Dr Folashade Akinmolayan
MEng, PhD, SFHEA

 
Dr Akinmolayan
Position: Lecturer in Engineering Education
Director of Student Support (SEMS Senior Tutor)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 7281
Email: f.akinmolayan@qmul.ac.uk
Location: 309A, Engineering, Mile End
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support hours:
Monday 2pm - 4pm
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Expertise: Primary research interests are: Student experience of teamwork as an indicator for employability skills; Engagement and retention of students within Engineering through active learning techniques; Cultural and social impacts on the approaches to learning; Diversity and inclusion within Engineering. Secondary research interests are: Process modelling and simulation; Clean Water Treatment processes.
SEMS Research Division:
Affiliations: Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Member of Society for Research in Higher Education
Associate Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers

Brief Biography

Dr Akinmolayan has a Master of Engineering (MEng) in Chemical Engineering and completed her PhD in clean water treatment process modelling in the Department of Chemical Engineering, both from UCL. Prior to joining QMUL, she was a Teaching Fellow where she focused on implementing a new engineering curriculum structure by improving engineering education though the use of student-centred teaching methods.

She is also passionate about promoting the engineering discipline to school children as a higher education option and has been invited as a guest speaker to numerous events. She joined Queen Mary University of London in 2018 as a Lecturer in Engineering Science and Education.

Steering Group Member, UK & Ireland Engineering Education Research Network
(hefocus.raeng.org.uk/research-network/)

Organisation Committee Member, 7th International Symposium of Engineering Education, 17-18 July 2018, London.
(www.engineering.ucl.ac.uk/centre-for-engineering-education/isee-2018/)

Selected Awards:
2018, Provost's Excellence Award, UCL
2018, Shortlisted for Active Student Partnership (Student Choice Award), UCL Student Union
2018, Nominated for Inspiring Teaching Delivery (Student Choice Award), UCL Student Union
2018, Nominated for Excellent Personal Tutoring (Student Choice Award), UCL Student Union
2018, Nominated for Amazing Support Staff (Student Choice Award), UCL Student Union
2017, Connected Curriculum Secondment Fellowship, UCL ARENA for Teaching & Learning
2017, Teaching and Learning Support Studentship Grant, Faculty of Engineering, UCL
2016, Teaching and Learning Support Studentship Grant, Faculty of Engineering, UCL
2015, Summer School Outreach Grant, UCL Access Initiatives
2015, Provost's Engineering Engagement Award, UCL