Olumuyiwa Sunday Asaolu

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Biographical Info

Biographical Info:

Born in Ibadan, Oyo State though of Ijesha parentage. Attended UMC Primary School, Molete and Ibadan Boys High School. Obtained a B.Sc in Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos (UNILAG) (1991). Likewise, M.Sc in Engineering Analysis (1995), and PhD in Engineering Analysis (2002) from same institution as only recipient till date. Trainee Civil/Systems Engineer with Zentech Nig Ltd before joining the engineering faculty of UNILAG in 1995. Was an exchange-student at the doctoral level at the University of Oklahoma, USA in 1999 and a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Tennessee, USA between Nov 2003 and Oct 2005. Currently a full Professor of Systems Engineering at UNILAG. Has successfully supervised and mentored several doctoral candidates.


Systems Engineering

Area Of Specialization:

Artificial Intelligence


University of Lagos

Research interest:

Artificial Intelligence, ICT, Mathematical Modeling, Operational Research, Systems Analysis.


Best Software Developer (Researcher Category) at Nigeria Computer Society (then COAN) Exhibition 2001, Best Faculty Researcher UNILAG Research Conference and Fair (1st 2007, 3rd 2011, 2nd 2017), Inter-Academy Panel & World Academy of Sciences Young Scientist Award 2009, shortlisted nominee at NLNG Nigerian Science Prize 2008, Shortlisted nominee in Nigerian Universities Commission Best PhD Thesis Competition (Engineering) 2003/2004, Ministerial Recommendation from Education Minister in 2003, etc.


Member of NYA Inaugural Steering Committee (2010), Foundation Webmaster (2010-2011), Mentor in Schlumberger SEEDS Project (2013-2015), Member of ICT Committee (2017), Sectional Editor; Computer Science, Engineering & Technology for AST Journal of the NYA (2016-2019)

Exit Year:2016



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