Meet The Man Who Resigned From His Job To Study Abroad, Becomes Successful And Graduates With PhD From A UK University

Man Who Resigned From His Job To Study Abroad Becomes Successful

Segun Popoola is the name of the brilliant young man who has successfully earned a Ph.D. degree in Information and Communications Engineering from the Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.

Segun acquired both his BSC and Master’s degree in Nigerian universities. He bagged his higher education at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, South-West, Nigeria, and bagged his Master’s degree in Information and Communication Engineering at Covenant University.

After his master’s degree in Nigeria, Popoola clinch a conditional scholarship to study at the Manchester Metropolitan University in England which will cost him his job to move to the United Kingdom with his family. He had no other option at that point than to boldly resign from his job to travel abroad.

Celebrating Segun on LinkedIn, his wife named IniOluwa Afolabi said “I celebrate him today because as overwhelming as the journey was, he took time out to invest in my development, was patient with my growth process, provided all the necessary resources to refine and bring out the research potentials in me,” 

She added Today, I can say he is the one who made me have a name in Google scholar with few publications indexed in reputable journals. He taught me the essence of volunteering, collaboration, and writing publications and provided objective internal review to all the articles and scholarship applications I’ve made,”

Reacting to his achievement, Dr Segun Popoola noted that he started the research work on “Federated Deep Learning for Botnet Detection in IoT Networks”, fully funded by Cyraatek Ltd and the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Manchester Metropolitan University.

He posted on LinkedIn ” “Special thanks to my supervisory team for their immense contributions to the successful completion of my study,”

Currently, Dr Segun Popoola lectures on CyberSecurity in the Department of Computing and Mathematics at The Manchester Metropolitan University under the Global Exceptional Talent immigration route.


Credit: LinkedIn

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