Oladele (Dele) Ogunseitan holds the University of California Presidential Chair at Irvine where he served for more than a decade as Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention. He co-directs the World Institute for Sustainable Development of Materials (WISDOM). He served on the State of California’s Green Ribbon Science Panel, and the State’s Community Protection and Hazardous Waste Reduction Panel for the Department of Toxic Substances Control.
Dele was a Global Environmental Assessment Fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government; and a National Academies’ Jefferson Science Fellow in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. He earned the State Department’s meritorious honor award for exceptional teamwork and contributions to the successful achievement of U.S. goals at the third United Nations Environment Assembly.
Dele is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; an elected fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology; and a fellow of the British Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.
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