Research Interests:

  • Biological Materials Preparation and Processing
  • Food Engineering
  • Postharvest Technology
  • Renewable Energy


  • Biomass handling and preprocessing Food Engineering Feed Process Engineering Biological materials properties and char

In summary my research interests are in the following areas:

  • Renewable Energy
  • Compaction (pelleting, cubing) and Extrusion of Biological Materials
  • Biological Materials Handling, Processing
  • Food Engineering
  • Engineering (physical, rheological, thermal and mechanical) Properties of Food, Agricultural and Biological materials

Some of my current research projects are:

  • Biomass Feedstocks Dust Generation
  • Densification (Agglomeration) of Bioenergy Feedstocks
  • Value-Added Utilization of Bioenergy Feedstocks
  • Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass Feedstocks
  • Post-harvest Handling, Transportation and Storage of Bioenergy Crops
  • Flow Properties of Particulate Materials
  • Rheological Properties of Food and Biological Materials

Subject Areas

  • Food and Biological Engineering
  • Production and Process Engineering
PhD, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, Agricultural and Bioresource Engineering, 1994
MS, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, Agricultural Engineering, 1988
BS, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, Agricultural Engineering, 1985
agriculture food engineering & technology mass transfer heat transfer rheology bioproduction & bioproducts biological materials
ASABE - American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
Institute of Food Technologists