BRIEF PROFILE OF DR. (Mrs) Fausat Lola KOLAWOLE
Dr (Mrs) Fausat Lola Kolawole was born at Offa, Kwara State on 16th August, 1964. She had her primary education at Adeola Model School, Offa, Kwara State and Offa Grammar School, Offa for her secondary education. She later proceeded to University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri for her Bachelor’s degree program. Similarly, she attended University of Ilorin for her Master degree and Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso for her Ph.D. degree. She won the Second-Best Award at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health initiative (SPH)- Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) Marketing, Processing and Utilization Community of Practice (MPU-CoP) held in Kisumu, Kenya between 1st and 3rd March, 2017 and also the Small Grants for Theses and Dissertations Award by Association of African Universities Association Des Universités Africaines (AAU) for 2014/2015 Academic Year. She is a specialist in Food Biochemistry and Functional Food Product.
Before joining the service of University of Ilorin on 19th June, 2008, she had worked at Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara State (1998-2008) where she served as Head of Department and in some other capacities. She has attended several international and local conferences, workshops, seminars and trainings. Dr (Mrs) F. L. Kolawole is happily married and blessed with children.
Area of research interest
- Food Biochemistry
- Food Product Development
- Sensory Evaluation