ADENIYI, Prof. Peter Olufemi

Born April 4, 1944




B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D

Gender: Male
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State of Origin: Ekiti
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Profession Lecturer, administrator
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Assistant, Technical Officer, Training, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing ,
Survey Division, Lagos, 1966-69; Tutor, Egbe Oba, High School, Ikole, Ekiti, 1969-72;
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Waterloo, Waterloo Ontario, Canada, 1975-
78; Lecturer II, Department of Geography, University of Lagos, 1973-77; Lecturer I,
1977-79; Senior Lecturer, 1980-84; a-Professor, 1984-86; Professor since 1986; adjunct
Professor, Dept of geography, University of Waterloo, 1987-93; Seconded,
Head/National Coordinator, Rural Development, National Directorate of Food, Roads and
Rural Infrastructure Data, 1988-92; United Nations Economic Commission for Africa,
1994-200; Director, Laboratory for Cartography and Remote Sensing, Dept. of
Geography and planning, 1983-85; 1987-88; Chairman, Curriculum Development
Committee, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos, 1987-88;
Departmental postgraduate Committee, 1993-94; Acting, Dean, School of Postgraduate
Studies, 1988; Co-ordinator, Remote Sensing and GIS Laboratory, 1993-94; Managing
Director, University of Lagos Consultancy Services, 1995-2001; Vice Chancellor, Federal
University of Technology, Akure, since 2002

President, Nigeria Society for Remote Sensing, 1984-87;Secretary, International Society for Photo-grammetry and Remote Sensing, Commission VI, 1984-88; Finance Committee, Board of National Agricultural Land Development Authority on World Bank Assisted Federal Environmental Protection Agency Programme on Environmental Information Systems for Nigeria; International Aeronautical Federation Committee for Liason, International Organisations and Developing Nations, 1991-94

Federal Survey School, Oyo, 1966; University of Ife, 1969; International Institute of Aerial Survey and Earth Sciences, Enschede, The Netherlands, 1971; 1973; University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1978

University of Waterloo Postgraduate and Field Research award, 1975-78; Nigerian Federal Government Scholarship, 1977-78; The Canadian Association of African Studies Visiting African Scholars award, 1984; International Education Literature award, 1990; Chairman’s Special award for excellence, DFRRI, 1992

Photography and farming

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