Abolape Deborah AKWU


Abolape Deborah AKWU
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Email: abolaopeyemi@yahoo.co.uk
Phone:
Gender: Female

Biography

NAME:..............................................................AKWU Abolape Deborah
DATE OF BIRTH:.......................................6th July, 1983
PLACE OF BIRTH:...................................Ikirun
NATIONALITY:..........................................Nigerian
PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS .............federal housing extension,
CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS..............north bank, Makurdi, Benue State.
EMAIL:.........................................................................abolaopeyemi@yahoo.co.uk
TELEPHONE........................................................+2348055960217
MARITAL STATUS:.............................................Married
DATE OF FIRST APPOINTMENT:...........01/12/2008
DATE APPOINTMENT CONFIRMED..01/12/2014
DATE LAST PROMOTED..............................1st October 2018
PRESENT RANK ...............................................Senior Lecturer

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Discrete Mathematics, Algebra

2EDUCATION
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Ph.D in Mathematics (Discrete Mathematics) July, 2014
Thesis title: Decomposition of certain equipartite graphs into edge-disjoint sunlet graphs.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. D. O. A. Ajayi.
M.Sc in Mathematics (Abstract Algebra) July, 2008

University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria.
B. Sc in Mathematics (First Class), December, 2004.

3PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria.
Senior LecturerOct. 2018 to date
Lecturer IOct.2015 – Sept. 2018
Lecturer IIJuly 2012- Sept. 2015

University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
Assistant LecturerDec. 2008- June 2012

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.
Graduate Assistant (NYSC Scheme) Sept. 2005- Aug. 2006.


4OTHER TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED
•5th HeidelbergLaureate forum held at Heidelberg, Germany, from 24-29 September, 2017.
•Summer School on Graph limits, groups and stochastic processes held at Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics in Budapest, Hungary , August 28-September 2, 2017.
•CIMPA Research School-Laos on Graph Labelings, Hamiltonian Cycles and Graph Decompositions held at National University of Laos, Vientiane, 8-19 December, 2014.
•Computer training at Kaysoft Computer Institute, Ilorin, Kwara State- 2003.

5HONOURS
•Romberg grant for participating in 5th Heidelberg laureate forum, 2017.
•Faculty award (Faculty best graduating student)- University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, 2004.
•Departmental award (Best graduating student)- University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, 2004.
•Best graduating student in Mathematics at Kidvarc High School, Iree, Osun State, 2000.

6COURSES TAUGHT SO FAR
1.Advance topics in group theory.
2.Functional Analysis.
3.General Topology.
4.Real Analysis II.
5.Complex Analysis.
6.Abstract Algebra II.
7.Linear Algebra II.
8.Mathematical method I
9.Calculus and Trigonometry.
10.Vectors and Geometry.
11.Discrete Structures
12.Groups and Rings.
13.Ordinary Differential Equation.
14.Algebra for Agricultural Student.

Student supervision (Undergraduate project)
I have supervised over 60 B.Sc projects on topics in Algebra, Graph theory and Complex Analysis
Postgraduate supervision
I have supervised 5 M.Sc projects on topics in Graph theory and Algebra.

Memberships

A Membership of Learned Societies:
•Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS).
•Nigerian Women in Mathematics (NWM).
•Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD).
•Nigerian Association of University Women (NAUW) (Affiliate of Graduate Women International (GWI))

B Conferences attended:
•International Congress of Mathematician held at Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL, 1-9 August, 2018.
•World Meeting for Women in Mathematics (WM) held at Riocentro, BRAZIL, 31 July, 2018.
•5th Heidelberg Laureate forum held at Heidelberg, GERMANY, 24-29 September, 2017.
•Summer School on Graph limits, groups and stochastic processes held at Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics in Budapest, HUNGARY, August 28-September 2, 2017.
•36th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS) held at Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, NIGERIA, May, 2017.
•1st Biennial Conference of Nigerian Women in Mathematics (NWM) held at Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, NIGERIA, May, 2017.
•African Women in Mathematics (AWMA) forum held at African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) SENEGAL, July, 2016.
•35th Annual conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS) held at Federal University of Technology, Minna, NIGERIA, May, 2016.
•CIMPA Research School-Laos on Graph Labelings, Hamiltonian Cycles and Graph Decompositions held at National University of Laos, Vientiane, LAOS, 8-19 December, 2014.
•Annual Conference of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria held at
University of Ilorin, Ilorin, NIGERIA, September, 2014.
•29th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS) held at Lagos State University, Lagos, NIGERIA, July, 2010.
•28th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS) held at University of Ilorin, Ilorin, NIGERIA, 2009.

Publications

IBook
1A. D. Akwu and O. Oyewumi, International Book Series of Mathematical Combinatorics, Vol 1, 2018. ISBN: 987-1-59973-558-0.

IIJournal Articles

2A. D. Akwu and O. Oyewumi, -decompositions of the tensor product of complete graphs, submitted.
3O. Oyewumi and A. D. Akwu, On 1RJ moves in cartesian product graphs, International Journal of Mathematical Combinatorics 4, 26-37, 2018.
4M. E. Otene, A. D. Akwu and O. Oyewumi, On isomorphism theorems of Neutrosophic R-modules, International Journal of Mathematical Combinatorics 4, 18-25, 2018.
5O. Oyewumi, A. D. Akwu and T. I. Azer, Path decomposition number of certain graphs, Open Journal of Discrete Mathematics, in press
6A. D. Akwu and O. Oyewumi, Motion Planning in Certain Lexicographic product graphs, International Journal of Mathematical Combinatorics 1, 146-153, 2018.
7A. D. Akwu and O. Oyewumi, decompositions of the tensor product of complete graphs, Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing, in press.
8B. O. Ben, A. D. Akwu and C. E. Okorie, Superiority of Graph theoretic approach to Vogel’s approximation in solving unbalanced transportation problem, International Journal of Scientific and Innovative Mathematical Research, 6(5), 19-29, 2018.
9O. J. Ben, A. D. Akwu and T. T. Ashezua, Graph contraction technique as an alternative approach to solving balanced transportation problem, Academic Journal of Applied Mathematical Sciences, 4(5), 34-42, 2018.
10A. D. Akwu and D. O. A. Ajayi, Decomposing certain equipartite graphs into sunlet graphs of length 2p, AKCE International Journal of Graphs and Combinatorics, 13, 267-271, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kce.2016.08.001.
11A. D. Akwu, On Strongly Sum Difference Quotient Labeling of one-point union of graphs, Chain and corona graphs, AL. I. CUZA, DIN IASI Mathematica, Tomul LXI, 2015.
DOI: 10.2478/aicu-2014-0026.
12 A. D. Akwu and D. O. A. Ajayi, On product cordial labeling of graphs, International Journal of Combinatorics Graph Theory and Applications, 6, 85-97, 2013.
13A. D. Akwu and D. O. A. Ajayi, Symmetric Hamilton Cycle Decomposition of complete Graphs plus a 1-Factor, International Journal of Mathematical Combinatorics Vol.3 (2013), 91-95.
14A. D. Akwu and D. O. A. Ajayi, Sunlet decomposition of certain equipartite graphs, International Journal of Combinatorics, 2013.
15 M. A. Ganiyu, F. M. Jimoh, A. D. Akwu, Solvability of a normal subgroups in relation to its character degrees, Journal of Natural Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol 11 (1), 1-10, 2012.
16A. A. A. Agboola, O. T. Oyebo, A. D. Akwu, Neutrosophic group, International Journal of Mathematical Combinatorics, Vol. 6, 2012.
17A. D. Akwu, M. A. Ganiyu, M. Jimoh, On certain sufficient conditions for a function to be close-to-convex function, Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics, Vol. 20, 505-510, 2012.
18A. A. A. Agboola, A. D. Akinola, O. Y. Oyebola, Neutrosophic Rings I, International Journal of Mathematical Combinatorics Vol 4, 2011.
19A. D. Akinola, On iterated integral transform of caratheodory functions and close-to-convex function, Journal of Physical Sciences and Innovation, Vol 3, 2011.
20A. D. Akinola and M. A. Ganiyu, On close to convex function and univalent function, International Journal of Engineering and Mathematical Intelligence, 2, 1-3, 2011.
21A. D. Akinola, Decomposition of into sunlet graphs, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Vol. 2, 2011.
22A. D. Akinola, On subgroup of a finite p- groups, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Vol. 2, 2011.

IIIRefereed Conference Proceedings
23D. O. Ajayi and A. D. Akwu, Complete bipartite graphs are totally antimagic. Perspectives and Develpoments in Mathematics, Proceedings of Conference in Honour of Professor S. A. Ilori, University of Ibadan, Ibadan 93-100 (2015).
24 A. A. A. Agboola, A. D. Akinola, O. Y. Oyebola, Neutrosophic Rings I, proceedings of Conference on Multi space and Multi structure, Beijing, 2013.

IV Preprints:
25A. D. Akwu and D. O. A. Ajayi, On totally antimagic total labelling of complete bipartite graph. arXiv:1601.02112v1 [math.CO] 9 Jan 2016.
26D. O. A. Ajayi and A. D. Akwu, Totally antimagic total labelling of ladders, prisms and generalised Petersen graphs. arXiv: 1609.04299v1 [math. CO] 4 Sep. 2016.

VResearch Projects/ Thesis
27A. D. Akinola: (2014) ``Decomposition of certain equipartite graphs into edge-disjoint sunlet graphs.” Ph.D. Thesis. Supervisor: Dr. D. O. A. Ajayi.
28A. D. Akinola: (2008) ``On abelian subgroups of p-groups” M.Sc (Abstract Algebra) project . Supervisor: Dr. M. E. Enioluwafe.
29A. D. Akinola: (2004). ``On close-to-convex function” B.Sc (Complex Analysis).

Specializations

Discrete Mathematics, Algebra

Research Archive

CURRENT RESEARCH AND EXTENSION
•Resolvable directed cycle decomposition of
•Decomposition of tensor product graphs into cycles of even length.
•Outer connected vertex edge dominating set of product graphs.

Responsibilities

COURSES TAUGHT SO FAR
1.Advance topics in group theory.
2.Functional Analysis.
3.General Topology.
4.Real Analysis II.
5.Complex Analysis.
6.Abstract Algebra II.
7.Linear Algebra II.
8.Mathematical method I
9.Calculus and Trigonometry.
10.Vectors and Geometry.
11.Discrete Structures
12.Groups and Rings.
13.Ordinary Differential Equation.
14.Algebra for Agricultural Student.

Student supervision (Undergraduate project)
I have supervised over 60 B.Sc projects on topics in Algebra, Graph theory and Complex Analysis
Postgraduate supervision
I have supervised 5 M.Sc projects on topics in Graph theory and Algebra.

7SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY
1.Member of College of Science Journal Committee, April, 2018.
2.Entertainment/Protocol Committee Chairperson for Nigerian Mathematical Society conference held at University of Agriculture, Makurdi, May, 2017.
3.Member of College Standing Committee on Examination results at University of Agriculture, Makurdi, May 2015.
4.Secretary to the departmental postgraduate board at University of Agriculture, Makurdi, 2015 till date.
5.400 Level students academic staff adviser at Department of Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science, University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
6.Member of departmental option coordinators at Department of Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science, University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
7.Students project supervisor (undergraduate and postgraduate) at University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
8.Member of Departmental welfare committee at University of Agriculture, Makurdi, 2013-2015.
9.Departmental registration officer, First semester 2012/2013 session at University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
10.Member of Departmental curriculum review committee at University of Agriculture, Makurdi, June, 2013.
11.Departmental Examination registration officer, 2011/2012, 2012/2013 at University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
12.Departmental board secretary (Mathematics Department) at University of Agriculture, Abeokuta- 2009-2012.
13.Secretary to the departmental budgetary committee at University of Agriculture, Abeokuta- 2009-2012.
14.Course coordinator for Algebra, Calculus and Trigonometry courses which has over 1000 number of students at University of Agriculture, Abeokuta- 2009-2012.