Dr. Salau is an urban planning specialist with focus on urban transportation and institutional planning. He has his undergraduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning (Second Class (Honours) Upper Division) graduated from University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1991; Master of Science Degree in 1997 in Transportation Studies from Ogun State (Olabisi Onabanjo) University, Ago-Iwoye; Master of Science Degree in 2006 in Urban and Regional Planning from University of Ibadan, Ibadan; and a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan in 2015. Over the years, he has worked for over 20 years in academics, and conducted research in urban transportation, mentored more than 10 students. He has worked as a lecturer in The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro for 9 years before resuming in Department of Urban and Regional Planning in University of Lagos in 2004. Dr. Salau is a member Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and is a Registered Town Planner with the Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC). Salau’s primary research interests revolve around questions of the determinants of the demand for public transport in cities, specifically with regard to public and mass transportation and the negative societal effects of car-centric urban planning.
National Diploma (ND) in Town and Regional Planning (1984)
Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning (BURP), Second Class (Honours) Upper Division, (1991)
Master of Science (M. Sc) in Transportation Studies (1997)
Master of Science (M. Sc) in Urban and Regional Planning (2006)
PhD in Urban and Regional Planning (2015)