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Dr. Olufemi Adeluyi

Dr. Olufemi Adeluyi

Dr. Olufemi Adeluyi Senior Technical Assistant to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Nigeria

Dr. Adeluyi is the Senior Technical Assistant (R&D) to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Nigeria. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Chosun University, Republic of Korea. His research focuses on the use of information technology to enhance healthcare delivery, in ways that are efficient, reliable, reusable, cost-effective, and innovative. It aims to use techniques like parallel computing, reconfiguration, virtual instrumentation and bio-inspired computing to improve health, particularly in the areas of personalized health monitoring, bio-inspired computing, the Internet of Things and big data analytics.

He has played a leading role in the policies and initiatives of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, from August 2019 to date. The implementation of these policies and initiatives ensured that the Ministry recorded excellent results across all 8 mandates given by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Dr. Adeluyi is a Senior Member of the IEEE and Member of the IEEE P2733 Technical Working Group on Standard for Clinical Internet of Things (IoT) Data and Device Interoperability with TIPPSS – Trust, Identity, Privacy, Protection, Safety, Security, as well as the IEEE P2731 Technical Working Group on Standard for a Unified Terminology for Brain-Computer Interfaces. He was appointed as the 2021/2022 Lead Expert in Communication and Information Commission for the National Commission for UNESCO, Nigeria and Focal Point for the African Union’s Digital Transformation Strategy for Nigeria.

His past positions include Visiting Scientist at the Multidisciplinary Lab, International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy with sponsorship from UNESCO and the Italian government. He was also a junior associate editor of the IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM), a peer-reviewed, open-access scholarly journal and community forum that premiered in July 2013.

The event is a seminal effort at bringing together all 15 West African countries that makeup ECOWAS to discuss and showcase their efforts at engendering digital economies in the sub-region.

Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria.
31st January to 1st February, 2023
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