Title
Prof
First Name
Babatunde
Last Name
Adewumi
Journal
FUNAAB Journal
Website
funaabjournal@funaab.edu.ng
Affiliation
Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta
Specialization
Food Process Engineering, Crop And Food Storage, Agro-food Machinery, Aerodynamics In Africulture, Food Packaging
Profile
Engr. Prof. Adewumi is a Nigerian and obtained all his degrees in Agricultural Engineering, with specialization in Agro-food Process Engineering. He is a registered Engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). He had his post Doctoral research in Advance Food Engineering in the United Nation University (UNU), Tokyo at the UNU station in Mysore, India. He had training in the Management of Higher Institutions Education at the Galilee International Management Institute, Mizra, Israel. He joined the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) as a Professor of Food Engineering in 2008, having worked earlier at the Federal University of Technology, Akure for 20 years. He has worked as a Visiting Senior Lecturer at the University of llorin; Visiting Scientist at the Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India and Visiting Professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University, lle Ife. He has published over 100 academic publications in reputable journals, peer reviewed conference proceedings, books, technical reports etc. He has developed over 30 agro-food processing machines and original inventions; and an aerodynamic model for determining the dimensions of grain classifier and particle dynamics studies. Engr. Prof. Adewumi is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE) and Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (FNIAE); and member of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, India and the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology. He is a member of The Competitiveness Institute (TCI), and founding member of the Pan African Competitiveness Forum (PACF), PACF-ECOWAS and PACF-Nigeria. Engr. Prof. Adewumi was Head of the Department of Agricultural Engineering Department at FUNAAB for four years and a member of the immediate past Governing Board of the National Center for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM), Ilorin. He was a member of the Committee of NIAE-NCAM and the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) that produced three Agricultural Engineering Codes and Standards. He was a member of the Council and National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. He was the Immediate Past Chief Inspector of the Ogun State Engineering Regulation Monitoring, a joint project of COREN and NSE. He is the Immediate Past National Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers and a member of the National Economic Committee and Food and Agriculture Committee of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. He has won many distinguished awards and is well traveled. He has been privileged to travel to nations such as Israel, USA, Canada, India, Egypt, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Ghana, etc. Engr. Prof. Adewumi a member of the Executive Council of the Pan African Society of Agricultural Engineering. He is the Director, Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies and a member of the Senate of FUNAAB. He is the Chairman of the Food and Agriculture Committee of NSE at National level; a member of executive of Abeokuta and Chief Examiner for Professional examination of NSE Branch. He a Regional Overseer at the Deeper Christian Life Ministry. He is happily married and blessed with two children.