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Professor Oladiran Kamardeen Abubakre is an accomplished Engineer and a Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Metallurgical and Material Engineering option). He was born in June, 1963 and had his early education at Ansarul - Islam Primary School, Ile Ife and Secondary school education at Modakeke Islamic grammar School Modakeke in Osun State of Nigeria. He obtained his M.Sc in Mechanical Metallurgy from Donetsk Technical University, Donetsk, Ukrain and a PhD in Material Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Minna. He joined the services of Federal University of Technology, Minna in 1990 as Assistant Lecturer and rose through the rank to become a Professor in 2010. He is a seasoned teacher, researcher and administrator with over 26 years’ experience in teaching, research and mentoring young researchers in 5 Nigerian Universities. He has successfully mentored more than 15 Master degree and 5 PhD holders. He has served as External Examiner for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programme for several Universities and has served as Reviewer to several National and International Journals. He has published over 40 Scholarly articles in reputable National and International Journals. His research interest covers Development of New Engineering Materials from local raw materials; Development of Ferroalloys from locally sourced ores, Development of Metal Matrix and Polymer Matrix Composites. Nanomaterial application in Energy and Water purification, Nanocoating and Nanocomposites. He is an effective communicator with excellent management and interpersonal skills. He has served at various times as Head of Department, Deputy Dean, School of Engineering and Engineering Technology and Deputy Dean, Postgraduate School. He successfully managed a Multimillion Dollars World Bank Project (Step-B) culminating in the establishment of Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering in the Federal University of Technology, Minna. He is a COREN registered Engineer, a Corporate Member of Nigerian Society of Engineers and a Fellow of Nigerian Metallurgical Society. He is an Internationally Certified Entrepreneurship (CEFE) Trainer, a Coach and a National Advisor to CEFE International. He is currently Senate Representative in Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Minna.
He has extensive experience in:

  • Lecturing
  • Research Planning and Execution
  • Entrepreneurship Coaching and Mentoring
  • Managing People
  • University Administration
  • Project Management

 

Vision
To provide World Class Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Training high calibre, practical oriented, self-employing graduate for public and private industries and for research and development works on international standard in order to be relevant.

 

Mission

To train Engineers who will translate to reality, the ideas and ideals of the community in a manner that will be of benefit to mankind.

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