Dr. Adedeji B. Badiru, Dean - Graduate School of Engineering & Management


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  1. Badiru, Adedeji B., “Social Responsibility and Nation Building,” invited talk, African Leadership Institute, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 24 August 2015
  2. Badiru, Adedeji B., invited seminar, Lunch and Learn, International Public Management Association (IPMA-HR), “The Intersection of Social Responsibility and Professional Development," Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 3 June 2015
  3. Badiru, Adedeji B., invited keynote speech, “Providing Access to Success: Investing in our future through education, excellence, and opportunity,” Blacks in Government (BIG), Greater Dayton Chapter, annual banquet, Beavercreek, Ohio, 25 April 2015.
  4. Badiru, Adedeji B, invited seminar on “The 8 by 3 Paradigm: Effective and Efficient Management of Faculty Time and Effort,” Central State University, NSF LEADER ADVANCE distinguished seminar series, November 12, 2013
  5. Badiru, A. B., “Having a Ball with Science:  Leveraging Sports to Spark Interest in STEM Subjects,” Invited TechFest Workshop, Graham High School, St. Paris, OH, April 11, 2013.
  6. Badiru, A. B., “Creating a Better World through STEM Education: The Crucial Roles of Underrepresented Groups,” Invited Banquet Keynote , College of Science and Engineering, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, April 9, 2013.
  7. Badiru, A. B., “Having a Ball with Science:  Leveraging Sports for Science Education,” Workshop for K-12 Science Teachers, TechFest 2013, Dayton, OH, Feb 16, 2013.
  8. Badiru, A. B., “14 Grand Challenges and 2020 Skills for Engineers,” Panel Discussion Keynote, World Congress on Engineering Education (WCEE2013), Doha, Qatar, January 7-9, 2013.
  9. Badiru, A. B., “How to be a Part of the future STEM Workforce Development: Don’t Just Sit and Watch,” Invited Keynote, Undergraduate Students STEM Research Symposium, Wilberforce University, Sept 15, 2012.
  10. Badiru, A. B., “Social responsibility and educational advancement for the future generation,” Keynote Address, Saint Finbarr’s College – North America, Alumni Association Reunion, Atlanta, GA, Sept 1, 2012.
  11. Badiru, A. B., “Preparing Resume, CV, and Cover Letter IIE Doctoral Colloquium,” Invited Lecture, Industrial & Systems Engineering Research Conference, May 19, 2012, Orlando, Florida.
  12. Badiru, A. B., “Human Factors in Coordinated Emergency Response,” invited luncheon keynote speech, NNSA (National Nuclear Security Administration) workshop, Wilberforce University, 24 March 2012.
  13. Badiru, A. B., Invited Discussant on International Research Collaboration, World Academy of Science, Engineering, and Technology (WASET 2011), Paris, France, Aug 23-26, 2011.
  14. Badiru, A. B., “Advancements in Energy Technology: Implications for UAV Design and Development,” Invited Graduation Lecture, Nigeria Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna, Nigeria, July 29, 2011.
  15. Badiru, A. B., “What does Tenure Mean?” Faculty Development Seminar for AFIT Faculty, 9 June 2011.
  16. Badiru, A. B., Wellington Award Inaugural Lecture, “Pareto Distribution Revisited,” IIE Annual Conference, Reno, Nevada, May 22, 2011.  Founding lecturer for the series.
  17. Badiru, A. B., Invited Book Launch Keynote Address, “Quality in Construction Management,” Kuwait City, Kuwait, Jan 12-14, 2011
  18. Badiru, A. B., Invited distinguished lecture, “Systems Value Modeling for Design Project Management,” University of Oklahoma, College of Engineering, Nov 5, 2010.
  19. Badiru, A. B., “Differences between undergraduate and graduate education,” Graduate education seminar for AFIT faculty, October 1, 2009.
  20. Badiru, A. B., “Process Cost Control through Six Sigma Techniques,” Invited Lecture, Dept of Systems Engineering, University of Lagos, Nigeria, Dec 16, 2008.
  21. Badiru, A. B.; “World Citizenship and Global Economic Development,” Invited Seminar, Symposium on Democracy: Citizenship in the Age of Globalization, Westminster College, Fulton, MO, Nov 18, 2008.
  22. Badiru, A. B.; “Managing World Industrial Development Projects,” Invited Seminar, Symposium on Democracy: Citizenship in the Age of Globalization, Westminster College, Fulton, MO, Nov 18, 2008.
  23. Badiru, A. B.; “Industrial Project Management,” Invited Seminar for Dayton Chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, Dayton, Ohio, April 26, 2008.
  24. Badiru, A. B.; “Systems Engineering Approach to Global Health Care Delivery,” Keynote Address, 2007 Pilot Research Project Symposium, Education and Research Center (ERC), University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, October 11, 2007.
  25. Badiru, A. B., “Getting Things done through project management,” Training Seminar, Wright State University, Center for Performance Excellence, October 10, 2007
  26. Badiru, A. B.; “How to Succeed in the OR/MS Academic Profession,” Invited Distinguished Panelist, 2007 INFORMS Regional Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, August 24-25, 2007.
  27. Badiru, A. B.; “The Discipline of Social Responsibility,” Invited Graduation Speech, Operational Technology (OpTech) program, Air Force Institute of Technology, June 13, 2007.
  28. Badiru, A. B.; “Administrative Process Improvement Using Project Management Techniques,” AFIT AFSO21 Seminar Series, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, OH, May 10, 2007.
  29. Badiru, A. B., LtCol David Smith, and Major Jeremy Slagley, “Contemporary Collaborative Research for Occupational Health,” Invited Seminar, College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, April 20, 2007.
  30. Badiru, A. B., “Importance of Undergraduate Research in Science and Engineering Curriculum,” Keynote Speech, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, April 14, 2007.
  31. Badiru, A. B., “Engineering and Enterprise Systems Management for Operational Efficiency,” Invited Seminar, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, OK, April 12, 2007.
  32. Badiru, A. B., “OR/MS Modeling for AFSO21 Implementation,” Invited Speech, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Louisville, Kentucky, March 30, 2007.
  33. Badiru, A. B., “Technical Systems Project Management,” Invited Distinguished Lecturer, Ohio Aerospace Institute & NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, March 27, 2007.
  34. Badiru, A. B., “Strategies for Delivering Graduate Education Efficiently and Effectively,” Faculty Development Seminar, Air Force Institute of Technology, March 1, 2007.
  35. Badiru, A. B., “Equation for Engineering Success,” Banquet Speech, Tau Beta Pi Initiation Banquet, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, OH, December 6, 2006.
  36. Badiru, A. B., “TLSAMP is a Two-Way Street: The Student Benefits and the Advisor Benefits,” Banquet Speech, Tennessee Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (TLSAMP), August 24, 2006.
  37. A. Badiru, Industrial Outsourcing and Its Impacts in Enmeshing World Cultures,” Invited Speech, Symposium on International Education and Globalization, University of Tennessee, School of Information Sciences, Knoxville, TN, April 5, 2006.
  38. Badiru, A. B., “Tools and Techniques for Industrial Project Management,” Invited Lecture, Hanbat National University, Daejong, South Korea, May 29, 2006.
  39. Badiru, A. B., Badiru s equation for Engineering Success; and the Discipline of Time; under the Constraint of Constant Change; with the requirement of a Socially responsible Future; when the expectation is for Paying it Forward as Independent Thinkers,” Banquet Speech, Tau Beta Pi Banquet, The University of Tennessee, College of Engineering, April 20, 2006.
  40. Badiru, A. B., “Product Planning and Control for Nano-Manufacturing:  Application of Project Management,” Distinguished Lecture Series, University of Central Florida, Orlando, March 2005.
  41. Badiru, A. B., “Project Management Research and Practice,” Invited Lecture Series, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, April 2005.
  42. Badiru, A. B., “Information Engineering,” Invited Presentation, Technical Society of Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee, March 28, 2005.
  43. Badiru, A. B., “New Curriculum to Promote Global Cooperation in Engineering Education,” Invited Workshop, Second African Regional Conference on Engineering Education,” Lagos, Nigeria, Sept 20-22, 2004.
  44. Badiru, A. B., “University Research and Industry Collaboration:  A Global Project Management Perspective,” Keynote Address, 20th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics, and Factories of the Future, San Cristobal, Venezuela, July 21-23, 2004.
  45. Badiru, A. B., “Project Management for Manufacturing Professionals and Supervisors,” National Manufacturing Week, Chicago, IL, Feb 23-26, 2004.
  46. Badiru, A. B., “Project Management Case Study:  Capacity Planning and Material Handling Systems,” Invited Speech, East Tennessee Chapter of the Project Management Institute, Knoxville, Tennessee, Sept 8, 2003.
  47. Badiru, A. B., “Engineering Education and Curriculum Design,” Keynote Address, University of Lagos Academic Conference, Lagos, Nigeria, Nov 21-22, 2002.
  48. Badiru, A. B., “Project Management Tools & Techniques for Industry,” Invited Speech, 2002 Applied Manufacturing Conference, Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center, San Antonio, Texas, April 30, 2002.
  49. Badiru, A. B., “Project Management:  New Tricks for Juggling Multiple Projects,” Invited Workshop, Applied Manufacturing Conference, Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center, San Antonio, Texas, April 29, 2002
  50. Badiru, A. B., “Youth Development:  A Developmental Approach to Curtailing Youth Violence in Underdeveloped Nations,” Invited Lecture, Office of International Programs, University of Tennessee, October 25, 2001.
  51. Badiru, A. B., “Strategies for Industrial Development in East Tennessee,” Invited Presentation, Technical Society of Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee, August 20, 2001.
  52. Badiru, A. B., “To Thermo or Not:  An Inspirational/Motivational Presentation for Freshman Engineering Students in Thermodynamics,” University of Tennessee, August 13, 2001.
  53. Badiru, A. B., “Research-based Implementation of ISO 14000:  International Standards for Environmental Management Systems,” presentation at Energy, Environment and Resource Center, University of Tennessee, July 11, 2001.
  54. Badiru, A. B., “University-Industry Collaboration Strategies for Design and Automation,” Keynote Banquet Address, 4th International Conference on Engineering and Automation, Orlando, Florida, August 1, 2000.
  55. Badiru, A. B., "Systems Integration for Total Quality Management," invited lecture, Industrial Engineering International Congress, Monterrey, Mexico, October 25, 1993.
  56. Badiru, A. B., "Project Management in Industry," plenary address, National Industrial Engineering Congress of Mexico, Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico, February 29, 1992.
  57. Badiru, A. B., "Simulation Analysis of Project Networks," seminar, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh, September 22, 1992.
  58. Badiru, A. B., "Analytic Hierarchy Process for Engineering Decision Analysis," Invited Seminar, University of Central Florida, August 1990.
  59. Badiru, A. B., "Expert Systems Application in Manufacturing," seminar, Center of Excellence in Manufacturing, Tennessee Technological University, August 14, 1988.
  60. Badiru, A. B., "Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Economic Development," Oklahoma State Legislature, February 1987.
  61. Badiru, A. B., "Expert Systems," Invited Lecture, Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, March 1986.
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