment for SIWES and NYSC. He encourages self-employment amongst young engineers by impacting in them his entrepreneurial knowledge in paint production, equipment design and fabrication, soap/detergent. Hand sanitizer making skills etc. As a result of these, He was awarded the HOD of the year by the Student Union Government of Akwa Ibom State University student. In the same vein, Dr Babalola was also awarded by the NUESA, Akwa Ibom State University chapter as the most impactful HOD of the faculty. Engr. Dr. Babalola has also served the Nigerian Society of Engineers at the National and Branchlavels; Elected Nationa Executive 2018 and 2019, ser Kaduna branch as Assistant Publicity Secretary, Publicity Secretary, Vice Chairman and as Chairman. Engr. Dr. Abdulrasheed BABALOLA has membership to many professional bodies such as Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Member Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE), as well as a registered Engineer with Council for Regulation of Nigerian Engineers (COREN). He has over Forty Academic and Technical publications to his credit. He is happily married to Mrs Mojisola Tinuola Babalola with kids.
WHY CHOOSE AKSU
AKSU is a young and growing University with a student population of 5,838, studying for full-time degree programs in the 6 faculties. There are 465 academic staff with 36 Professors in various disciplines. There is an active program of staff training to ensure that all academic staff acquire higher degrees, with emphasis on PhD degrees.
We place great premium on our quality of teaching and research, and are focused on the expansion of excellence and diversity of our research across disciplines. We believe that the integration of teaching and research must be maintained, if the students are to ultimately benefit from exposure to constantly expanding frontiers of knowledge.
In furtherance of our desire to expand the use of ICT in the University, broadband internet access has been extended to fully cover the 2 campuses of the University. The deployment of fibre optic cables in a bid to have a robust intranet/internet connectivity is in progress. The University among other things, deploys software applications to automate most of its processes.
The University has an ultra-modern Theatre Arts Studio and a state-of-the-art English language laboratory. We are also collaborating with the Government of Akwa Ibom State to diversify into various commercial agricultural enterprises, to ensure food sufficiency. We will continue to be proactive in meeting the demands of a growing, dynamic and changing community of staff, students and other stakeholders. Our goal is to be the institution of choice for prospective students and people seeking a future in academics.
We look forward to welcoming you to Akwa Ibom State University.
EXTENSION OF 2021/2022 POST- UTME ADMISSIONS (SUPPLEMENTARY) REGISTRATION
This is to inform all candidates that the supplementary application portal deadline has been extended.
All intending candidates are to take advantage of the extension to register for the supplementary admission.