Taofeek Ayotunde Yusuf


Taofeek Ayotunde Yusuf
Designation: Lecturer I
Email: yustaofeekay@yahoo.com
Phone: (+234)8066506595
Gender: Male

Biography

Name: ..........................................................Taofeek Ayotunde Yusuf
Date of Birth:.............................................. 4.04.1981
Place of Birth:........................................... Ibadan
Nationality:................................................. Nigerian
Permanent Home Address: ...............T12, Idowu Street, Temidire/Agric Area, off Sawia Motor Park, Olorunsogo Akanran Road, Ibadan, Oyo State
Correspondence Address:................... Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Agriculture, P.M.B 2373 Makurdi Benue State Nigeria.
Phone (Mobile): ...........................................(+234)8066506595
E-Mail:............................................................... yustaofeekay@yahoo.com
Marital Status:............................................... Married
Present Employment: ...............................University of Agriculture, Makurdi-Nigeria
Date of First Appointment: .....................03-09-2012
Appointment Confirmed: ..........................13-10-2014
Present Rank:................................................... Lecturer I (CONUASS 04/01)

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES
(i) Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB).......... 2011 – 2014
(ii) National Teachers Institute (NTI), Abeokuta Centre .................2011 – 2012
(iii) Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)......... 2001 – 2008
(iv) School of Science, Oke Bola Ibadan, Oyo State....................... 1996 – 1999
(v) Methodist Secondary Grammar School, Elekuro Ibadan....... 1993 – 1996
(vi) Olosunde Community Primary school, Ibadan.......................... 1987 – 1993

QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES
(i) M.Eng (Mechanical Engineering) ........2014
(ii) Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) 2012 (iii) B.Eng (Mechanical Engineering) 2008
(iv) West African Senior Secondary Certificate (WASSC)............... 1999

OTHER TRAINING COURSES
(i) A-3 Day Mandatory Continuing Professional Education Course for Prospective Corporate members, Nigerian Society of Engineers, 19th-21st March, 2014

Role: Participant/Graduate
(ii) Mechanical Design for Building Services/Construction Site Inspection& Meetings, 2
SOAD Engineering Consult, Abeokuta, August-October, 2013
Role: Graduate Mechanical Engineer Trainee

PRIZES/COMMENDATIONS RECEIVED
(i) 1st Prize Winner, 12th Annual International Essay Competition, CMO Lagos 2018
(ii) Commendation for hardwork, initiatives/positive quota to TAIDOB College 2012
(iii) HOD’s Prize, Best Graduating Pioneer Student in Mechanical Engrg, FUNAAB 2008

SCHOLARSHIPS RECEIVED
(i)Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarship (unutilized) 2014
(ii) Yoruba Tennis Club Scholarship Awards 2004
(iii) Federal Government Scholarship Awards 2003

COMPUTER LITERACY
Proficiency in Computing, Al-Aleem Computers, Abeokuta, Ogun State 2003
-Data Analysis using SPSS softwares
-Microsoft office packages (Excel and words)
-AutoCAD application to Mechanical Building Services

Memberships

[A] Membership of Learned Societies
i. Mechanical Engineer, COREN 2015
ii. Corporate Member, The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) 2014
iii `Certified Teacher, Teacher Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) 2014
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[B] Conferences and Workshop Attended
i. International Engineering Conference& Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian
Society of Nigeria, International Conference Centre, Abuja, 9th-13th Dec, 2013
Role: Participant/Graduate
ii. World Engineering Conference on Sustenance Infrastructure (WECSI) jointly
organized by World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) and the
Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), International Conference Centre, Abuja, 3rd-
7th November, 2014
Role: Participant/Graduate
iii. Sunshine 2015: National Engineering Conference, Exhibition and Annual General
Meeting of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, International Culture and Event
Centre, Akure, Ondo State Nigeria, 16-20 November, 2015
Role: Participant/Member
iv. 1st International Automobile Workshop in Benue State jointly organized by AUTO
360 Nigeria Ltd and United States Automobile Experts,km 5, Gboko Road, Makurdi
Nigeria, 21-24th June, 2016.
Role: Participant/Member
v. 1st International Engineering Conference (Ikole 2018) on Engineering and
Technology Approach for Sustainable National Development organized by Faculty
of Engineering, Ikole Campus, Federal University of Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria,
25-26 July, 2018.
Role: Participant/Paper Presenter
Paper presented:
Performance Evaluation of a Machine Coolant Developed from Groundnut oils
Emulsified in Water Extract from Fermented Ground Maize

Publications

Dissertation and Theses

T.A Yusuf (2014). Evaluation of Water-extract from Fermented Ground Maize for its Potential as Coolants for Engine and machining Operations, M.Eng. Dissertation, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta .4

T.A Yusuf (2012); Impact of Class Size on Students’ Attitude to study in secondary schools in Ogun State (A case Study of selected Secondary Schools in Abeokuta). PGDE Project, National Teachers’ Institute, Kaduna

T.A Yusuf (2008); Investigation of Causes of Accidents in Manufacturing Industries. B.Eng. Project, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta. Abstract available at http://journal.unaab.edu.ng/index.php/theses/thesis/view/3929

Scholarly Reviewed Book
B1.T.A Yusuf (2015). The Merits of Engineering and the Engineers (1st Ed.), Wasladot Digital Prints. Abeokuta, 2015; Pp 67.ISBN: 978-978-399-5

Journal Articles
J1. Yusuf, T.A; Gundu, D.T; Oseni, M.I; Bolaji, B.O. & Ismaila, S.O (2013): Evaluation
of Corn Water for Corrosion Inhibitors Extract. International Journal of
Engineering and Science 2 (8): 31-35. Available online at
www.theijes.com/papers/v2-i8/part.3/f0283031035.pdf
J2. S.O. Ismaila, B.O. Bolaji, O.R. Adetunji, N.O. Adekunle, T.A Yusuf & H.O. Sanusi
(2013). On Vehicular Emissions of Petrol and Diesel Engines. Annals of Faculty of
Engineering-International Journal of Engineering, Hunnedora, Romania. 11 (3):
177-180. Available at http://annals.fih.upt.ro
J3. T.A Yusuf, S.O. Ismaila, S.I. Kuye & O.D Samuel (2015). Evaluation of the Cost
and Effect of Industrial Accidents. European Journal of Scientific Research, 132
(2): 184-190. Available online at
http://www.europeanjournalofscientificresearch.com/issues/EJSR_132_2.html.
J4*. T.A Yusuf, C. AOnifade & O.S Bello (2016). Impact of Class Size on Learning,
Behavioral and General Attitudes of Students in Secondary Schools in Abeokuta,
Ogun State Nigeria. Journal of Research Initiatives 2 (1): 1-18 published by
Fayetteville State University, USA. Available at:
http://digitalcommons.uncfsu.edu/jri/vol2/iss1/12
J5. Taofeek Ayotunde Yusuf, Bukola Olalekan Bolaji, Salami Olasunkanmi Ismaila,
Johnson Kayode Adewumi (2016).Determination of Thermo Physical Properties of
Water-Extract from Fermented Ground Maize (WEFGM) as Possible Alternative to
Water Use as Cutting Fluid. Silpakorn University Science and Technology Journal,
Thailand, 10(2): 51-60. Available online at
http://www.journal.su.ac.th/index.php/sustj/article/view/573
J6*. T.A. Yusuf, M.I. Oseni & G.O. Adejoh (2016). Correlation of Relationship between
Course of Study and Academic Performance of Undergraduate Engineering Students
in Universities. Journal of Language, Technology & Entrepreneurship in Africa,
7(2): 72-81. Available online at
http://www.ajol.info/index.php/jolte/article/view/149962
J7+. T.A. Yusuf, O.M. Sanusi & H.O. Adeyemi (2016). A Model for Determining the
Safety Level of Occupational Work Using Accidents and Injuries Measurement
Parameters: a Review. Journal of Engineering Studies and Research, University
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of Bacau, Romania, 22 (3): 71-76. Available online at
www.pubs.ub.ro/?pg=revues&rev=jesr&num=201603&vol=22&aid=4631.
J8. T.A Yusuf (2017). A Study on the Factors Influencing Preferred Use of Water Over
the Branded Engine Coolant Among Automobile Users. International Journal of
Trend in Research and Development, Volume 4(6): 68-70
J9+. T.A. Yusuf, B.O. Bolaji & S.O. Ismaila (2017). Analytical Test of Water-Extract
from Fermented Ground Maize as an Alternative Base for Engine Coolants.
Walailak Journal of Science and Technology, Walailak University, Thailand, 14
(2):75-82. Available online at http://wjst.wu.ac.th/index.php/wjst/article/view/1775
J10+. T.A. Yusuf, L.E. Dan-laaka & P.O. Ogwuche (2017).Characterization of Selected
Properties of Composites of Waste Paper With Untreated Bamboo Stem Fibre And
Rice Husk. Acta Polytechnica, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech
Republic, 57 (4):295–303. Available online at
http://ojs.cvut.cz/ojs/index.php/apdoi:10.14311/AP.2017.57.0295
J11+. T.A. Yusuf, J. Z. Atsehekaa & M. L. Baka (2018). Evolution of a Synthetic Fluid
from Water Extract from Fermented Ground Maize (WEFGM) As An Alternative
To Water-Based Cutting Fluids: Properties Analysis. Journal of New Technology
and Materials, Larbi Ben M’hidi University, Oum El-Bouaghi, Algeria, 08 (01):
15-21. Available online at https://www.asjp.cerist.dz/en/article/54764.
J12+. Olusola Femi Olusunmade, Sunday Zechariah, Taofeek Ayotunde Yusuf (2018).
Characterization of Recycled Linear Density Polyethylene/Imperata cylindrical
Particulate Composites, Acta Polytechnica, Czech Technical University in Prague
58 (3):195–200. Available online at http://ojs.cvut.cz/ojs/index.php/ap
J13+. Hezekiah O. Adeyemi, Taofeek A. Yusuf, Martins O. Osifeko (2018). Forecasting
Unsafe Level of Work Stations with Injuries Frequency Measurement Criterion: A
Fuzzy Logic Approach. International Journal of Engineering Technology and
Sciences (IJETS), Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 5 (1): 95 – 105.
J14+. Yusuf, Taofeek Ayotunde, Onifade, C.A (2018). Correlation Effects of Gender and
Entry Qualifications on the Performance of Undergraduate Engineering Students in
Universities. Journal of Research Initiatives, 4(1): 1-7. Published by Fayetteville
State University, USA. Available online at
https://digitalcommons.uncfsu.edu/jri/vol4/iss1/4/
Conference Papers
C1+. Taofeek Ayotunde Yusuf, Monday Benjamin& Olusola Femi Olusunmade (2018).
Performance Evaluation of a Machine Coolant Developed from Groundnut oils
Emulsified in Water Extract from Fermented Ground Maize, Book of Abstract, 1st
International Engineering Conference, Faculty of Engineering, Ikole Campus,
Federal University Oye-Ekiti, O.A Oyelaran (Ed), p21.

Specializations

Mechanical Engineering

Research Archive

PROPOSED/CURRENT RESEARCH AND EXTENSION
Development and Evaluation of radiator coolant formulated using glycols/biofluid extract mix.
13. CONTRIBUTIONS TO KNOWLEDGE
As attested to by the various published research outputs which are available for open access online.

Responsibilities

TEACHING/COGNATE EXPERIENCE
[A] Teaching Experience
a. University Courses Taught to date
-Automatic control (EMD 712)
-Applied Mechanics I (Statics)-EME 209
-Applied Mechanics II (Dynamics)-EME 206
-Introduction to Complex Analysis (EMA 201)
-Technology and National Development (EGS 301)
b. A-level/Secondary Schools Subjects Taught to date
-Mechanics
-Pure Mathematics
-Pre-calculus and Calculus
-Further and General Mathematics
[B] Cognate Experience
a. University
(i) Lecturer I, University of Agriculture, Makurdi 2017-Date
(ii) Lecturer II, University of Agriculture, Makurdi 2014-2017
(iii) Graduate Assistant, University of Agriculture, Makurdi 2012-2014
b. Cambridge Advanced level/Secondary School
(iii) Senior Tutor, School of Remedial/Advanced Studies, TAIDOB 2010-2012
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(iv) Graduate Tutor 1, TAIDOB College, Asero Estate Abeokuta 2009-2012
(v) Coordinator, Mathematics/Computer Units, TAIDOB College Abeokuta 2012
(vi)Chairman, Academic Time Table, TAIDOB College, Abeokuta 2010-2012
c. Industrial
(vii) Graduate Technical Officer (Mechanical), PHCN Plc, Anambra State 2008-2009
(viii) Supervised Industrial Trainee, Sahara Engineers, Ibadan 2006
(ix) Supervised Industrial Trainee, Ogun State Water Corporation. 2005
[C] Student Supervision
Degree of Study Completed On-going Total Details
Undergraduate (B.Eng) 7 4 11 See Annex I
Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) 1 2 3 See Annex II
Masters (M.Eng) 0 0 0 Nil
Doctoral (Ph.D) 0 0 0 Nil
Total 8 6 14

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY
[A] Service to the University
(i) College of Engineering
Participant, Joint Maintenance of Lead Access Road July 2017
(ii) Mechanical Engineering Department
Member, Staff Welfare Committee June 2017-Date
[B] Service to the Community/Certificate of Merits
(i) JAMB Internal Invigilator, TAIDOB College JAMB Centre, UTME 2011
(ii) The Chairman, EFCC CDS Group, NYSC Aguata LGA Anambra State. 2008-2009
(iii) INEC NYSC Adhoc Staff, Anambra State Senatorial Election, Aguluezechukwutown,
Aguata Local Government. 2008
(iv)The Second Pioneer Secretary General, Nigerian University Engineering
Students’Association (NUESA), FUNAAB Chapter. 2005-2006
(v) The Pioneer PRO, NUESA, FUNAAB 2003-2005