In a momentous achievement that has made waves both at home and abroad, Prof. Saheed O. Ajayi, a proud Ile-Ogbo indigene, has been promoted to the prestigious position of Professor at Leeds Beckett University in the United Kingdom!
Prof. Saheed Ajayi, a proud Ile-Ogbo native, has illuminated the path of knowledge and achievement. His remarkable journey includes being one of the founding members of the Patriotic Elite Forum (PEF), which has worked tirelessly to uplift and empower the Ileogbo community, even while he was miles away in the UK.
This extraordinary achievement not only signifies the brilliance of Prof. Saheed Ajayi but also highlights the unwavering spirit of Ile-Ogbo indigenes to make a difference on the global stage. The vibrant connection between the homeland and its thriving diaspora is a testament to the power of community and shared dreams.
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Who is Prof. Saheed O. Ajayi?
Professor Saheed Ajayi, a founding member of the Patriotic Elite Forum (PEF), has remained unwavering in his commitment to the development of Ile-Ogbo, even while living abroad. His dedication to the community through PEF and various other initiatives has earned him a special place in the hearts of many.
Saheed is a Professor of Digital Construction and Project Management at Leeds Beckett University, UK and also the Director of Construction Informatics and Digital Enterprise Laboratory (CIDEL) within the School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing.
His research interests are in Building Information Modelling (BIM), Sustainable Construction, Competency-based Modelling and Construction Informatics (the use of Digital Technologies such as Big Data Analytics, IoT and Machine Learning in Construction).
Saheed holds a PhD in Construction and Architectural Management, an MSc (with distinction) in Sustainable Architecture and Healthy Building and a BSc with First Class (Hons) in Architecture.
Prior to joining academia, he worked in various capacities within the construction industry as a design/project architect and construction project manager. Over the years, he has been involved in various collaborative and multidisciplinary research involving key players within the UK construction industry.
Saheed is a Chartered Construction Manager (MCIOB) and a Fellow of Higher Education Authority (FHEA).
Join us in celebrating this extraordinary achievement and global recognition of one of our own! Let’s congratulate Professor Saheed Ajayi and share this remarkable news far and wide.
This is not just a personal triumph; it’s a moment of pride for the Ile-Ogbo community and the entire Iwoland.
From Hometown Hero to Global Scholar – Join the Celebration!