COLNAS Lecturer Wins Schlumberger Fellowship

Dr. Mopelola Idowu, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, has won the Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future 2014-2015 Fellowship. She was picked for the award following a competitive selection process, out of which a total of 84 new grants were awarded from 558 applications received. By the award, she is now a Schlumberger Foundation Fellow, comprising 405 other women pursuing scientific research from 68 countries.

Dr. Idowu, a specialist in Physical Chemistry, said with the Fellowship, she is expected to carry out a research at the University of Michigan, United States of America, to develop Multi-Chromo Phone System, as a candidate material for harvesting solar energy. She added that the offer would go a long way in furthering skills, collaboration, linkages and partnership between FUNAAB and foreign Universities for the benefit of members of staff and students.

Last Updated on May 15, 2014 by admin

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