Olufela C. Odusegun is currently a graduate student studying Engineering Management at The George Washington University. His focus area in his masters program is Engineering and Technology Management. In the long-term, he plans to leverage on the unique capabilities of technology to develop his immediate society. Concurrently, at his school, he works in the School of Engineering and Applied Science Computing Facility (SEAS CF) as a Systems Analyst, where he supports and enables the success of the school’s faculty, staff and students through an optimal use of information technology. Prior to enrolling in this graduate program, he had acquired a Master of Science degree in the field of Petroleum Engineering and Project Development, on a merit-based scholarship, sponsored by the Total Exploration and Production Nigeria/Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (TEPNG/NNPC) Joint Venture, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. His professional experience spans the petroleum and service industries over a combined period of two years where he has gained valuable work skills to further his career ambitions and public service aspirations. Asides work and academics, Olufela is heavily vested in volunteering and has volunteered as a guest service volunteer in Miriam’s Kitchen, Washington, DC; and back home in Nigeria with Junior Chamber international, Lagos City chapter, where he chaired the project planning and execution of the 2015 National Active Citizens Discourse Project which was completed with a 40% budget surplus and overwhelmingly positive recommendations.
He continually shapes the national discourse in Nigeria by writing well-reasoned opinion pieces on implementable and beneficial approaches cutting across various nagging issues in the society on transportation, sanitation, power and approach to international languages on Thelmathinks.com under the alias ‘chrisyinks.’