Houston Branch of Nigerian Society of Engineers Elects Jebutu as New Chairman

A delight and great day as the Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE Houston, the first Branch to be inaugurated outside Nigeria, enters its next leadership phase as it successfully elected new set of executive in line with NSE statute.

The Branch which was inaugurated as part of the NSE at 60 celebration over two years ago was piloted by the pioneer chairman Engr Fisayo Delano whose tenure laid foundation for the Branch. The election resulted in the emergence of Engr Olusegun Jebutu as its New Chairman. The following are the other elected members of the branch.

 Mr. Segun Jebutu – Chairman
 Dr. Solomon Inikori – Vice Chairman/Technical Secretary
 Mrs. Ngowari Diminas – General Secretary
 Bisola Atanda – Assistant Secretary General
 Akin Olufowose – Financial Secretary/treasurer
 Mr. Tokunbo Olaleye – Publicity Secretary
 Ex-Officio Members: Engr Babatunde Badru
 Ex-Officio Members: Engr Fisoye Delano (Outgoing Chairman)
 E-officio member: Engr Simon Ehiemua (Board Member NSE Houston Branch)

Engr. Segun Jebutu (MNSE, MBA) is the Integrated formation evaluation manager, Gulf of Mexico region, Baker Hughes. He has 32 years of industry experience. Started his career with Gearhart, held management positions with Halliburton, and worked in several countries including, United Kingdom, Angola, Nigeria, and United States of America. Segun attended Igbobi College, Yaba. He holds a B.Sc. Physics, and M.Sc. Petroleum Engineering, University of Ibadan, and an MBA Texas A&M Mays Business School. He has authored patents on NMR technology and co-authored over 40 publications. An SPE Distinguished lecturer. A member of the SPE, SPWLA, NSE. He is married with three children.

Jebutu’s tenure promises to leverage on the engineering opportunities exposed by the Pandemic to bring out the best in Nigerian engineering. He observed that the emerging areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology, Cloud, Automation, Energy transition, are all reshaping the global society as we knew it. And that the future growth will depend on our willingness to embrace new experiences, as we continue to evolve, and blaze the trail of new ways of doing things.

In the light of this, Engr Jebutu agenda is built around positioning members for the opportunities through technical activities, knowledge development and broadening the social engagement while also promoting the physical and mental health of members.

Houston Branch of NSE was inaugurated in 2018 by Engr Adekunle Mokuolu administration along with London Branch. the Branch has since been building capacities for members while also making plans to develop knowledge sharing networks with Nigeria’s engineers at home. It is expected that with engineers abroad coming together, they can use their exposure to international knowledge economy into leveraging on Local content development at home.

Are you a Nigerian Engineer or wish to be part of Nigerian Engineering family and in Houston Tx, USA? you can reach them at 281-701-9480 or info.nsehoustonbranch@yahoo.com

By isqil Najim @isqilnajim

Inaugural Speech by the pioneer Chairman of NSE Houston Branch Olufisoye Delano

Speech by the President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr. Adekunle Mokuolu at the Inauguration of NSE Houston Branch

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