Nanotechnology: Key to Sustainable Economic Development and National Integration

Past event Chief Tunde Afolabi Lecture Theatre, & Laboratory of Industrial Microbiology and Nanobiotechnology, LAUTECH., Ogbomoso

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Dr. M.G. Zebaze Kana

Materials Science
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Dr. M.G. Zebaze Kana

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Dr. M.G. Zebaze Kana

Materials Science
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Dr. M.G. Zebaze Kana

Materials Science
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    DAY ONE (Monday, August 21st 2017)

  • 10:00 am

    Arrival & registration of attendees

    Chief Tunde Afolabi Hall

    DAY TWO (Tuesday, August 22nd 2017)

  • 8:00am

    Arrival & registration continues

  • 9:00am

    Courtesy call to the Vice-Chancellor

    VC’s office

  • 10:00am

    Arrival and introduction of guests

    Dr. M. A. Azeez

  • 10:10am

    National Anthem

  • 10:20am

    Address by Head of NANO+ Research Group

    Prof. A. Lateef

  • 10:30am

    Goodwill message from the Host and Dean of Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences

    Prof. O.M. Oni

  • 10:35am

    Goodwill message from Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology

    Prof. K.A. Adebiyi

  • 10:40am

    Goodwill messages


  • 10:50am

    Welcome address by the Chief Host/Formal opening of the Workshop

    Vice Chancellor, Prof. A. S. Gbadegesin

  • 11:00am

    Introduction of the keynote speaker

  • 11:05am

    Keynote Address:

    Prof. E. O. Dare, Professor of Nanotechnology, Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

  • 11:35am

    Brief citation of the guest lecturer

    Dr. I. C. Oladipo

  • 11:40am
    Lecture 1:

    Nanotechnology: Key to sustainable economic development and national integration

    Dr. M.G. Zebaze Kana, Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin, Nigeria.

  • 12:40pm

    Brief comments


  • 1:00pm

    Tea break

  • 01:30pm

    Tour of campus + visitation to Botanical Gardens

    Botanical Gardens

  • 02:00pm


    Botanical Gardens

  • 03:30pm
    Lecture 2:

    Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles

    Dr. M.A. Azeez, Nanotechnology Research Group (NANO+), LAUTECH., Ogbomoso, Nigeria.

  • 04:30pm

    Comments, Questions and Answers

  • 05:00pm
    Practical session:

    Demonstration of nanoparticles synthesis

    Nanobiotechnology lab

  • 06:00pm


    DAY THREE (Wednesday, August 23rd 2017)

  • 09:00am
    Lecture 3:

    Characterization techniques and applications of Nanoparticles

    Prof. A. Lateef, Head, Nanotechnology Research Group (NANO+), LAUTECH., Ogbomoso, Nigeria.

  • 10:30am

    Comments, Questions and Answers

  • 11:00am
    Practical session:

    Demonstration of Applications of nanoparticles

    • Biomedical (antimicrobial, thrombolytic, anticoagulants)
    • Larvicidal
    • Paints/coating
    • Opto-electronic devices e.g. solar cells

    All members of NANO+ research group/ Nanobiotechnology Lab

  • 01:30pm


    Chief Tunde Afolabi Hall

  • 02:30pm

    Collection of feedback form, discussion and networking

  • 04:00pm

    Collection of certificate and closing remark

  • 05:00pm


Payment and Registration

  • The cost of the workshop is forty thousand naira (₦40,000:00) only for early bird registration (deadline: August 4, 2017), while forty-five thousand naira (₦45,000:00) would be charged for late registration at the venue of the workshop.
  • Payment should be made into: NANOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH GROUP, Account Number: 1019352988, UBA Plc.
  • After payment, participant should proceed to for registration. Following successful registration, an acknowledgement e-mail would be sent to the registrant, which should be printed and brought to the workshop.
  • The workshop is billed to accommodate only fifty (50) participants. ONLY FULLY-PAID PARTICIPANTS WOULD BE ACCOMODATED.
List of guest houses and hotels around LAUTECH, prices and contacts
Name Details Contacts
1. ATIMAGGIES RESORT ₦8,000.00 per room on week day and ₦5000.00 per room at Weekends. Bar and Kitchen available 08130066007
2. Kolarinthes ₦5,000.00 per room; ₦7,500.00 per suite. Bar and Kitchen currently not in operation
3. Lyons Guest Inn ₦5,000.00 - ₦16,000.00. No bar and Kitchen but arrangement can be made for food delivery on request. 08167429962
4. DE Resort ₦4,000 - ₦6,000. Bar Kitchen and recreation facilities available
5. Nest hotel ₦8,000 - ₦26,000. Bar and Kitchen available. 08084881924
6. Doyin Guest house ₦4,000 - ₦5,000. Bar and Kitchen available. 07032505551
7. Jastor Guest house ₦4,000 - ₦6,700. Bar and Kitchen available
8. WIBDAN Guest house ₦10,000 flat. Bar and Kitchen available 07032215748
9. Pectoria Guest house ₦6,300 - ₦15,750. Restaurant available 08102111428
*All accommodations are not more than 500 metres from the University campus.