Engr. Dr. O. I. Ojo


Name:Engr. Dr.  OJO Olumuyiwa Idowu
Marital Status:Married
Phone Number:+2348139372402
Email Address:oiojo@latech.edu.ng
Present Rank:Reader
Area of Specialization:Soil and Water Conservation Engineering


Higher Educational Institutions Attended with Dates:

a. St. Gabriel Secondary High School, Ibadan, Nigeria1983 – 1988
 b.University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria1990 – 1997
 c.University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria2001 – 2003
 d.Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa2009 – 2012

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

Academic Qualifications
a. West African School Certificate (WASC)1988
b.Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng) Agricultural Engineering  1997
 c.Master of Science M.Sc. in Agricultural Engineering 2003
 d.Registered Engineer with COREN2006
 e.Doctor of Technology (PhD) in Civil Engineering2013

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

a. Best Final students’ project. Dept. of Agric. Engrg. Unilorin1996
b.Graduate Engineer of the Year by the Nigerian Society of Engineers 1999
c.Mashav State of Israel / Nigerian Technical Cooperation Fellowship Award for Professional Advancement                  2007
d. TETFund Award for Postgraduate Studies: PhD / DTech. Civil Engineering at Tshwane University of Technology South Africa2009


  • Graduate Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE (M003149, Oct 1999)
  • Corporate Member, Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers, MNIAE (M838, May 2002)
  • Associate Member, Institute of Agricultural Engineers, IAgrE UK (7988, May 2005)
  • Registered Agricultural Engineer, COREN (Reg. No. 12969, June 2006)
  • Member, Water Institute of South Africa, WISA (M24357, June 2010)
  • Member, American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers, ASABE            (M10294416, July 2010)


  • Ojo, O. I., Awujoola, O. O., and Ilunga, M. F. (2021). Flood and Erosion Risk assessment mapping. W. Leal Filho et al. (ed.), Handbook of Climate Change Management, Springer, Cham, Springer Nature SWITZERLAND AG 202, Online ISBN 978-3-319-71025-9, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22759-3_174-1,
  • Ojo, O. I., Oke, P. O., and Ilunga, M. F. (2021). Impact assessment of rainfall variability on cowpea (vigna unguiculata) yield in southwestern Nigeria. W. Leal Filho et al. (ed.), Handbook of Climate Change Management, Springer, Cham, Springer Nature SWITZERLAND AG 202, Online ISBN 978-3-319-71025-9, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22759-3_147-1,
  • Ojo, O. I. & Ilunga, M. F. (2021). Use of Geoinformatics Techniques for the Assessment and Mapping of Soil Salinity: Concepts and Applications, Book: Natural Resources Management and Biological. P 1-18, Book editor: Rustamov. INTECH Open science books. CROATIA. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.92443;
  • Ojo, O. I., Olaniyan, A. O., Gbadegesin, A. S., and Ilunga, M. F. (2019). Assessment of Climatic Variability Effect on Millet Production and Yield. W. Leal Filho (ed.), Handbook of Climate Change Resilience, Springer, Cham, Springer Nature SWITZERLAND AG 2019, Online ISBN 978-3-319-71025-9, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71025-9_188-1,
  • Ojo, O. I., Olonnu, J. O., Ilunga, M. F. (2019): Geospatial Analysis of Rainfall and Temperature Variations Effect on Maize (Zea Mays) Yield. In: Leal Filho W., Leal-Arcas R. (eds);University Initiatives in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. Springer Publisher, Cham. SWITZERLAND. Print ISBN 978-3-319-89589-5, Print ISBN 978-3-319-89589-5, Online ISBN 978-3-319-89590-1, Earth and Environmental Science eBook Packages, DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-89590-1_14;
  • Ojo, O. I. and Ilunga, M. F. (2018): Geospatial Analysis for Irrigated Land Assessment, Modeling and Mapping. Book: Multi-purposeful Application of Geospatial Data. Book editor: Dr. Rustam B. Rustamov. INTECH Open science books. CROATIA. http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.73314;
  • Ojo, O. I., Ochieng, G. M. and Otieno, F. A. O. (2012): Assessment of water logging and salinity problems in South Africa: an overview of the Vaal-Harts irrigation scheme in the book titled “Water and society”. ISBN: 978-1-84564-556-4, WIT press, UK;
  • Oriola, K. O., Oru, D. and Ojo, O. I. (2012): Cassava Processing Wastes Evaluation in Delta State, Nigeria the book titled “Building a non-oil export-based economy for Nigeria: the potential of value-added products from agricultural residues” Edited by Prof Jekayinfa, published by CuvillierVerlag, Bonn. Germany. 2012. ISBN 978-86955-937-7;