The Office of Institutional Advancement is pleased to invite ALL ACADEMIC STAFF to the second in the University Lecture Series to be delivered by Dr. Umar Bindir, Director-General, National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), Abuja. Details of the lecture are as follows:
TOPIC: The Role of Science, Technology and Innovation in National Development
DATE: Thursday, 12th June, 2014
TIME: 10:00 AM
VENUE: Reference Library
Umar Buba Bindir (PhD) was born in Yola Town in Makama ward of Yola South L.G.A. of Adamawa State. He attended Hammawa Primary School, Yola, went to Yelwa Government Secondary School Yola and later University of Maiduguri where he graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1983.
In his quest to climb to the zenith of his chosen profession, Dr Bindir proceeded to the prestigious Cranfield University, UK and graduated with a Masters Degree in Farm Power and Machinery Engineering. He thereafter enrolled for his Doctoral Degree Programme in Machinery Design and Development Engineering at the same University and successfully completed his PhD in 1991.
Dr (Engr) U.B.Bindir has the following main professional qualifications among others to his credit:
Chartered Engineer (CEng)- Professionally registered with European Engineering Council, United Kingdom.
COREN Registered: - Professionally registered with Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria.
Dr Bindir has earned several national and international awards. He has wide technical working experience in Nigeria, UK and the Pacific including:
Lecturing in universities
Working in Industries
Working in the civil and public service