MME

AREA OF INTEREST

RESEARCH TOPICS

Supervisor/Co-Supervisor

Physical Metallurgy

Effect of the Width on AZ31 sheet rolling

Dr. Omotoyinbo

Investigation of the microstructure and mechanical properties of Al bronze alloys in as-cast and deformed states

Influence of thermomechanical treatment on the ageing behaviour of Al(6063)-SiC composites

Dr. Alaneme

Influence of Uniaxial deformation processes on the microstructure and mechanical properties of Al(6063)-Al2O3 composites

Physical Metallurgy

(Failure Analysis)

Failure analysis of automobile exhaust welds

Dr. Alaneme/

Dr. Ogunniyi

Physical Metallurgy Welding

Effect of fluxing composition on structural integrity of mild steel welds

Effect of Alloying Elements on the Mechanical Properties of Welded Aluminium Alloys

Engr. Oladele

Physical/Mechanical Metallurgy

Investigation of the mechanical properties of Al-Mg alloys in as-cast and deformed states

Dr. Omotoyinbo

Physical / Production Metallurgy

Effect of Forging Temperature on the Microstructure and Mechanical properties of the SiCp

Physical Metallurgy/ Foundry/ RCR

Resultant mechanical properties of casts from scrap auto engine block under varying casting conditions

Dr. Seidu/

Dr. Ogunniyi

Study of residual chemical composition under different melting atmosphere of scrap auto engine blocks for recycling

Chilling effects on casts from scrap automobile engine block for reuse

Effect of casting variables on resultant microstructures of cast scrap auto engines block

Effect of inoculants on residual microstructure and graphite characterization in casts from scrap auto engine blocks

Dr. Seidu

Physical Metallurgy/ Foundry

Effect of Mill Scale Admixture in Sand Mould on the Microstructure of Cast Aluminium

Dr. Oloruntoba

Design and performance evaluation of a sand blasting machine

Dr. Alaneme

Investigation of mechanical properties of Spin-Cast Cast Iron

Prof. Adewuyi/ Engr. Olaniran

Microstructure/Mechanical Properties Relationship of Spin Cast Aluminium Alloy

Investigating the microstructure and mechanical properties of spin-cast products

Prof. Adewuyi

Physical Metallurgy

/Corrosion

Effect of Microstructure on the mechanical and corrosion behaviour of a hot-extruded nickel aluminium bronze

Dr. Omotoyinbo

Corrosion behaviour of super304H austenistic steel subject to cyclic annealing treatment

Dr. Alaneme

Corrosion

Optimization of Nickel Plating in Corrosion Prevention of Low Carbon Steel for Mildly Corrosive applications

Dr. Oloruntoba

Production of a 50 cm3 phosphating bath

Utilization of Water Hyacinth as Corrosion Inhibitor for Mild Steel in Acidic and Marine Environment

Temperature Dependent study of Corrosion of Metals in Corrosive Media

Prof. Adewuyi

Corrosion /

Failure Analysis

Comparative Failure Analysis of Inhibited and Uninhibited pipeline in Corrosive Media

Corrosion/ Electrometallurgy

Production of a desktop galvanising bath as pragmatic electroplating teaching kit

Dr Oloruntoba

Dr. Ogunniyi

Mechanical Metallurgy

Design and performance evaluation of a creep testing machine

Dr. Alaneme

Design of a four-point bend rotating bending fatigue testing machine

Polymer Technology/ RCR

Development of Small Scale Recovery route for waste Polyethylene

Dr. Ogunniyi

Furnace/Fuel/

Refractory

Design and construction and testing of 1450 oC electric heating furnace

Investigation of variables for minimizing sintering temperature in production of conducting silica slabs for muffle furnaces

Mineral Processing

Design of an equipment for coal-gold agglomeration

Prof. Ajayi

Amenability of a locally sourced flotation reagents in processing of Ilesa Gold

Composite Material Development

Effect of Bamboo ash reinforcement on the wear behaviour of Al-Cu-Mg/Bamboo ash particulate composites

Dr. Omotoyinbo

Production Metallurgy

Improving the design and the workability of direct extrusion mill in MME Dept., FUTA

Improving the design and workability of the two high laboratory rolling mill in MME Dept., FUTA

Composite Materials/ RCR

Design and Construction of Compression Moulding Machine for Fibre-Particle Reinforced Paper Boards

Engr. Oladele/

Dr. Ogunniyi

Production and Characterization of Fibre-Particle Reinforced Paper Boards

Engr. Oladele/ Dr. Ogunniyi

Composite Material Development

Metallic Slag Reinforce Polyester Composite

Engr. Oladele

Comparative Study of the Reinforcement Efficiency of bone and bone-ash in polymer matrix

Effect of Chemical Treatment on the mechanical Properties of Pine-Apple Fibre Reinforced

Development of Natural Fibre Reinforced Slag Cement Composites

Ceramic Composite

Investigating the Influence of Reinforced Profile(s) on the Mechanical Properties of Concrete

Prof Adewuyi/

Engr. Olaniran

Nanotechnology

Development of Nanoporous Ceramic Materials

Prof. Adewuyi

NanoTechnology/

Composite Materials

Development of Nanostructured Composite Materials from Carbon Black

AREA OF INTEREST

RESEARCH TOPIC

Supervisors

Physical Met:

Computer

Development of a Software for Analysis of Gray Cast Iron Microstructures

Physical Met:

Welding

Development of laboratory procedure for production of flux coated welding electrode via dipping

Metallurgical integrity of artisan auto-exhaust welds and practices

Physical Met:

Foundry

Inoculation and thin wall studies in grey iron recycling

Chilling effect on inoculated grey iron

Effect of manganese on microstructure and mechanical properties in grey cast iron recycling

Effect of shake out time on the microstructure and hardness properties in grey cast iron recycling

Mould additive effect on skin and microstructure in grey cast iron recycling

Effect of graded carbon on the skin and microstructure of grey iron

Effective scrap metal selection to enhance steel reinforcement bars product quality

Physical Met:

Composites

Porosity, Microstructure, and Mechanical Behaviour of Recycled AA 6063 – SiCp Composites

Composites

Materials

Development of natural fibre reinforced paperboards

Comparative study of the reinforcement efficiency of polymeric matrix with cattle hair and fowl feathers

Modelling of the mechanical properties of sisal fibre reinforced polypropylene composites

Production of natural fibre reinforced cement based composite

Comparative studies of the liquid absorption properties of different polyester composites

Reinforcing efficiency of cattle bone in various matrixes

Production of slag/cement natural fibre reinforced composites

Investigation of thermal and mechanical properties of natural fibre-reinforced polymer composites

Development and Characterization of different Agro waste based/synthetic particle reinforced AA 6063 Matrix Hybrid Composites

Porosity, Microstructure, and Mechanical Behaviour of Recycled AA 6063 – Alumina Composites

Mineral

Processing

Preliminary studies on outcropped galena deposit in Ile-Oluji Ondo State

Development of a laboratory unit for sub sieve analysis

Classification of fine silica in an aluminosilicate deposit

Production of polishing powder for domestic application

Laboratory production of silica abrasive sheets (sand paper)

Processing and characterization of drilling mud from Ipetumodu and Ifon clay deposits

Processing and characterization of foundry bentonite from Ipetumodu and Ifon clay deposits

Leaching kinetics during acid purification of Ipetumodu and Ifon clay

Amenability of a locally sourced flotation reagents in processing of Ilesa Gold

Hydrometallurgical purification of termite hill using oxalic acid

Study on the effects of durax admixture on the mechanical properties of defferated Ipetumodu clay

Study on the influence of durax addition on the thermal properties of purified Ipetumodu clay

Equipment

Development of hydraulic press for composite material forming

Design of an equipment for coal-gold agglomeration

Design and fabrication of decorticating machine

Development of a Small Scale Waste Polyethylene Peletising Unit

Development of a laboratory froth flotation machine with variable impeller system

Design of a Sustained-Load Creep Testing Machine for Polymeric Materials

Design of a Sustained-Load Creep Testing Machine for Polymeric Materials

Corrosion

Metallurgical assessment of a substandard plumbing part

Study of corrosion inhibition mechanism of water hyacinth on 1030 mild steel in chloride environment

Development of automobile coolant

Tafel study versus weight loss methods for quantifying effect of phosphating on a mild steel

AREA OF INTEREST

RESEARCH TOPIC

Supervisors

Physical Met:

Computer

Development of a Software for Analysis of Gray Cast Iron Microstructures

Physical Met:

Welding

Development of laboratory procedure for production of flux coated welding electrode via dipping

Metallurgical integrity of artisan auto-exhaust welds and practices

Physical Met:

Foundry

Inoculation and thin wall studies in grey iron recycling

Chilling effect on inoculated grey iron

Effect of manganese on microstructure and mechanical properties in grey cast iron recycling

Effect of shake out time on the microstructure and hardness properties in grey cast iron recycling

Mould additive effect on skin and microstructure in grey cast iron recycling

Effect of graded carbon on the skin and microstructure of grey iron

Effective scrap metal selection to enhance steel reinforcement bars product quality

Physical Met:

Composites

Porosity, Microstructure, and Mechanical Behaviour of Recycled AA 6063 – SiCp Composites

Composites

Materials

Development of natural fibre reinforced paperboards

Comparative study of the reinforcement efficiency of polymeric matrix with cattle hair and fowl feathers

Modelling of the mechanical properties of sisal fibre reinforced polypropylene composites

Production of natural fibre reinforced cement based composite

Comparative studies of the liquid absorption properties of different polyester composites

Reinforcing efficiency of cattle bone in various matrixes

Production of slag/cement natural fibre reinforced composites

Investigation of thermal and mechanical properties of natural fibre-reinforced polymer composites

Development and Characterization of different Agro waste based/synthetic particle reinforced AA 6063 Matrix Hybrid Composites

Porosity, Microstructure, and Mechanical Behaviour of Recycled AA 6063 – Alumina Composites

Mineral

Processing

Preliminary studies on outcropped galena deposit in Ile-Oluji Ondo State

Development of a laboratory unit for sub sieve analysis

Classification of fine silica in an aluminosilicate deposit

Production of polishing powder for domestic application

Laboratory production of silica abrasive sheets (sand paper)

Processing and characterization of drilling mud from Ipetumodu and Ifon clay deposits

Processing and characterization of foundry bentonite from Ipetumodu and Ifon clay deposits

Leaching kinetics during acid purification of Ipetumodu and Ifon clay

Amenability of a locally sourced flotation reagents in processing of Ilesa Gold

Hydrometallurgical purification of termite hill using oxalic acid

Study on the effects of durax admixture on the mechanical properties of defferated Ipetumodu clay

Study on the influence of durax addition on the thermal properties of purified Ipetumodu clay

Equipment

Development of hydraulic press for composite material forming

Design of an equipment for coal-gold agglomeration

Design and fabrication of decorticating machine

Development of a Small Scale Waste Polyethylene Peletising Unit

Development of a laboratory froth flotation machine with variable impeller system

Design of a Sustained-Load Creep Testing Machine for Polymeric Materials

Design of a Sustained-Load Creep Testing Machine for Polymeric Materials

Corrosion

Metallurgical assessment of a substandard plumbing part

Study of corrosion inhibition mechanism of water hyacinth on 1030 mild steel in chloride environment

Development of automobile coolant

Tafel study versus weight loss methods for quantifying effect of phosphating on a mild steel