• prof. adenike osofisan

    Prof. Adenike Osofisan is the first African woman to become a Professor of Computer Science (2006) and the first Nigerian woman to hold a PhD in Computer Science (1989).

    She graduated in 1977 from the then University of Ile-Ife (Nigeria) with a BSc in Computer Science, and obtained a Masters degree in Computer Science in 1979 from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, USA. Professor Osofisan was the Pioneer President, Nigerian Women in Information Technology (IT) in 2003.

    In 2005, she became the first female President and Chairman of Council, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), and held the post till June 2009. She is Fellow and Life Member, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) and has served on the National Executive Council of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) for ten years, four (4) as Chairman Credentials Committee; another four (4) as Education Committee Chairman and two (2) as Chairman of the Publication Committee.

    She has over 80 authored publications in national and international journals and conference proceedings and has received many national and international prizes, scholarships awards for the development of Information Technology and Computer Science Education in Nigeria and Africa. Prof. Osofisan specialises in data mining and knowledge management and she is the current Head of Department of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Ibadan.

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