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Expert NameMr. Michael Osarenogowu Agho
DivisionChemistry Programme
InstitutionAbubakar Tafawa Balewa University
Telephone234 77 543 500/1 ext. 344
Work Experience- Have done external examination work in the following institutions: Federal University of Technology, Yola; University of Jos, Jos; School of Engineering, Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi and Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi - Have reviewed Technical Papers for the Journal of the Chemical Society of Nigeria and the African Academy of Science Journal, Discover and innovation - Have generally enjoyed undergraduate and postgraduate instruction in organic and inorganic chemistry - My research interest centres around the reactions of the ketene molecule in various synthetic schemes, with the ultimate hope of reaching 'environmentally-useful compounds'. I have supervised 13 undergraduate projects in related areas and one postgraduate project (M.Sc.). I am presently supervising 2 Ph.D. projects.
QualificationsB.Sc., Chemistry/Biology, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, 1977 M.Sc., Chemistry, Wichita State University, 1979 Ph.D., Chemistry, University of North Texas, 1983
Number of Publications12
Awards- Prize for the Best Student in Lower Sixth Form, 1971, Imade College, Owo - Named in Dean's and President's Honour Rolls, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, Oklahoma, 1974-1977 - Recipient of Robert A. Welch Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Universi
Other Activities1. Chairman, Security Committee, 1995 - present 2. Coordinator, Chemistry Programme, 1995 to present 3. Director, FEPA/ZERI Centre, ATBU 4. Member, American Chemical Society 5. Member, Chemical Society of Nigeria
Publications1. Olagbemiro, T.O., Sani, K.M., Lajide, L., Agho, M.O., Staddon, B.W., Chukwu, C.E., Naturforsch, Z., 1988: Trans-4-Phenyl-3-buten-2- One from the Africa Harvester Ant Messor galla (Mayr) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), 43b, 339 2. Abayeh, O.J., Olagbemiro, T.O., Agho, M.O., Amupitan, J.O., 1990: Additional Reaction of Ketenes with Oximes, Journal Chemical Society of Nigeria, 15, 23 3. Abayeh, O.J., Olagbemiro, T.O., Agho, M.O., Amupitan, J.O., Bull. Soc. Chim. Belg. 1994: Facile Synthesis of 2-substituted Benzothiazoles via ketenes, 103 (11), 687 4. Olagbemiro, T.O., Abayeh, O.J., Niles, C.N., Sule, Y.J., Agho, M.O., Amupitan, J.O., 1996: One pot synthesis of substituted coumarins via ketenes and orthohydroxyaryl Aldehydes, 8 (4), 339 5. Olagbemiro, T.O., Agho, M.O., Abayeh, O.J., Amupitan, J.O., Recl. Trav. Chim. Pays-Bas 1996: Facile Synthesis of 2-substituted Benzoxazoles via Ketenes., 115 (6), 337
DisciplinePhysical Science
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