Biography A.FULL NAME: Engr Dr. OBAM, Sylvester Ogah
B.POSTAL ADDRESS: Department of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
University of Agriculture Makurdi
P.M.B. 2373, Makurdi, Nigeria (Email:
C.PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS: C/O Mrs Ladi O. Obam
Benue State University Makurdi, Nigeria
E.PLACE OF BIRTH: Oyiwo-Ainu, Oju Local
Government Area, Benue State, Nigeria
F.DATE OF BIRTH: July 7, 1966
G.MARITAL STATUS: Married and has five children
QUALIFICATIONS, DEGREES AND AWARDS WITH DATES:
1.B. Eng (Civil Engineering); University of Nigeria Nsukka, June 1988
2.M. Eng (Structural Engineering); University of Nigeria Nsukka, June 1998
3.PhD (Structural Engineering); University of Nigeria Nsukka, March 2007
4.National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Merit Award, August 1989
5.Aadoga Welfare Association (Makurdi Branch) Merit Award, April 2015
6.Ainu House Wives Association (Oju) Merit Award, December 2015
7.Catholic Women Organisation of Nigeria (CWO), Catholic Diocese of Makurdi, Certificate of Honour, May 2018
J.APPOINTMENTS HELD AND WORKING EXPERIENCE WITH DATES:
1.Leader, Corps Engineers, October 1988-August 1989; National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Lafia, Nigeria
2.Resident Engineer, September 1989-April 1990; National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Benue State, Nigeria
3.Lecturer III, 1991-1993; Benue State Polytechnic Ugbokolo, Nigeria
4.Lecturer II, 1993-1996; Benue State Polytechnic Ugbokolo, Nigeria
5.Lecturer I, 1996-2000; Benue State Polytechnic Ugbokolo, Nigeria
6.Lecturer II, 2000-2004; University of Agriculture Makurdi, Nigeria
7.Lecturer I, 2004-2010; University of Agriculture Makurdi, Nigeria
8.Senior Lecturer, 2010-2013; University of Agriculture Makurdi, Nigeria
9.Associate Professor, 2013-Date; University of Agriculture Makurdi, Nigeria
10.Associate Professor, 2017; Sabbatical, Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) Calabar, Nigeria
11. Departmental Postgraduate Coordinator, 2018-Date; Department of Civil Engineering, University of Agriculture Makurdi, Nigeria
Memberships MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH BODIES
1.Member, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN); December 2009
2.Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE); August 2014
3.Member, International Research and Development Institute Uyo, Nigeria; October 2009
4.Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Engineering and Energy Research Abuja, Nigeria; May 2013
1.OBAM S. O. (2007): Mathematical Models for the Optimization of Mechanical Properties of Rice Husk Ash Concrete. Thesis Submitted to the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nigeria Nsukka, March, 2007.
2.OBAM S. O. And OSADEBE N. N. (2005): Optimization of Strength of
Light Weight Aggregate Concrete; A Case Study for Palm Kernel Shell. Journal of Science and Technology Research, Uyo-Nigeria, 4, 27-32.
3.OBAM S. O. And OSADEBE N. N. (2006): Optimization of the Compressive Strength of Rice Husk Ash Pozzolan Concrete. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Studies, Duncan Science Journals, Calabar-Nigeria, 2, 51-57.
4.OBAM S. O. (2006): The Accuracy of Scheffe’s Third-Degree over Second-Degree Optimization Regression. Nigeria Journal of Technology, College of Engineering, University of Nigeria Nsukka, 25(2-5), 25-31.
5.OBAM S. O. And O. S. AUDU-WAR (2007): The Use of Coconut Shell Fibers in Sandcrete Composites; Nigerian Journal of Industrial and System Studies; Besade Publishing Press; Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria; 5(4), 1-5.
6.OSADEBE N. N. And OBAM, S. O. (2007): Improvement in the Properties of Concrete by Partial Substitution of Portland Cement with Rice Husk Ash. Journal of Research in Engineering, University of Uyo, Nigeria, 4(1), 6-20.
7.OBAM S. O. (2007): Prediction of Flexural Strength of Rice Husk Ash. NSE Technical Transactions journal, Lagos-Nigeria, 42(1), 66-79.
8.TSAGHER S.T., AKPEN G. D. and OBAM S. O. (2007): Causes of Structural Failure of Buildings in Nigeria. Global Journal of Engineering Research, http;//www.ajol.info, 6(2), 133-136.
9. OBAM S. O. And O. S. AUDU-WAR (2008): The Effect of Fermented Cassava Wastewater on some Engineering Properties of Cement and Concrete. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, University of Agriculture Makurdi, 15 (1 & 2), 62-67.
10.AGBEDE I. O. and OBAM S. O. (2008): Compressive Strength of Rice Husk Ash-Cement Sandcrete Blocks. Global Journal of Engineering Research, http;//www.ajol.info, 7(1), 43-46.
11.OBAM S. O. and IYORLIAM A. Y. (2011): Engineering Properties of Clay-Rice Husk Ash Composites. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Centre for Research and Innovations, Minna-Nigeria, www.cenresinpub.org., 3, 38-44.
12. OBAM S. O. and TSAGHER S. T. (2013): Pozzolanicity and some Engineering Properties of Rice Husk Ash. Global Journal of Engineering Research, http;//www.ajol.info, 12(1-5), 45-49.
13.OBAM S. O. and OGBO E.H. (2013): Experimental Investigation of Palm Frond Ash as an Alternative of Portland Cement in concrete. Journal of Engineering and Energy Research, International Sustainability Development Research Centre, Abuja-Nigeria, www.isdrcjournals.com, 3(1), 1-6.
14.OBAM S. O. and UGAMA T. I. (2014): The Effects of Size of Crushed Rock Aggregate on Some Strength Properties of Concrete. Journal of Research in Engineering, University of Nigeria Nsukka, 11(2), 50-55.
15.OBAM O. and KASSER T. (2014): Comparison of the Direct and Indirect Methods of Measuring Flexural Strength of Concrete; A Case Study of Concrete Made from Crushed Granite Aggregate. Journal of Physical Science and Innovations, www.cenresinpub.org, 6(2), 48-54.
FOREIGN BASED JOURNALS:
16.OBAM S. O. (2003): Properties and Use of Elephant-Grass Fiber As Reinforcement in Concrete and Cement Composite. African Journal of Engineering Research, Addis Ababa-Ethiopia, 1(1& 2), 16-18.
17.OBAM S. O. (2009): A Mathematical Model for Optimization of Strength of Concrete; A Case Study for the Shear Modulus of Rice Husk Ash Concrete. Journal of Industrial Engineering International, Islamic Azad University Tehran-Iran, 5(9), 76-84.
18.OBAM S. O. (1910): Comparison of Optimization Models Advanced By H.Scheffe and N. N. Osadebe. International Journal of Engineering Science, Pan-African Book company, Accra-Ghana, 2(6), 128-137.
19.IORLIAM A. Y., OBAM S. O. and OWINIZI S. A. (2012): Improvement of Black Cotton Soil with Cattle-bone Powder. American Journal of Science and Industrial Research, www.scihub.org/AJSIR, 3(3), 175-180.
20.OBAM S. O. (2012): Properties of Saw-dust, Paper and Starch Composite Ceiling Board. American Journal of Science and Industrial Research, www.scihub.org/AJSIR, 3(5), 300-304.
21.OBAM S. O. (2013): Comparative Study of Some Engineering Properties of Locally Manufactured and Foreign PVC Ceiling Panels. International Journal of Research and Advancement in Engineering Science, Center for Advanced Training and Research in Association with MPYRAA, Bue, South West Region, Cameroon, 3(1), 137-141.
22.OBAM O. (2014): Comparison of Some Strength Properties of Concrete Made from Reclaimed Aggregates and Crushed Granite Aggregate. The International Journal of Engineering and Science, India, www.theijes.com, 3(9), 1-6.
23.OBAM O., ORIE O. and OGBO E. H. (2014): Some Engineering Properties of Concrete Made from Digiteria Husk Ash and Ordinary Portland Cement Blend. Australian Journal of Engineering Research, www.scie.org.au, 1(3), 45-51.
24.OBAM S. O. and TAKU K. J. (2015): Comparison of Some Engineering Properties of Aluminium Roof Sheets Manufactured in Nigeria and China. International Journal of Engineering and Computer Science, www.ijecs.in, 4(5), 120-124.
25.OBAM O. and OGBO E. H. (2015): Comparative Study of Some Engineering Properties of Teak, Mahogany and Agba Structural Timbers in Makurdi, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Science and Technology, www.journalajst.com, 6(5), 1570-1583.
26.OBAM S. O. and ODALEJE O. N. (2015): Structural and Dimensional Properties of Burnt-Bricks Produced at Oju, Nigeria. International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Applied Science, www.IJSEAS.COM, 1(8), 298-310.
27.OBAM O. and ORIE O. (2015): Effect of Rice Husk Ash and Saw Dust Ash Blend on the Compressive Strength of Sandcrete Blocks. Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Science, USA, www.jeteas.scholarlinkresearch.com, 6(6), 383-386.
28.OBAM O. and EJEMBI L. E. (2016): Strength Characteristics of Hollow Sandcrete Blocks Produced in Wadata-Makurdi, Nigeria. Internal Journal of Current Trends in Engineering Research, India, www.ijcter.com, 2(5), 181-187.
29.OBAM O. and FAGBOHUN I. A. (2016). Impact Energy and Flexural Strength Characteristics of Wire-mesh and Steel Fibres Ferrocement Roof Panels. International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Applied Science, www.IJSEAS.COM, 2(6), 326-338.
30.OBAM O. (2016): Effect of Curing Methods on the Compressive Strength of Concrete. International Journal of Engineering and Computer Science, www.ijecs.in, 5(7), 17161-17171.
31.OBAM O. and KASSER T. (2016). Investigation into the Structural Properties of Sugar-cane Bagasse Fiber in Concrete Matrix. International Journal of Engineering and Robot Technology, www.ijerobot.com, 3(1). 1-6.
32.Obam, S. O. and Nwaogwu, M. A. (2017). Failure of building caused by unstable soil; A case study of Atanu village, Nigeria. World Wide Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, www.wwjmrd.com, 3(9), 282-286.
Specializations Structural Engineering
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