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Michael Adewumi | Vice Provost for Global Programs, The Pennsylvania State University

Current Position and Past Experience
Michael Adewumi currently serves as Vice Provost for Global Programs at Penn State University. Adewumi is also a Professor of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering at Penn State University. Prior to 2007, Adewumi took on the role of Executive Director of the Alliance for Earth Sciences, Engineering and Development in Africa. Adewumi is the Author and co-author of more than 100 published works.

Adewumi is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, American Chemical Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Nigerian Academy of Engineers.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Adewumi earned his B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Ibadan. Adewumi earned his M.Sc. in Gas Engineering, and his Ph.D. in Gas Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.

In 2007, Adewumi became Quentin E. and Louise L.Wood Faculty Fellow in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering at Penn state University. Two years later, Adewumi was appointed Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering.