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SPECIAL INVITATION TO PROFESSOR RICHARD LAYI FAGBENLE'S MEMORIAL WEBSITE

  • SPECIAL INVITATION TO PROFESSOR RICHARD LAYI FAGBENLE'S MEMORIAL WEBSITE

    • Posted June 26th, 2019, 09:56 AM

    SPECIAL INVITATION TO : PROFESSOR RICHARD LAYI FAGBENLE’s MEMORIAL WEBSITE

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    Oladotun Fagbenle has invited you to visit Richard 'Layi Fagbenle's memorial website.

    Created in memory of Professor Richard 'Layi Fagbenle, January 17, 1943 - June 10, 2019. B.S,ME, M.S.M.E, Ph.D.

    Study:

    Igbobi College, Yaba(1957-61), Government College, Ughelli(1962-63), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA(1964-67/1969-72), Iowa State University, Ames, USA, 1967-69.

    Career:

    Engineer, Public Works Department, City of New York, 1966; Research Associate, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, USA, 1972-73; Lecturer, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 1973-74; had various appointments at the Polytechnic Ibadan, University of Ibadan, Obafemi Awolowo University etc. Engineer, TransCanada Pipelines Limited, Toronto, Canada, 1977; Engineer, Rolls Royce(Canada), Machine, Quebec, Canada, 1978; Engineer, Shawwinigan Engineering Company Limited, Montreal, Canada, 1978;member of the Council of registered Engineers of Nigeria; member, Pi Tau Sigma (a Mechanical Engineering Honor Society), USA, 1966; member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, since 1967; associate member, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers; Consultant, UN Economic Commission for Africa etc.

    Professor Layi Fagbenle was:

    *HOD, Mechanical Engineering, The Polytechnic Ibadan(at various times)

    *Founding Director, Iree Satellite Campus, Ibadan Poly

    *HOD, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Ibadan

    *Director of Energy, Ministry of Mineral Resources, Republic of Botswana

    *Energy Advisor, Republic of Botswana

    *Founding Provost Ogun State University College of Technology, Ibogun

    *First Chairman Governing Council of Igbajo Polytechnic

    *Contract Professor at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

    *Visiting Professor, Covenant University, Ota

    *Consultant at various times to several Institutions and world bodies.

    Professor Fagbenle was an academic and administrative colossus!

     

    MAY HIS GENTLE SOU L REST IN PEACE!!!

    This website serves as a place of connection for those who have been touched by Richard's life and passing.

    It gives the people who loved him the opportunity to remember, celebrate his life and support one another during this difficult time.

     

    Click the web address below to visit Richard's memorial: https://www.forevermissed.com/richard-layi-fagbenle