President

 

Adedeji Disu

adedeji.disu@siu.edu

Adedeji Disu is your 2021 International Student Council President. He is a Ph.D Candidate in Civil Engineering at Southern Illinois University Carbondale with research interests in geopolymer stabilized soils, dynamic soil-structure interaction, and Deep foundations. Adedeji is originally from Nigeria where he received his BS in Civil Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 2008 and bagged his MS in Structural Engineering from the University of Lagos in 2015. He acquired about a decade of extensive and quality Civil/Structural Engineering experience in Nigeria before proceeding back to school for his doctorate degree. He is a member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Deep Foundation Institute (DFI), amongst others. He was the Vice President (Finance) of ISC for the 2020-2021 term. Beyond his love for Civil Engineering, he is passionate about giving students a memorable experience during their stay on campus through qualitative social interaction, thereby promoting synergy, diversity and productivity.