Institute of Physics honours ABU don
The Council of Nigeria Institute Physics (NIP) has conferred a fellowship award on a renowned physicist and researcher at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Professor Bala Bello Muhammad Dewu.
Presenting the award at the 2018 Annual General Conference held at the Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State, the President of NIP, Professor Hyacinth Aboh, said that Dewu was conferred with the fellowship award for his immense contributions to the growth and development of physics in the country and beyond.
Aboh described Dewu as a consequential researcher in the field of physics who has taught and supervised many undergraduate and postgraduate students.
“He has graduated many Ph.D. and M.Sc. candidates. Due to his hard work, Prof. Dewu, at the last count, has about 49 journal publications, many chapter contribution in books and conference proceedings and over 30 conference papers”, he said.
Responding, the professor thanked NIP for the recognition and honour saying, “this award is an achievement, the award will ginger me to assist in the progress of the society.
With physics you can solve virtually every problem. We intend to apply the knowledge of physic in our national lives and also in solving national problems bedevilling the country.”
Professor Dewu has served the Ahmadu Bello University in different administrative capacities. Notably, he was the Managing Director, Ahmadu Bello University Consultancy Services (ABUCONS) from 1997 to 2001; Head, Material Science and Development Section, CERT, ABU, Zaria from 2006 to 2010. Alumni Officer, ABU, Zaria, from 2007 to 2010.
Dewu is also a member