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VITA

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Professional Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Structural Geology, Columbia University                                   Starting 07/2022

Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory               11/2021 - 06/2022

Upstream Structural Geologist, BP America                                                                     08/2020 - 05/2022
Structural Geology Intern, BP America                                                                              05/2019 - 08/2019
Structural Geology Intern, Chesapeake Energy                                                               05/2018 - 08/2018
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant, University of Oklahoma                             08/2017 - 07/2020
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Oklahoma State University                                             08/2015 - 07/2017
Bureau of Geophysical Prospecting (BGP-CNPC), Nigeria                                             10/2010 - 02/2014

Education:
PhD., Geophysics (2017 - 2020)

University of Oklahoma, U.S.
Emphases: Structural Geology, Geomechanics, Geophysics

Mentors: Brett M. Carpenter (Advisor), Ze'ev Reches


MSc., Geology (2015 - 2017)

Oklahoma State University, U.S.
Emphases: Active Tectonics, Near-Surface Geophysics

Mentors: Estella A. Atekwana (Advisor), Mohamed Abdelsalam


BTech., Geology (2003 - 2008)

Federal University of Technology, Akure (F.U.T.A.), Nigeria
Emphases: Structural Geology, Satellite Remote Sensing

Mentors: Yekini B. Anifowose (Advisor), Idowu B. Odeyemi

Journal Editorial Service
• Associate Editor,
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G-Cubed), American Geophysical Union [2021 - Current]

• Associate Editor, The Journal of Geology [2024 - Current]

For additional details, click the button below to access my extended CV. It contains information about my academic background, professional attainments, current appointments, and other professional scientific engagements.

The attached CV is not frequently updated. For an updated and more detailed version of my CV, please reach out to me through my email (fola@ldeo.columbia.edu).

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