2nd PROFESSOR EKUNDAYO E. BALOGUN NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH

Theme: Atmospheric Research and Sustainable Development
Venue: Centre for Atmospheric Research, National Space Research and Development Agency, Kogi State University Campus. Anyigba.
Date: Thursday 16th August 2018
Time: 10:00 am prompt


FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT/CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

The Centre for Atmospheric Research presents the 2nd Professor Ekundayo E. Balogun 2­­nd National Symposium on Atmospheric Research. This 2nd National Symposium is in commemoration of the 81st birthday anniversary of the eminent professor of atmospheric research who was one of the pioneers of atmospheric research in Nigeria.

This one-day symposium shall feature presentation on the life and contributions of Professor E. E. Balogun to the development of Space Science in developing nations and atmospheric research in particular. Invited lectures that have been confirmed for presentation at the One day symposium are: 'Impact of meteorological/atmospheric observations in our society'; 'Potentials of thin-film solar cells under artificial light conditions' and 'Charting a new course for effective atmospheric aerosol monitoring in Nigeria'. This year's key lectures shall be delivered by the following mid-career international scientists:

  • Professor Solomon Agbo: Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK-5) Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany;
  • Dr Virginia U. Okwu-Delunzu: Ag. Dean, Faculty of Environmental Science, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu;
  • Dr Olusegun G. Fawole: Dept. of Physics and Engineering Physics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Short papers are invited for presentation on atmospheric sciences in general, this includes lower and upper atmospheres, space science education, and other works that border on research of interest to Professor Balogun. We intend to produce an electronic proceeding. Participants who intend to contribute presentation should send in their abstracts with full address to: balogun.symposium@gmail.com.

Enquiries and logistics: 08062643948 ; Email: balogun.symposium@gmail.com

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