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Soboyejo
Winston Oluwole
Current position: 
Interim President
Current nationality: 
USA
Current residence: 
USA
Affiliation/Institution: 
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Biodata: 
Soboyejo is a materials scientist whose research focuses on the mechanical properties of materials. His work has explored the structure and properties of metals/alloys, intermetallics, ceramics, composites, porous materials, cancer cells/tissues, biomaterials, and materials for energy and the environment. He received his BSc in mechanical engineering from King’s College London in 1985, and a PhD in materials science from Cambridge University in 1988. He worked as a Research Scientist at the McDonnell Douglas Research Labs, USA (1988–1992). Since then, he has been a faculty member at The Ohio State University, MIT, Princeton, African University of Technology (AUST) and Worcester Polytechnic (WPI). Soboyejo served as President and Provost of AUST (2012–14). He then returned to Princeton (2014–16), before moving to WPI as the Bernard M. Gordon Dean of Engineering (2016–18). He was Senior Vice President and Provost at WPI from September 2018 to May 2022, when he was appointed as Interim President of WPI. He is the recipient of National Young Investigator Awards by National Science Foundation/Office of Naval Research. He is a Fellow of the US National Academy of Engineering.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
6 - Clean water and sanitation
7 - Affordable and clean energy
8 - Decent work and economic growth
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
13 - Climate action
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Keywords: 
Materials science, mechanical properties, structure and properties of materials, multifunctional materials, materials for energy, biomaterials
Elected
2022
Place of Birth: 
Palo Alto, California
Country of birth: 
USA

Date of birth

13
October
1964
Section:
06-Engineering Sciences
Last updated on 06/07/2022