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Prof. Akaehomen Akii Ibhadode
B.Eng (University of Lagos), M.Eng (University of Benin), PhD (University of Birmingham)

  • Designation: Vice Chancellor
  • Office/Department: Vice-Chancellor Office
  • Specialisation: Manufacturing Engineering



Scholarly/Professional Summary

PROFESSOR AKII IBHADODE is a distinguished Professor of Manufacturing Engineering and Shell Professor of Lightweight Automobile Engine Development. He obtained a B.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) in the First Class, University of Lagos in 1981, M.Eng. (Production Engineering), University of Benin in 1984, and a Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Birmingham, United Kingdom in 1987.

Prof. Ibhadode’s unprecedented footprints as a distinguished scholar, researcher and administrator bestride the University of Benin from 1982, and the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State where he is currently the Vice-Chancellor. He has engineered ground breaking researches leading to outstanding innovations that have attracted both local and global accolades. Amongst these accomplishments include:

- Shell Professorial Chair in Light Weight Automobile Engine Development at FUPRE, 2016;
- Winner of the Nigeria Prize for Science (2010) of the Nigerian Academy of Science sponsored by the NLNG
- Edwin Walker Prize for 1988 of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK
- Commonwealth Academic Staff Scholar, University of Birmingham (1984-1987)
- Most Innovative Design Award Vehicle Prize at the 1st Africa Shell Eco-marathon Competition, Midrand, South Africa, 2014 for the University of Benin
- Most Fuel Efficient Urban Concept Gasoline Vehicle Prize at the 2nd Africa Shell Eco-marathon Competition, Pretoria, South Africa, 2015 for the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
- Most Innovative Design Award Vehicle Prize at the 2nd Africa Shell Eco-marathon Competition, Pretoria, South Africa, 2015 for the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun

He has attracted grants from various organizations including Nigerian Institute of Oil Palm Research, Ogbemudia Holdings Limited, National Automotive Council (NAC), National Office for Technology Acquisition (NOTAP), National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC), The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), the British Council, and the World Bank.

Prof. Ibhadode is a distinguished Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science; Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers; Chartered Engineer of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria; editor and reviewer of many national and international journals among which is the International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa (JERA) published by Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland which he founded in 2009 and is the Editor-in-Chief.

Driven by his passion for value addition, he founded the Ibhadode Gifted Persons Foundation in 2017.



Other Information

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng)  in Mechanical Engineering (First Class Degree), University of Lagos, 1981
Master of Engineering (M.Eng)  in Mechanical Engineering, University of Benin, 1984
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Fellow,  Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS)
Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers, (MNSE)
Chartered Engineer
Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
- Shell Professorial Chair in Light Weight Automobile Engine Development at FUPRE, 2016;
- Winner of the Nigeria Prize for Science (2010) of the Nigerian Academy of Science sponsored by the NLNG
- Edwin Walker Prize for 1988 of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK
- Commonwealth Academic Staff Scholar, University of Birmingham (1984-1987)
- Most Innovative Design Award Vehicle Prize at the 1st Africa Shell Eco-marathon Competition, Midrand, South Africa, 2014 for the University of Benin
- Most Fuel Efficient Urban Concept Gasoline Vehicle Prize at the 2nd Africa Shell Eco-marathon Competition, Pretoria, South Africa, 2015 for the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
- Most Innovative Design Award Vehicle Prize at the 2nd Africa Shell Eco-marathon Competition, Pretoria, South Africa, 2015 for the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun

Publications

The Instrumentality of Manufacturing in Translating Poverty to Prosperity

Journal: Inaugural Lecture Series, 2006
Author: Ibhadode, A.O.A.

Advances in materials and systems technologies IV : selected, peer reviewed papers from the 4th Inte ...

Journal: Advanced materials research, 2013
Author: Ibhadode, A. O. Akii / Aluyor, E.O.

Precision die design by the die expansion method

Journal: Materials science foundations, 2009
Author: Ibhadode, A. O. Akii

Punch and Counterpunch Design by the Die Expansion Method in Completely Closed Die Forging

Journal: MATERIALS SCIENCE FORUM, 2006
Author: Ibhadode, A. O. A.

Preliminary Design for Solid Waste Incineration for Power Generation in Benin Metropolis, Nigeria

Journal: ADVANCED MATERIALS RESEARCH -ZUG-, 2013
Author: Igbinomwanhia, D.I. / Ibhadode, O.O. / Akhator, P.E.

On a Method for Die Container Design in Completely Closed Die Forging

Journal: TRANSACTIONS- AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL DESIGN, 1997
Author: Ibhadode, A. O. A.

Numerical Investigation of Thermo-Mechanical Behaviour of Ball Grid Array Solder Joint at High Tempe ...

Journal: ADVANCED MATERIALS RESEARCH -ZUG-, 2012
Author: Amalu, E.H. / Ekere, N.N. / Bhatti, R.S. / Mallik, S. / Takyi, G. / Ibhadode, A.O.A.

Development of a Production Mould for Casting Single - Cylinder Engine Pistons

Journal: ADVANCED MATERIALS RESEARCH -ZUG, 2007
Author: Zhengwuvi, L. B. / Ibhadode, A. O.A.

Application of genetic algorithms-determination of the optimal machining parameters in the conversio ...

Journal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MACHINE TOOLS AND MANUFACTURE, 2004
Author: Amiolemhen, P. E. / Ibhadode, A. O.

Potential of Using Recycled Low-Density Polyethylene in Wood Composites Board

Journal: Tribology in Industry, Vol 33, Iss 1, Pp 11-17 (2011), 2011
Author: A. C. Igboanugo / A. O. A. Ibhadode / C. U. Atuanya

Advances in materials and systems technologies II

Journal: Advanced materials research, , 2009
Author: A O Ibhadode I A Igbafe B U Anyata

Advances in materials and systems technologies

Journal: Advanced materials research, 2007
Author: A O Ibhadode

Advances in materials and systems technologies III

Journal: Advanced materials research, 2012
Author: Prof. A.O. Akii Ibhadode

Introduction to Manufacturing Technology

Journal: Open Journal of Energy Efficiency, 2013
Author: Mala Abba-Aji, Vincent Ogwagwu, Bukar Umar Musa, Prof. A.O. Akii Ibhadode (Contributor)

Technical Properties of Some Plant Fibres Compared with Glass Fibre

Journal: International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa, 2010
Author: M. Sumaila, A.O. Akii Ibhadode

Investigating the Calibration Curves for a Two Component Cutting Tool Lathe Dynamometer Using Finite ...

Journal: International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa, 2010
Author: Osezua Obehi Ibhadode, Ishaya Musa Dagwa, Akii Okonigbon Akhaehomen Ibhadode

SUITABILITY OF OKHUEN WOOD (BRACHISTEGIA NIGERICA) AND RECYCLED LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE FOR COMPOSI ...

Journal: The Nigerian Academy of Science, 2014
Author: C.U. Atuanya1, and A.O.A. Ibhadode FAS2,

Development of Asbestos-Free Friction Lining Material from Palm Kernel Shell

Journal: Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences, 2008
Author: A. O. A. Ibhadode, I. M. Dagwa

Responsive Production Systems and Roles that Robots can Play

Journal: Advanced Materials Research, 2009
Author: R.H. Weston , Edited by : Prof. A.O. Akii Ibhadode, A.I. Igbafe and B.U. Anyata

Technical Properties of some plant fibres compared with glass fibre

Journal: International Journal of Engineering research in Affrica, 2014
Author: M. Sumaila, Ao. Ibhadode

Tool wear of some hacksaw blades

Journal: Journal of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers, 1994
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A

Technical Properties of Some Plant Fibres Compared with Glass Fibre

Journal: : International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa , 2010
Author: M. Sumaila, A.O. Akii Ibhadode

Development of a Manual Metal Arc Welding Flux from Local Raw Materials in Nigeria

Journal: Applied Mechanics and Materials, 2004
Author: Oyawale Festus Adekunle, Odior Andrew Oyakhobo, Ibhadode Akii

Numerical Investigation of Thermo-Mechanical Behaviour of Ball Grid Array Solder Joint at High Tempe ...

Journal: al: Advanced Materials Research , 1994
Author: E.H. Amalu, N.N. Ekere, R.S. Bhatti, S. Mallik, G. Takyi, A.O. Akii Ibhadode

PERFORMANCE OF AN AUTOMOTIVE BUMPER FROM LALLOH 2 (Corchorustriden L.) PLANT FIBRE REINFORCED EPOXY ...

Journal: Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH), 2016
Author: M Sumaila, AOA Ibhadod

The Impact of 3D Printing Technology to the Nigerian Manufacturing GDP

Journal: Modern Mechanical Engineering, 2018
Author: A. Balogun, V. , B. Otanocha, O. and O. Ibhadode, A.

Effects of breadfruit seed hull ash on the microstructures and properties of AlSiFe alloy/breadfruit ...

Journal: undefined!, 2012
Author: C.U.AtuanyaaA.O.A.Ibhadode.M.Dagwac

Potential of Using Recycled Low-Density Polyethylene in Wood Composites Board

Journal: Tribology in industry, 2011
Author: C.U. ATUANYA, A.O.A. IBHADODE, A.C. IGBOANUGO

Design and Development of an Integrated Small-Scale Oil Palm Fruit Processing Mill

Journal: Advanced Materials Research, 1994
Author: C.O. Ilechie, A.O. Akii Ibhadode, B.O. Abikoye

The viability of compressed natural gas (CNG) as an alternative automobile fuel in Nigeria

Journal: Journal of Social Management Sciences, 1997
Author: AKELE, S.M.G. and IBHADODE, A.O.A.

Potential of Using Recycled Low-Density Polyethylene in Wood Composites Board

Journal: Tribology in industry, 2011
Author: C.U. ATUANYA, A.O.A. IBHADODE, A.C. IGBOANUGO

Design and Manufacture of a 30-ton Hydraulic Press

Journal: A U J.T. 14(3): 196-200 (Jan. 2011) Technical Report , 2011
Author: Malachy Sumaila and Akii Okon igbon Akaehomen Ibhadode

PERFORMANCE OF AN AUTOMOTIVE BUMPER FROM LALLOH 2 (Corchorustriden L.) PLANT FIBRE REINFORCED EPOXY ...

Journal: Nigerian Journal of Technology, 2016
Author: M. Sumaila and A. O. A. Ibhadode

Computerised Design Approach to a Sub-Press Mould for Composite Materials Manufacture

Journal: al: Advanced Materials Research, 1994
Author: Ishaya Musa Dagwa, A.O. Akii Ibhadode

Determination of Optimum Welding Flux Composition Using the Bend Strength Test Technique

Journal: Advanced Materials Research , 1994
Author: Joseph I. Achebo, A.O. Akii Ibhadod

Risering of a Four-Cavity Die Production Mould by Convectional Method

Journal: Advanced Materials Research, 1994
Author: Prof. A.O. Akii Ibhadode, A.I. Igbafe and B.U. Anyata

Development of a New Flux for Aluminium Gas Welding

Journal: : Advanced Materials Research, 1994
Author: oseph I. Achebo, A.O. Akii Ibhadode

Some physical and mechanical properties of palm kernel shell (PKS)

Journal: Botswana Journal of Technology, 2010
Author: IM Dagwa, AO Ibhadode

Design, Construction, Testing and Operation of Some Laboratory Equipment for Materials Testing

Journal: Advanced Materials Research, 1994
Author: Ishaya Musa Dagwa, A.O. Akii Ibhadode

Engine Spare Parts Production through Copy Manufacture and Substitution Approach

Journal: Advanced Materials Research, 1994
Author: E.H. Amalu, A.O. Akii Ibhadode

Some physical and mechanical properties of asbestosfree experimental brake pad

Journal: JOURNAL OF RAW MATERIALS RESEARCH , 2006
Author: I M. Dagwa, A. O. A. Ibhadode

Application of genetic algorithms-determination of the optimal machining parameters in the conversio ...

Journal: International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 2004
Author: P.E. Amiolemhen, A.O.A. Ibhadode

Determination of Optimum Manufacturing Conditions for Asbestos-free Brake Pad using Taguchi Method

Journal: Nigerian Journal of Engineering Research and Development, 2006
Author: Dagwa, Ishaya - Ibhadode, A.O.Akii

Corner filling characteristics in precision forging

Journal: International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture , 1988
Author: A.O.A. Ibhadode,T.A.Dean

The Effect of Billet Location on Completely Closed Cavity Die Forging

Journal: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 1988
Author: A O A Ibhadode MEng, PhD, T A Dean, MSc(Eng), PhD, CEng, MIMechE,

The Influence of Process Variables on Load and Accuracy When Forging in a Completely Closed Cavity D ...

Journal: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture Institution of Mechan, 1988
Author: A O A Ibhadode MEng, PhD, T A Dean, MSc(Eng), PhD, CEng, MIMechE,

Development of a New Flux for Aluminium Gas Welding

Journal: Advanced Materials Research, 1994
Author: Joseph I. Achebo, A.O. Akii Ibhadode

Design and Manufacture of a 30-ton Hydraulic Press

Journal: Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University of Technology , 2011
Author: Malachy Sumaila and Akii Okon igbon Akaehomen Ibhadode

Design and Manufacture of Automobile Disk Brake Pad Test Rig

Journal: Nigerian Journal of Engineering Research and Development, 2005
Author: Dagwa, Ishaya - Ibhadode, A.O.Akii

Indigenous development of a 3horsepower petrol engine

Journal: Nigerian Journal of Engineering Research and Development, 2006
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A. and AMALU, E.H.

Development of FeOTiO2-SiO2-CaCO3 System as a Welding Flux

Journal: Nigerian Journal of Engineering Research and Development, 2004
Author: Oyawale F.A. and Ibhadode A.O.A

Design and Manufacture of Manual Electrode Coating Machine for Small Scale Manufacture

Journal: Nigerian Journal of Engineering Research and Development, 2004
Author: Oyawale F. A. and Ibhadode A. O. A

Performance evaluation of a prototype two component cutting force lathe dynamometer

Journal: journal and technology research, 2016
Author: A.O.Akii Ibhadode

A Demonstration of Box Jenkins forecasting typology

Journal: The Nigerian Journal of Engineering Management, 2003
Author: IGBOANUGO, A.C., IBHADODE, A.O.A., and ODIGIE, F

Determination of the optimum mix of sawdust and coal dust as a fue

Journal: Technical Transactions of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers,, 2000
Author: OSARENMWINDA, J.O. and IBHADODE, A.O.A.

Design of composite dies by the die expansion method

Journal: Technical Transactions of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, 1999
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A

Effect of cutting fluids on tool wear during turning operations

Journal: Technical Transactions of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, 1999
Author: MUSA, M. and IBHADODE, A.O.A

A new approach for the design of feedback control systems by the Bode Method

Journal: ournal of Electrical a nd Electronic Engineering ,, 1999
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A.

A survey of traditional foundries and forge shops and a training programme for traditional metal cra ...

Journal: Benin Journal of Educational Studies, 1999
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A

Technology transfer and continuing engineering education

Journal: BeninJournal of Educational Studies, 1999
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A

Development of home made crucibles for traditional metal casting

Journal: Journal of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers, 1998
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A.

Design, production and performance testing of two component cutting force dynamometer

Journal: Journal of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers, 1998
Author: DAGWA, I.M. and IBHADODE, A.O.A.

Anthropometric survey of Nigeria adult working class

Journal: Nigerian Journal of Engineering Management, 2002
Author: IGBOANUGO, A.C., EGHAREVBA, F, and IBHADODE A.O.A

Manufacture of metal-arc welding electrodes from locally available materials

Journal: Journal of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineer, 1993
Author: OKOH, I.G. and IBHADODE, A.O.A

Use of inequalities in the determination of control systems compensation parameters

Journal: Advances in Modeling Analysis C. AMSE Press, 1993
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A

Manufacture of hand hacksaw blades form locally available mild stee

Journal: The Nigerian Engineer, 1991
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A. and OJEAH, C.C

The effect of die container compounding on product accuracy in completely closed cavity die forging

Journal: Manufacturing Engineering Society International Conference, Calatayud, Spain, 2005
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A. and AIBANGBEE, G.F

Automobile disk brake pads made from palm kernel shell

Journal: Conference on New Products and Technologies for Small and Medium Enterprises,, 2001
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A. and OLADEINDE, M.H

The effect of die expansion in precision forging

Journal: Journal of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers, , 1994
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A

An assessment of the usage of project evaluation techniques in some selected Nigerian industries

Journal: Journal of Social Management Sciences , 1998
Author: UMEMEZIA, F.O. and IBHADODE, A.O.A

Development of useful products from agro-waste and polythene bags

Journal: Conference on New Products and Technologies for Small and Medium Enterprises,, 2001
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A

Estimation of pressdie system stiffness in mechanical press forging

Journal: Journal of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers, 1994
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A. and DEAN, T.A

Deformation of solid cylindrical forgings in a completely closed cavity die

Journal: Nigerian Society of Engineers Technical Transactions, 1993
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A. and DEAN, T.A

Derivation of the von Mises and Tresca yield loci in plane stress from the yield surface in three di ...

Journal: Journal of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers, 1993
Author: IBHADODE, A.O.A

International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa

Journal: International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa, 2010
Author: Editor-in-Chief: Dr. A.O.A. Ibhadode JERA Managing Director: Dr. Stanislav Kolesnichenko