Prof. OLAYANJU, Adeniyi

Degree: B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
E-mail: tiyanju@gmail.com; olayanjutma@funaab.edu.ng
Tel: +234 703 759 5882; +234 803 924 9116
Fax: +234-39-243045
Dept: Agricultural Engineering
Academic Rank: Professor
Current Position:  Leave of Absent and the current Vice Chancellor of Landmark Univesity, Omuaran, Kwara State
Research Interest: Agric. Processing and Storage


Prof. T.M.A. OLAYANJU graduated from the University of Ibadan with B.Sc.; M.Sc.; and Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering in 1992, 1997 and 2002 respectively. As an undergraduate, he was on the Dean’s Honours list and the president of Agricultural Engineering Student Society. He also got the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Graduate of the Year Award in 1996 and in 1997 got the NSE Best Graduate Design Award.

Prof. Olayanju joined the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) Lagos in 1997 and rose to the position of a Principal Research Officer before leaving for the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta in 2004. He is presently a Professor in Crop Processing and Storage. He was a Deputy Dean in the College of Engineering between December 2009 and April 2010. He is presently the College Postgraduate Coordinator and Chairman, College Committee on Exams Results (COCER) and Deputy Dean, Student Affairs Division (January 2016-March, 2017. He a member of the appointment and promotion committee (APCAS). Also, he is the current Dean of Student Affairs.

Prof. Olayanju is a member of various University Committees such as UNAAB Ceremonials Committee (CERECOM) and Time Table and Exam Committee (TIMTEC). He has been involved in the execution of some national and international collaborative projects with UNDP/SMEDAN; DFID/PrOpCom; DESOPADEC, RMRDC and some of these have won laurels and financial gains for the University.

Prof. Olayanju has received commendations from the Vice Chancellor and Senate of the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. He is an active member of the Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (NIAE), the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), a COREN registered engineer and has 36 published articles in reputable national and international journals, and refereed conference proceedings in his area of expertise.


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