Dr Adelaja Osofero
Dr Adelaja Osofero

Dr Adelaja Osofero


Senior Lecturer

Accepting PhDs


Fraser Noble Building, Room 265
King's College
AB24 3UE


Dr Osofero is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen. He is a Chartered Engineer, Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK. He specializes in the field of behaviour and design of structures. His primary research interests involve experimental testing and numerical modelling of structures and structural materials’ behaviour. He was awarded the Aberdeen City Council community star award in 2016 in recognition of his work in promoting engineering to local primary and secondary school pupils.


  • PhD (Structural Engineering, Imperial College London)
  • MSc (General Structural Engineering, Imperial College London, Distinction)
  • BSc (Civil Engineering, University of Lagos, Nigeria, First Class)
  • PGCert (Academic Practice, University of Aberdeen)

Brief career history

  • Senior Lecturer (May 2019 :- ), Lecturer (2015 - 2019)
  • 2013 - 2015: Lecturer in Civil Engineering, Northumbria University, UK
  • 2011 – 2013: Assistant Engineer/Civil Engineer, Atkins/Airport Authority, Hong Kong
  • 2008 – 2011: Research Assistant, Imperial College London, UK

External Memberships

External Examiner, Engineering and Construction Department, University of East London

PhD Examiner - Anna University, Chennai, India

Aberdeen Association of Civil Engineers (AACE) - Council Member (Ex Officio)                                                

Grant Reviewer for the Chilean National Science and Technology Commission (CONICYT)                          

Reviewer for various learned journals

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Research Areas

Accepting PhDs

I am currently accepting PhDs in Engineering.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss your research ideas further.

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Accepting PhDs

Current Research


  • Use of Waste/Natural Materials in Construction.
  • Innovative structural materials: Natural Fibre, Advanced and Composite Materials.
  • Buckling and Post buckling behaviour of Slender/Stayed Structures

Graduated PhD students

  • Mahgoub Salih – Behaviour and Design of Fibre Reinforced Soil Bricks (July 2020) - Principal Supervisor
  • Peter Hyman – Structural behaviour and reliability-based design of prestressed stayed columns (July 2021) - Principal Supervisor
  • Emmanuel Momoh - Behaviour and Design of Natural Fibre Reinforced Concrete (December 2021) - Principal Supervisor 

Visiting Student

Giulia Benedetti - University of Perugia Italy (October 2018 - December 2018), Behaviour of Repaired Timber Structures.




Red Stag Materials 

Denfind Stone


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