Professor B. I. Imasogie

(Dean of Technology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife)

The Iron and Steel Industry – A Brief Look at the Nigerian Experience.

Professor B. I. Imasogie is the Dean of Faculty of Technology and the Director of Central Technological Laboratory and Workshops (CTLW), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. He obtained his Ph. D from OAU in 1994. During his Ph. D research programme he visited Germany as a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Scholar, between 1992 and 1993. He lectured at Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University) from 1985 to 1997 before transferring fully to OAU. He is a Fellow of the Materials Science and Technology Society of Nigeria and a Fellow of the Nigerian Metallurgical Society. He has special interest in the ductile and austempered ductile irons, micro-electro-mechanical-systems (MEMS) and physical metallurgy.