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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

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


· Chris J. Cheatwood Geology & Geophysics Graduate Scholarship Award (University of Oklahoma): August 2018

· Decker Dawson Graduate Fellowship in Geophysics (Oklahoma State University): August 2016

· Skinner Geology Graduate Fellowship (Oklahoma State University): August 2015


Other Awards:

· 2nd Place Best Poster Presentation at the ConocoPhillips Research Symposium, University of Oklahoma:         April 2019

· 1st Place Best Poster Presentation at the 2019 AAPG Spring-Break Student Expo: March 2019

· 2018 Ben Hare Excellence in Research Award, School of Geosciences, University of Oklahoma: May 2018
· 2018 Geological Society of America (GSA) Research Grant Award Award: April 2018

· 3rd Place Best Poster Presentation at the 2018 AAPG Spring-Break Student Expo: March 2018

· 1st Place Best Student Oral Presentation at Eastern Section SSA Annual Meeting: Oct 2017

· Best Poster Presentation at AAPG-ConocoPhillips TechFest 2017 Conference, Oklahoma State University: March 2017

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

• Associate Editor, Frontiers in Earth Science (Structural Geology & Tectonics Section) [May 2022 - Current]
• Editorial Board Member,
EScubed (ES3), The Geological Society of London [November 2020 - Current]
• Guest Associate Editor,
Frontiers in Earth Science, Special issue on Structural Inheritance at Tectonic Boundaries [April 2022 - Present] and Advances in African Earth Sciences [December 2020 - December 2021].

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.

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