Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi

Tayo Obafemi-AjayiAssistant Professor
Cooperative Engineering Program

Academic Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Bioinformatics
  • Data analytics
  • Image processing
  • Control systems 

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

Published 20 peer-reviewed articles in journals, conferences and workshops. Conference paper selected for Best Student Paper award. NSF LS-AMP Research Scholar Honorable Mention in All USA College Academic Team  

Previous Experience

  • Post-doc fellow at Missouri University of Science and Technology and also at University of Missouri-Columbia.
  • Adjunct Faculty at Ozarks Technical Community College and Lebanon Education Center.


Lagos, Nigeria 


  • Listening to music
  • Cooking
  • Walking
  • Cleaning/organization
  • Shopping
  • Financial planning 

Future Goals and Aspirations

 Inspire and mentor others to attain their life goals.

Life Outside the University

  • Family: I have a handsome and caring husband and two adorable kids (a boy and girl)
  • Church: serve actively in youth group and teach young adult Sunday school. Coach teen bible quiz Laundry:-) 

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