Professor Livinus Tyovenda TULEUN


Professor Livinus Tyovenda TULEUN
Designation: Professor
Email: tuleunlivinus@yahoo.com
Phone: 08022005917, 08030426518
Gender: Male

Biography

PERSONAL DATA

NAME:Professor Livinus Tyovenda TULEUN
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH:10th July, 1955, Mbaazagee-Mbagen, Buruku Local Government, Benue State
NATIONALITY:Nigerian
MARRITAL STATUS:Married with three children:
Washima-03/04/1983
Zahemen-18/05/1986
Memshima -25/05/1989
POSTAL ADDRESS:Department of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Agriculture
P.M.B. 2373, Makurdi, Benue State
PRESENT RANK AND SALARYProfessor CONUASS 07 Step 10
TELEPHONE:08022005917, 08030426518
EMAIL:tuleunlivinus@yahoo.com

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Mount Saint Gabriel’s Secondary School, MakurdiWest African School Certificate (WASC)June, 1973
Saint Michael’s Secondary School, AliadeHigher School Certificate (HSC)June, 1975
Ahmadu Bello University, ZariaB.Eng. (Mechanical Engineering)July, 1980
Ahmadu Bello University, ZariaM.Eng. (Mechanical Engineering)January, 1984
Ahmadu Bello University, ZariaPh.D (Mechanical Engineering)January, 1989

TEACHING/EXPERIENCE AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL

Graduate Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, A.B.U., Zaria1981-1982
Assistant Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, A.B.U., Zaria1982-1985
Lecturer II, Mechanical Engineering Department, A.B.U., Zaria1985-1989
Lecturer I, Mechanical Engineering Department, A.B.U., Zaria1989-1991
Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi October 1991-1995
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi October 1995-October, 2007
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Agriculture, MakurdiOctober, 2007-date
Sabbatical Leave Staff, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, YolaMarch 1st, 2011-February 28th, 2012

Memberships

-Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) No. 05065
-Registered Engineer, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) R. 6470
-Fellow, Nigerian Association of Technologist and Engineers (NATE)
-Member, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) Accreditation Team to Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurum, Warri.
-Member, National Committee on Engineering Infrastructure, Appointed by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology
-Member, Federal Government Low Cost Vehicle Project
-Member, National Critique Committee to Evolve ND/HND Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology Curriculum, Kaduna
-Member, NUC Accreditation Team to Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State
-Member, NUC Accreditation Team to Madonna University, Akpugo, Enugu
-Member, NUC Accreditation team to Imo State University, Owerri
-Member, COREN accreditation team to Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
-Member, COREN Team to Develop Minimum Academic Standard for Postgraduate Diploma

Publications

PUBLICATIONS

Tuleun, L. T. and Makarem, G.A. (1985) “Computer-Aided Design of a Stepped Shaft”, Published in Nigerian Journal of Engineering, Vol. III. No.2, Pgs. 71 – 79
Tuleun, L. T. (1985) “Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) in Nigeria” Proceedings of the First National Conference on Computer Applications, Lagos, 18th February – 1st March, Pgs. 147 – 161
Tuleun, L. T. (1986) “Computer-Aided Design and Manufacture of Mechanical parts”. Published in the Nigerian Engineer (The Journal of the Nigerian Society of Engineers) Vol 21, Pgs, 34-40
Tuleun, L. T. (1987) “Using the Lathe Machine for Production of Spare parts’. Proceedings of the Fourth National Productivity Conference on Maintenance Management for Productivity, Port-Harcourt, 10th – 11th April, Pgs 55 – 68
Tuleun, L. T. and Aku, S. Y. (1990) “Analysis of Flat Chip Formation during Non-cylindrical Turning on the Lathe”.Published in the Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, (A Publication of the University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar – Pakistan) Vol. 9, No. 1, Pgs 45 – 53
Tuleun, L. T. (1991) “Numerical Analysis of Heat Conduction in Furnaces”Published in the Nigerian Engineer, Vol. 26, No 3. Pgs 17 – 28
Tuleun, L. T. (1991) “Influence of Cutting Parameters on the Vertical Vibrations of the Turning Tool at the Start of Non-cylindrical Machining”. Published in the Journal of Engineering Research, Vol. JER-3, No. 1, Pgs 52 -62
Tuleun, L. T. and Aku, S. Y. (1991) “Experimental Analysis of Cutting Forces at the Start of Non-Cylindrical Turning on a lathe”. Published in the Nigeria Engineer Vol. 26, No.2. Pgs 21 – 30
Jolaiya, S. O., Tuleun, L.T. and Audu, M. I. (1992) “The Design of Attachment for Longitudinal Turning on a Single Spindle Automatic Lathe”. Published in the Nigerian Engineer Vol. 27, No.3, Pgs 75 – 83
Tuleun, L. T. (1993) “Impact of Rotating Work piece on the Turning Tool during Non-Cylindrical Machining”. Published in the Nigerian Journal of Technological Research, Vol.3, Pgs 85 – 90
Tuleun, L. T. (1993) “Vertical Vibrations of the Turning Tool during Non-Cylindrical Machining”. Published in the Nigerian Journal of Technological Research, Vol. 13, Pgs 96 – 102.
Tuleun, L. T. (1993) “Production of Non-Circular Work pieces on the Centre Lathe’. Published in the Journal of Engineering and Applied Science. (A publication of the University of Engineering and Technology, Pashawar-Pakistan). Vol. 12, No. 2, 3, Pgs 25-31
Tuleun, L. T. (1993) “Experimental Determination of Forces Acting on the Tool during Non-cylindrical Turning on the Lathe”. NSE Technical Transactions (A technical Publication of the Nigerian Society of Engineers).Vol. 28, No.2, Pgs 24 – 33
Tuleun, L. T. (1993) “A Non-Cylindrical Turning Attachment using Flexible Shaft for Power Transmission’. Proceedings of First Africa-USA International Conference on Manufacturing Technology, Lagos 11th – 14th January
Tuleun, L. T. (1994) “Experimental Analysis of Cutting Tool Temperature Variations during Non-Cylindrical Turning’. Published in Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology 4(1):Pgs 83 – 89
Alakali, J. S. and Tuleun, L. T. (1994) “Indigenous Design and Manufacture in Nigeria: Prospects and Constraints”. Proceedings of Second Africa-USA International Conference on Manufacturing Technology, Lagos, August 8 – 11, Pgs 146 – 151
Tuleun, L. T. and Adiele, C. O. (1994) “Effect of Tribology on the Kiln System of Benue Cement Company”. Proceedings of Second Africa-USA International Conference on Manufacturing Technology, Lagos, August 8 –11 Pgs 122 – 131
Orhemba, Y. Z and Tuleun, L. T. (1996) “Cutting Force Reducibility of Local Oils during Non-Cylindrical Turning”. Published in Nigerian Journal of Technical Education. Vol 13, No.1 & 2.
Meliga, M. E. and Tuleun, L.T. (2000) “Binary ILP Formulation for the Simultaneous Machine Loading Problems of Taraku Mills Limited” NSE Technical Transactions Vol. 35, No.4. Pgs 22 – 30
Tuleun, L. T. and Guma, T. N. (2006) “Development of a Non-Circular Boring Attachment for the Lathe, Ife Journal of Technology, Vol. 15(1), Pgs 51 – 62
Tuleun, L. T. and Guma, T. N. (2006)” Analysis of Vibrations of a Non-Circular Boring Attachment on a Lathe” Nigerian Journal of Engineering Research and Development, Vol 5, No. 4. Pgs 33 – 42
Ihom, A. P; Tuleun, L. T. and Anbua, E. S. (2006) “The Effect of Cutting Tool Vibrations on the Surface Finish of Work-pieces Produced using a Simplified Chucking Indexing Fixture for the Lathe Machine’ Journal of Research Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2. Pgs 47- 53
Ashwe, A. and Tuleun, L. T. (2008) “Fatigue Crack Propagation Behavior of Welded Joints: A literature study”. Journal of Research in Engineering, Vol.5, No.4 Pgs 47-55
Ashwe, A. and Tuleun, L. T. (2008) “Review of Factors Affecting Fracture Behaviour of Mild Steel Welded Joints”. Proceedings of second International Conference on Sustainable Development Vol. 2, No. 3 Pgs 77 – 85
Gundu, D. T. and Tuleun, L. T. (2008) “Empirical Models for Predicting Extrusion Pressure and Section Bending using Die Bearing Length and Reduction Ratio’. Published in International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 2, Accra, Ghana
Igu, N. and Tuleun, L. T. (2009) “Validation of Warpage Prediction for Injection – Molded Plastic Parts”. Journal of Science and Technology Research, Vol.8 No.1 Pgs 29 – 33
Igu, N. Tuleun, L.T. and Kucha, E. I. (2009) “The Effects of Process Conditions on the Shrinkage of Injection Molded Plastic Parts”. Nigerian Journal of Industrial and Systems Studies. Vol.8 No.2 Pgs 26 -31
A. Ashwe and L.T. Tuleun (2010): “Effect of Low Frequency Vibration of Fatigue Life of Butt-Welded Joints of Low Carbon Steel”. Journal of Engineering Research, JER-15,No.4, pp.50-58
K. K. Ikpambese, L.T. Tuleun and P. Ager (2012) “Artificial Neural Network Prediction of Compressibility and Oil Absorption of Gasket Produced from Palm Kernel Fibres”. Journal of Engineering Research JER-17, No.3, pp.32-40
H. C. Olisakwe, L.T. Tuleun and A.C. Eloka-Eboka (2012) “Comparative Study of Thevetia Peruviana and Jatropha Curcas Seed Oils as Feedstock for Grease Production”. Internation Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERE), Vol.1, Issue 3, pp.793-806
Oseni, M. I., Tuleun, L. T. and Musa, A. (2013) “Development and Performance Evaluation of a Small Scale Biodiesel Production Pilot Plant” Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences. 4(4) Pgs 679-685
Gundu, D.T., Tuleun, L.T., Ikpambese, K.K . (2013) “Comparative Evaluation of 3-d Numerical and Artificial Neural Network Models for Predicting Extrusion Pressure and Product Deflection”American Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research. Vol. 4, No. 4
Terfa Gundu, Livinus Tuleun and Oryina Injor (2014) “Effect of Pocket Die Bearing Geometry on Direct Cold Extrusion Process Responses” American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. Vol. 2 No.3 Pgs 65-69
Ipilakyaa, T. D. Tuleun, L. T. and Gundu D. T. (2014) “Predictive Force Models for Orthogonal Cutting Incorporating Tool Flank Wear.” International Journal of Engineering and Technology. Vol. 4 No. 7. Pgs 435-443
Akor, T. and Tuleun, L. T. (2014) “Effect of Austempering Time on the Mechanical Properties of Ductile Iron, Austempered in Rubber Seed Oil” International Journal of Engineering Research and Development. Vol. 10. Issue 8. Pgs 31-34
Tuleun, L. T. Amine, J. D. and Abubakar, K. (2014) “Effect of Variation of Magnesium and Copper on Mechanical Properties of X7475 Aluminium Alloy” American Journal of Materials Science and Engineering. Vol. 2 No. 4. Pgs 31-34
Oshuoha , I. C.Tuleun, L. T. and Oseni, M. I. (2015) “Recycling of Scraped Mating Ring of Mechanical Face Seals.” American Journal of Engineering Research. Vol. 4 Issue 1, Pgs 138-142
Ikpambese K.K., Gundu, D.T. and Tuleun L.T. (2016) “Evaluation of Palm Kernel Fibres (PKF) for the Production of Asbestos Free Automotive Brake Pads” Journal of King Saud University- Engineering Sciences. Production and Hosting by Elsevier. Vol. 28
Ipilakyaa T. Daniel, Tuleun L. Tyovenda and Gundu D. Terfa (2017) “Comparative Study on the Effect of Cutting Fluids on the Flank Wear of High Speed and Carbide Tipped Cutting Tools” International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development. Vol. 1, Issue 5, 458-465 www.ijtsrd.com

Ipilakyaa T. Daniel, Dagi C. Nenge and Tuleun L. Tyovenda (2017) “Effects of Filler Content and Particle Size on the Mechanical Properties of Unsaturated Polyester Resin Reinforced with Rice Husk-Coconut Shell Particles” European Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology. Vol. 4, Issue 8, 637-643 www.ejaet.com

Specializations

Mechanical Engineering

Research Archive

Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI) Training in Digital Bridge Institute, Abuja

Sustaining Corporate Growth Vision and Strategies for Competitiveness in the 21st Century, the Team Management and Leadership Competencies for Exploits in the Tertiary Education System

Responsibilities

Chief Moderator, Metal Work Examination Papers Taken by Colleges of Education in the Northern States of Nigeria
Examiner, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Graduateship Examinations
External Moderator, College of Science and Technology, Polytechnic of Sokoto State
External Moderator, Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo,
Key Resource Person, Plant Monitoring and Control Course, organized for Benue Cement Company PLC, Gboko
Key Resource Person, Advanced Fitting and Machining Course, organized for Benue Cement Company PLC, Gboko.
Key Resource Person, Auto-Service and Repair Course, organized for Benue Links (Nig) Limited, Makurdi.
Key Resource Person, Petrol and Diesel Engines Course, organized for Benue State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority, Makurdi
Consultant, Re-activation of Workshops at Lower Benue River Basin Development Authority, Makurdi
External Examiner, Postgraduate Programme, Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University of Technology, Minna.
Key Resource Person, Mass Transit Operation and Management Course, Organized by Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology, Zaria
External Examiner, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Nigeria, Nsukka for Higher Degree Examinations
External Examiner, Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University of Technology, Minna for Higher Degree Examinations
Dr. Yawas Danjuma Saleh (A.B.U., Zaria): Assessment for Promotion to Reader of Mechanical Engineering.
External Examiner, Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University of Technology, Minna for PhD candidate
Dr. S. M. Adebayo (University of Ilorin): Assessment for Promotion to Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Dr. John I. Sodiki (Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nkpolu – Oroworukwo, Port Harcaourt): Assessment for Promotion to Professor of Thermo-Fluids and Building Services Engineering.
Member, University Admissions Committee, University of Agriculture, Makurdi 1996 – 1999.
Member, Task force on University Generators
Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Works and Housing, Makurdi, Benue State
Ag. Head, Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Ag. Head, Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
Deputy Dean, College of Engineering, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Member, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi Team for the Nigerian Universities Research and Development Fair (NURESDEF)
Chairman, Theses Assessment Committee, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Member, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi Senate
Member, Senate Ad-hoc Committee to Review Entry Requirements at Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Director, Industrial Training Centre, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
Dean, College of Engineering, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Member, Sixth Governing Council, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi