AJAYI, Prof. John Ade

Born May 25, 1955






D. Min. B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D, M. Div, Fnse, mnms, mnsme, mnmes;

Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Deborah Olaide Suberu, September 12, 1996
State of Origin: Osun
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 3
Profession engineer, lecturer, administrator
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Teacher, Saviour’s Grammar School, Ode- Omu, 1972-73; Mineral Resources, Federals Ministry of Mines, Power and Steel: Sub-Inspector of Mines, Lagos Office, 1973; Kaduna Office, 197-75; asst. Technical Officer, Mines, Kaduna Office, 1972-79; Technical Officer, Mines, Kano Office, 1979-84; Lecturer, Research Officer I, Federal School of Mines, Jos, Nigeria, 1984-92; Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi; Department of Mechanical/ Production Engineering: Visiting Lecturer I, 1991-92; Lecturer I, 1993- 97; snr. Lecturer, 1997; Federal University Technology, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Akure: snr. Lecturer, 1997- 2000; Reader, 2000-03; first Nigeria prof, of Metallurgical and Minerals Engineering, since 2003; at Ministry of Mines: Mining and Processing ofAlluvial Deposits ofCassi\terite and Columbite, Bisichi Janta Nigeria Limited, Kuru, Plateau State, 1976; Quarry Supervisor, Nigerian Mining Corporation Quarry, Odeda, Ogun State, 1977; Industrial Attachee, Makeri Smelting Company, Jos, Plateau State, 1982; Foundery Technology, Surface and Heat Treatment, Defence Industries Corporation ofNigeria, Kaduna State, 1989-90; Staff Refresher Course, Mechanic Tools Nigeria Limited, Osogbo, 1991; Head of Research, National Mining Institute, Federal School of Mines, Jos, Federal Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, 1991-92; ad hoc Ag. Principal, Federal School of Mines, Jos, 1993-96; mm: National Mining Week Committee, 1986; Personnel Management Committee, Federal Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Zone D, 1992- 93; at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University: ad hoc Ag. Head, Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering; Co-ordinator, department Seminar/Final year Project, 1993-95; ch: Library Development Committee, Mechanical and Production Engineering Programme, 1993-97; Mechanical and Production Engineering Syllabus Reconciliation Committee on a vandalized project. Mechanical and Production Programme, 1994; School of Engineering Students Absorption Committee, 1997; mm: Committee on COREN Accreditation of Engineering Programme, 1993-97; School of Engineering Committee on Examination Result Validation, 1993-97; School of Engineering Consultancy Committee, 1993-97; School of Engineering Students Works, 1993-97; Board of Studies of School of Environmental Design, School of Engineering Representative, 1995- 97; Senate Committee on Prizes and Award, 1995-97; ATBU-Ashaka Project Linkage Committee, 1995-97; 3-man Committee on School of Engineering Journal Publication, 1997; Federal University of Technology, Akure; ag. Head, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, 1998-01; Co-ordinator, NMDC, Jos-Federal University Technology Akure Linkage and Collaboration Programme, since 2000; ch: School of Engineering and Engineering Technology Committee on Workshop and Laboratory, 2000-01; SEETCurriculum Development Committee, 2001-03; Task Force on the preparation of dedicated paper to the v-c on the way forward for SEET, 2002; Ad hoc Committee on the review of computational error of a student, 2002; MME NUC/COREN Accreditation Committee, since 2003; SEET PG Advisory Committee, 2003-04; SEET Annual Lecture Committee, 200; v-ch: Editorial Board, Federals University Technology Akure SEET, since 2002; SEET PG Advisory Committee, 2002-03; ag. Head, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, since 2004; mm: University Senate, 1998-01; MME NUC/COREN Accreditation Committee, 1998-03; School of Engineering and Engineering Promotion Committee, 1998-01; SEET Post Graduate Committee, since 1998; Federals University Technology Akure standing Task Force on Electricity and Water Supply, 2000-01; Ad hoc Committee on University Autonomy, 2000; SEETSpace Allocation Committee, 2000-02; Ad hoc Committee on the upgrading of the quality of Engineering Training in Federals University Technology Akure, 2002; Senate Investigation Panel on Examination Malpractice, 2002; Federals University Technology Akure Board of Centre for Continuing Education, since 2003; University Senate, since 2004; University Task Force on Works and Services, since 2005; journal; assessor for: Nigerian Journal of Technical Education, Kaduna; Technical Transactions of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Lagos; Conference Proceeding Papers of the Maiden Engineering Conference of Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi; Ife Journal of Technology, He Ife; Federals University Technology Akure; Spectrum Journal, Kaduna Polytechnic; Journal ofMining and Geology, Ibadan; Nigerian Journal of Scientific Research, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; Journal of Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria; Journal of Materials Research, Abuja; Federals University Technology Akure Journal of Engineering and Engineering Technology, Akure; ee:Mineral Resources Engineering Department, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria, since 2003; Co-ordinator, Workshop on Solid Mineral Development in Nigeria by Consultancy Services Department, Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Nigeria, 2003; Research Affiliate, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, 1996-97; Corporate;

Nigerian Metallurgical Society; Nigerian Society of Mining Engineer; Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria; f: Nigerian Society of Engineers;

St Paul School, Ilasa via Ilesa, 1962; Methodist School, Ile-Ogbo via Iwo, 1963-65; LEA School Tewure via Ogbomoso, 1966; NUD School, Ikire via Ibadan, 1967; Fatima College, Ikire, Ibadan, 1968-72; Federal School of Mines, Jos, Plateau State, 1975-77; University of Ile-Ife, (now Obafemi Awolowo University), 1979-84; University of Lagos, Lagos, 1989-91; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1991-98; The Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary, 1999-03;

he has more 20 articles in learned journals; he has presented papers and technical reports in numerous conferences and seminars; cw: Development of Flotation Reagents, Collectors and Frothers, for processing Solid Minerals;

Fatima College Science Quiz Representative in the then Western State of Nigeria, 1970; Certificate of Achievement in Blasting and Explosives Safety, Mines School, Jos, 1976; Departmental Seminar Prize, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of Ile-Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, 1990/81; 2 Prize Winner, Engineer Oyeleye Technical Paper Competition, by the Nigerian Union of Engineering Students Association, University of Ife branch, 1983/84; Commendation by the presd. of Nigerian Society of Engineers, for KADA Technical Paper, 2003; cited in Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 16tn edition, 1999;

reading, traveling, counseling

YE 7A Ibala Road, Isokun, P.O.Box 1210, Ilesha, Osun State, Nigeria

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