This is apprise the general public, especially all Staff and Students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) that the immediate past Head of the Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, University of Lagos, Professor David Ehigie Esezobor has been elected as the 7 th National Chairman of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (Metallurgical, Mining & Materials Division).
The Division is the first of its kind in the history of Nigerian Engineering. It was established under the Nigerian Society of Engineers for the purpose of supporting the advancement of its members and reflects the technical growing interest of its member in larger engineering and scientific community globally as we’ll as creating forum for sharing ideas and analysis of national problems in a view to solving them.
Professor Esezobor was unanimously elected during the Society’s 2012 Annual General Meeting held on 3 rd of December, 2012 at the Governor’s Banquet Hall of Kwara Hotel, Ilorin, Kwara State.
His investiture and public lecture of the Division has been scheduled for Tuesday, February 26 , 2013 at 12: 00 noon at the Leadway Assurance Training Centre, 10, Abebe Village Road , Rooftop, Apex Mill Building, Thomas Wyatt by Nigerian Breweries, Iganmu, Lagos .
Born in Edo State over fifty (50) years ago, David Esezobor is a Professor of Extractive Metallurgy and Materials Engineering. He is a registered Metallurgical Engineer with theCouncil for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and member of various Societies and Associations such as Nigerian Society of Engineers, Materials Society of Nigeria, American Society for Metals, Heat Treating Society, International Metallographic Society, among others.
Professor Esezobor is a Consultant to UNILAG Consult, Epina Technologies Ltd and Dezon Technologies Ltd (an Industrial and Environmental, Technology Development and Promotion Group). He is an academic cum administrator per excellence and has served the University in several capacities.
The Don has contributed tremendously to the development of Catholic Community. In recognition of his service and devotion, he was enlisted among the distinguished Catholics Men’s and Women’s profiles in thehistoric publication “Major Development, Church Directory and “Who is Who” in the Archdiocese of Lagos (2010).
The Professor of Extractive Metallurgical and Materials Engineering has over fifty (50) publications in reputable local and International journals and referred conference proceedings. He is a reviewer to various local and International journals.
The academic scholar is a recipient of many prizes and scholarships including the Distinguished Researcher Award for Facultyof Engineering, 2008 and International Scientist of the Year in 2005. His profile is recognized and published in the 8 th edition of “World Who‘s Who in Science and Engineering” , (2005).
Professor Esezobor is happily married to Pharm. (Mrs) Celestina Akudo David Esezobor and blessed with children.
The University Community joins other well wishers to congratulate Professor Esezoborand wishes him continued success in life.
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