Dr. Sunday Joshua Ojolo

Dr. Sunday Joshua Ojolo

Associate Professor
University of Lagos, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Power and Machinery from University of Ibadan, Nigeria

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Biography

Dr. Sunday J. Ojolo holds a PhD degree in Farm Power and Machinery from University of Ibadan in 2004. His area of specialisation is in Machinery development, Manufacturing Engineering and Energy Systems. He was appointed as an Assistant Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering in 1998 and at present he is an Associate Professor of Machine Design and Manufacturing Engineering in University of Lagos since 2016. He was appointed Adjunct Professor of Mechatronics Engineering in Federal University of agriculture, Abeokuta in March 2018 and Visiting Professor of manufacturing in De MontFort University, UK in March 2020. He has published over 80 research papers in reputable journals (mostly international) and more than 20 papers in international conference proceedings. He has supervised 4 PhD Thesis, 50 Master Projects, and 70 BSc projects. He is a member of America Society of Mechanical Engineers, Nigeria Society of Engineers; Fellow, Nigeria Institution of Mechanical Engineering; COREN Registered Engineer. He is a member of the Technical Committee on Mechanical Standards of Standards Organisation of Nigeria and Rehovot Municipal Community of Israel. He has won grants from Weitz Centre for Development Studies, Israel; Laioning Institute for Energy Research, China; British Council; and TETFund. He was Acting Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Covenant University, Ota (2010); University of Lagos (2012/2013). He was the Acting Director of Information and Telecommunications Center, Bells University, Ota (2018). He is on the editorial board of 5 reputable international journals. He has examined He is a consultant to many industries.

Area of Interest:

Engineering
100%
Mechatronic
62%
Manufacturing Engineering
90%
Energy System
75%
Biomass Energy
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Elasha, F., X. Li, D. Mba, A. Ogundare and S. Ojolo, 2020. A novel condition indicator for bearing fault detection within helicopter transmission. J. Vib. Eng. Technol. 10.1007/s42417-020-00220-7.
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  2. Orisaleye, J.I., S.J. Ojolo and J.S. Ajiboye, 2019. Mathematical modelling of die pressure of a screw briquetting machine. J. King Saud Uni. - Eng. Sci., 10.1016/j.jksues.2019.09.004.
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  3. Ojolo, S.J., J. I. Orisaleye, A. A. Ogundare, D. Kadiri 2019. Development of a Delonix regia decorticating machine. Eng. Rep., 10.1002/eng2.12058.
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  4. Kilanko, O., S.J. Ojolo, A.O. Inegbenebor, T.A. Ilori, R.O. Leramo, P.O. Babalola, S.O. Oyedepo, F.A. Ishola and P.N. Onwordi, 2019. Development of cashew nut shelling machine. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 10.1088/1742-6596/1378/4/042091.
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  5. Zhou, L., F. Duan, D. Mba, W. Wang and S. Ojolo, 2018. Using frequency domain analysis techniques for diagnosis of planetary bearing defect in a CH-46E helicopter aft gearbox. Eng. Failure Anal., 92: 71-83.
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  6. Orisaleye, J.I. and S.J. Ojolo, 2017. Parametric analysis and design of straight screw extruder for solids compaction. J. King Saud Univ. Eng. Sci. 10.1016/j.jksues.2017.03.004.
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  7. Ojolo, S.J., A.A. Yinusa and S.O. Ismail, 2017. Modelling of temperature using finite element method. Adv. Manuf. Technol., 31: 427-432.
  8. Ojolo, J.S. and B.A. Eweina, 2017. Predicting cashew nut cracking using hertz theory of contact stress. J. Saudi Soc. Agric. Sci. 10.1016/j.jssas.2017.04.002.
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  9. Ogundare, A.A., S.J. Ojolo, D. Mba and D. Fang, 2017. Review of faults detection techniques for health monitoring of helicopter gearbox. Adv. Technol. Sustain. Syst., 4: 125-136.
  10. Sobamowo, M.G., S.J. Ojolo, C.A. Osheku and A.J. Kehinde, 2016. Kinetic modeling and simulation of pyrolysis of shrinking biomassparticle in fixed bed gasifier. Iranica J. Energy Environ., 7: 18-30.
  11. Ojolo, S.J., O. Olatunji and J.I. Orisaleye, 2016. Ergonomic evaluation of cashew nut shelling machine. Agric. Eng. Int.: CIGR J., 18: 167-179.
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  12. Ojolo, S.J., I. Aina and G.M. Sobamowo, 2016. Numerical modelling and simulation of temperature distribution in end milling. Adv. Manuf. Technol., 30: 13-18.
  13. Ojolo, S.J., A.A. Adjaottor and R.S. Olatunji, 2016. Experimental prediction and optimization of material removal rate during hard turning of austenitic 304L stainless steel. J. Sci. Technol. (Ghana), 36: 34-49.
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  14. Orisaleye, I. and S. Ojolo, 2015. Plug flow analysis for the design of the compaction region of a tapered screw extruder biomass briquetting machine. Agric. Eng. Int.: CIGR J., 17: 176-195.
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  15. Ojolo, S.J., A. Ogundare and A. Adegbiji, 2015. Development of a variable size nut cracker. Agric. Eng. Int.: CIGR J., 17: 159-165.
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  16. Joshua, O.S., O.J. Agunsoye, O. Adesina and G. Sobamowo, 2015. Force and friction modeling in high-speed end milling. J. Mech. Eng. Autom., 5: 56-66.
  17. Joshua, O.S., M.O. David and I.O. Sikiru, 2015. Experimental investigation of cutting parameters on surface roughness prediction during end milling of aluminium 6061 under MQL (Minimum Quantity Lubrication). J. Mech. Eng. Autom., 5: 1-13.
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  18. Ismail, S.O., S.J. Ojolo, J.I. Orisaleye, A.A. Adediran and O.O. Fajuyitan, 2015. Design and development of an improved palm kernel shelling and sorting machine. Eur. Int. J. Sci. Technol., 4: 225-240.
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  19. Ikumapayi, O.M., S.J. Ojolo and S.A. Afolalu, 2015. Experimental and theoretical Investigation of tensile stress distribution during aluminium wire drawing. Eur. Scient. J., 11: 86-102.
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  20. Ojolo, S.J., I.J. Orisaleye and N. Obiajulu, 2014. Machining variables influence on the fatigue life of end-milled aluminium alloy. Int. J. Mater. Sci. Applic., 3: 391-398.
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  21. Ojolo, S.J. and O. Ogunkomaiya, 2014. A study of effects of machining parameters on tool life. Int. J. Mater. Sci. Applic., 3: 183-199.
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  22. Ojolo, S.J., C.A. Osheku and M.G. Sobamowo, 2013. Analytical investigations of kinetic and heat transfer in slow pyrolysis of a biomass particle. Int. J. Renewable Energy Dev., 2: 105-115.
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  23. Joshua, O.S., I.S. Oluwarotimi and Y.O. Tolu, 2013. Theoretical determination of temperature field in orthogonal machining. Int. J. Eng. Technol. Innov., 3: 259-270.
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  24. Ismail, S.O., S.J. Ojolo, O.O. Olatunji and I.O. Ogunleye, 2013. Design and development of a continuous fluidized-bed gari dryer. Int. J. Eng. Innov., 4: 54-65.
  25. Ismail, S.O., S.J. Ojolo, J.I. Orisaleye and O.S. Okuofo, 2013. Design of a rice de-stoner. Int. J. Mech. Comput. Mater. Res., 2: 54-64.
  26. Ismail, S.O., S.J. Ojolo, J.I. Orisaleye and A.O. Alogbo, 2013. Design and development of a dual solar water purifier. Int. J. Adv. Scient. Eng. Technol. Res., 2: 8-17.
  27. Ismail, S.O., S.J. Ojolo, A.A. Ogundare and P.K. Oke, 2013. Design and development of an improved plantain slicing machine. J. Eng. Res., 18: 19-27.
  28. Adelaja, A.O. and S.J. Ojolo, 2013. Future projections of dual purpose kerosine in Nigeria. Int. J. Energy Policy, 9: 16-23.
  29. Sobamowo, M.G., S.O. Ismail, S.J. Ojolo and A.A. Adebayo, 2012. Optimal preventive maintenance models for steam turbines: A case study of Egbin Thermal station, Lagos, Nigeria. Int. J. Mech. Comput. Manuf. Res., 1: 6-11.
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  30. Ojolo, S.J., S.M. Abolarin and O. Adegbenro, 2012. Development of a laboratory scale updraft gasifier. Int. J. Manuf. Syst., 2: 21-42.
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  31. Ojolo, S.J., J.I. Orisaleye, S.O. Ismail and S.M. Abolarin, 2012. Technical potential of biomass energy in Nigeria. Ife J. Technol., 21: 60-65.
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  32. Ojolo, S.J., J.I. Orisaleye, S.O. Ismail and A.F. Odutayo, 2012. Development of an inverted downdraft biomass gasifier cookstove. J. Emerging Trends Eng. Appl. Sci., 3: 513-516.
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  33. Ojolo, S.J., J.I. Orisaleye and S.O. Ismail, 2012. Design of Jatropha oil expelling machine. J. Emerg. Trends Eng. Applied Sci., 3: 495-500.
  34. Ojolo, S.J. and S.O. Ismail, 2012. Mathematical modelling of plastic waste pyrolysis kinetics. Int. J. Mech. Comput. Manuf. Res., 1: 29-34.
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  35. Ojolo, S.J. and S.O. Ismail, 2012. Mathematical modeling of plastic waste pyrolysis kinetics. Int. J. Mech. Comput. Mater. Res., 1: 18-23.
  36. Ojolo, S.J. and S.O. Ismail, 2012. Mathematical modeling of effects of noise on machine operators. Trans. Nig. Soc. Eng., 46: 58-64.
  37. Ohunakin, S.O., S.J. Ojolo, S.B. Ogunsina and R.R. Dinrifo, 2012. Analysis of cost estimation and wind energy evaluation using Wind Energy Conversion Systems (WECS) for electricity generation in six selected high altitude locations in Nigeria. Energy Policy, 48: 594-600.
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  38. Joshua, O.S., I.S. Oluwarotimi and A.E. Solomon, 2012. Mathematical modeling of leachate production from waste contained site. Int. J. Eng. Technol. Innov., 2: 195-206.
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  39. Ojolo, S.J., O.O. Ajayi, I.O. Awe and C. Kuforiji, 2011. Investigation into the transistion from continuous to discontinuous chips during cylindrical machining. Trans. Nig. Soc. Eng., 46: 74-80.
  40. Ojolo, S.J., O. Damisa and O. Iyekolo, 2011. Investigation into the effects of solid lubricant on the surface characteristics of some metals during orthogonal machining. J. Eng. Des. Technol., 9: 130-142.
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  41. Ojolo, S.J., J.I. Orisaleye, A.O. Adelaja and O. Kilanko, 2011. Design and development of waste sorting machine. J. Emerging Trends Eng. Appl. Sci., 2: 576-580.
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  42. Ojolo, S.J., B.S. Ogunsina, A.O. Adelaja and M. Ogbonnaya, 2011. Study of an effective technique for the production of biodiesel from Jatropha oil. J. Emerging Trends Eng. Appl. Sci., 2: 79-86.
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  43. Ojolo, S.J., A.O. Adelaja and G.M. Sobamowo, 2011. Production of bio-diesel from palm kernel oil and groundnut oil. Adv. Mat. Res., 367: 501-506.
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  44. Ojolo, S.J. and O.S. Ohunakin, 2011. Study of rake face action on cutting using palm-kernel oil as lubricant. J. Emerging Trends Eng. Appl. Sci., 2: 30-35.
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  45. Ojolo, S.J. and O. Awe, 2011. Investigation into the effect of tool-chip contact length on cutting stability. J. Emerging Trends Eng. Appl. Sci., 2: 626-630.
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  46. Ohunakin, O.S., S.J. Ojolo and O.O. Ajayi, 2011. Small Hydropower (SHP) development in Nigeria: An assessment. Renewable Sustainable Energy Rev., 15: 2006-2013.
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  47. Adelaja, A.O., S.J. Ojolo and G.M. Sobamowo, 2011. Computer aided analysis of thermal and mechanical design of shell and tube heat exchangers. Adv. Mat. Res., 367: 731-737.
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  48. Ojolo, S.J., S.A. Oke, A.E. Adesegha, R.R. Dinrifo and A. Oluwo et al., 2010. An ergonomic evaluation of workstations in small-scale cybercafes in Nigeria. Ergon. SA J. Ergon. Soc. South Afr., 22: 17-36.
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  49. Ojolo, S.J., O. Damisa, J.I. Orisaleye and C. Ogbonnaya, 2010. Design and development of cashew nut shelling machine. J. Eng. Design Technol., 8: 146-157.
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  50. Ojolo, S.J., J.I. Orisaleye and A.O. Adelaja, 2010. Design and development of high-speed abrasive cutting machine. J. Eng. Res., 15: 1-9.
  51. Ojolo, S.J. and J.I. Orisaleye, 2010. Design and manufacture of a laboratory scale biomass gasifier. J. Energy Power Eng., 4: 16-23.
  52. Ojolo, S.J. and J.I. Orisaleye, 2010. Design and development of a laboratory scale biomass gasifier. J. Energy Power Eng., 4: 17-23.
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  53. Adelaja, A.O. and S.J. Ojolo, 2010. Design, analysis and experimental evaluation of photovoltaic forced convection solar dryer for the tropics. Int. J. Eng. Res. Afr., 3: 49-61.
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  54. Ojolo, S.J., J.I. Orisaleye and M. Fasina, 2009. Design and development of livestock pelleting machine. J. Eng. Res., 15: 1-12.
  55. Ojolo, S.J., M.O.H. Amuda, O.Y. Ogunmola and C.U. Ononiwu, 2008. Effects of some straight biological oils on cutting force during cylindrical machining. Revista Materia, 13: 650-663.
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  56. Ojolo, S.J., A.I. Bamgboye, B.S. Ogunsina and S.A. Oke, 2008. Analytical approach for predicting biogas generation in a municipal solid waste anaerobic digester. Iran. J. Environ. Health Sci. Eng., 5: 179-186.
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  57. Ojolo, S.J. and A.I. Bamgboye, 2008. Case study of operational cost of tractors in three standard establishments in Nigeria. Discovery Innovation, 20: 182-187.
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  58. Adekoya, L.A., I.O. Awe, O.O. Ize-Balogban, J.J. Chikwe and S.J. Ojolo, 2008. Critical evaluation of the plant maintenance of a large manufacturing establishment (Nigerian bottling company plc as a case study). Trans. Nig. Soc. Eng., 43: 78-85.
  59. Ojolo, S.J., S.A. Oke, R.R. Dinrifo and F.Y. Eboda, 2007. A survey on the effects of vehicle emissions on human health in Nigeria. J. Rural Tropical Public Health, 6: 16-23.
  60. Ojolo, S.J., R.R. Dinrifo and K.B. Adesuyi, 2007. Comparative study of biogas production from five substrates. Adv. Mater. Res., 18-19: 519-525.
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  61. Ojolo, S.J. and S.A. Oke, 2007. Utilization of poultry, cow and kitchen wastes for biogas production: A comparative study. Iranian J. Environ. Health Sci. Eng., 4: 223-228.
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  62. Ojolo, S.J. and S.A. Oke, 2007. Design of anaerobic waste digester. J. Sci. Technol., 8: 220-223.
  63. Ojolo, S.J. and B.S. Ogunsina, 2007. Development of a cashew nut cracking device. Agric. Eng. Int., 9: 1-10.
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  64. Ojolo, S.J., M.O.H. Amuda and W.A. Yussuf, 2006. Effects of cutting speed and feed on the surface characteristics of some selected metals during cylindrical machining. Trans. Nig. Soc. Eng., 41: 56-66.
  65. Lawal, G.I., M.O.H. Amuda and S.J. Ojolo, 2006. Development of a paper shredding machine. Nig. J. Eng. Res. Dev., 5: 40-43.
  66. Ojolo, S. and A. Bamgboye, 2005. Thermochemical conversion of municipal solid waste to produce fuel and reduce waste. Agric. Eng. Int. CIGR E-J., 7: 1-8.
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  67. Bamgboye, A.I. and S.J. Ojolo, 2004. Characterization of municipal solid wastes being generated in Lagos State, Nigeria. LAUTECH J. Eng. Technol., 2: 36-38.