Prof. Geoffrey Bem NYIOR


Prof. Geoffrey Bem NYIOR
Designation: Professor
Email: gbnyior2003@yahoo.co.uk
Phone: 08037015479
Gender: Male

Biography

1. Name NYIOR Geoffrey Bem
2. Date and Place of Birth: 19/08/1964 at Uyoo –Nanev
3. Nationality: Nigerian
4. L.G.A.: Kwande
5. Permanent Home Address: C/o St Ann’s Parish, Adikpo, Benue
State.
6. Present Address: Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
Federal University of Agriculture,
Makurdi.
7. Email/GSM No. gbnyior2003@yahoo.co.uk;
08037015479
8. Marital Status: Married.
9. Number and Ages of Children: 5 Children- 12,10,8,6 & 3 years
respectively.
10. Current Rank and Salary: Professor, CONUASS 7/6
11. Educational Institutions Attended with Dates:
i) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 2004 – 2008
ii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 1990 – 1995
iii) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 1983 – 1987
iv) School of Basic Studies, A.B.U., Zaria 1982 – 1983
v) Mt. St. Gabriel’s Sec. Sch., Makurdi 1976 – 1981
vi) St. Ann’s Primary Sch., Adikpo 1971 – 1976
12. Academic Qualifications Obtained with Dates:
i) PhD Metallurgical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – 2008
ii) M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - 1995
iii) B.Eng. Metallurgical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – 1987
iv) IJMB A’ Level, School of Basic Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – 1983
v) General Certificate of Education (GCE), Mt. St. Gabriel’s Sec. Sch., Makurdi –
1981
13. Working Experience
i) Professor, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, 2014 to date
ii) Professor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 2013 - 2014
iii) Visiting Researcher on Sabbatical leave, National Metallurgical Development
Center, Jos, 2011 - 2012
iv) Reader, Ahmadu Bello University, 2010
v) Senior Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 2007 – 2010
vi) Lecturer I, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 2001 – 2007
vii) Lecturer II, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1995 – 2001
viii) Asst. Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1989 – 1995
ix) Physics/Mathematics Teacher, St Francis Sec. Sch. Ikot-Ataku, Eket (NYSC), 1987-
1988
x) Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme I, Makeri Smelting Company, Jos,
1985
xi) Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme II, Nigerian Spanish Engineering
Company, Kano, 1986
14. TEACHING EXPERIENCES
a. UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING
COURSES TAUGHT/EXAMINED
i. Material Science ,
ii. Mechanical Metallurgy 1
iii. Mechanical Metallurgy II
iv. Fundamentals of Materials Testing
iv. Metallurgical Analysis II
v. Mechanical Working of Metals I
vi. Mechanical Working of Metals II
b. POST GRADUATE TEACHING
i. Advanced Metal Working
ii. Fracture Mechanics and Failure Analysis
iii. Experimental Techniques (Stress Analysis)
iv. Environmental Impact Assessment
v. Advanced Structure and Properties of Materials
vi. Advanced Composite Materials
vii. Advanced Phase Transformation
viii. Advanced Powder Metallurgy
c. POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION:
i Aigbodion Victor Sunday (Ph.D/ENG/10949/2007-2008) Development of Al-Cu-
Mg/Bagasse Ash Particulate Composites, Completed 2010
ii. Isah, Lawrence Anthony (Ph.D/ENG/01886/2006-07), Evaluation of Mahogany
(Khaya) Seed Oil as Austempering Medium for the Austempering of Ductile Iron –
2011
iii. Alemaka, Emmanuel (Ph.D/Env. Des/17310/2007-08), Design and Fabrication of
Foot Bellows for Glass Bead Making Furnace - 2015
iv. Oghenevweta, Erhuvwu Joseph (M.Sc/ENG/04812/2008-2009), The Potentials of
Maize Stalk Ash as Reinforcement in Polymer Matrix Particulate Composite – 2012
v. Gaminana, Jimoh Ohinoyi (M.Sc/ENG/05396/2006-07), Evaluation of Tribological
Characteristics of Neemseed and Tigernut Oils for Industrial applications – 2011
vi. Yakubu, Onimisi Hassan (M.Sc/ENG/12822/2010 -2011), Effect of Iron and
lubrication on edge cracking propensity in cold-rolled commercial Aluminium alloy
8011 – 2015
vii. Olaleye Jamiu Olaniyi (M.Sc/ENG/11585/2010-2011), Suitability of some fatty acid
based oils in drilling operation of plain carbon steel – 2016
Viii. Oji Ochea Emmanuel (M.Sc/ENG/14068/2010-2011), Failure Analysis of locally
produced grinding plate used in gold ore beneficiation process – 2015
iX. Nwabufoh Micheal Nebolisa (M.Sc/ENG/01731/2010-2011), Development and
characterization Al-Cu-Mg/periwinkle ash particulate composite for wear
applications – 2016
X. Tile Joseph, The Development and Evaluation of Some Properties of Raffia palm
fibre/groundnut shell particulate/epoxy hybrid Composite - 2018
16. ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES UNIVERSITY/FACULTY/DEPARTMENT
i Member Budget Monitoring Committee, University of
Agriculture, Makurdi 2017 –
Ii Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Examination
Results, University of Agriculture, Makurdi 2015 -
Iii Member University of Agriculture Makurdi Senate 2014 –
iv. Dept’l Rep. Fac. Standing Committee 2012 – 2013
v. Member University housing allocation committee 2004- 2006
vi. Departmental SIWES Officer 1997-2002, 2007 - 2011
vii Departmental Examination Officer 1998 – 2005
viii. Departmental Registration Officer 1991-1994

Memberships

Fellow, Nigerian Metallurgical Society (MNMS)
Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE)
Registered Engineer (COREN)

Publications

PUBLICATIONS
a PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS
i. NYIOR G.B., and Dauda E.T. (2000): Evaluation of Vegetable Oils as Lubricants in
Deep-drawing Operations, Nigerian Journal of Engineering, Vol.8, No.2: P84 – 89.
Faculty of Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
ii. NYIOR G.B. and Dauda E.T. (2001): Evaluation of some vegetable oils as lubricants
in cold extrusion of steel, Science forum- Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences,
Vol.4, No.1: P106 – 112. School of Science & Science Education, Abubakar Tafawa
Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria.
iii. NYIOR G.B. and Dauda E.T. (2002): Effect of Varying Stress Amplitude on the
fatigue resistance of Aladja ST60-0 Steel, Nigerian Journal of Engineering, Vol.10
No.1, pp131 – 136. Faculty of Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
iv Dauda E.T.; NYIOR G.B.; Oloche O.B. & Mudiare E. (2004): The effect of nitric acid
in phosphating mild steel components, The Nigerian Journal of Research and
production, Vol.4, No.3, pp39-43, March 2004. Enugu State University of Science
and Technology, Enugu.
v. Dauda E.T.; NYIOR G.B.; Mohammed R.A. (2005): Quenching effects of water and
brine on the hardening properties of plain carbon steels, The Academic Forum,
Vol. 9, No. 4, pp 98-101. Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Nnamdi Azikiwe
Univesity, Awka
vi. NYIOR G.B.; Enegela, P.O., Dauda E.T.; Mohammed R.A. (2006): Improving some
mechanical properties of aluminium bronze via siliconizing, Journal of Engineering
and Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp 37-44, Faculty of Technology, Bayero University,
Kano.
Vii NYIOR G.B., Oyinlola A.K., Oloche O.B., & Hassan S.B. (2006): An evaluation of
reinforcing steel bars produced by Universal Steel Company, Lagos – Nigeria, The
Anchor- journal of general studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp 102 – 107, Division of General
Studies, University of Abuja.
Viii NYIOR G.B., Oyinlola A.K., Hassan S.B., & Aponbiede O. (2006): An evaluation of
reinforcing steel bars produced by Federated Steel Company, Otta – Nigeria,
International journal of Science & Laboratory Technology, Vol. 6, pp 39 – 44, Glass
Technology, Department of Industrial Design, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
ix NYIOR G.B.; Oyinlola A.K.; Oloche O.B. & Hassan S.B. (2007): An investigation into
some properties of reinforcing steel bars manufactured by Nigeria Spanish
engineering company, Kano, Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 2,
pp 1 – 6. Faculty of Technology, Bayero University, Kano.
x Hassan S.B., Dauda E.T, NYIOR G.B. & Mohammed R.A. (2007): Evaluation of local
vegetable oils as quenchants for hardening process in grey cast iron, Journal of
Applied Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 7, No.2, pp 13-21.
xi. Hassan S.B., Mohammed R.A., NYIOR G.B., Dauda E.T. (2008): The effect of nickel
additions on microstructure and mechanical properties of as-cast and
austempered ductile cast iron, Nigerian Journal of Engineerig, Vol. 14 No. 1, 26-33
xii V.S. Aigbodion, S.B. Hassan, T. Ause and G.B. NYIOR (2010): Potential Utilization
of Solid Waste (Bagasse Ash), Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization &
Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp67 – 77.
xiii Aigbodion V.S., Hassan S.B., NYIOR G.B., & Ause T. (2010): Effect of Bagasse ash
reinforcement on the wear behaviour of Al-Cu-Mg/Bagasse ash particulate
composites, Acta Metallugical Sinica, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp 81-89, www.amse.org.cn.
Xiv E.T Dauda, S.B. Hassan, O. Aponbiede, G.B. Nyior, & R.A. Mohammed (2010) The
Assessment of Microstructure and Hardness Characteristics of Some Welded Low
Carbon Steels, Nigerian Journal Of Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp 67- 73.
Xv P.A. Ihom, G.B. Nyior, M.U. Suleiman, & G.Z. Ibrahim, (2011) Improving Surface
Hardness of Steel Using Rice Husk Waste, Nigerian Journal of Tropical Engineering,
Vol. 7, No. 2, pp 107- 115
xvi Hassan, S.B., Oghenevweta E.J., & Nyior G.B, (2011) Physical and Thermal
Behaviour of Maize Stalk Ash Particulate/Polyester Composites, Journal of
Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Vol. 6. No. 1, pp 41 - 48
xvii P.A. Ihom, G.B. Nyior, & M. Ambayin (2012) Surface Hardness Improvement of
Mild Carbon Steel Using Arecaceae Waste Flower Droppings, The Pacific Journal
of Science and Technology, Vol.13, No.1, pp 133 – 138.
xviii Ihom P.A., Suleiman U., Mohammed D., & Nyior G.B., (2012) Impact of Swelling
Indices of Sokoto Clays on the Moulding Properties of the Clays in Sand Mixtures,
Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization and Engineering, Vol. 11, pp 1050
– 1054.
xix Ihom P.A., Suleiman M.U., Nyior G.B. & Ogbodo J. (2012) Precipitation Hardening
Characteristics of Aluminium Matrix – Glass Reinforced Composite, Novus Journal
of Analytical Innovations, Vol.1, No. 3, pp 10 – 18.
xx Ihom P.A., Nyior G.B., Alabi O.O., Anbua E.E., Ogbodo J. & Segun S. (2012) Solid
Waste Management: The Use of Broken Waste Bottles as Reinforcement Agent
for Aluminium Matrix Composite, International Journal of Science and Technology,
Vol. 1, No. 10, pp 546 – 551
xxi Ihom A. Paul, Nyior, G. Bem, Nor- Iv, Justine, Segun Solaogun, Ogbodo Joy (2012)
Evaluation of the Corrosion Resistance of Aluminium Alloy Matrix/2.5% Particulate
Glass Reinforced Composite in Various Media, International Journal of Science and
Technology, Vol. 1, No. 10, pp 560 – 568
xxii Ihom A.P., Nyior G.B., Nor I.J., Ogbodo N.J., (2013), Investigation of Egg Shell
Waste as an Enhancer in the Carburization of Mild Steel, American Journal of
Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp 29 – 33
xxiii S.B. Hassan, J.E. Oghenevweta, G.B. Nyior, V.S. Aigbodion (2013), The effect of
Vacuum Carbonisation of Waste Maize Stalk on the Thermal Resistance of
Polyester/Maize Stalk Particulate Composites, Plastic and Polymer
Technology (PAPT), Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp 68 - 76
xxiv J. E. Oghenevweta, V. S. Aigbodion, G. B. Nyior, F. Asuke (2016) Mechanical
properties and microstructural analysis of Al-Si-Mg/carbonized maize stalk
waste particulate composites. Journal of King Saud University – Engineering
Sciences, 28, 222 - 229
xxv Nyior, G.B., Aye, S.A. and Tile, S.E. (2018) Study of Mechanical Properties of Raffia
Palm Fibre/Groundnut Shell Reinforced Epoxy Hybrid Composites. Journal of
Minerals and Materials Characterisation and Engineering, 6, 179 – 192
xxvi J. M. Tile, G. B. Nyior, M. S. Sidi (2018) Mechanical Properties of Al-Mg-
Si/Groundnut Shell Particulate Composite. American Journal of Engineering
Research, 7, 5, 247 – 252
xxvii Nyior, G. B. and Mgbeahuru E. C. (2018) Effects of Processing Methods on
Mechanical Properties of Alkali Treated Bagasse Fibre Reinforced Epoxy
Composite. Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterisation and
Engineering, 6, 345 - 355

Specializations

Metallurgical Engineering

Research Archive

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Responsibilities

COMMUNITY/NATIONAL SERVICES
a. UNIVERSITY/INSTITUTE/CENTRE/FACULTY/DEPARTMENT
i Associate Editor (Engineering/Technology) Journal of Agriculture, Science and
Technology (JAST), 2017 –
ii Member Selection Board for the appointment of Bursar for University of
Agriculture Makurdi, 2017
iii Chairman, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Dept’l Staff Welfare Committee,
2007 to 2013
iv Chairman, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Department’s Linkages
Committee, 2008 to 2012
v.. Associate Editor Nigerian Journal of Engineering, 2007 to 2014
b. OTHERS
i. Secretary, Club 95, Zaria, 1995- 1999; 2004 - 2007
ii Member COREN Accreditation Panel to the Engineering Programmes of University
of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, 6th - 10th May, 2012
iii. Member COREN Accreditation Panel to the Engineering Programmes of Landmark
University, Umo Aran, Kwara State, 28th November – 2nd December 2012.
iv. External Examiner for postgraduate theses in the Department of Mechanical
Engineering, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, 2015, 2016 and 2017
v External Examiner for postgraduate theses in the Department of Industrial Design,
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 2015, 2016 and 2018
vi. External Assessor for Professorial promotion for the Department of Mechanical
Engineering, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, 2015 and 2017.
Vii Member NUC AD-HOC Accreditation Panel for evaluation of undergraduate
degree programmes in Engineering at Kwara State University, Malete, 20 – 24
March 2016
Viii Member NUC AD-HOC Accreditation Panel for evaluation of undergraduate
degree programme in Mechanical Engineering at the Niger Delta University,
Wilberforce Island, Amassoma, 31st May – 2nd June 2017
Ix Member NUC AD-HOC Accreditation Panel for evaluation of undergraduate
degree programme in Mechanical Engineering at the Akwa Ibom State University,
Ikot Akpaden, 20th May – 22nd May 2018.