Prof. Ogunbadewa To Deliver AAUA’s 25th Inaugural Lecture June 25

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A Professor of Environmental Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System, Ebenezer Yemi Ogunbadewa is set to deliver the 25th Inaugural Lecture of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria.

The lecture, titled, “Visualization without Barriers: The Quintessence of Geospatial Technology in Environmental Management”, is scheduled for Tuesday, June 25, 2024.

According to a statement by the Chairman of the University Ceremonies Committee and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Admin.), Prof. Adebisi Daramola, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olugbenga Ige, will chair the event. The lecture will take place at the University Multipurpose Hall, commencing at 2:00 pm, with guests urged to be seated by 1:30 pm.

Prof. Ogunbadewa’s academic journey includes earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from University of Ilorinn in 1982, followed by a Master’s degree in Geography & Planning from University of Lagos in 1990. He earned the United Nations/SIDA International Certificate in Remote Sensing &GIS from Stockholm University, Sweden, in 2002; and obtained a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Environmental Remote Sensing &GIS from University of Salford, United Kingdom in 2009.

Joining the University in February 1995 at the former Ondo State University, Ado Ekiti (OSUA) as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Geography and Planning Sciences, Prof. Ogunbadewa has ascended through the ranks, achieving the revered position of professor in October 2015.

Prof. Ogunbadewa, who is the incumbent Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, has also served the University other capacities, including Acting Head of Geography and Planning Sciences and Acting Director Institute of Part-Time Programmes.

His professional membership includes Remote Sensing and Photogrammentry Society (RSPSoc), UK., African Remote Sensing of the Environment., American Geophysical Union (AGU); European Facility for Airborne Research (EUFAR); American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), European Association of Geoscientist and Engineers (EAGE), Geological Society of America (GSA).

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