HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the College of Engineering, College of Engineering and Environmental Studies (Ibogun Campus) of Olabisi Onabanjo University was formally commissioned in November 2003 by the Ogun State Government.

PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES

The main philosophy behind the setting up of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering is to train students and produce graduates with high academic standards as well as with adequate practical background in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Students are exposed to both basic and applied courses as well as laboratories and industrial training to enable them satisfy the manpower needs of the public and industrial sectors of the Nigeria economy.

Graduates are expected to be able to design, supervise engineering projects, construct, and develop a new product. They will also be expected to maintain Engineering units. The programme is organized such that two years of basic training in Electrical/Electronic Engineering science is followed by more detailed professional training in the field of Electrical and Electronic Engineering lasting for two years, 11 months of practical training and in the final year.

Specializations and options are provided in the following areas:

(i) Communications / Electronic Engineering

(ii) Electrical Power and Machines

Also at the final year, students are assigned projects in any of the option and specializations stated above with a view to solving practical problems of national and of local interest.
Apart from planned industrial visits during the programme, Students are expected to undergo a minimum duration of 40 weeks industrial training (one semester and 2 long vacations).