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Tolulope Olugboji

Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester

Dr. Olugboji is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, at the University of Rochester. Dr. Olugboji is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Maryland. He obtained his Ph.D. from Yale University and his B.S. from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife in Nigeria. He uses recordings of ground vibrations from seismic sensors across the globe combined with high-performance computing to build high-resolution images of the sub-surface interior of the Earth. In the summer of 2018, he joins the Earth and Environmental Sciences faculty at the University of Rochester as an Assistant Professor. He has been named a Fellow at the Next Einstein Forum (NEF). The NEF Fellowship is a select program that recognizes Africa’s best young scientists and technologists. He is passionate about promoting earth science among high school students and the general public. He has been doing this as one of the Nifty-Fifty (times 4) speakers nominated by the USA Science and Engineering Festival in DC, and Virginia areas.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Seismology , University of Maryland