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Adedeji B. Badiru

Adedeji B. Badiru is the dean and senior academic officer for the Graduate School of Engineering and Management at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Dayton, Ohio. He holds a BS degree in industrial engineering, an MS degree in mathematics, an MS degree in industrial engineering from Tennessee Technological University, and a PhD in industrial engineering from the University of Central Florida. He is responsible for planning, directing, and controlling all operations related to granting doctoral and master¿s degrees, professional continuing cyber education, and research and development programs. Badiru was previously professor and head of systems engineering and management at AFIT; professor and department head of industrial & information engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; and professor of industrial engineering and dean of University College at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma. He is a registered professional engineer, a certified project management professional, a fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and a fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering. His areas of interest include mathematical modeling, systems efficiency analysis, and high-tech product development. He is the author of more than 30 books, 35 book chapters, 75 technical journal articles, and 115 conference proceedings and presentations. He also has published 30 magazine articles and 20 editorials and periodicals. He is a member of several professional associations and scholastic honor societies. Badiru has won several awards for his teaching, research, and professional accomplishments.