Dr. (Mrs) Ogunbayo graduated from the University of Ife in 1975 with a 2nd Class Upper Honours degree in Chemical Engineering. She obtained her Master of Science, MSc., Degree from the University of Birmingham in 1979, and upon her return to Nigeria in 1980, she joined the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering; University of Lagos, where she obtained her Doctor of Philosophy degree, PhD. She is currently an Associate Professor and Acting Head of Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Lagos. Her area of Specialisation is Bioprocess Engineering.
She is a past Secretary of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers and has been a council member for many years.
In addition to her Academic interests, Dr Ogunbayo is also regularly active in her church activities and has been a member of the Prison Ministry of St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Ikeja for over two decades. She is currently the Vice President of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers Foundation.