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HOD PictureDr. R. O. Olayiwola was born in Ejigbo, Osun State, Nigeria, on the 17th of November 1968; he attended A.U.D Primary School, Ejigbo and A.U.D. High School, Ejigbo where he obtained his Primary School Leaving Certificate and WASC (Ordinary Level) in 1982 and 1988 respectively. He holds a B.Tech (Hons) Degree (Second Class Lower division, 1998) from the LadokeAkintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, an M.Tech (2005) and Ph.D (2011) from the same LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, all in Mathematics. He started his working career at the Ejigbo Baptist High, Ejigbo, Osun State as a Class Teacher, in 2002 and later join the service of Fedreal University of Technology, Minna, in 2007 as a Lecturer II in the Department of Mathematics, where he rose to become a Senior Lecture in October, 2013. Dr. Olayiwola has served as National Auditor of LAUTECH Alumni Association. He had supervised more than 5 Masters and 2 Doctoral theses.
Dr. Olayiwola has over 40 scholarly articles in reputable Journals.
His Administrative and Managerial Experiences includes but not limited to the following:
i. Member, School Examination Task Force (2008 - 2011).
ii. Member, SPS Journal Committee (2014 to date).
iii. Member, SPS Results Scrutiny / Business Committee(2014 - 2015).
iv. Chairman, Local Organizing Committee, 35th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria (NMSMINNA 2016).
v. Departmental Examination Officer (2012 - 2015).
Dr. R. O. Olayiwola was appointed Head of Department of Mathematics, Federal University of Technology, Minna from 1st October, 2015 till date. He is a Member, Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS) and Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics (NAMP).
He is happily married and blessed with four (4) children.

Vision
To be a leading academic department of excellence that will train students who will apply Information Technology in the field of Mathematics for learning and research.

Mission
To produce highly motivated and enterprising graduates with up-to-date knowledge and skills in Mathematics for research and application purposes.

 

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