Welcome to Post Graduate School

Welcome to Post Graduate School

Prof. Abdulwahab GIWA is a Professor of Chemical Engineering in Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Ekiti State, Nigeria. He obtained his National Diploma in Chemical Engineering with Distinction Grade and as the Best National Diploma (ND) Student in Chemical Engineering from Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria in 1998, his B.Eng. Degree in Chemical Engineering with First Class Honours from Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria in 2004 when he won the Nigerian Society of Engineers (Minna Branch) Prize as the Best B.Eng. Student in Chemical Engineering, the Nigerian Society of Engineers (Minna Branch) Prize for the Best Project in School of Engineering and Engineering Technology and the Vice-Chancellor’s Prize as the Best Student in School of Engineering and Engineering Technology. In 2007, he was awarded a scholarship by the Federal Governments of Nigeria and Turkey to pursue his PhD Degree in Chemical Engineering that he completed with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.00/4.00 from Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey in 2012. Furthermore, with another scholarship given by the Turkish Republic in 2012/2013, he was engaged in Postdoctoral Research in Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. He is COREN Registered and an active member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE), the Society for Automation, Control and Instrumentation of Nigeria (SACIN), the International Association of Engineers (IAENG) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). He has more than fifteen (15) years of teaching and research experience. He has many journal publications and presentations in national and international conferences and workshops in his area of specialization, which is Process Systems Engineering, covering Process Modelling, including Neural Network Modelling, Simulation, Optimization, Design, Integration and Control. He is a Reviewer as well as an Editorial Board Member for many reputable journals. He is very versatile in handling software such as MATLAB, MathCAD, Aspen HYSYS, Aspen Plus, Aspen Properties, ChemCAD, Polymath, Minitab, Design Expert, Spreadsheet, and Microsoft Visio. He has served Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria in various capacities including the Head of Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering and Deputy Provost of College of Engineering. Currently, he is serving the University as the Provost of College of Postgraduate Studies, the Chairman, Committee of Provosts, Deans and Directors, the Chairman of Board of Survey, the Training Unit Officer and the Managing Editor of ABUAD Journal of Engineering Research and Development (AJERD). His achievements in the University include being a Beneficiary of the Learning Management System (LMS) Award of ABUAD in 2015, the Webometrics Rating Contributors Award of ABUAD in 2016, the Nigerian Universities Engineering Students’ Association (NUESA) Awards as the Best Lecturer in Chemical Engineering of ABUAD in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and the Academic Impact Award of ABUAD in 2017. He was selected as the Lecturer of the Year in the College of Engineering of ABUAD in 2017 and received the Meritorious Performance Award in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department as well as in the College of Engineering of ABUAD in 2018. He also received the Most Supportive Lecturer Award in the College of Engineering of Afe Babalola University in 2021.



Email: agiwa@abuad.edu.ng

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