Babatunde Bakare, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, has been appointed as the new Acting Dean of the Faculty of Engineering with effect from 1 August. Apart from serving the Faculty as chairperson of its research committee, Professor Bakare also led the Environmental Pollution Research Group. This research group has produced over 20 journal articles and numerous conference proceedings. It hosted and supervised Postdoctoral fellows, PhD students, Master’s students and BTech students. Last year, Professor Bakare received a Y2 research rating by the National Research Foundation.