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Expert NameProf. Olajide Olorunnisola
TitleProf, Dean
Divisionof the postgraduate school, University of Ibadan
CityNigeria of Ibadan
Telephone00234 803 472 4945
Work Experience(1) Design and Installation of a Pilot-Plant Briquetting Factory, a project sponsored by the University of Ibadan; (2) Design and Installation of a Small-Scale Briquetting Factory for the British American tobacco Company, Iseyin, Oyo State; (3) Design and Installation of a Low-Cost Waste Paper Re-Cycling Facility, sponsored by the University of Ibadan; (4) Production & Evaluation of Low-Cost Natural Adhesive for the Wood Products Industry in Nigeria, a multi-disciplinary project sponsored by the University of Ibadan Advancement Board; (5) Development of Low-Cost Building Materials from Agro-forestry Residues, co-sponsored by the Third World Academy of Sciences, Italy, and the Council for Scientific & Industrial Research, India; (6) Cyclic Load Testing of Weldable Shear Connector for Glulam Decks on Bridge Girders, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, USA
QualificationsB.Eng. Honours Agricultural Engineering, Second Class Upper Division, The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria (1989); M.Sc. Agricultural Engineering (Wood Products Engineering Option), University of Ibadan, Nigeria (1992); Ph.D. Wood Products Engineering, University of Ibadan, Nigeria (1997).
Number of Publications111
Awards1. The African Academy of Sciences Capacity Building in Forestry Research Grant Award for Ph.D. Programme (1996) 2. TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship tenable in India (2007) 3. National President, Materials Science & Technology Society of Nigeria (Nov 2010 -to date).
Other Activities1. Fellow, Nigerian Society of Engineers 2. Fellow, Materials Science & Technology Society of Nigeria 3. Member, American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers 4. Member, International Union of Forestry Research Organisations, IUFRO 5. Member, Forest Products Society, USA
Publications1. Olorunnisola, A.O. 2006. Strength and Water Absorption Characteristics of Cement-Bonded Particleboard Produced from Coconut Husk. Journal of Civil Engineering Research and Practice 3(1): 41 – 49 (Kenya). 2. Olorunnisola, A.O. 2007. Effects of Particle Geometry and Chemical Accelerator on Strength Properties of Rattan–Cement Composites. African Journal of Science and Technology 8(1):22–27 (Kenya). 3. Olorunnisola, A.O. 2007. Production of Fuel Briquettes from Waste Paper and Coconut Husk Admixtures. Agricultural Engineering International: The CIGR E-journal. Manuscript No. EE 06 006, 9:1-12 (USA). 4. Olorunnisola, A.O. 2008. Effects of Pre-Treatment of Rattan (Laccosperma secundiflorum) on Hydration of Portland Cement and the Development of a New Compatibility Index. Cement and Concrete Composites 30 (1):37-43 (United Kingdom). 5. Olorunnisola, A.O. 2009. Effects of Husk Particle Size and Calcium Chloride on Strength and Sorption Properties of Coconut Husk-Cement Composites. Industrial Crops and Products 29(2/3):495-501(United Kingdom).
DisciplineEnvironmental Sciences
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