Centre for Renewable Energy Technology


Prof Babatola

Professor Josiah Oladele BABATOLA, a Professor of Civil Engineering was born on 21st October 1958. He attended Doherty Memorial Grammar School, Ijero Ekiti between 1971 and 1975 where he obtained the West African School Certificate in 1975. He later attended Byelorussian Agricultural Academy, Gorki, BSSR, USSR between 1979 and 1985 where he obtained a Master of Science in Hydraulic Engineering in 1985. He later proceeded to Federal University of Technology, Akure where he obtained a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). He joined the services of the Department of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria as Assistant Lecturer in 1987. He left Ahmadu Bello University in 1993 as Lecturer II and joined the services of the Federal University of Technology in the Department of Civil Engineering as Lecturer I in 1st February, 1993. He has carried out a lot of research works in the Water Resources Engineering, Wastewater Engineering, Waste Management, Waste-to-wealth and Renewable Energy. He has supervised many under-graduate and postgraduate students and there many currently ongoing on Renewable Energy. He is an active member/fellow of the Centre For Renewable Energy of the Federal University of Technology, Akure. He has also participated in many consultancies in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) projects and Feasibility Studies. He also has links with many companies, governmental and non-governmental agencies/organizations connected with water, wastewater, sanitation, waste management and renewable energy. He is currently actively involved in teaching, research, consultancy and community development projects.