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ENGR. PROF. (MRS) KEHINDE A. TAIWO

ENGR. PROF. (MRS) KEHINDE A. TAIWO

 

Mrs Kehinde Taiwo is a Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. with a Ph.D. degree (Agricultural Engineering) from OAU in 1997.

Prof Taiwo has won several awards inclusive of DAAD and Foster. She was a DAAD scholar at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany (1992 - 1993). She utilized the Georg Foster Fellowship at Technical University, Berlin, Germany (1999 - 2001).

 She has won over 20 travel grants and participated in several internationally sponsored research projects. She has built strong linkages with a number of national and international academic institutions serving as mentor to fellows on the AWARD scholarship (African Women in Agricultural Research and Development Kenya).

She has over 80 research publications in international journals of repute

 

She is COREN registered and a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and a member of several other professional bodies serving in different capacities including:

  • Vice Chairperson (1996-2003) and Chairperson (2006-2009) NSE, Ile-Ife Branch
  • Financial Secretary, West African Research Institutions and Management Association 2010 - 2015,
  • Chairperson, APWEN Codes & Standards Committee, April 2015

 

Prof Taiwo served as the first female Dean, Faculty of Technology (Aug 2014 to July 2016),

Mrs. Taiwo engages actively in the empowerment of women. is   highly motivated and God fearing, happily married and blessed with children.


SPECIALIZATIONS
  • Agricultural Mechanization