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Ogunjimi Lawrence Abiodun Ogunsola

Professor
Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
Akwa Ibom State University
Nigeria

Biography

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: 1. Higher Educational Institution attended with Dates: (a) University of Ife, Ile-Ife 1970 – 1976; 1980 – 1984 (b) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 2003 – 2007 2. Academic/Professional Qualifications and Distinctions Obtained with Dates: (i) B. Sc. (Hons) Agricultural Engineering 1976 (ii) M. Sc. Agricultural Engineering 1984 (iii) Registered Engineer (COREN No. R.4975) 1992 (iv) Ph. D. Agricultural Engineering, 2007 3. Other Distinctions and Awards with Dates: (i) Western Nigerian Cocoa Board Scholar at the University of Ife, Ile-Ife. 1974/1975 Session. 4. Work Experience with Dates: 1. Previous Work Experience outside the University System with Dates: (a) National Youth service: Engineer II in the Rivers State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Engineering Section, Port Harcourt 1976 August to 1977 July. (b) Previous work experience in other at the Polytechnic Level: (i) Lecturer at the Rivers State College of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt. 1977 – 1980 Lecturer III (1977) to Lecturer II (1980) – Agricultural Engineering (ii) Lecturer at The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State: 1987 to 2004 (a) Senior Lecturer 1987 - 1992 (b) Principal Lecturer 1992 – 1993 (iii) Lecturer at The polytechnic, Ibadan:- 2001 to 2004 (a) Principal Lecturer and Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Main Campus. The Polytechnic, Ibadan. 2001 to 2002 (b) Principal Lecturer in Civil Engineering. The Polytechnic, Ibadan, 2002-2004 (c) Administrative Work Experience: (i) Acting Head of Department, Agricultural Engineering, Satellite Campus, Saki: 1987 -1989 (ii) Acting Head of Department, Agricultural Engineering and General Studies; Saki Campus:1989 -1993 (iii) Acting Director, Satellite Campus, Saki 1993 -1997 (iv) Dean, Faculty of Engineering, The Polytechnic, Ibadan October 2001 - 2002 Coordinator, Post HND Programme in the Fac. of Engineering, the Polytechnic, Ibadan; 2002 – 2003. (d) Other Miscellaneous Administrative Duties A. Member of: (i) Faculty of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Board of Studies; at both the Rivers State College of Science and Technology; and University of Science and Technology; Port Harcourt, 1977 - 1987 (ii) Saki Campus Management Committee, Satellite Campus: 1987-1992 (iii) Saki Campus Academic Committee, Satellite Campus: 1987-1992 (iv) Saki Campus Students Disciplinary Committee, Satellite Campus: 1987-1992 (v) Saki Campus Accreditation Committee, Satellite Campus: 1987-1992 B. Chairman of: (i) Saki Campus Management Committee, Satellite Campus: 1993-1997 (ii) Saki Campus Academic Committee, Satellite Campus: 1993-1997 (iii) Saki Campus Students Disciplinary Committee, Satellite Campus: 1993-1997 (iv) Saki Campus Accreditation Committee, Satellite Campus: 1993-1997 C. Member, The Polytechnic, Ibadan: (i) Board of Studies: 1993 – 1997 (ii) Appointment and Promotion Committee (Academic): 1993 – 1997 (iii) Institution Accreditation Committee: 1993 – 1997 (iv) Institution Students Disciplinary Committee: 1993 – 1997 (v) The Polytechnic, Ibadan Extended Management Committee, 2001/2002 2. Previous Work Experience in Other Universities: (a) Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt: 1980 to 1987 (i) Lecturer II (1980) to Lecturer I (1987) – Agricultural Engineering (ii) Teaching and Research Farm Consulting Engineer in-charge of all Farm Structures and Equipment. 3. Work Experience in Obafemi Awolowo University: (i) Visiting Lecturer I in Agricultural Engineering – September 1998 to 2001. (ii) Lecturer I - 2004 to 2008 September (iii) Senior Lecturer 2008 to 2011 September (iv) Reader 2011 to Date 4. Courses taught within the Academic Session: S/No Course Code Course Title Unit Percentage Time 1 AGE 505 Farm structures and environmental control 3 50% 2 AGE 506 Design of Environmental Control Structure 3 50% 3 AGE 525/526 Design and research project I & II 6 100% 4 AGE 625 Storage methods and systems 3 50% 5 AGE 641 Elements of Structural Analysis 1 3 100% 6 AGE 642 Elements of Structural Analysis 1I 3 100% 7 AGE 645 Farmstead Planning and Building Environment 3 100% 8 AGE 647 Building and Environment for Animal Production 3 100%

Research Interest

Farm Structures and Environmental Engineering

Publications

  • Ogunjimi, L.A.O.; Aviara, N.A. and Aregbesola, O.A. (2002). “Some engineering properties of Locust bean seed.” Journal of Food Engineering; 55(2): 95 – 99. Elsevier Science Ltd, UK.

  • Ogunjimi, L.A.O. and Adekalu, K.O. (2002). “Problems and constraints of smallscale irrigation (‘Fadama’) in Nigeria.” Food Reviews International; 18(4): 295- 304. DOI: 101081/FRI-120016207. Marcel Dekker Inc.; Taylor and Francis, UK

  • Lasisi, Fola and Ogunjimi, B. (1984). “Source and mix proportion as factors in characteristic strength of lateritic concrete.” International Journal for Development, (Now Building and Environment) 21: 151 – 158. Elsevier Science Ltd, UK;

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