Degree: B.Sc, M.Sc., Ph.D
Tel: +234 8033885382, +234 8056651601
Dept: Food Engineering
Academic Rank: Professor
Current Position: Director, CENTS
Research Interest: Storage and Food Processing, Aerodynamic Modeling, Particle Dynamic, Post Harvest Technology, Crop & Animal Processing Machinery, & Material Handling.
Professor Babatunde A. ADEWUMI has a professional and academic experience of over 25 years. He obtained Bachelor of Science (BSc.) and Master of Science (MSc.) degrees at the University of Ibadan in 1986 and 1988 respectively in Agricultural Engineering. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Agricultural Engineering at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria in 2005. He rose through the ladder of academic prowess to become a Professor of Food Engineering in 2008. As an erudite scholar, he has a great wealth of research experience which culminated into over 75 academic publications in international journals, peer reviewed conference proceedings, books, technical reports etc. He has supervised over 100 undergraduate and post graduate students. As an international scholar, he has won much international award/recognition such as United Nations University (UNU) Fellowship for advanced research; editor and reviewer of international journals; Member of the Research Board of Advisors of the American Biographical Institute, (USA), Postgraduate Scholarship Award of the Federal Government of Nigeria to mention few. He is a fellow and member of several professional bodies such as Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers, Nigerian Society of Engineers, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering etc. As a chartered engineer, he has developed over 25 food processing machines and original inventions, many of which were published in international journals. He has served as an executive member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers; he is also a member of the Governing Board of the National Center for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM), Ilorin.