Dr. Sehinde Akinbiola
Institute for Sustainable Development
Dr Akinbiola had his first degree in Forestry and Wood Technology (B.Tech) from Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, a post graduate diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS applications from African Regional Centre for Space Science Technology Education in English (ARCSSTE-E), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State, and a master’s degree in Environmental Control and Management from Institute of Ecology and Environmental Studies (IEES), OAU, he later had his doctorate degree in Ecology and Environmental Science from the same institute. Dr Akinbiola is trained in the applications of remote sensing and GIS in solving environmental and ecological problems. He is proficient in the use of advanced remote sensing and GIS techniques namely; microwave remote sensing (synthetic aperture radar), optical remote sensing (photogrammetry and multi spectral remote sensing), and machine learning when applicable. Besides Dr Akinbiola is a trained ecologist with the skills to assess and monitor all aspect of the environment (air, water, soil, flora and fauna), including energy and diseases pathways in humans.
Dr Akinbiola current research interest includes but not limited to monitoring land use changes as a result of anthropogenic activities and how it relates to climate change, energy budget, environmental hazards (GHG emissions) , ecological hazards (water scarcity, flooding )and food security.