Emmanuel ADETIBA obtained a B.Eng. (Hons) degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Ilorin in 2002. After his one year national youth service, he proceeded to Covenant University, Nigeria, to commence an academic career while studying concurrently towards a Masters degree (M.Eng.) in Electrical and Information Engineering (ICT option), which he completed in 2007. He obtained his Ph.D in Information and Communication Engineering (ICE) at the same University in January 2014. He is a member of several professional bodies such as the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE); Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE),USA; the Institute of Information Technology Professionals, South Africa (IITPSA) and a registered engineer (R.Engr.) with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). He has received several scholarly grants such as the Durban University of Technology (DUT), South Africa, Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant (2014-2016), DUT International Travel Grant (2016), South Africa National Research Foundation Knowledge Interchange Grant (NRF-KIC 2016), Rollar Cecilee Communications (RCC) Research Grant (2014), Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) Research Grant (2014), IEEE EMBS Travel Grant (2012), Rockefeller/SAHIA Travel Grant (2010) and IMIA/HELINA Grant (2009). Check website. He has authored and co-authored more than fifty scholarly articles some of which are published in ISI/Scopus journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests include Machine Intelligence, Software Defined Radio and Biomedical Signal Processing. He is a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, College of Engineering and also the incumbent Director of the Center for Systems and Information Services (CSIS), Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. As an international scholar, he is an Honorary Research Associate at the Institute of Systems Science, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa.
Awards and Grants
• Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa, Postdoctoral Fellowship Award (2014-2016).
• South Africa National Research Foundation (NRF), KIC International Travel Grant (2016), for the ICISP Conference, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada.
• Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa. International Travel Grant (2016).
• Member of the team that wrote a proposal, which won the South African National Research Foundation (NRF) Infrastructure Bridging Funding 2016 for the ICTAS research group, DUT, South Africa.
• Research grant awarded by NCC for the Development of Nomadic Base Station (NBS) (2014).
• Rockefeller/SAHIA Grant – 2010: MedInfo 2010 (13th congress of IMIA on medical informatics) at Cape Town, South Africa.
• IMIA/HELINA Grant-2009: Health Informatics Conference/Workshop at Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast
Professional Bodies Membership
• A Registered Engineer by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN): R.Engr. COREN/REG/R.16,875
• Corporate Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE)
• A registered member of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals, South Africa (IITPSA).
• Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (MIEEE- 92564967).
• Chairman, DUT Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF) Forum (2015-2016).
• Member of an Adhoc Curriculum Review Committee at the IT Department, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa.
• Panel member of the 2015/2016 Grant Proposals Panel Review for the South Africa National Research Foundation (NRF), Pretoria, South Africa.
• External invigilator for a Fitness for Intended Clinical Practice Interview (FICPI) by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (12th April, 2016).