Engineering Alumna Encourages Students to “Stay Curious”

When Kikelomo Ijagbemi was a young girl in Nigeria, her role model was her mother, a professor in mechanical engineering. This ignited a passion for women’s advancement to engineering, and Ijagbemi was headed for success right from the start. 

The electrical engineering alumna of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering earned a doctorate in 2021 through Florida A&M University and is a product engineer in the medical technology industry at Abbot Laboratories, one of the world’s leading medical device and pharmaceutical companies. 

“Enginuity” Entrepreneurship Workshop

One day with two events aimed at helping engineers bring ideas to business.

Prototype to Product (10-11:30 am)

Pro panel discussion for students interested in being an entrepreneur or bringing an idea to business. Panelists include:

  • Shawn Best, Bay Area Innovations
  • Chad Zeng, Ph.D., FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

Innovation to Startup (2-3:30 pm)

Pro panel for discussion for faculty designed to give key insights and information for inventors looking to bring innovations to market or begin a startup. Panelists include: