Dr.

ADISA Alex Folami 

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Dr. ADISA Alex Folami obtained his Bachelor of Engineering Science (B.Eng.) in Agricultural Engineering at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria in 1980. He thereafter proceeded to Cranfield Institute of Technology, Silsoe College, England, for his M.Sc in 1987 and back to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, for his PhD in 2009. He is a member of Institute of Agricultural Engineers, Nigerian Society of Engineers ,Chartered Engineer, Stage One (CEng) of England Registered as well as member, Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN). His area of specialization is Farm Power and Machinery.He has supervised undergraduate students.

B.Eng 1980
M.Sc. 1986
Ph.D. 2009

*    Design and Fabrication of Manually Operated Grain Planter/Fertilizer Distributor
*    Design, Fabrication and Assessment of Power Demand of a small Capacity Rubber Roller Rice Dehusking machine.
*    Assessment of the Power Demand of a Rubber Roller Rice Dehusking Machine
*    Development and Performance Evaluation of Pedestrian  Controlled Rice Stripper

*     Kwara State Bursary Award for  ‘A’ Level                          1975 –1977
*     Kwara State Scholarship Award for B.Eng (Agric. Eng)        1977 – 1980
*     Overseas Development Administration Shared Scholarship Scheme (ODASSS) Award for M.Sc. (Agric-Eng) England         1986 – 1987

* Member Institute of Agricultural Engineers, England (MIAgrE) 1987
* Member Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE) (02973) 1988
* Chartered Engineer, Stage One (CEng) of England (383943) 1988
* Registered, Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN) (R. 3599) 1990

a. 10th International Conference of Nigeria Institute of Agricultural Engineers, Enugu, Nigeria, 2010. Operational Planning and Management of Mechanized Soybean/Maize Production Technology in Nigeria.

b. 2nd International Conference of Nigeria Institute of Agricultural Engineers, South-East, Abakaliki, Nigeria, 2009. Development of Pedestrian Controlled Stripper Harvester for Nigeria Rice Fields.

c. 2nd International Conference of Nigeria Institute of Agricultural Engineers, South-East, Abakaliki, Nigeria, 2009. Assessment of the Power Demand of a Rubber Roller Rice Dehusking Machine.

d. Nigeria Society of Agricultural Engineers, Zaria, Nigeria, 1989. Planning, Operation and Evaluation of Mechanized Field Operation for Agriculture Production.

(v). Technical Reports
a. Adisa, A. F. 1984. Assessment of Equipment Utilization for 1983/84 Sugar cane Production at Nigeria Sugar Company Limited Bacita. Technical report written to advice and recommend ways to minimize the machine operation time loss in the Land Development section of the field department, Bacita.

b. Adisa, A. F. 1987. Planning, Operation and Evaluation of Field Operation for Mechanized Soybean Production in Nigeria. Technical  paper  presented during M. Sc. degree programme at Cranfield Institute of Technology, Silsoe College Campus, Bedford, England.

c. Adisa, A. F. 1987. Perenial Cropping in Nigeria Taking Sugar Company Bacita Plantation.  Technical paper presented during M. Sc. degree programme at Cranfield Institute of Technology, Silsoe College Campus, Bedford, England.

d. Adisa, A. F. 1988. Soil Conservation Design Project of Estu Bida Farm. Technical report submitted to substantiate the proposal for my professional registration as member of Nigeria Society of Engineers.

e. Adisa, A. F. 1990. Crop Irrigation Development Project Investment Appraisal for the Northern States of Nigeria. Technical report compiled and written for De- Crown West Africa Limited, Ibadan.

f. Adisa, A. F. 1991. Nobru Farm Project Evaluation and Investment Appraisal Report. Technical report written to investigate, assess and recommend ways to rehabilitate and revive the farm project that was at the collapsing point at Keffi.

g. Adisa, A. F. 1995. Feasibility report on Arable and Permanent Crop Farming Project. Technical report written to determine the viability of going into large scale mechanized farming in Nigeria considering economical and agricultural inputs situation.

h. Adisa, A. F. 1989. Towards Selecting the Right Field Machine for Profitable Agricultural Production. Seminar paper presented at 3rd Federal University of Technology Minna, seminar.

i. Adisa, A. F. 1988. Technical and Economic Considerations in Selecting Farm Machinery for Agricultural Production. Workshop paper presented at Nigerian Agricultural and Cooperative Bank Limited (NACB), in-plant course on agricultural credit management, Zaria.

(i) Journal Articles Accepted for Publication:

Publications
1.   *f Omofunmi, O. E., Adewumi, J. K., Adisa, A. F., and Alegbeleye, S. O. 2017. Development of a Paddle Wheel Aerator for Small and Medium Fish Farmers in Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, (AMA), 48 (1):22-26. Published by Farm Machinery Industrial Research Corp, Japan.
2.  *f Adisa, A. F., Eberendu N. O., Aderinlewo A.A. and Kuye S.I.  2016. Effectiveness of teflon as roller material for a prototype rice processing machine. Agricultural Engineering Journal, 18 (4):107 – 118. Published by International Commission for Agricultural Engineering Journal (CIGR), China.
3. Adisa, A. F. 2016. Grain Recovery Efficiency of a Newly Developed Rice Stripper Harvester for Rural Use in Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, (AMA), Japan; vol. 47 (3).
4.  Adisa A. F., Eberendu N. O., Aderinlewo A.A. and Kuye S.I. 2016. Performance Evaluation of a Developed Rice Processing Machine. Journal of
Agricultural Engineering (JAE), 47 (3) (506): 171-176. Pagepress Publication for Italian Society of Agricultural Engineering, Italy.                                            5.  Adisa A. F., Vaughan I. O., Aderinlewo A. A., and Dada P. O.O. 2015. Technical and Socio-Economic Relevance in Technical Adoption: Case Study on Rotary Tillage Equipment in South west of Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa, and Latin America (AMA), Japan; vol. 46 (4).                  6. Omofunmi, O. E., Adewumi, J. K., Adisa, A. F., and Alegbeleye, S. O. 2016. The Impact of Discharging of Catfish Effluents on the Quality of Water in Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, U. K.; VOL. 10 (2).
7.  Omofunmi, O. E., Adewumi, J. K., Adisa, A. F., and Alegbeleye, S. O. 2016. Technical Assessment of Catfish Effluents Management in Lagos State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Japan; vol. 6 (2).
8.  S.B.Udo, Adisa A.F, S.O.Ismaila and S.B.Adejuyigbe. 2015. Development of Palm Kernel Nut Cracking Machine for Rural Use. Agricultural Engineering Journal,
(CIGR), China; vol. 17 (4).
9. Adisa, A. F. (2015). Field Loss Estimation of a Developed Rice Stripper Harvester in Nigeria.  Journal of Experimental Research, Enugu, Nigeria; vol.3 (2).       10. Udo, S.B., Adejuyigbe, S.B., Ismaila, S.O. and Adisa, A. F. 2015. Performance Evaluation of a Palm Kernel Nut Cracking Machine. Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology (JNSET), Abeokuta, Nigeria; vol. 14(1).
11. Adisa, A.F. (2013). Effects of Stripper Peripheral Speeds on Grain Purity, Field Capacity and Field Efficiency of a Developed Self Propelled Stripping Harvester. Ozean Journal of Applied Sciences (OJAS), Turkey; vol.  6 (1).
12. Adisa, A. F.  (2013). Design and Calibration of Epicyclic Gear Transmission Dynamometer for Rural Use. Journal of Experimental Research, Enugu, Nigeria;
vol. 1(1).
13. Aderinlewo, A. A., Adisa, A. F. and Salaudeen, O. (2013). Investigation of Solar Drying of Plantain and Cassava Slices under Natural Convection.. Journal of
Experimental Research, Enugu, Nigeria; vol. 1(1).
14. Adisa, A. F. (2013). Effects of Stripper Forward Speed on Header Losses and Harvester Efficiency of a Developed Self Propelled Grain Harvester.   Journal
of Science, Technology, Mathematics and Education (JOSTMED). Minna, Nigeria; vol. 9(2).
15. Adisa, A.F., Vaughan I. O., Aderinlewo, A. A. and Dada, P. O.O. (2013). An Appraisal of a Tillage Equipment for Small holder Farming in South West of
Nigeria. Journal of Applied Agricultural Research (JAAR), Abuja, Nigeria; vol. 5(2).
16. Adisa, A. F., Ndirika, V.I.O, Yiljep, Y.D. and Mohammed, U.S.A.( 2012). Field Performance Evaluation of a Grain Stripper for Rice Harvesting in Nigeria.
Transnational Journal of Science and Technology (TJST), Republic of Macedonia; Vol. 2(2).
17.  Adisa, A. F. (2012). Appropriate Management and Operational Planning Technique for Mechanized Soybean and Maize production in Nigeria. Journal of
Science, Technology, Mathematics and Education (JOSTMED). Minna, Nigeria;  vol. 8(2).
18. Adisa, A. F. and Braide, F.G. (2012). Design and Development of Template Row Planter. Transnational Journal of Science and Technology (TJST), Republic of Macedonia; Vol. 2(7).
19. Adisa, A. F. and Inns F. M. (2012). Development of an Epicyclic Gear Transmission Laboratory  Dynamometer. Journal of Emerging Trends in
Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS). U. K.; vol. 3(6).
20. Adisa, A. F. (2012). Development and Performance Evaluation of Pedestrian Controlled Rice Stripper Harvester. Journal of Applied Agricultural Research
(JAAR), Abuja, Nigeria; vol. 4(1).
21. Adisa, A. F. (2011). Design and Construction of Manually Operated Flute Planter with Fertilizer Distributor. Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and
Technology (JNSET), Abeokuta, Nigeria; vol. 10(1).
22.  Adisa, A. F. (2011). Performance and Assessment of Farm Equipment Utilization in a Nigeria Arable Farm. Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and
Technology (JNSET), Abeokuta, Nigeria; vol. 10(2).
23. Omofunmi, O. E., Adewumi, J. K., Adisa, A. F., and Alegbeleye, S. O. 2016. Evaluation of the Impact of Wastewater Generated from Catfish Ponds on the Quality of Soil in Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology (JNSET), Abeokuta, Nigeria.
24. Omofunmi, O. E., Adewumi, J. K., Adisa, A. F., and Alegbeleye, S. O. 2016. Performance Evaluation of a Developed Paddle Aerator on Catfish Effluent in Lagos State, Nigeria. Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology (JNSET), Abeokuta, Nigeria.
25. Adisa A. F. 2015. Calibration and Determination of Optimum Operational Conditions of a Developed Template Row Planter. Ozean Journal of Applied Sciences (OJAS), Turkey.
26.  Adisa, A. F. (2012). Agricultural Machinery Development Procedure, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany. Please note that Book is not included.
27. Adisa A. F., Ndirika V. I. O., Yiljep Y. D., and Mohammed U. S. (2016). Determination of Optimum Critical Operating Parameters of stripping Rice Harvester in a Rural Area.   Proceedings of CIGR 2016 4th International Conference on Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, Aarhus, Denmark.
28. Oladipupo S. Olafusi, Adekunle P. Adewuyi, Alex F. Adisa, Obanishola M. Sadiq, Olubayo T. Olateju (2016). Flexural Performance of Self-Compacting Concrete Containing Corn-Cob Ash. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering (CSM), Birmingham, U. K.
29. Mamah K. C., Adisa A. F., Aderinlewo A. A. and Ismaila S. O. 2016. Experimental Research on Performance Evaluation of a Roller Rice Dehusking and Destoning Machine. Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
30. Adisa, A. F. (2010). Operational Planning and Management of Mechanized Soybean/Maize Production Technology in Nigeria. Proceedings of 10th International Conference of Nigerian Institute of Agricultural Engineers, Enugu, Nigeria.
31. Adisa, A. F., Ndirika, V. I. O., Yiljep, Y. D., and Mohammed, U. S. (2009). Development Of Pedestrian Controlled Stripper Harvester for Nigeria Rice Fields. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference of Nigerian Institute of Agricultural Engineers, Abakaliki, Nigeria.
32. Adisa, A. F., Inns, F. M. (2009). Assessment of the Power Demand of a Rubber Roller Rice Dehusking Machine. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference of Nigerian Institute of Agricultural Engineers, Abakaliki,     Nigeria.
33. Adisa, A. F. (1989). Planning, Operation and Evaluation of Mechanized Field Operation for Agriculture Production, Proceedings of Nigerian Society of Agricultural Engineers, Zaria, Nigeria.

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