Dr. Abiodun Ayodele Ojo is an Applied Organometallic Chemist with research and teaching interests in analytical, environmental and forensic chemistry. Prior to joining the academic staff of Afe Babalola University in October 2012 as a Reader in Chemistry and current chairperson of the Department of Chemical Sciences, Dr. Ojo has over fourteen years teaching and research experiences from higher institutions in Nigeria, Canada and USA. He obtained his Ph.D. in Applied Organometallic Chemistry with concentrations in environmental and forensic chemistry from the University of British Columbia, Canada. His B.Sc. (First Class Honors) was obtained from the University of Ife, Nigeria. Dr. Ojo has professional membership of the American Chemical Society and Georgia Academy of Sciences and Associate Membership of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He was a Member of Board of Directors, Thronateeska Guardians for the Flint River Water Quality in Bainbridge Georgia.
Dr. Ojo has taught various chemistry and forensic science courses at college and university levels, including General and Physical Chemistry, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Topics in Science Leadership and Research, Introduction to Forensic Science, Forensic Trace Evidence, Forensic Serology, Forensic Chemistry, Advanced Laboratory, Control Substance and Toxicology, Evidence Analysis and Research. He was the chemistry program coordinators in Bainbridge College and Atlanta Metropolitan State College, and the Forensic Science Coordinator at Albany State University. Dr. Ojo has published in international journals and has attended and presented at various scientific meetings and conferences in Canada and the United States of America.
Research and Consultancy Interest: Water and Environmental Analysis, Biotransformation studies, Arsenic Speciation, Instrumental Method Development, Forensic Chemistry, Chromatographic and Atomic Absorption Spectrometric applications
Teaching Focus: General Chemistry, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Environmental Chemistry, Forensic Science