Rector

Prof. (Engr.) Kazeem A. Adebiyi 

Professor Kazeem A. Adebiyi

Professor Kazeem A. Adebiyi

Prof. Kazeem A. Adebiyi was born in Ibadan, Oyo State on the 7th January, some decades ago He attended Oniyere Grammar School, Orita Aperin, Ibadan. He also, attended The Polytechnic, Ibadan where he obtained National Diploma (ND) in Mechanical Engineering in 1989 and then he was the Best Graduating Student, ND . Mechanical Engineering.

He attended Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure , Ondo State for his first degree in 1994 and graduated with B.Eng. in Mechanical and Production Engineering. He was the Best Graduating Student, Mechanical Engineering. His M.Sc. in Industrial and production Engineering was obtained at University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria in 1999. Best M.Sc. Graduating Student (Industrial and Production Engineering). He went back to University of Ibadan, Ibadan where he bagged his Ph.D degree in Industrial Engineering in 2006.

He joined the services of Ladoke University of Technology (LAUTECH) as Graduate Assistant in 1995 and rose through the ranks to the pinnacle of his career with his appointment as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Lautech, Ogbomoso. He served as Auditor, Muslim Students Society of Nigeria, Enumerator, National Population Census and Facilitator, National Population and Housing Census.

He served in well above fifty one (51) committees either as chairman or as a member. He served in Acting Capacity as Vice Chancellor, Lautech, Sept – Oct., 2018. He was a cognate Dean, Faculty of Engineering and head of Department at various times at Lautech, as well in Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin. ( Visiting Professor). He is being active in External Examinership both within and outside the Country.He has successfully supervised many Ph.D, scores of Masters theses and several Undergraduate dissertations. He has to his credit well above hundred academic publications in local and international Journals as well as conferences proceedings.

He is a member of many professional bodies such as Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigerian (COREN), Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Nigerian Institute of Engineering Management, Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers and International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS) Japan. As an administrator of repute, he is a fellow of Courier and Logistics Management Institute.Prof. Kazeem A. Adebiyi is the current Rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan on secondment from LAUTECH.He is happily married with lovely children.