Dr. Adewale Olusegun Obadina

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OBADINA Adewale Olusegun is the Nigeria Representative of World Food Preservation Centre (WFPC), Immediate Past Director of Biotechnology Centre and Head of Department, Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. He began his lecturing career at Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria in 2005 in the Department of Food Biotechnology and later became the coordinator for the Department of Food Science and Technology.

In September 2009, he left for the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, where he continued his esteemed career as researcher and lecturer. He was a visiting scholar for an EU Erasmus Mundus M.Sc. programme at Katholie University, Gent, Belgium and Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland to teach Courses in Food Safety and Food Nutrition. Also, a Visiting Lecturer at Department of Biotechnology and Food Technology, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Prof. Obadina was also a visiting scholar at Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Maryland, USA. Under the MSU-USAID Nigerian Agricultural Project Policy, he also visited Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, MSU as Project Scholar Supervisor. He is a member of the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) on Curricula sponsored by World Bank and executed by International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST).

He is also a member of the IUFoST Mycotoxin Working Group and member of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology – Early Career Scientist Section (IAFoST-ECSS). In all his professional endeavors, he strives to disseminate optimum knowledge and promote development through innovation and scientific research.