Engr. Dr. Mrs. T. B. Onifade


Name:Engr. Dr.  ONIFADE Tawakalitu Bola
Marital Status:Married
Phone Number:08034265902, 08083298782
Email Address:tbonifade@lautech.edu.ng
Present Rank:Senior Lecturer
Area of Specialization:Crop Processing & Storage


Higher Educational Institutions Attended with Dates:

a. Christ African Primary School, Osogbo, Nigeria                                  1981 – 1987
 b.Fakunle Comprehensive High School,Osogbo, Nigeria.                 1987 – 1993
 c.Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Nigeria            1994 – 1996
 d.University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria1997 – 2002
 e.Obafemi Awolowo University, IIe -Ife. Nigeria                                  2004 – 2008
 f.Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria                 2009 – 2015

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

Academic Qualifications
a. West African Senior Secondary School Certificate                    1994
 b.Ordinary National Diploma (Elect/Elect Eng.)                          1996
 c.B. Eng. (Hons) Agric. Engineering                                         2002
 d.MSc. Agric. Engineering                                                        2008
 e.COREN Registered Engineer                                                             2012
 f.PhD Agric. Engineering                                                        2015

Prizes, Honour, National and International Recognitions, and Grants:

a. Overall best student- Final year primary school examination                  1987
b.Post-primary school scholarship1988 – 1993
c. Post-doctoral Research Fellowship (University of Nairobi, Kenya)      2016 – 2017
d. Fellowship grant of DfID, United Kingdom for CIRCLE         2017
 e.Research Grant from Tetfund                                                     2019
 f.Award of Excellence as the facilitator of Professional Lecture SEMI event Osogbo                                                                                           Feb. 2, 2019
 g.Award of Excellence as the convener of APWEN Ogbomoso branch and program manager of the APWEN professional lecture at LAUTECHApril 10, 2019


  • Corporate Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE. (M28247)
  • Corporate Member, Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers, NIAE. (M1530/2011)
  • Corporate Member, Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (M000812)
  • Member, National Association of Women Academics, LAUTECH chapter.
  • Member, Society of Women Engineers (SWE), USA
  • Member, Institution Strengthening Program (ISP) LAUTECH
  • Member, Alumni Circle Visiting Fellow (CVF) Nigeria & Africa


  • Oladejo A.E., S.I. Manuwa and Onifade T.B. (2019): Design, Fabrication Performance of a Multi-purpose Shredder. Journal of Earth and Environmental Science. IOP Conf. Series 445 (2020)012001doi:10.1088/1755-315/445/1/012001 pp. 1-9. SJR Impact factor = 0.1
  • Orisaleye J.I. Jekayinfa S.O., Pecenka R. and Onifade T.B.(2019): Effect of Densification variables on water-resistance of corn cob briquettes, Journal of Agronomy Research Vol.17(4), pp. 1722-1734, SJR Impact factor = 0.42 SCImago.
  • Onifade T. B., Uthman F. and Iyalabani K. A. (2019): Construction of Storage Structures for Onion Bulbs for Food Security. JAET-CIGR Section VI Special issue: Journal of Innovation and Technologies for Sustainable Agricultural production & Food sufficiency, Vol. 24:2 pp 35-43. Available at  www.jaet.com.ng. SJRH Index 14 and Impact factor = 0.208.
  • Onifade T. B., Wandiga S. O., Bello I. A., Jekayinfa S. O. and Harvey P. J. (2018): Impact of Renewable Technology on Lignocellulosic Material of Palm Fruit Fibre: Strategy for Climate Change and Adaptation. Springer Journal of Climate Change, pp175-201, Germany, ISO Impact factor = 4.168
  • Taiwo A. and T.B. Onifade (2018): Carbon monoxide Content of Exhaust Emissions from Agricultural Tractor Engines: A case study of Ogbomoso, Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science (IJAEMS) vol. 4(8):622-625, ISSN: 2454-1311 available at https://dx.doi.org/10.22161/ijaems. Impact factor = 3.8.