Michael O. Kolawole is a defence scholar, author, innovator, entrepreneur, and Professor of Electrical Engineering. He is an experienced project and research leader with knowledge across a broad range of business and technology environments, and has overseen a number of operational innovations. He has received a number of distinguished awards for his research excellence. His other interests include playing clarinet and saxophone, composing, listening to music and enjoying the outdoors and walking.
Prof Kolawole will address the following topics: research and development and higher education; African leadership in Australia within the African Australian community; providing ongoing leadership to country of origin and supporting African professionals within Australia and Internationally.