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Dean's Profile

Prof. Rasheed Gbenga JIMOH

Prof. Rasheed Gbenga JIMOH is currently an Associate Professor (Reader) and Dean of the Faculty  Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin. He holds N.D Computer Science (Offa) (Upper Credit and as best graduating student), B.Sc. Computer Science (Ilorin) (Second Class Honours (Upper Division), M.Sc. Computer Science (Ibadan), Ph.D. Computer and Information Technology (UUM, Malaysia). He is a member of Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (MCPN), Member, Nigeria Computer Society (MNCS). He was the state Chairman, Nigeria Computer Society, Kwara State Chapter and currently the North-central Coordinator and Representative to the Council of Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria.

He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (MIEEE), Fellow, Institute for Classical Entrepreneurship (FICENT), Member, Information Technology Systems & Security Professionals (MITSSP). Prof. Jimoh is the current Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin.

Prof. Jimoh started his University career in the then  Department of Mathematics, University of Ilorin in December, 2003 where he rose through the ranks to become an Associate Professor in October, 2015. His areas of research are information security, information system, software engineering, human-computer interaction, knowledge management, information technology management and research methodology in computer science.

Prof. Jimoh has over 50 publications including journal articles, international proceedings and a chapter in books. He has led a number of accreditations in Nigerian Polytechnics and Information Technology Institutes in the area of Computer Science and Software Engineering as CPN representative. Prof. Jimoh received NCS Presidential Award of Excellence in 2016 as the best performing Chapter's Chairman. He is a member of Audit Committee, NCS, Member, Research Technology and Innovation Committee, CPN, Member, Education and Manpower Committee, CPN (2017 -2019).

He has visited over 7 countries in  Africa, Europe, Asia and Middle East. Prof. Jimoh is a member of the editorial board of the Asian Pacific Journal of Strategic Management (2010 – Date), He is the Editor-in-Chief, Erudite Journal of Leadership and Development, University of Ilorin. He has served in many administrative capacities in the university such as Acting Dean, Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin, Chairman, Faculty Postgraduate Committee, Chairman, Faculty Board of Examiners, Chairman, Faculty Promotion Panel, Member, Board of COMSIT, University of Ilorin, Chairman, Faculty Web Page Committee, Faculty Representative at University Senate (2012 -Date), Member, University Computer-Based Test (CBT) Committee (2013 - 2017),  Member, University Ethical Review Committee (2013 - Date), Deputy Director of Ilorin Business School, University of Ilorin (2013 - Date), Head of Department of Computer Science, University of Ilorin (2013 - 2015), University Examination Commissioner, Faculty of Management Science, University of Ilorin - 2016, Member, Committee of Provost and Deans, University of Ilorin, Member, Monitoring Committee on University's Ranking (2017 - Date) just to mention a few.

Prof. Jimoh is married to Hajia Jimoh Taibat Bolanle and the marriage is blessed with three sons and one daughter. His hobbies include surfing the internet, reading, and traveling.