The Department of Computer Science, University of Ilorin is committed to the University’s mission of teaching, learning, research and community development services in the field of Computer Science. It is aimed at producing men and women who are well-trained in all facets of computer Science with the main purpose of meeting national and international needs in the area of technological advancement.

Goals

  • Train students to be self-reliant in the field of Computer Science
  • Produce students who are adequately prepared for postgraduate work.
  • Produce Computer Scientists who can readily impart their knowledge to students at lower levels of education.
  • Develop self-confidence in handling problems associated with information and communication technologies, with minimal or no supervision.
  • Train students to develop confidence in appreciating and solving problems in Computer Science field.

 Objectives

  • Acquire strong theoretical and practical skills in Computer Science in order to work in any IT-driven environment.
  • Understand and apply the underlying principles of Computer Science to a variety of problem domains.
  • Work in groups and appreciate the dynamic and collaborative nature of problem solving.
  • Blend their Computer Science abilities with skills specific to another domain for solving problems in that domain.
  • Embark on lifelong learning for personal and professional growth.

Head of Department: DR. ABDULRAUPH OLANREWAJU BABATUNDE

HOD’s PROFILE

Dr. Abdulrauph Olanrewaju BABATUNDE is the current Head of Department of Computer Science, and a member of Senate, University of Ilorin since 2012. He has been a Senior Lecturer in the department of Computer Science since 2012 and the pioneer Sub-Dean, Faculty of Communication and Information Science. He was also the former Acting Head, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fountain University, Osogbo during his sabbatical leave between 2013 and 2014. Dr. Babatunde is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Ilorin Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology (ILJCSIT).

His areas of specialization include Software Engineering, Computational Mathematics and Information and Technology, among others. He teaches Computer Science courses at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level and has published about thirty papers in local, national and international reputable journals. He has also supervised students at B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D levels.

His Hobbies include table tennis and reading.

Dr. Babatunde is happily married and blessed with children.