Dr. Samuel Olusunle

samDr. Samuel Olugbenga Oloruntoba Olusunle is currently the Director of the Engineering Materials Development Institute (EMDI), a unit of the National Agency for Science & Engineering Infrastructure ( NASENI). Prior to becoming the Head of EMDI in 2012, he was a Deputy Director in NASENI, which is one of research institutes under the Federal Ministry of Science & Technology, between 2005-2012. He was Acting Head of Department, Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, Nigeria (1992 – 2004). He was also a lecturer at the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin (1986-19992). Dr. Olusunle obtained a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics in 1985 from the prestigious University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State). He went further to obtain a Master of Science in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering in 2004, and Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Engineering in 2012 from the same institution.  Dr. Olusunle is a certified and distinguished member of COREN, NSE, COMEG, MSN. He is an active researcher that has published widely in both local and international journals. Dr. Olusunle is a fellow of the Nigeria Materials Science and Technology Society.