Deji Badiru is an award-winning author, educator, researcher, and administrator. He is a registered professional engineer, a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering. He holds BS in Industrial Engineering, MS in Mathematics, and MS in Industrial Engineering from Tennessee Technological University, and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida. He also holds a leadership certificate from the University of Tennessee. He is a member of several professional organizations and author of several books and technical journal articles. He is registered professional engineer (PE) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He has served as a consultant to several organizations around the world and has received awards for his teaching, writing, and leading teams. He has diverse areas of avocation. His professional accomplishments are coupled with his passion of writing about everyday events, interpersonal issues, and social observations.