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Prof Esther Akinlabi

Deputy Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor

Esther Akinlabi

Professor Esther Akinlabi is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, currently serving as the Deputy Faculty Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK. In her most recent role, she served as the Director of PAULESI, Ibadan, Nigeria. Prior to joining PAULESI, she had a decade of meritorious service at the Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, UJ. At UJ, she served as the HOD of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Science and as Vice Dean for Teaching and Learning for FEBE. Her research interests are in modern and advance manufacturing processes which include Friction Stir Welding and Additive Manufacturing. She has filed two patents, edited four books, co-authored seven books, and authored/co-authored many peer reviewed publications.

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  • An Insight into AI and ICT Towards Sustainable Manufacturing, Ikumapayi, O., Laseinde, O., Ogedengbe, T., Afolalu, S., Ogundipe, A., Akinlabi, E. 15 Mar 2023, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Communication, Computing and Electronics Systems, Singapore, Springer
  • Biopolymers: a suitable REPLACEMENT for plastics in product packaging, Babaremu, K., Oladijo, O., Akinlabi, E. 13 Jan 2023, In: Advanced Industrial and Engineering Polymer Research
  • Enhanced Biogas Production from Human and Agro-Waste: Waste to Wealth Initiative, Emetere, M., Oniha, M., Chikwendu, L., Akinyosoye, A., Akinlabi, E. 2 May 2023, In: Waste and Biomass Valorization
  • Evaluation of a hybrid solar power system as a potential replacement for urban residential and medical economic activity areas in southern Nigeria, Ismaila, Z., Falode, O., Diji, C., Kazeem, R., Ikumapayi, O., Petinrin, M., Awonusi, A., Adejuwon, S., Jen, T., Akinlabi, S., Akinlabi, E. 24 Mar 2023, In: AIMS Energy
  • Evaluation of Palm Kernel Oil as Cutting Lubricant in Turning AISI 1039 Steel Using Taguchi-Grey Relational Analysis Optimization Technique, Alaba, E., Akinlabi, E., Kazeem, R., Petinrin, A., Ikumapayi, M., Jen, T. 1 May 2023, In: Advances in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Experimental approach to bio-waste nanoparticles suitable for radiator coolant, Afolalu, S., Ikumapayi, O., Ogedengbe, T., Emetere, M., Jen, T., Akinlabi, E. 17 Mar 2023, In: Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies
  • Forecast of the Trend in Sales Data of a Confectionery Baking Industry Using Exponential Smoothing and Moving Average Models, Kazeem, R., Petinrin, M., Akhigbe, P., Jen, T., Akinlabi, E., Akinlabi, S., Ikumapayi, O. 28 Feb 2023, In: Mathematical Modelling of Engineering Problems
  • Grey-based taguchi method for multi-weld quality optimization of gas metal arc dissimilar joining of mild steel and 316 stainless steel, Ogbonna, O., Akinlabi, S., Madushele, N., Fatoba, O., Akinlabi, E. 1 Mar 2023, In: Results in Engineering
  • Human-Robot Co-working Improvement via Revolutionary Automation and Robotic Technologies – An overview, Ikumapayi, O., Afolalu, S., Ogedengbe, T., Kazeem, R., Akinlabi, E. 13 Jan 2023, In: Procedia Computer Science

Job Wambua Development of optimally engineered magnetron sputtered thin coatings for cutting tools Start Date: 01/03/2023

  • Law PGDL December 01 2018
  • Mechanical Engineering DEng April 11 2011
  • Fellow of African Academy of Science FAAS
  • Fellow of Nigerian Academy of Science NAS
  • Professional Engineer PrEng

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