Dada Oluwaseun John (Basic Profile)
Surname DADA
Other Names Oluwaseun John
Post Assistant Lecturer
Email Address ojdada (at) futa (dot) edu (dot) ng
Telephone +234808119080 (text, sms only)
Nationality NIGERIA
Affiliations Wits University (South Africa), HKUST (Hong Kong), IMechE (UK), ECS (USA)
Education FUTA (1st Class honors, Materials Eng.), Wits University (Mechanical/Materials Engineering).
Background Oluwaseun John Dada graduated with First Class, and was the overall best student in the School of Engineering at FUT Akure, claimed three outstanding prizes during his bachelors graduating year in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering. Researcher Dada got his MSc at prestigious University of Witwatersrand, during which he studied on AMSEN (A Carnegie -RISE) Scholarship, and claimed student prize for presentation. During the MSc program, He worked on an AIRBUS/EADS project (Germany) with Centre for Excellence in Strong Materials (CoE-SM), National Aerospace Centre (NAC), and had visited AEROSUD and Denel Aerostructures in South Africa. Mr Dada has contributed in at least 6 conferences which includes MSSA (microscopy), IASSA (Aerospace), TMS & AEROMAT -USA (Materials), and IIW congress (welding & joining). Mr Dada was amongst the few Africans applicants who bagged the prestigious Hong Kong Fellowship. Mr Dadas passion for applied research has since expanded his work into cutting edge Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Mr Dada has led several initiatives which includes the Venture Entrepreneurship Festival, Social Ventures Symposium, iLEAF EFC, KYE and etc. Dada believes in synergy among innovators, tech startups, ventures and other critical professionals in the eco-system. Dadas research interest includes: * Welding and Joining * Structural Materials and manufacturing * Energy Storage Systems * Materials development and characterization * Hi-tech innovation and entrepreneurship * Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Mr Dada is seeking for highly motivated partners to implement projects in the mentioned areas.