Prof. Ogunduyile, a distinguished Professor of Industrial Design, is a seasoned academic and a highly experienced administrator of over three decades.
He was one time the Dean, School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure and former Director, FUTA Business Development Company among other administrative and academic positions he held.
Prof. Ogunduyile who hails from Ondo town in Ondo State has published several articles in both local and international learned academic journals. He has over forty (40) publications as well as studio works to his credit and has authored and co-authored many books.
He has participated and presented papers and works of Arts in over forty (40) national, regional and international conferences, workshops and exhibitions and presented his Inaugural lecture at Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) in 2005. The topic of the lecture was “Cottage Textile Production: A step out of Poverty”.
Prof. Ogunduyile has equally received many commendations, honours and awards and listed in the Nigerian Artists, Who is Who and Bibliography, compiled and published by Smithsonian Library, USA.
He received award for the best logo Design for cocoa producing countries in 2000, Master Artist Award by Society of Nigerian Artists, Distinguished Leadership Award and FUTA Governing Council Award for outstanding contributions to mention a few.
He is Patron, Nigerian Army Cadet Corps and Grand patron, Federation of Artists and Artistes in Nigeria.
The Vice-Chancellor is a member of Nigeria Society of Education Through Art, Nigeria Association of Textile Technologists, Fabric & Garment Designers, Society of Nigerian Artists, Arts Council of African Studies Association, USA and Secretary, Association of African Industrial Designers among others.
He is also a reviewer to some Academic and Professional Journals. He is the Editor, Journal of Federation of Artists and Artistes, Lagos, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Industrial Design and Technology, FUTA, Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Arts and Ideas, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, OAU, Ile-Ife and others.
He is an external Examiner and Assessor to over ten states and federal universities and polytechnics in Nigeria, as well as some notable universities in Africa.
Professor Ogunduyile was a member, Beautification Committee and Caligrapher, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, member; Documentary on success stories of Science and Technology in Nigeria and member, Logo Design/Selection Team for OSUSTECH.
He was honoured and conferred with the prestigious title of Otun Atobase of Ondo Kingdom by Osemawe of Ondo, HRM, Oba Dr. Victor Adesimbo Kiladejo, Jilo III on Saturday, 26th January, 2019.
Prof. Ogunduyile’s hobbies include swimming, cinema and drama activities. Ogunduyile is happily married and blessed with children.