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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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  • Decarbonized automotive fuel: Liquefied petroleum gas biosynthesis, benefits and drawbacks, Ajuka, L., Kazeem, R., Kuti, O., Jen, T., Afolalu, A., Akinlabi, E. 13 Feb 2024, In: Results in Engineering
  • Effect of tool traverse speed on high strength structural AA6092/17.5 SiCp-T6 AMC friction stir welding, Acharya, U., Banik, A., Mwema, F., Akinlabi, S., Akinlabi, E., Roy, B. 5 Jan 2024, In: Materials Today Communications
  • Enhanced Biogas Production from Human and Agro-Waste: Waste to Wealth Initiative, Emetere, M., Oniha, M., Chikwendu, L., Akinyosoye, A., Akinlabi, E. 1 Jan 2024, In: Waste and Biomass Valorization
  • Enhancing joint performance in friction stir welding through tailored double-butt-lap geometry, Acharya, U., Choudhury, S., Sethi, D., Akinlabi, E., Roy, B. 22 Feb 2024, In: Welding in the World
  • Evaluation of crude watermelon oil as lubricant in cylindrical turning of AISI 1525 steel employing Taguchi and grey relational analyses techniques, Kazeem, R., Fadare, D., Akande, I., Jen, T., Akinlabi, S., Akinlabi, E. 15 Feb 2024, In: Heliyon
  • Modeling influence of weather variables on energy consumption in an agricultural research institute in Ibadan, Nigeria, Abu, R., Amakor, J., Kazeem, R., Olugasa, T., Ajide, O., Idusuyi, N., Jen, T., Akinlabi, E. 30 Jan 2024, In: AIMS Energy
  • Multi-response optimization of process parameters for sustainable machining of AISI 1018 steel with palm kernel oil-assisted minimum quantity lubrication technique, Kazeem, R., Aregbesola, D., Jen, T., Akande, I., Akinlabi, S., Akinlabi, E. 11 Jan 2024, In: International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing
  • Surface morphological characterization of rf-magnetron sputtering developed inconel coated titanium, Babaremu, K., Jen, T., Oladijo, O., Akinlabi, E. 2024, In: Engineering Solid Mechanics
  • UIQuad I: A Low-cost and Modular Surveillance Quadcopter, Aina, E., Baiyeroju, D., Fadare, D., E. Fadare, D., Falana, A., Kazeem, R., Ikumapayi, O., Ogedengbe, T., A. Fadare, D., Jen, T., Akinlabi, E. 9 Jan 2024, In: International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research
  • A Brief Study into Renewable Energy Technologies, Ikumapayi, O., Ogedengbe, T., Laseinde, O., Kazeem, R., Afolalu, S., Akinlabi, S., Akinlabi, E. 5 Jun 2023, In: E3S Web of Conferences

  • Arize Igwe Fatigue Performance Characterization of Ti6Al4V Manufactured via Material Extrusion Additive Manufacturing Start Date: 01/10/2023
  • Job Wambua Development of Optimally Engineered Self-Lubricating Thin Coatings for Cutting Tools of Titanium 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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