Engr. Okeke T. C.

Engr. OKEKE, Tochukwu C.


Office: Lecturer II

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Summary of Profile

Engr. Tochukwu C. Okeke has a Bachelor of Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. He obtained his Master degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Ilorin in 2015. He is a Corporate member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and a COREN registered Engineer. His industrial work experience span in the following civil engineering specialisations: building construction, steel structure, road construction, and project management. He worked with Monier Construction Company in Portharcourt as a Road design Engineer and was part of the project team that reconstructed the stadium road offset the popular Aba Road in Portharcourt, Nigeria. He has been involved in several community development projects. He presently holds the post of Lecturer II, and is the current Departmental Examination Officer. His research interests are:

  1. Climatic Change as relating to Drought and Rainfall Seasonality

  2. Water Quality Assessment.

  3. Ground Water Hydrology

Teaching Areas:

  1. Water Resources Engineering.

  2. Hydraulics of open channel flow.

Engr. Bolarinwa A.

Engr. BOLARINWA, Ademola                 

Phone: 08034989796

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Office: Lecturer II


Summary of Profile

Engr.AdemolaBolarinwagraduated from the University of Ado Ekiti (UNAD)with Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) in Civil Engineering (2004) and obtained his Master of Engineering (M. Eng) from Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA). He is a registered engineer by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). He is currently working on his PhD program at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Auckland, New Zealand with scholarship from same school. His research interests are subsoil investigations/profiling; application of finite element method (FEM) in solving immediate geotechnical problems; isolation methods for earthquakes on deep foundation structures to mention a few.

Teaching Areas: Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering, and Geotechnical Engineering

Selected Publications:

1.         Bolarinwa, A. and Ola, S.A. (2016). “A Review of the Major Problem Soils in Nigeria”, FUOYE Journal of Engineering and Technology (FUOYEJET),1(1)   http://engineering.fuoye.edu.ng/journal/index.php/engineer/article/view/20

2.       Adeyeri, J.B., Bolarinwa, A. and Okeke, T.C. (2017). “Geotechnical Properties of Soils in Ikole Ekiti Area, Southwestern Nigeria”, Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering (EJGE), 22(1), Pp 21- 32. Available at http://www.ejge.com/2017/Ppr2017.0003ma.pdf

3.       Bolarinwa, A., Adeyeri, J.B. and Okeke, T.C. (2017). “Compaction and Consolidation Characteristics of Lateritic Soil of a Selected Site in Ikole Ekiti Southwest Nigeria”, Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH), 36(2)

4.         Bolarinwa, A., Adeyeri, J.B. and Okeke, T.C. (2017). “Effects of Municipal Solid Wastes (MSW) on Groundwater in Ikole Ekiti Area Southwest Nigeria”,FUOYE Journal of Engineering and Technology (FUOYEJET), Vol. 2, No. 1.

5.         Bolarinwa, A. (2012), “Effective Bored Pile design and Installation Techniques”, IQPC International Conference on “Deep Foundations and Underground Infrastructures”, Pretoria, South Africa on 17th -19th September, 2012.

6.       Bolarinwa, A. and Ola, S.A. (2012), “Geotechnical Properties of Major Problem Soils ofNigeria”, International Conference of International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), on 29th-30th April 2012 in Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos.

7.        Bolarinwa, A. and Fatokun, O. (2011), “Geotechnical Characterization of Some Major Problem Soils of Nigeria in Road Failure Investigation”, Annual conference of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (N.S.E.) on the 5th - 9th Dec., 2011 Calabar, Nigeria.

Mr. Oyegbile O. B.

OYEGBILE, Oluwatobi Brian

Telephone: 08102363879

Office: Lecturer II

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Summary of Profile

Brian Oyegbilehas Diploma in Building Technology from the Federal Polytechnic Ede, he obtained his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Ibadan, 2009. He is a lecturer at the Department of Civil Engineering, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, in Ekiti State of Nigeria. As a recipient of the prestigious Hellenic Scholarship, Brian travelled to Athens in 2010 as a postgraduate student where he obtained M.Sc. in Civil Engineering. Currently, He is on his PhD thesis in Structural Engineering at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.Brian is working on the damage assessment of spalling in reinforced concrete structures, characterisation of innovative construction materials, seismic analysis and design as well as strength tests of structures for sustainable infrastructural development. He is a member of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) and his registration with theCouncil for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) is in progress. His research interests are:

  1. Applications of Innovative Construction Materials (Biomass and Geosynthetics)

  2. Assessment of Smoke Spalling of Reinforced Concrete Structures

  3. Topography Aggravation of Seismic Waves and its Effects on Underground Infrastructures

  4. Earthquake-Induced Transient Ground Displacements of Concrete Structures

  5. Pressure Distribution and Failure Criteria of Underground Pipelines in Saturated Fill

Special Award; Hellenic Scholar as a postgraduate

Teaching Areas; Concrete Engineering, Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering Materials

Selected Publications;                                                             

  1. Oyegbile, O. B. &Ayininuola, G. M. (2013) “Laboratory Studies on the Influence of Crude Oil Spillage on Lateritic Soil Shear Strength: A Case Study of Niger Delta Area of Nigeria”, Earth Science and Geotechnical Engineering, 3(2), 73-83.

  2. Olutoge, F. A., Adeniran K. M. &Oyegbile, O. B. (2013) “The Ultimate Strength Behaviour of Laterized Concrete”, Science Research, 1(3), 52-58. doi: 10.11648/j.sr.20130103.14

  3. Oyegbile, O. B. &Georgiannou, V.N. (2012) “Static and Dynamic Behaviour of Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls: A Study of Stiffness-Stability Relationships and its Role in the Construction Industry”, Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA. (under review)

Oyegbile, O. B., Tat, T.N. &Olutoge, F.A. (2012) “Management of Building Collapse in Nigeria: A Lesson from Earthquake-Triggered Building Collapse in Athens, Greece”, Civil and Environmental Research, 2(6), 36-42.

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