Living in the intersection of technology, innovation & business
Thinker. Teacher. Writer. Software Developer. Technology business enthusiast. Wireless communications Engineer.
Afolabi Richard is a wireless communication research engineer with 10+ publications in international scientific journals and conferences. He received his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 2004, M.S. and Ph.D in Electronics Engineering from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), South Korea in 2009 and 2015 respectively. He’s currently an Assistant Professor at Chosun University, South Korea where he teaches young enthusiastic college students.
His research interest span the broad area of wireless communications, cognitive radio and wireless relay networks both in WiMAX and LTE. He is also interested in leveraging sensor-based systems, mobile wearable technologies with Internet-of-Things (IOT) for providing remote home surveillance and ubiquitous health-tracking solutions as detailed in his current personal projects.
He actively serves as technical reviewer for various conferences and journals including Vehicular Tech. Conference (VTC), IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Tech. (TVT), IEEE Communication Letters among others. He’s currently the international strategy adviser on ICT for the International Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Research (ICEESR), Nigeria, Founder at MobileWeb and ICT Consultant for the Nigerian Embassy, Seoul, South Korea.
He is passionate about problem-solving through innovative research & development (R&D) with keen interest in tech start-ups. In his free time, he tinkers away with Python web frameworks building web apps for fun.