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College of Physical Sciences

BRIEF HISTORY OF COLLEGE OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

The College of Physical Sciences (COLPHYS) is one of the two Colleges created out of the defunct College of Natural Sciences (COLNAS) in 2014.

Presently, the Departments in the College run four years Bachelor of Sciences Degree Programmes which are fully accredited by National Universities Commission (NUC)

The Departments are:

  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Statistics

In addition to running degree programmes in these disciplines, the College provides teaching and laboratory services to students in other disciplines of the University at the 100 and 200 levels.  The College is therefore foundational and central to effective running of academic programmes of the University.

The College has also produced notable University Administrators who in various ways have contributed to the development of the Institution.  Notable ones in this group are:

  • Prof. A. R. T. Solarin, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 2004 – 2006 (Mathematics Department)
  • Prof. I. C. Eromosele, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, (Academic 2007 – 2009 (Chemistry Department)
  • Prof. O. D. Akinyemi – Director, Academic Planning (Physics Department)
  • Prof.  J. A. Oguntuase – Chairman, University Publication Committee (Mathematics Department)
  • Dr. O. Folorunso – Director, Centre for Innovation and Strategy, Learning and Teaching (CISLT) (Computer Science Department)
  • Prof. (Mrs.) C. O. Eromosele – Chairperson, Student Welfare and Hostel Management, 2012 – 2014 (Chemistry Department)


DEAN’S OFFICE STAFF LIST

S/N NAME QUALIFICATION RANK/STATUS
1. Prof. (Mrs.) C. O. Eromosele B.Sc (Benin), M.Sc. (Manchester), Ph.D (Benin)   FICCON, FCSN Dean
2. Prof. A. O. Mustapha B.Sc., M.Sc. (Zaria) Ph.D. (Nairobi) MSRP Deputy Dean
2. Prof. A. O. Mustapha B.Sc., M.Sc. (Zaria) Ph.D. (Nairobi) MSRP Deputy Dean
3. Mr. R. B. Afolabi OND, HND (Abeokuta) MCA (Ibadan) PAR & College Officer
4. Mrs. Adeola Olateju B.Sc (Ife) College Accountant
5. Mrs. M. O. Oke B.Sc (Ed.) Secretarial Admin. TASUED College Accountant
6. Mr. A. D. Oloyede HND (Bus. Admin) MAPOLY Higher Executive Officer (Admin.)
7. Mr. G. O. Adebayo NCE (Yoruba) FCE Abk Assistant Chief Clerical Officer
8. Mrs. O. A. Famurewa SSCE Mail Assistant

These Departments have proved their worth in carrying out the mandate of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. The College has affiliations to various International Associations and has earned recognitions both locally and internationally. The College organizes an Annual Conference on the importance of Science and National Development

HEADS OF DEPARTMENT

S/N

NAME

QUALIFICATION

RANK/STATUS

1.

Prof. E.O. Dare

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Ilorin)

HOD, Chemistry

2.

Dr. O.A. Ojesanmi

OND, B.Sc.,(Ibadan), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Ife)

Ag. HOD, Computer Science

3.

Dr. I. A. Osinuga

B.Sc.(Ago-Iwoye), M.Sc. (Ibadan), Ph.D.( Ilorin)

Ag. HOD, Mathematics

4.

Prof. B. S. Badmus

B.Sc., M.Sc.(Ibadan), Ph.D. (Lagos)

HOD Physics

5.

Dr. G.A. Dawodu

B.Sc., M.Sc. (Lagos), PGDC, Ph.D (Abeokuta)

Ag. HOD. Statistics

 

These Departments have proved their worth in carrying out the mandate of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. The College has affiliations to various International Associations and has earned recognitions both locally and internationally. The College organizes an Annual Conference on the importance of Science and National Development

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