Designation: Lecturer I
Phone: 09067535672
Gender: Male


AMOS YALA IORLIAM was born on 20th January, 1975 in Ushongo Local Government Area, Benue State. He is a Lecturer (Lecturer I) in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State.
Date of birth:..........20th January, 1975.
Place of birth:.........Aku
Permanent home address:...........LGEA Primary School, Adikpo Mbaagwa, Ushongo
Local Government Area.
Correspondence address:..........Department of Civil Engineering, University of
Agriculture, P.M.B. 2373, Makurdi.
Marital status:..........Married with two children.
Date of first appointment:..........6th September, 2006
Present rank & salary:..........Lecturer I, CONUASS 04 Step 06
Date of last promotion:............1st October, 2013
Date of confirmation: ...................13th February, 2013
State of origin:...................Benue
Phone number:............09067535672.

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK2012 till date
University of Ibadan, Ibadan. 2010
University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State.2004
Mbaanyam Day Secondary School, Waapera, Benue State.1995

PhD (in view) Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UKIn view
M.Sc. Civil Engineering 2010
B.Eng. (2nd Class Upper) Civil Engineering2004
Senior Secondary School Certificate 1995

1. Benue State Government scholarship for undergraduate studies 1998 - 2003
2. Petroleum Technology Development Fund for PhD Programme at
Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK 2012-2015

University of Agriculture, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Makurdi, Benue Sstate, Nigeria:
•Lecturer I (1st October, 2013 – Date).
•Lecturer II (12th February, 2010 – 30th September, 2012).
•Graduate Assistant (6th September, 2006 – 11th February, 2010)
•Supervision of undergraduate projects

Cognate Experience:
•Departmental Examinations Officer 2011-2012

IDS Construction Limited, Makurdi, Benue State2006

Ondo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission2006
Akure, Ondo State (NYSC).

Target Time Construction Limited,
Nyanya, Abuja (Industrial Training)2004

•Application programmes: Microsoft office
•Programming Language: AUTO CAD.


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Iorliam, A. Y., Okwu, P. and Ukya, T. J. (2013). Geotechnical Properties of Makurdi Shale Treated with Bamboo Leaf Ash. Assumption University Journal of Technology, Thailand. Vol. 16 No. 3, pp. 174-180
Iorliam, A. Y., Agbede, I. O. and Joel, M. (2012). Effect of Cement Kiln Dust (CKD) on Some Geotechnical Properties of Black Cotton Soil (BCS). Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 17, Bund. H. Oklahoma State University USA., pp. 967-977.
Amos Yala Iorliam, Isaac Olufemi Agbede, and Tersugh Jeiyol (2012). Effect of Palmyra Palm Leaf Ash on Cement Stabilization of Makurdi Shale. Leonardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies,, pp. 193-205
Iorliam, A. Y., Agbede, I. O, and Joel, M. (2012). Effect of bamboo leaf ash on cement Stabilization of Makurdi Shale for use as Flexible Pavement Construction Material. American Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research,, Vol. 3, No. 3, Pp. 166-174
Iorliam, A. Y., Obam, S. O. and Owinizi, S. A. (2012). Improvement of Black Cotton Soil with Cattle Bone Powder. American Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 175-180
Tyagher, S. T., Utsev, J. T. and A.Y. Iorliam (2012). Suitability of Groundnut Shell Ash/Lime Mixture in Production of Concrete. Nigerian Journal of Technology Research, Vol.7, No1, pp. 5-8.
Iorliam, A. Y. and Agbede, I. O. (2011). Compaction Characteristics of Igumale Shale. Global Journal of Engineering Research. Vol. 10, No 1&2, pp. 71-76.


. Civil Engineering

Research Archive

: Finite Element Analyses of Embankment Dams
Unpulished (M.Sc Thesis, University of Ibadan, Ibadan.) 2010

Analysis and Design of a Two-span Reinforced Concrete Bridge.2004
A case study of River Lessel, Benue State.
Unpublished (Final year Thesis, University of Agriculture, Makurdi).


Undergraduate courses:
1. Soil Mechanics I (2 credits), 300 level
2. Structural Mechanics I (3 credits), 300 level
3. Engineering Geology (4 Credits), 300 level
4. Geotechnical Engineering/Lab. I (2 Credits), 500 level.
5. Geotechnical Engineering II (2 Credits), 500 level

Postgraduate courses:
•Geotechnical Engineering I & II (2 credit each), PGD II

Supervised undergraduate projects:
1. Cement-Palmyra Palm Fronds Asa (PPFA) Stabilization of Makurdi Shale. B.Eng. project by by Jeiyol, Tersugh- RE/10037/07, March, 2012.
2. Stabilization of Makurdi Shale with Cement-Bamboo Leaf Ash. B.Eng. project by Okwu, Peter – RE/10048/07, March, 2012.
3The Stabilization of Makurdi Shale using Carbide Waste – Cement Admixture. B.Eng. project by Ikemba, Chukwuemeka Light- UE/10030/07, March, 2012
4. Stabilization of Makurdi Shale Using Oil-Palm Leaf Ash with Cement Mixture. B.Eng. project by Odoh, Oche- UE/10045/07, March, 2012.
5. Use of Cow Bone Powder in the Stabilization of Makurdi Shale Using Cement as Admixture. B.Eng. project by Egboja, Reuben Garba - RE/10022/07, March, 2012.
6. Stabilization of Ikpayongo Laterite using Cement-oil Palm Fibre Ash. B.Eng. project by Ahure, Tavershima - UE/10205/07, March, 2012.
7. Effect of Cement Kiln Dust (CKD) on Stabilization of Black Cotton Soil. B.Eng. project by Chior, Dondu RE/8852/06, February, 2011.
8. Effect of Cow Bone Powder (CBP) on the Stabilization of Black cotton Soil. B.Eng. project by Owinizi Atsoka Shadrach. RE/8852/06, February, 2011