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Carsten Haitzler Australian software engineer

Carsten Haitzler Australian software engineer

Carsten Haitzler (born 1975), known as Raster or Rasterman to the open source community, is an Australian-German software engineer, best known for initiating and leading the development of the Enlightenment window manager and its libraries. LIFE AND WORK Carsten Haitzler was born in Nigeria of a German father and Finnish …

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Winston Wole Soboyejo America scientist

Winston Wole Soboyejo America scientist

Winston Wole Soboyejo commonly known as “the WOL” is an American Scientist of Yoruba Nigerian parentage. EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION Wole is the son of Prof Alfred Sobojeyo of Ohio State Wole Soboyejo was educated at King’s College London and Churchill College, Cambridge (PhD, 1988). CAREER Wole returned to the …

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Hezekiah Ademola Oluwafemi Nigeria academic

Hezekiah Adedunmola Oluwasanmi was the Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University from 1966 to 1975. Born on 12 November 1919, educated at Morehouse and Harvard, Oluwasanmi was Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Ibadan prior to his appointment at Obafemi Awolowo University as the Great Ife. He died …

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Philip Emeagwali Nigeria scientist

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Philip Emeagwali is a Nigerian computer scientist. He has been living in the United States for many years. , he won the 1989 Gordon Bell Prize ($1,000) for price-performance in high-performance computing applications, in an oil reservoir modeling calculation using a novel mathematical formulation and implementation. BIOGRAPHY Emeagwali was born …

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Isaac Folorunso Adewole Nigeria professor

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Isaac Folorunso Adewole FAS (born 5 May 1954) is a Nigerian professor of gynaecology and obstetrics. Since November 2015 he has been the Minister of Health in the Cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari. He is a former vice-chancellor of the University of Ibadan and president of the African Organisation for …

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Taiwo Olayemi Elufioye Nigeria pharmacologist

Taiwo Olayemi Elufioye is a Nigerian pharmacologist and researcher. Elufioye works as a professor at the University of Ibadan in the department of pharmacognosy. Elufioye was born into an educated family where her mother was a teacher and her father was an administrator at a university. Her entire family, including …

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Demola Aladekomo Nigeria scientist

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Demola Aladekomo (born 31 December 1957 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria) is a computer engineer by training. He is a Nigerian technology expert, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Aladekomo is the Chairman of SmartCity Resorts Plc, Card Centre Nigeria Limited, Treasure-nest Limited, Crops Nigeria Limited, Chams Consortium Limited, Insider Concepts Limited and the …

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Grace Oladunni Taylor Nigeria biochemist

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Grace Oladunni Taylor (also known as Grace Oladunni Lucia Olaniyan-Taylor) was a biochemist at Ibadan University, Nigeria. She was the second woman to be inducted into the Nigerian Academy of Science and the first African awarded a L’Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science. BIOGRAPHY Grace Oladunni Lucia Olaniyan was born …

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Omowunmi Sadik Nigeria professor

Omowunmi Sadik Nigeria professor

Omowunmi “Wunmi” A. Sadik (born 19 June 1964) is a Nigerian professor, chemist, and inventor working at the Binghamton University. She has developed microelectrode biosensors for detection of drugs and explosives and is working on the development of technologies for recycling metal ions from waste, for use in environmental and …

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