Dr. Abiodun .O. GBENGA-ILORI

Dr. Abiodun Gbenga-Ilori received her B.Sc. degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1996. She later received her M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees from the Federal University of Technology, Akure and the University of Ilorin in 2000 and 2010 respectively, all in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Her Ph.D. thesis received the national NUC Best Doctoral Thesis Award scheme (NUDTAS) for Engineering for the year 2010. She was a recipient of the African-German Network of Excellence in Science Grant in 2012. She had her postdoctoral studies at the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) in Germany in 2014 and is currently a Fellow of the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Foundation. She was the principal investigator on the 2018 Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) research grant for the development of a smart repeater cell for rural broadband penetration.

Dr. Gbenga-Ilori is currently a deputy director at the University’s Research and Innovation office and the head of the Innovation and Technology Management Office. She is a senior lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Her research interests include frequency spectrum management and heterogeneous communication networks. She is a Registered member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).



B.Sc., M.Eng., Ph.D.

Research Interests:

My current research work includes Device-to-Device (D2D) communication in wireless communication networks, optimization techniques for wireless communication networks using game theory and Markov chains, and physical computing.

Research collaborators within and outside the University:

  • Prof. Aydin Sezgin, Ruhr University of Bochum (RUB), Germany
  • Dr. Roland Brugger, Institute for Radio Frequency Techniques (IRT), Munich, Germany.
  • Prof. T.S. Ibiyemi, Univesity of Ilorin.

Professional Associations:

  • Registered Member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
  • Corporate Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).
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