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Acting Head of School: Metallurgy
Name: Peter Apata Olubambi
Location: 4127, JOB Doornfontein Campus
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Tel: 011 559 6625


About Prof Peter Apata Olubambi

BEng (Hons); MEng; PhD – Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Research Interests
1. Powder Metallurgy and Alloy Development
2. Tribocorrosion and Electrochemical Techniques
3. Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization
Professor Peter Apata OLUBAMBI obtained B.Eng (Hons) and M.Eng in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Akure Nigeria, and and PhD degree in Metallurgy at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South Africa. He is a Research Professor of Materials Engineering, and currently the Director of the Centre for Nanomechanics and Tribocorrosion. His research activities are focused on three key and interrelated fields of advanced materials processing; “Powder Metallurgy and Alloy Development”, “Tribocorrosion and Electrochemical Techniques”, and “Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization”. His research efforts are centred on the utilization of innovative powder metallurgical techniques for developing nanoengineered materials for automotive, aerospace, microelectronics, mines, energy storage, chemical and allied industries as well as for biomedical applications.