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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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  • 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
  • Evaluation of a Hybrid Solar Power System as a Potential Replacement for Urban Residential and Medical Economic Activity Areas in Southern Nigeria, Akinlabi, E., Akinlabi, S. 2 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. 9 Feb 2023, In: Advances in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • 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
  • Multi-response optimization of TIG dissimilar welding of AISI 1008 mild steel and AISI 316 stainless steel using grey-based Taguchi method, Ogbonna, O., Akinlabi, S., Madushele, N., Fatoba, O., Akinlabi, E. 3 Mar 2023, In: International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Wear characteristics, reduction techniques and its application in automotive parts – A review, Ajuka, L., Ikumapayi, O., Akinlabi, E. 17 Jan 2023, In: Cogent Engineering
  • An Overview of Thermal Insulation Material for Sustainable Engineering Building Application, Okokpujie, I., Essien, V., Ikumapayi, O., Nnochiri, E., Okokpujie, K., Akinlabi, E. 31 Dec 2022, In: International Journal of Design and Nature and Ecodynamics
  • Comparative study between TIG-MIG Hybrid, TIG and MIG welding of 1008 steel joints for enhanced structural integrity, Abima, C., Akinlabi, S., Madushele, N., Akinlabi, E. 1 Sep 2022, In: Scientific African

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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