Tayo Arulogun is a Professor of Computer Systems Engineering at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Nigeria. Tayo holds a Doctorate and a Masters degree in Computer Science; Microprocessor and Control Engineering from LAUTECH and University of Ibadan in 2009 and 2004 respectively. He was a research fellow at Hasso Platnner Institute for Computer System Engineering, Germany in the year 2012.
He has supervised and mentored many Masters and Ph.D. students who are key decision-makers in industry, government, and academia. Some mentoring of students have yielded positive results: The 2013 global finalist of the Microsoft Imagine Cup for innovation (Russia, 2013); Winner of 2014 the Middle East and African Region Region, Google Online Marketing Challenge; 2015 the Middle East and African Region finalist of Google Online Marketing Challenge; incubation and floating of start-up up a company named Sanwo Touch2Pay Solutions Limited in the year 2017 that leveraged on some results of researches on RFID communications. He is a co-founder of Striving for Greatness EdTech. The initiative, a non-profit organization that focuses on how to educate, empower, and inspire educators globally.
He rose through the rank from graduate assistant 2001 to a full professor in the year 2016 garnering administrative experiences ranging from Level Advisor, Departmental Examinations Officer, member of the Departmental Postgraduate Committee, Coordinator of Computer Engineering laboratories, Member, COREN BMAS Committee for Computer Engineering, Member of the Local Organizing Committee for FET Conference, Acting Director, LAUTECH ICT Center, Member, University Strategic Plan Committee, Implementation Committee on Computer-Based Based Examinations, Member, Implementation Committee LAUTECH Open and Distance Learning Center (LODLC), Director of LODLC and many more.
Tayo is a consultant in the areas of system design, integration, deployment, and management of large and complex ICT based systems. He is a key advocate of the self-sustainability sustainability of information management systems irrespective of size and complexity. He has extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of implementing and managing open and distance learning platforms at large scale. He was the lead in the design, sign, implementation, and integration of computer-based based learning and testing facilities for some Universities in the year 2012. He was the Team Lead that deployed an enhanced Computer-Based Based Testing (CBT) platform with a Biometric Authentication feature that helped LAUTECH to reduce examinations related to cost and reduction in examinations malpractices in the year 2014.
He belongs to the following professional and regulatory bodies, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE). Tayo is currently serving as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) at Kampala International University, Uganda.