UN Wilson (Uwemedimo Nyong Wilson) is a graduate of the University of Maiduguri where he had his first degree (Second class upper division) in Civil and Water Resources Engineering. He proceeded to the University of Ilorin where he bagged his Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) and PhD in Civil Engineering with a bias in Structural Engineering and Materials and a leaning towards timber structures and reliability. Currently, Wilson researches on composite and built-up timber structures as well chemical extracts from naturally termite-resistant timbers for possible use on other termite-susceptible timber species. Wilson has supervised several researches cutting across undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is a registered engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).