History of Faculty of Engineering

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PROF. FUNSO ALPHONSUS FALADE

Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Year Established : 1964

The Faculty of Engineering was established in the 1964/65 academic year with three departments namely; Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. A significant development arising from the recognition of Professor O. A. Fakinlede B.Sc. Eng (Lagos), Ph.D. (Alberta), R. Eng Dean crucial role of mathematical and related analytical techniques in the development and application of modern engineering systems was the establishment, in 1973, of a Sub-Department of Engineering Analysis. The Sub-Department constituted the core group of hybrid mathematicians and professional engineers who provided academic leadership in various areas of Engineering Analysis. It was later to become the Engineering Analysis Unit. Later in 1973, two other departments; Chemical Engineering and Surveying were established. At present, the Faculty consists of seven departments namely Chemical, Civil & Environmental, Computer, Electrical Electronics, Mechanical, Metallurgical & Materials, Petroleum & Gas, Surveying and Geo-informatics and Systems Engineering.