Born in March 27, 1938, Emeritus Prof. Sikiru Adebayo Sanni attended Ibadan Boys High School and University College, Ibadan before proceeding to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for his B. Sc. and M. Sc. in Chemical Engineering in 1964. He later obtained his Ph. D. from University of Cambridge England in 1967.
Emeritus Prof. Sanni lectured at both MIT and Cambridge University before returning to Nigeria in 1968 to start the first Chemical Engineering Department in Nigeria at the University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University). Since then he held several positions in the University and in the country. He has been Head of Department and Dean of the Faculty of Technology, Chairman Committee of Deans, Acting Vice-Chancellor and is currently the Executive Director of the National Centre for Technology Management. He has also served as member of Council of National Universities Commission and COREN. He has also been Consultant to UNESCO, ECA, and Western State Government.
Emeritus Prof. Sanni is a Fellow of the
Nigerian Chemical Engineers and a foundation Fellow and past President of the Academy.
- Irreversible Thermodynamics, Separation Processes, Energy and Technology Policy