Our Leadership

Dr. Olubemiga Olatidoye

Foundation Board Member
Professor of Engineering
Clark Atlanta University

Dr. Olugbemiga Olatidoye is a Professor of Engineering and the Founder and Director of the Visualization, Simulation and Design Laboratory (ViSiDeL) - A Virtual Reality Lab - at Clark Atlanta University (CAU). Other centers that he directs at CAU are Center for Alternative, Renewable Energy, Technology and Training (CARET2), Atlanta University (AUC) Sustainable Campus Community Initiatives (ASCCI), Center for Additive Manufacturing (CAM), Atlanta Electronic Commerce Resource Center (AECRC), Army High Performance Computing Research Center (AHPCRC) and DoD Major Shared Resource Center (Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Army Corp of Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (CEWES), Aeronautic System Center (ASC) Wright Patterson Air Force Base) and Georgia Industrial Assessment Center (GIAC). All centers are Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Energy (DOE) funded projects. He served as the Coordinator of the Dual Degree Engineering Program at CAU, which lead to the creation of the Engineering Department at CAU in 1994. Dr. Olatidoye received his Bachelors degree in Architectural Engineering in the area of Structures from North Carolina A&T State University in 1982. He completed his Masters degree in Architecture at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, a Masters degree in Civil Engineering in Engineering Computer Graphics at Georgia Tech, Atlanta. Other degrees from Georgia Tech are Knowledge Engineering and Doctorate degree with emphasis on Intelligent Graphics. He was a member of the Board of Directors at Georgia Tech.