Location

West Lafayette, Indiana

Abstract

In Nigeria, a developing nation striving for a sustainably built environment, the academics and practicing engineers jointly play a major role in shaping Geotechnical Engineers. From undergraduate studies to Industrial Work Experience, there is a need to appraise the ecosystem to ensure that learning is experiential and devoid of bottlenecks while individuals graduate from the university to face industry realities.

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Geotechnical Engineering Education in Nigeria: Reflecting on University versus Industry Reality

West Lafayette, Indiana

In Nigeria, a developing nation striving for a sustainably built environment, the academics and practicing engineers jointly play a major role in shaping Geotechnical Engineers. From undergraduate studies to Industrial Work Experience, there is a need to appraise the ecosystem to ensure that learning is experiential and devoid of bottlenecks while individuals graduate from the university to face industry realities.