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Daniyan Ilesanmi Afolabi  is a Postdoctoral  Research  ,Tshwane University of Technology,South Africa

Daniyan Ilesanmi Afolabi

Postdoctoral Research

Organizing Committee

South Africa

Tshwane University of Technology

BIOGRAPHY

DR. DANIYAN ILESANMI AFOLABI obtained both Masters of Engineering (MEng) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Mechanical Engineering (Production Engineering Option) from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria in 2012 and 2017 respectively.

During his Masters program, he worked on a thesis titled “Development of a Processor for Producing Biodiesel from Used Oils” and was ranked first in the 2012 Masters class with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.83 while his Ph.D. work was titled “Development and Optimization of a Plant for Producing Biodiesel from Used and Unused Oils” both completed within the stipulated time.

At present, DANIYAN ILESANMI AFOLABI is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Industrial Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa.

Before then, DANIYAN ILESANMI AFOLABI was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria. 

wherein taught courses relating to Fluid Dynamics, Mechanics and Computation and Strength of Materials, Mechanical Vibrations and Control, Systems Engineering and Control, Production Engineering, Engineering thermodynamics, Maintenance Management, Electromechanical Machines, Turbomachinery etc. both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  

DANIYAN ILESANMI AFOLABI a registered member (Professional Engineer Cadre) of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA).

He has successfully completed the supervision of 28 students at the Bachelor’s Degree level and 3 students at the Master's Degree level.

As of October 2019, DANIYAN ILESANMI AFOLABI has published extensively both at the local and international peer-reviewed journals and conferences numbering 82 and 57 respectively with 3 Book Chapters.  

DANIYAN ILESANMI AFOLABI vast and proficient in the use of computational and dynamic modeling and simulation software tools such as the ANSYS, Design Expert, MATLAB, Dynacare, etc. with landmark projects and inventions initiated and completed within the stipulated time frame.

DANIYAN ILESANMI AFOLABI he has also served meritoriously in several administrative and academic committees both at the local and international levels

PUBLICATIONS

Daniyan, I. A., A. O. Adeodu, O. M. Dada, and A. A. Aribidara (2013): Design of a Small Scale Biodiesel Processor. Published in the Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS).

Daniyan, I. A., A. O. Adeodu, O. O. Omitola, O. L. Daniyan, and A. S. Yusuff (2013). Use of Artificial Neural Network for Correlation of Vapour-Liquid Equilibrium Data for Hydrocarbon ternary system. (Ethane-n-Butane-Pentane).  Published in the International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research. 

Bello, E. I., I. A. Daniyan, A. O. Akinola, and T. I. Ogedengbe (2013): Development of a Biodiesel Processor. Published in Research Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences (RJEAS). 

Yusuff, A. S., L. T. Popoola, O. O. Omitola, A. O. Adeodu and I. A. Daniyan (2013): Mathematical Modeling of Fixed Bed Adsorption Column for Liquid Plate Solute: Effect of Operating Variables. Published in the International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, IJSER.

Adeodu, A. O., I. A. Daniyan and A. S. Yusuff (2013): Assessment of Soil, Water and Plant Pollution by Heavy Metals from Petroleum and Petrochemical Companies in Nigeria. (A Case Study of Eleme Petrochemicals, Warri Refinery, Atlas cove depot, Mosimi depot, Ilorin depot, Ibadan depot, Ejigbo depot, Ore depot). Published in the International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research.

Anyaeche, C.O., A. O. Adeodu and I. A. Daniyan (2013): Anthropometry as an Ergonomic Design Factor in an Open Plan Selected Computer Operator Work Station: Cyber Cafés Perspectives. Published in the International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research.

Anyaeche, C. O., A. O. Adeodu and I. A. Daniyan (2013): Acoustic as an Ergonomic Design Factor in an Open Plan Selected Computer Operator Work Station: Cyber Cafés Perspectives. Published in the International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research.

Daniyan, I. A., A. O. Adeodu and O. O. Adaramola (2013).   Correlation of Vapour-Liquid Equilibrium Data Using Neural Network for Hydrocarbon Ternary System. (Ethane-n-Pentane- n-Hexane). Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences, JETEAS.

Oguntuase, O. B., I. A. Daniyan and A. O. Adeodu (2013). Design and Fabrication of Burglary and Assembly of Aluminium Window Frame. (Students’ Work Experience Programme SWEP, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria). International Journal of Innovative Research in Science and Engineering Technology.

Daniyan, I. A., A. O. Adeodu and O. M. Dada (2014). Design of Material Handling Equipment: Belt Conveyor System for Crushed Limestone Using 3 Roll Idlers. Journal of Advancement in Engineering and Technology.

Adeodu, A. O., I. A. Daniyan and O. M. Dada (2014). An Assessment of Physical Strain Experienced by Manual Workers in Bricklaying Operation: A Case Study in Nigeria. Journal of Computation in Biosciences and Engineering.

Daniyan, I. A., A. O. Adeodu and O. L. Daniyan (2014). Prediction of Vapour-Liquid Equilibrium Data Using Neural Network for Hydrocarbon Ternary System (Ethane-Pentane-n-Butane). Journal of Computation in Biosciences and Engineering.

Daniyan, I. A., O. L. Daniyan, A. O. Adeodu and A. A. Aribidara (2014). Towards Sustainable Development in the Third World: Design of a Large Scale Biodiesel Plant. Journal of Bioprocessing and Chemical Engineering.

Adeodu, A. O., I. A. Daniyan and O. O. Adaramola (2014). Anthropometry Evaluation Using Analytical Hierarchical Process and Independent Test Method for Hospital Bed Design: A Case Study in Nigeria. Journal of Computation in Biosciences and Engineering.

Bello, E. I., I. A. Daniyan and F. Otu (2014). Distillation Characteristics of Rubber Seed Oil, Biodiesel and Blend with Diesel. Research Journal in Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Daniyan, I. A.,  A. O. Adeodu and D. F. Adewumi (2014). Design of a Processor for the Production of 30,000 Tons of Caustic Potash Per Anum from Cocoa Pod Husk. Int’l Journal of Science and Research.

Adewumi, D. F., Daniyan, I. A. and A. O. Adeodu (2014). Determination of Heavy Metals in Water, Fish and Soil Samples from Antau River in Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria: A Case Study of Antau River in Keffi, Nasarawa North Central Nigeria. Int’l Journal of Science and Research (IJSR).

Adewumi, D. F., Daniyan, I. A. and A. O. Adeodu (2014). Physico-Chemical Properties of Ala River, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. (A Case Study of Ala River in Akure, South Western Nigeria). Journal of Physical and Chemical Sciences.

Adeodu A. O., Daniyan I. A., Adaramola O. O., (2014). Anthropometry as Ergonomic Consideration for a Hospital Bed design in Nigeria. International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research.

Olateju I. I., Adeodu A. O., and Daniyan I. A., (2014). Assessment of Adsorption Kinetics in a Quaternary Liquid phase System using Activated Carbon derived from Oil palm empty fruit bunch. Journal of Bioprocessing and Chemical Engineering.

Olateju I. I., Adeodu A. O., and Daniyan I. A., (2014). Isotherms study of equilibrium adsorption of a Quaternary system unto activated Carbon derived from Oil palm empty fruit bunch. Journal of Bioprocessing and Chemical Engineering.

Daniyan, O. L and I. A. Daniyan (2014). Towards Sustainable Solar Power System in Nigeria: The Planning and Budgeting Considerations.  International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research.

Daniyan, O. L., I. A. Daniyan, B. I. Okere, N. Aliyu and E. E Ezema (2014). Photovoltaic Modules Performance Loss Evaluation for Nsukka South-East Nigeria and Mitigable Designs. Journal of Engineering Research and Applications.

Daniyan, I. A., A. O. Adeodu and O. M. Oladunjoye (2015). Effects of Catalyst Variation on Biodiesel Yield. Journal of Advancement in Engineering and Technology.

Akinnuli, B. O., I. A. Daniyan, A. O. Adeodu and I. E. Elemure (2015). Development of a Model for Lathe Machine’s Installation, Completion Time and Due Dates Prediction. Int’l Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Akinnuli, B. O., I. A. Daniyan, A. O. Adeodu and I. E. Elemure (2015). Procedural Steps for Effective Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of Drilling Machine. Journal of Advancement in Engineering and Technology.

Adeodu, A. O., I. A. Daniyan, T. M. Azeez and C. U. Omohimoria (2015). Effect of Microwave Curing on the Tensile Property of Particulate Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites. Journal of Advances in Materials.

Dada, O. M., I. A. Daniyan and O. O. Adaramola (2015). Optimal Design of Micro Hydro Turbine (Archimedes Screw Turbine) in Arinta Water Fall in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Research Journal in Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Daniyan, I. A., A. O. Adeodu, O. M. Dada and D. F. Adewumi (2015). Effects of Reaction Time on Biodiesel Yield. Journal of Bioprocessing and Chemical Engineering.

Adeodu, A. O., I. A. Daniyan, C. U. Omohimoria and S. O. Afolabi (2015). Development of Indigenous Engineering and Technology in Nigeria for Sustainable Development through Promotion of SMEs (Case of Design of Manually Operated Paper Recycling Plant). Int’l Journal of Science, Technology and Society.

Adewumi, D. F., I. A. Daniyan, K. A. Adigun and A. O. Adeodu (2015). Determination Trace Metals in Fish, Water, and Sediments of Some Ponds in Ado, Ikere and Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. Journal of Physical and Chemical Sciences.

Oladapo, B. I., Balogun, V. A., Adeoye, A. O. M., Ijagbemi, C. O., Afolabi, S. O., Daniyan, I. A., Esoso, A. A. and Asanta, S. P. (2016). Model Design and Simulation of Automatic Sorting Machine Using Proximity Sensor. Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal.

Bello, E. I., Ogedengbe, T. I., Lajide, L. and I. A. Daniyan (2016). Optimization of Process Parameters for Biodiesel Production Using Response Surface Methodology. American Journal of Energy Engineering.

Daniyan, I. A., Adeodu, A. O., Azeez, T. M., Dada, O. M. and Olafare, A. O. (2016). Optimization of Peeling Time and Operational Speed for Cassava Peeling Using Central Composite Design and Response Surface Methodology. International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Research Technology.

Dada, O. M. Daniyan, I. A., Azeez, T. M. and Adaramola, O. O.  (2016). Audit of Electricity Generation at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering.

Oladapo, B. I., Balogun, V. A., Oyegoke, S. O. Adeoye, A. O. M., Ijagbemi, C. O., Afolabi, S. O., Daniyan, I. A., Akinola, S. O. Asanta, S. P. and I. D. Uchegbu (2016). Experimental Analytical Design of CNC Machine Tool SCFC based on Electro-pneumatic System. Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal. 

Oladapo, B. I., Balogun, V. A., Adeoye, A. O. M., Ijagbemi, C. O., Afolabi, S. O., Daniyan, I. A., and Asanta, S. P. (2016). Model Design and Simulation of Automatic Sorting Machine Using Proximity Sensor. Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal.

Daniyan, I. A., Bello, E. I., Ogedengbe, T. I., Lajide, L. and Mogaji, P. B. (2017). Development of a Model for Predicting the Yield of Biodiesel during Biodiesel Production. FUTA Journal of Engineering and Engineering Technology.

Daniyan, I. A. and Akhere, O. M. (2017). Development of a Multi-Feed Pelletizer for the Production of Organic Fertilizer. American Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering.

Daniyan, I. A., Aderoba A. A., Jimmy, D. N., Rominiyi, O. L. and Adewumi, D. F. (2017). Development of a Mixer for Concrete Production. Applied Engineering.

Daniyan, I. A., Omokhuale, A. M., Aderoba, A. A. and Ikumapayi, O. M. (2017). Development and Performance Evaluation of Organic Fertilizer Machinery. Journal of Cogent Engineering.

Daniyan, I. A., Daniyan, O. L., Mayungbe, O. E. and Oguntuase, O. B. (2017). Development of a Belt Conveyor for Small Scale Industry. Journal of Advancement in Engineering and Technology.

Daniyan, I. A., Adeodu, A. O. and Adewumi, D. F. (2017). A Review of Strategic Management of Water Resources. Journal of Physical and Chemical Sciences.

Daniyan, I. A., Adeodu, A. O., Onibokun, W. O. and Adewumi, D. F. (2017). Development of a Plastic Recycling Machine. Journal of Advancement in Engineering and Technology.

Adeodu,  A.  O.,  Daniyan,  I.  A.,  Babalola,  S.  A.,  Okojie,  F.  and  Aderoba,  A.  A.  (2017). Development of a 30 kg Aluminium Oil-Fired Crucible Furnace Using Locally Sourced Materials. American Journal of Mechanics and Applications.        

Daniyan, I. A., Adeodu, A. O., Kayode, J. F., Asibe, J. and Aderoba, A. A. (2017). Development of a Remote Controlled Alert System for Automobile Access into Premises. Journal of Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems.

Daniyan, O. L., Daniyan, I. A. and Ale, F. (2017). A New Optimized Radio Telescope Receiver Architecture. Journal of Advancement in Engineering and Technology.

Daniyan, I. A. (2018). Comparative Analysis of Production of Biodiesel from Used Oil via Heterogeneous Transesterification. International Journal of Academic and Applied Research (IJAAR).

Daniyan, I. A. and Umakhihe, A. (2018). Development of a Deionizer for Water Purification. International Journal of Academic Engineering Research (IJAER).

Daniyan, I. A. and Cookey-Gam, R. S. (2018). Development of a Paint Mixing Machine. International Journal of Academic Engineering Research (IJAER).

Adeodu, A. O. and Daniyan, I. A. (2018). Development and Optimisation of Drying Parameters for Low-Cost Hybrid Solar Dryer Using Response Surface Method. Journal of Sustainable Bioenergy Systems.

Daniyan, I. A., Aderoba, A. A. Atamunotoru, D. A. and Rominiyi, O. L. (2018). Development and Performance of a Livestock Feed Mixer. MOJ App Bio Biomech.

Daniyan, I. A., Ahwin, A. K., Aderoba, A. A. and O. L. Daniyan (2018). Development of a Smart Digester for the Production of Biogas. Petroleum and Coal.

Daniyan, I. A., Mpofu, K. and Adeodu, A. O. (2018). Optimization of Welding Parameters using Taguchi and Response Surface Methodology for Rail Car Bracket Assembly. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.

Daniyan, I. A., Daniyan, O. L., Adeodu, A. O., Ojaokomo, F. and Mpofu, K. (2018). Development of Controlled Alert System for Human Access into Premises. Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS).

Daniyan, I. A., Dada, O. M., Adeodu, A. O., Uchegbu, I .D., Isijola, O. O. and Mpoku, K. (2018).Development and Performance Evaluation of a Humidifier for Room Ventilation. Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS).

Daniyan, I. A., Mpofu, K. and Osadare, D. F. (2018). Design and simulation of a controller for an active suspension system of a rail car. Cogent Engineering.

Daniyan, I. A., Mpofu, K. and Adeodu, A. O. (2018). Investigating the effect of carbon steel STKM 13a thermal and electrical properties during welding assembly of the lower brackets of a rail car. Int. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.

Daniyan, I. A., Daniyan, O. L., Adeodu, A. O., Azeez, T. M. and Ibekwe, K. S. (2018). Design and Simulation of a Wind Turbine for Electricity Generation. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research.

Daniyan, I. A., Daniyan, O. L., Adeodu, A. O., Uchegbu, I. D. and Abiona, O. H. (2018). Development and Optimization of a Smart System for Biogas Production using Animal Waste. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research.

Daniyan, I. A., Ahwin, K. A., Aderoba, A. A., Daniyan, O. L. and Mpofu, K. (2018). Development and Optimization of a  Smart Digester for the Production of Biogas. Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Pretoria / Johannesburg, South Arica.

Daniyan, I. A., Daniyan, O. L. and Mpofu, K. (2018). Design and Simulation of a Controller for Active Suspension System of a Rail Car. Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Pretoria / Johannesburg, South Arica.

Daniyan, I. A.,   Adeodu, A. O., Oladapo, B. I., Daniyan, O. L. and Ajetomobi, O. R. (2019). Development of a reconfigurable fixture for low weight machining operations. Cogent Engineering.

Tlhabadira, I., Daniyan, I. A., Machaka, R., Machio, C ., Masu, L. and VanStaden L. R. (2019). Modelling and Optimization of Surface Roughness during AISI P20 Milling Process using the Taguchi Method. Int. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.

Daniyan, I. A., Mpofu, K., Daniyan, O. L. and Adeodu, A. O. (2019). Dynamic Modelling and Simulation of Rail car Suspension Systems using Classic Controls. Cogent Engineering.

Daniyan, I. A., Bello, E.I., Ogedengbe, T. I. and Mogaji, P. B. (2019). Gas Chromatography and Fourier Transform  Infrared Analysis of Biodiesel from Used and Unused Palm Olein Oil. International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa.

Daniyan,  I.A.,  Dahunsi,  O.  A,  Oguntuase,  O.  B.,  Daniyan  O.  L.,  and  Mpofu,  K.  (2019). Development of a Prototype Test Rig for Leak Detection in Pipelines. Procedia CIRP.

Daniyan, I. A., Mpofu, K. and Adeodu, A. O. (2019). Investigating the Effect of Carbon Steel STKM13a Thermal Properties during Welding Assembly of Rail Car Suspension System. Procedia CIRP.

Daniyan, O. L., Ezechi, N., Daniyan, I. A., Okere, B. (2019). Development and Optimization of an Automated  Irrigation  System.  Journal of Automation,  Mobile  Robotics  &  Intelligent Systems.

Daniyan, I. A., Daniyan, O. L., Mpofu, K. and Ramatsetse, B. I. (2019). Development and Performance Evaluation of an Automated Irrigation System. Published Proceedings of the SPEC/RobMech/PRASA Conference Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Daniyan, I. A., Mpofu, K., Adeodu, A. O. and Daniyan, O. L. (2019). Model Design, Simulation and Control of Rail car Suspension System. Published Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE 10th International Conference on Mechanical and Intelligent Manufacturing Technologies (ICMIMT2019).

Adeodu, A. O., Bodunde, O. P., Daniyan, I. A., Omitola, O. O., Akinyoola, J. O. and Adie, U. C. (2019). Development of an Autonomous Mobile Plant Irrigation Robot for Semi-Structured Environment. Procedia Manufacturing.

Daniyan I. A., Mpofu K., Adeodu A. O. and Azeez T. M.  (2019). Investigating the Quality and Conformity of Carbon Steel AISI 1035 under Varying Heat Treatment Conditions. Procedia Manufacturing.

Daniyan, I. A., Daniyan, O. L., Adeodu, A. O. Uchegbu, I. D. and Mpofu, K. (2019). Performance Evaluation of Smart Multi feedstock Plant. Procedia Manufacturing.

Daniyan,  I.  A., Daniyan, O.  L., Abiona,  O.  H.    and  Mpofu,  K.  (2019).  Development and Optimization of a Smart System for the Production of Biogas using Poultry and Pig Dung. Procedia Manufacturing.

Giovani M. M., Mpofu, K. and Daniyan, I. A. (2019). Statistical Analysis of Determinant Factors and Framework Development for the Optimal and Sustainable Design of Municipal Solid Waste Management Systems in the Context of Industry 4. 0. Procedia CIRP.

Daniyan, I. A., Mpofu, K., Daniyan, O. L., Adeodu, A. O. and Uchegbu, I. D. (2019). Design and Modelling of Automated Reactor for the Production of Caustic Potash from Cocoa Pod Husk. Procedia CIRP.

Phokobye, S.N., Daniyan, I. A., Tlhabadira, I. A., Masu, L. and Van Staden, L. R. (2019). Model Design and Optimization of Carbide Milling Cutter for Milling Operation of M200 Tool Steel. Procedia CIRP.

Daniyan, I. A., Mpofu K., Fameso, F. O., Adeodu, A. O. and Bello, K. A. (2019). Development and Simulation of Isotropic Hardening for AISI 1035 for Weld Stress Prediction during Design and Welding Assembly of the Lower Bracket of Rail Cars. Procedia CIRP.

Tlhabadira, I. A., Daniyan, I. A., Masu, L. and Van Staden, L. R. (2019). Process Design and Optimization of Surface Roughness during M200 TS Milling Process using the Taguchi Method. Procedia CIRP.

Daniyan, I. A., Tlhabadira, I., Daramola, O. O. and Mpofu K. (2019). Design and Optimization of Machining Parameters for Effective AISI P20 Removal Rate during Milling Operation. Procedia CIRP.

Daramola,  O. O., Tlhabadira, I., Olajide,  J. L., Daniyan, I. A., Sadiku, E. R. and  Masu, L. (2019). Process Design for Optimal Minimization of Resultant Cutting Force during the Machining of Ti-6Al-4V: Response Surface Method and Desirability Function Analysis. Procedia CIRP.

Oyesola, M. O., Mpofu, K. Mathe, N. R. and Daniyan, I. A. (2019). Development of an Integrated Design Methodology Model for Quality and throughput of Additive Manufacturing processes. Procedia CIRP.

 

   

EDUCATION

Masters of Engineering (MEng) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Mechanical Engineering (Production Engineering Option) from The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria in 2012 and 2017 respectively

RESEARCH INTEREST

Production Engineering, Advanced and Additive Manufacturing, Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems, Automation, and Robotics as well as Renewable Energy

HONORS AND AWARDS

Best Graduating Student: 2011 M. Eng. Mechanical Engineering Class (Ranked first with CGPA of 4.83)

Certificate of Commendation, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC); 2009

 

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