Engr. Prof. A. Taiwo


1. PERSONAL DATA

Name:Engr. Prof TAIWO  AdewunmI
Sex:Male
Marital Status:Married
Nationality:Nigerian
Phone Number:+2348033892831
Email Address:ataiwo@lautech.edu.ng
Present Rank:Professor
Area of Specialization:Power and Machinery

2. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Higher Educational Institutions Attended with Dates:

 a.Florida A& M University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA1974 – 1975
 b.California State Polytechnic University, Pomona California, USA1975 – 1980
 c.University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria1982 – 1984
 d.University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria2001 – 2010

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

Academic Qualifications
a. B.Sc. (Hons) Agricultural Engineering1980
 b.M.Sc. (Agricultural Engineering) with Specialization in Power and Machinery1984
 c.Ph.D. (Agricultural Engineering) with Specialization in Power and Machinery2010
 dRegistered Engineer, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Registration No. R4092  1990

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

a. Recipient of Alpha Kappa Miew (AKM) Honours Award of the Florida A&M University.                                                      1975
b. Two-Time Outstanding Achievement Awardee of the Nigerian Student Union of South East California, U.S.A.                                                1976, 1978
 c.Recipient of the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) grant for National Research work on ‘Production of Cassava Chips and Utilization of Peels as Energy Source in Animal Feed Production.’                                                  2005
 d.Certificated Nominee, Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, (Eighth Edition).                                                                        2005-2006
e. Foundation Technical Secretary Award of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Ogbomoso branch.                                                        2016

3. MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

 a.Corporate Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Membership No: 02510                                                    July 1987             
 b.Corporate Member, Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (NIAE) Membership No: M153/1985           March 1985
 c.Member, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineer (ASABE) Membership No: 0132636     December 1978 
 d.Member, Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIe).                    July 2012

4. FIVE MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Taiwo, A.(2016) ‘Evaluation of a Twin-Fluid Nozzle for Precision Air-Assisted Agro-Chemical Application’ Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Engineering and Technology Research of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria. February 23-25, 2016.
  • Taiwo, A. (2015)’Heavy Metal Content and Human Health Implications of Some Vegetables Irrigated with Waste Water in Takoradi Metropolis, Western Region, Ghana’. Proceedings of Humbolt Kolegg International Conference, Ogbomoso. Oyo State. Nigeria. January 13-16, 2015.
  • Taiwo, A. (2014) ‘Fuel Consumption Pattern of Some Selected Tillage Systems on the Atabadzi Soil Series of Ghana’. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Engineering and Research of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria. August 5-7, 2014.
  • Taiwo, A., Otoo, E.A. (2013) “Accelerating Decomposition Rate of Fresh Faecal Materials from a Farrow-to-Finish Swine Farm with Black Soldier Fly Larvae (Hermetia illucens)” Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Kansas City, Missouri, USA. July 21-24, 2013.Paper No.1588509.
  • Taiwo, A. (2013), “Effect of Swirl Chamber Geometric Configuration on the Spray Cone Angle Characteristics of a Swirl Nozzle for Use on Equipment for Teaching Chemical Pesticide Application Technology” Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the American Society of Agricultural and biological Engineers. Kansas City, Missouri, USA. July 21-24, 2013. Paper No. 131594839.