BIOGRAPHY OF ENGR DR BALOGUN W O

BIOGRAPHY OF ENGR DR BALOGUN W O

BIOGRAPHY OF ENGR DR BALOGUN W O

BIOGRAPHY OF ENGR DR BALOGUN W O

“To live is to choose but to choose well, know where you are, where you are going to and what you want to do there.”

Engr Dr Balogun W O is a man with high charismatic tendency coupled with good leadership traits. He is known to be a caring, Loving, Kind and Loving person most especially in the Institution he is lecturing, Federal polytechnic Offa and even beyond. He is married to a wife and blessed with children. He is a chief lecturer in Federal Polytechnic Offa. He is the ASUP chairman Fedpoffa chapter and the immediate past Head of Department (HOD) Civil Engineering Federal Polytechnic offa.
He obtain his first degree at the Federal University Of  Technology, Minna. He did his Masters degree and PhD at University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China. And during his Masters and PhD programmes at China he was the outstanding (Best) Student during his own years of study. He received the Chinese government scholarships  and chinese distinguished international students scholarship.
Engr. Dr. Balogun .W.O. is a corporate member of Nigeria Institute of Engineering Management and also a member of Nigeria Society of Engineers. He is also a registered engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

 

KEY INTERESTS/ SPECIALIZATIONS

Irrigation & Water Resources Engineering
Research Interests in water resources engineering viz-a- viz improved production of water and Irrigation includes:
Watershed management
Water resources engineering
Interlinking of rivers
Hydraulic & Hydrological impacts on Bridges

Building Construction
Research Interests in Building construction viz-a- viz improved production Building construction and standard structures includes:
Impact of lightening on building and remedial measures
Laminated floorings
Mainstreaming of green building technology/concept (socially, economically, technically)
Use of architectural features for incorporating green building concepts
Building Information Modelling

FURTHER INTEREST
How to mainstream the earthquake resistant building design (socially, economically and technically)

Professional Service and staff development programmes

Participant: The UNESCO-Nigeria Project in Support of the Revitalization of Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) in Nigeria. Dated 23rd-25th September, 2002.

Attendee: Environmental Systems and Research Institute Conference Tagged; Esri’s Middle East & Africa User Conference 2011 in Beirut, Lebanon from November 1 to 3, 2011.

Attendee: Environmental Systems and Research Institute Conference Tagged; Esri’s Middle East & Africa User Conference 2011 in Beirut, Lebanon from November 1 to 3, 2011.

Participant: FEDPOFFA – Entrepreneurship development and Curriculum redesign for sustainable skill acquisition and self-reliance organized by Entrepreneurship Development, Federal Polytechnic, Offa. April 12, 2013.

Participant: FEDPOFFA – Interactive, Consultative & Consensus-building Strategic Planning workshop, organized by the Federal Polytechnic, Offa (6th & 7th September, 2016).

BIOGRAPHY OF ENGR DR BALOGUN W O

BIOGRAPHY OF ENGR DR BALOGUN W O

SERVICE TO THE POLYTECHNIC (THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC OFFA, KWARA STATE, NIGERIA).

Contribution in a Move towards developing the Present Polytechnic’s Permanent Site; rewarded by the management with letter of appreciation in the year 2000

Secretary General:1st Engineering National Conference, Federal. Polytechnic, Offa, 2004

Chairman 4th Conference and Publication Committee; School Engineering, Federal Polytechnic Offa. 2012 To Date

Member, Electoral Committee, Sincere Multipurpose Cooperative Society, The Federal Polytechnic, Offa, 2005

Chairman: Building Committee: Sincere Multipurpose Cooperative Society, The Federal Polytechnic, Offa, 2005/2006

Chairman, Electoral Committee, Credit and Thrift Cooperative Society, The Federal Polytechnics, Offa, 2012.

Member, Institution Projects Internal Consultants 2000-2006

Vice Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic Offa. 2013-2017.

Co-Opted Member, Governing Council Committee on Physical Planning and Projects. 2017 to date.

Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP). Federal Polytechnic Offa. 2017-2019.

Treasurer: Academic staff union of Polytechnics (ASUP, ZONE C), 2017-2019

Re-elected Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic Offa, 2020 to Date.

Re-elected, Treasurer, Academic Staff union of Polytechnic (ASUP, ZONE C) 2020 to date.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Member of Reconnaissance Survey Team for Location of Earth Dam in Offa 2005/2006

Member of Polytechnic Structural Engineer Team, Visited the Olofa’s Palace and Advised Against Possible Building Collapse in the Palace 2004/2005

Member, Offa Grammar School Old Student Association, 1987 to Present

National Secretary, Olalomi Comprehensive. College, Offa, Old Students’ Association, 1985 to Present

LANGUAGE

Yoruba: Native Language

English: Advanced Listener, Distinguished Speaker, Advanced Reading and Writing

Hausa: Intermediate Listener, Novice Speaker, Intermediate Reading and Writing.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Applications: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Matlab

Platforms: Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD.
Computer Application in Civil Engineering-ANN
GIS, GPS and Its Applications
Neural Network Approach, Using MATLAB 6.0
Application of Remote Sensing & G.I.S. In Groundwater Prospecting

Other

Interests/Hobbies: Reading, playing chess and surfing Net.

HONORS AND AWARDS

Nigerian Students’ Union in Wuhan- China Award 2011
Recognizes an Outstanding and Meritorious Service with Distinguished Research Achievements.

China Scholarship Council Award- China P.R. 2008
Academic Excellence in Recognition of a Distinguish International Students for Excellence Performance in Master’s Degree Programme.

International Education College Award 2011
Honorary Award of Good Conduct. China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, People’s Republic of China.

National Association of Polytechnic Engineering Students’ (NAPES) 2004
Merit Award for Meritorious Service Performance for a Reputable Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering. Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara state.

Association of Civil Engineering Students (ACES) 2005
Award of Excellence for an Outstanding Staff Adviser of the Year Presented by ACES Federal Polytechnic Offa Chapter.

Commendation
Commendation offered by the chairman and members of academic board federal polytechnic Offa for amazing and brilliant report on standardization of textbooks and publications. 2019

Letter of Appreciation by The Polytechnic Management 2000
Formal letter written by the management of the federal polytechnic Offa, for a job well done and expression of profound gratitude and appreciation for contribution in a move towards developing the present polytechnic’s permanent site.

Offa Students’ Union National Headquarters 1992
Recognizes an Outstanding and Meritorious Service towards the development of the union.

 

BIOGRAPHY OF ENGR DR BALOGUN W O WRITTEN BY,
Afolabi Dolapo .N.
ATOM
Computer Tech Dept. (Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, Nigeria).

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