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Department of Chemical Sciences, Redeemer's University
Adewale Adewuyi holds BSc (Chemistry), MSc and PhD in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Ibadan. Over the years, his research activities has been on the industrial applications of underutilized seeds and seed oils which cuts across primary health service, synthesis of surfactants, biofuel, oleochemicals and their use in environment, medicine and food. Dr Adewuyi is a recipient of several awards such as: University of Ibadan Postgraduate School Scholarship, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Postgraduate Fellowship, University of Ibadan Postgraduate School Publication Award, PAN Africa Chemistry network, Research Training Fellowship for Developing Country Scientists, Coimbra Group Scholarship, TWAS/DFG Fellowship, AAS-icipe-TWAS-ROSSA travel grant, TWASBiovisionNext, Schlumberger excellence in education development, Royal Society of Chemistry travel grant, Bioversity International Travel Grant and IFS Water Research Grant (No W/5401-1). Dr Adewuyi has given several presentations in both local and international conferences, workshops and seminar which have served as platforms for the transfer of ideas and his research findings.
Dr Adewuyi is a prolific writer and a dynamic speaker. He has been invited on several occasions to speak in conferences and workshops such as the 25th anniversary of Africa Academy of Sciences and 40th anniversary of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology Celebration, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya; he was among the few Africans invited to the TWAS/BVA.NXT, Alexandria, Egypt. He is also a part of the Science and Technology arm of the Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) where effective Science communication and innovative role of Science and Technology on societal growth are watch words.
Currently, he is lecturing and doing research at the Redeemer’s University, Nigeria, his dreams and goals are to contribute and play active role in the development and sustenance of Science and Technology in Africa and other developing nations of the world.