Ibidapo-Obe Oyewusi was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2009. As a fellow, Ibidapo-Obe Oyewusi contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.
Prof. Ibidapo-Obe obtained his PhD from the University of Waterloo in Canada in 1976. Following which he undertook postdoctoral studies in Canada (until 1979) and a senior Fulbright scholar stay in SUNY (Buffalo) until 1981. His contributions in Nigeria are principally in the University of Lagos where he has served in several capacities, Dean of Engineering (1995-99), Deputy Vice-Chancellor (2000-2002), and Vice-Chancellor (2002-2007). Ibidapo-Obe is the founding member of the foundation post graduate course on Mathematical modeling for Artificial Intelligence Systems and Processes of the National Mathematical Centre of Abuja in 1998. He has participated at several specialized academicals meetings for the improvement of mathematics and engineering in Africa like the African Regional Workshop on Parallel Processing and its Applications of 1995 at the University of Yaoundé I (UYI) and the 4th African-USA International Conference on Manufacturing Technology at Pittsburgh (1997). He has published 60 papers. He is member of the African Scientific Committee (ASC) of the Nelson Mandela Institution. He has collaborations with professional Societies and Scientific Organizations and has also has several national and international awards and recognitions.