Bayode is a Materials Scientist and Registered Trade Marks Attorney whose role as a Senior Commercialisation Officer is to capture, strategically manage and commercialise UWA’s Engineering and Physical Sciences intellectual property.
In previous roles, Bayode worked with R&D, Sales & Marketing Teams as well as customers to co-create, conceptualise, develop and commercialise innovative products which included several advanced materials characterisation devices. His significant achievements include the development of new, robust, international (ASTM) materials characterisation test standards and successful advocacy for the adoption of advanced materials characterisation methods in Africa and Latin America.
He is a 2019 Howard Bremer Scholar of the Association of University Technology Managers. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law from The University of Melbourne. He obtained a PhD in Metallurgy & Materials from The University of Birmingham, UK; prior to that, he obtained a First Class Honours degree in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering from Nigeria.