Bola Olujide Balogun


First Name: Bola
Middle Name: Olujide
Last Name: Balogun


University of California at Los Angeles Ph.D. (Math-1975) Thesis: Some problems in Group Theory, advisor: E.G. Straus As a student, Balogun obtained first class honours in B.Sc. (Hons. Math.) London University External Examination through the then University College Ibadan, (now University of Ibadan). After his Ph.D., Dr. Balogun held a variety of positions at the University of Ife over his career, from Senior Lecturer (1979-89) to Associate Professor (1989-93), and Professor (1993-to present). He has held a number of temporary positions.


Birth Place: Ijebu-Igbo, Nigeria


Because of his expertise, Dr. Balogun has been asked to referee 22 articles for Mathematical Reviews.



B. O. BalogunIdempotents in the reduced C*-algebras of a free product of groups, Algebras, Groups and Geometries15(1998), 33-40.

B. O. BalogunPro-C*-algebras and Noncommutative TopologyJ. Nigerian Math. Soc. 15/16 (1997/98), 9-16.

B. O. BalogunOn the primitivity of group rings of amalgamated free products, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc., 106(1989), 43-47

B.O.BalogunC*-algebras associated with amalgamated products of groups, Glasgow Math. J. 29(1987), 143-148

B. O. BalogunAbelian Sheaves over Topological Spaces, Bull. Math. Soc. Math. R.S. Roumanle (N. S.) 24(72)(1980), 115-117

B. O. BalogunConjugate Purity and Infinite Groups, J. Austral. Math. Soc. (Ser.A), 28 (1979), 9-14

B. O. BalogunGroups with large conjugacy classes, J. Austral. Math. Soc. (ser A), 24(1977), 257-265

B. O. BalogunConjugately Pure Subgroup Problems, Amer. Math. Monthly 18(1974), 156-158

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