Samuel Fatoba holds a doctoral degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Department of Chemical, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa. He holds B.Eng. degree (Mechanical Engineering) and Master’s degrees in both Mechanical Engineering & Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. Dr Fatoba research interests include surface engineering, additive manufacturing, corrosion mitigation, modeling and simulation, structure/property relationships, materials characterization and development, mechanical properties of structural alloys, composite materials, and laser based surface engineering of metallic alloys for enhanced service performance. He has supervised over 60 undergraduate’s projects, 8 master’s projects and co-supervised 4 doctoral students. His research experience has culminated in publications of over 70 articles in peer-reviewed Journals, conference papers and several oral presentations in both local and international conferences.