Isaac Ogunrinde

Isaac Ogunrinde





  • Petrology
  • Volcanology


Current Research Projects: Resistivity of minerals in relation to size and shape

Education: Undergraduate: BSc, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, 2018

Courses taught: GEO 101


2018                            Ogunrinde Isaac S., Salami B.M., Akinyemi Funmilayo E., 2018, Geotechnical and Geophysical Investigation of Road Failure Long Eduanabon-Sekona Road, Osun State. Presented at the Nigerian Mining and Geoscience Society Conference, Enugu

2018                            Akinyemi Funmilayo, Ogunrinde Isaac S., Alao, A.B., Adesiyan, T.A., and Adepelumi, A.A., 2018. Evaluation of Heavy Metal Concentration of Stream sediments in Epe and its Environs SW Nigeria. Presented at the Nigerian Mining and Geoscience Society Conference, Enugu


2022 – 2024      MS Geology (In View) – The University of Alabama

2013 – 2018      BSc. Geology

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.

Grade: Second Class Upper Division (Honors)

Honors Dissertation Title: Geophysical and geotechnical Investigation of the Road failure along Edunabon-Sekona Road, Ile Ife.

Relevant Courses: Elementary Mathematics I & II, Introductory Chemistry I & II, Experimental Chemistry I and II, Basic Inorganic Chemistry, Basic Physical Chemistry, Experimental Physics I & II, Environmental Physics, Mineralogy I & II, Environmental Geology, Computer Programming, Computer Technology, Surveying, Structural Geology, Photogeological Interpretation, Metamorphic Petrology, Fundamentals of Geochemistry, Geochronology and Isotope Geochemistry, Seismic methods, Hydrogeology, Geophysical Well Logging, Global Tectonics, Igneous Petrology, Petroleum Geology, Economic Geology, Mining Geology, Advanced Mapping Techniques.


Research Experience

2019 – 2020              Data Acquisitor and Instrument Operator

Project Title: GPR scanning of the route of the Proposed Fourth Mainland Bridge of Lagos, Nigeria

Project Status: Done

Lead Investigator: Professor A.A. Adepelumi

Duties: Collected data, supervised the operation of the GPR, made interpretation and possible implication of result.


Teaching Experience

2020 till date            Teacher, Physics and Mathematics, Toyibat Comprehensive High School, Gbagada,Lagos


2019 – 2021 Teacher, Physics, Checkpoint Physics, IGCSE Physics, Estaport Schools and Sixth Form, Gbagada, Lagos.
2018 – 2019 Teacher, Mathematics and Chemistry, Unity Secondary School Kano.
2017 Tutor, Undergraduate MTH 101 and MTH 102 – Calculus, Trigonometry,

2009 – 2013

Binomial Theorem, and Linear Algebra.

Teacher, Chemistry and Mathematics, Glory Int’l Sec School Ekiti.


Industrial Experience

2015 – 2018              Use of Atomic Absorption Spectrometer, Obafemi Awolowo Ile Ile Geochem Laboratory

Accomplishment: Element Analysis of Geochemical Samples.


2017                         Geophysical Resistivity Meter, Obafemi Awolowo University Accomplishment: To take and analyze resistivity values of geologic materials


2017                         Rock Crusher, Obafemi Awolowo University Rock Lab Accomplishment: To prepare rockslides for microscope analysis.


2019                         First Runner Up, NMGS National Geoscience Competition

2018                         Winner, ExxonMobil Geology Competition at NAPE National Conference 2014 – 2017 Winner, NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture Undergraduate Scholarship


Leadership & Extracurricular Activities

2020 – Till date        Head of Science Department, Toyibat School

2020 – 2021              Head of Science Project, Estaport Schools and Sixth Form

2013 – 2018              Head of student fieldwork committee, Obafemi Awolowo University 2018 – 2019            Class Governor, Geology Dept, Obafemi Awolowo University

2016 – 2017              Captain, Department of Geology Chess Club

2016 – 2017              Academic Secretary, Geology Department Fellowship


Professional Development

2020                         QGIS for GIS data – Intermediate. University of Karnataka, India 2020    3-D Mine software for 3-D subsurface imaging – Intermediate


Volunteering and Conferences

2018                         Organizer

Title: Harnessing Nigeria’s Minerals and Energy Resources for Economic Development and Sustainability

Organization: Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS)


2019                         Local Organizer

Title: Maximizing Mineral and Energy Resources for Industrialization Organization: Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS)


2016                         Attendee


Title : Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry, Tackling our Realities Organization: Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE)


2015                         Attendee

Title: Global energy Dynamics and Implications for Nigeria’s Energy and Economic Security

Organization: Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE)


Skills & Interests

Coding: Java

Interests: Analytics, Research, Consulting Hobbies: Monopoly, Chess, Books, Movies