PROFESSOR GABRIEL MAKANJUOLA a renowned Professor of agricultural Engineering, fellow of the Nigerian academy of Science, Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, first laureate of the continental Gold Medal award of the Joint African Regional Centre for Technology, was born on April 22, 1938 at Ilesa in Osun State. Professor Makanjuola was educated at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, the Ahamadu Bello University, Zaria and the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England where he obtained his Doctorate degree in agricultural Engineering in 1967. After a five-year stint at the Ministry of agriculture and Natural Resources of the Western Region of Nigeria, Professor Makanjuola moved to the Obafemi Awolowo University to commence what has turned out to be a most impressive and productive career in engineering creativity. Professor Makanjuola's academic career to date personifies a balanced fulfillment of the very best in Professional engineering practice and productive research.
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