Oluwaseyi Balogun

  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, USA


Oluwaseyi Balogun received his B.S. degree from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Boston University, all in Mechanical Engineering. He currently serves as the co-director for the Center for Smart Structures and Materials at Northwestern University. He is a member of the IEEE UFFC and IEEE Nanotechnology Societies and a recipient of the 2020 & 2021 IEEE Nanotechnology Council Distinguished Lecturer awards. 

Academic biography


Research topics

Dr. Balogun’s research focuses on nanoscale heat transport measurements and thermal properties of small-scale materials, experimental mechanics of soft biological materials, and optical and elastic wave sensors. His research is relevant to applications that involve nanoscale heat conduction, elastic wave propagation, optical sensing, and nanometrology.