ChE Seminar: Dr. Babatunde A. Ogunnaike
|Event Date:||March 10, 2020|
|Speaker:||Dr. Babatunde A. Ogunnaike|
|Speaker Affiliation:||University of Delaware|
|School or Program:||Chemical Engineering
Babatunde A. Ogunnaike is the William L. Friend Chaired Professor of chemical engineering and, until October 1, 2019, dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Delaware. He received the B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos, Nigeria; the M.S. degree, in Statistics and the Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering both from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is the author or co-author of four books including a widely used textbook, Process Dynamics, Modeling and Control, and Random Phenomena: Fundamentals of Probability and Statistics for Engineers. His awards include the American Institute of Chemical Engineers 1998 CAST Computing Practice Award, the 2007 ISA Eckman Award, the 2008 AACC Control Engineering Practice award and the 2018 AIChE Warren K. Lewis Award. He was named a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in 2009, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2015; Fellow of the international Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) in 2017; he was also elected to fellowship of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering and elected to the US National Academy of Engineering both in 2012.