Dr. Augustine Omoniyi Ayeni graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife Osun State with a Second Class Honours division in Chemical Engineering in 1997. He proceeded to the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos for his M.Sc in Chemical Engineering from 2000 – 2002.He later joined Covenant University, Canaanland, Ota as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering in October,2005. He received his Ph.D.(Chemical Engineering) degree from Covenant University, Canaan land, Ota.
Among his academic achievements is the award of PhD research grant of Chief S.L. Edu memorial research grant 2008 sponsored by the Chevron Oil Nigeria in association with Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Lekki, Ajah Lagos.He was also awarded an Advanced Research and Training fellowship 2009 by the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World(TWAS). This gave him a research stay at the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute,Environmental Biotechnology Division, Nagpur, India from August 2010 – August 2011. He is a Task Team member of the science plan(Sustainable Energy) of International Council for Scientific Union – Region of Africa(ICSU-ROA)based in Pretoria, South Africa. He is also a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.He is also a Registered Engineer (COREN: R.26927).
He is married and blessed with Children.