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Dr. Nasirudeen Mohammed Baba

Research Interest

Industrial Chemistry, Bio-Resources, Fossil Fuels and Materials Chemistry

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Biography

Dr. Nasirudeen Mohammed Baba graduated from University College London (UCL), United Kingdom with a PhD in Chemistry with specialization in Materials/industrial Chemistry. He started his working career at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi, Kaduna State University (KASU), Kaduna before joining the Federal University of Lafia (FULAFIA) in 2017. He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UCL working with Prof. Julian Evans.
In terms of administration at the University level, he was a Departmental Examination Officer, ATBU (2001-2002), Head of Chemistry Department, KASU (2008 – 2011), Assistant Dean, Faculty of Science, KASU (2014 - 2017), Deputy Director, General Studies Directorate, KASU (2016 – 2017), Deputy Director, SIWES Directorate, KASU (2017), Deputy Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, FULAFIA (2017 to January 2021), Director, Centre for General Studies, FULAFIA (2018 to January, 2021), Ag. Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, FULAFIA (January,2021 to July, 2021) and Presently the Dean, Faculty of Science
He is engaged in multidisciplinary research including developing innovative new routes to inorganic materials, Photocatalytic thin films, Nanocomposites that mimic mollusc shells, alternatives to Portland cement and Polymers derived from food waste and polymer-clay Nanocomposites. Other research interest includes renewable energy particularly from biomass, Coal and graphene oxides among others.
Dr. Nasirudeen Mohammed Baba is a Fellow of the Chemical Society of Nigeria (FCSN), Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Chemist of Nigeria (FICCON). Also, a Member of the Royal society of Chemistry (RSC) and the American Society of Chemistry (ACS),

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals