Name Qualification Rank/Position
Seini, I.Y. BSc. (KNUST), MSc. (Sheffield), PhD (UDS) Senior Lecturer/HoD
Awudu Abukari   Senior Lecturer
Yawson Albert   Senior Lecturer
Abankwa O. Ebenezer BSc. MSc. (KNUST) Assistant Lecturer
Mohammed A. HND (Tamale Poly) Technician

 


Ing. Dr. Ibrahim Yakubu Seini (PhD, MGhIE)

  • Senior lecturer and HoD – Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
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  • Phone No:+233-24-25-38-677, +233-20-31-43-674

Research Interest

Fluid Dynamics, Dynamical Systems, Heat Transfer

  1. Educational Background: Institutions Attended with Dates

Institution

Program

Certificate

Date

University for Development Studies – Ghana

Applied Mathematics

PhD

2008 – 2011

The University of Sheffield – United Kingdom

Control Systems Engineering

MSc

2004 – 2005

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology - Ghana

Mechanical Engineering

BSc

1996 – 2000

Tamale Senior Secondary School

Pure Science

SSSCE

1992 – 1994

 

B. Employment History

Senior Lecturer:

University for Development Studies, Tamale (2014 – To Date)

Lecturer:

University for Development Studies (2011 – 2013)

Lecturer:

2005 – 2011: Tamale Polytechnic

Instructor:

2001 – 2005: Tamale Polytechnic

 

  1. Leadership Experience

Institution

Leadership Role

Dates

University for Development Studies

Head, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

2016 - Date

Member: Technical Sub-Committee – Revision of UDS Strategic Plan

2016

Head, Department of Mathematics:

2013 – 2016

Post Graduate Coordinator, Navrongo Campus

2012 – 2013

Member -Library Board

2011 – Date

Sports Committee Chairman -Navrongo Campus

2013 – 2016

LOC Member - Africa Leadership Lecture Series

2012 - 2013

Member - UDS 20th Anniversary Celebrations Planning Committee

2012 - 2013

Patron - Mathematical Science Students Association of Ghana,

2014 - 2016

Tamale Polytechnic

Dean - School of Engineering

2008 – 2011

Member -Convocation Rep on Governing Council

2008 – 2011

Head - Department of Mechanical Engineering

2006 – 2008

Coordinator - Mechanical Engineering Department

2005 – 2006

Patron - Polytechnic Engineering Students Association of Ghana:

2008 – 2011

Project Co-ordinator: - Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund (TALIF)

2006 – 2011

 

  1. Conferences, Workshops and Seminars Attended
  1. 8th Pan African Congress of Mathematicians, Abuja-Nigeria. Paper presented: “Hydromagnetic Flow with Dufour and Soret Effects past a Vertical Plate Embedded in Porous Media” June 30th – July 7th, 2013.
  1. UDS 1st International Conference, Tamale. Paper presented: “Free Convection Hydromagnetic Boundary Layer Flow on a Semi-infinite Permeable Stretching Surface with Chemical Reaction”. 25th – 27th July, 2012.
  1. Senior Academic Leadership Training (SALT), Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD), University of Ghana, Accra. March 17 th – 22nd, 2013.
  1. 35- Hour PMBOK Course in Project Management, Merjja Technologies (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada). September 27th – October 3rd, 2008.
  1. Building Managerial and Leadership Capacity of Polytechnics in Ghana, 2007 – 2008
  1. Computer Aided Design Workshop, 2007
  1. Contract Administration and Management, Engineers Centre, Roman Ridge, Accra - Ghana Institution of Engineers. 23/24th September, 2011

 

  1. Professional Affiliation:
  • Corporate Member: Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE): 2014 to Date
  • Member: Africa Mathematical Union (AMU): 2011 to Date
  • Member: International MathematicalUnion (IMU): 2011 to Date
  1. Industrial Experience
  • Internship: Intermediate Technology Transfer Unit (ITTU) – Tamale. 1997
  • Team member: Production of tractor powered corn shelling machine
  • Team member: Design of hybrid tractor for African use – on going
  1. Research Awards
  • Highly Commended Article award winner – 2015: International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow. Amerald Publishing Group. United Kingdom
  1. Community Service
  • PTA Chairman-Evangelical School Complex, Tamale: 2015 – To Date
  • Secretary, Jisonayilli Nasara Education Fund, 2003 – 2005
  1. Projects/Thesis/Dissertations
  • BSc. Project – 2000 : “Establishing a new Venture, a Guide for the Ghanaian Entrepreneur”.
  • MSc. Dissertation – 2005 : “Design of Active Suspension System for Ford Fiesta Car Model”.
  • PhD. Thesis – 2011 : “Some Mathematical Investigations into Boundary Layer Flow over Flat Surfaces”.
  1. External Examiner

PhD

a. Computational Modeling of Sustainable Fishing in Lake Victoria: the Case of Nile Perch, Nile Tilapia and Small Pelagic Fish. Mpele James Philibert (Reg. No.P010/T.11). The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha – Tanzania. 2014

b. Development of a Mathematical Model for Solid Waste Quantification and Characterisation. Senzige Jonas Pedro (Reg. No.P013/T.11)The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Tech, Arusha – Tanzania. 2014

Internal Examiner

PhD

c. Modeling the Containment of Transitional Dynamics of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Strain. Abukari Alhassan (UDS/DAS/0011/11) UDS - Navrongo Campus – 2015

d. Efficient Residue to Binary Converters for Some Powers of Two Moduli Sets. Edem Kwedzo Bankas (UDS/DMS/0002/10) UDS - Navrongo Campus- 2015

MSc

e. Temporal Modelling of Currency in Circulation in Ghana.Nasiru Suleman (UDS/MAS/0018/11)UDS - Navrongo Campus. 2013

f. Statistical Analysis of Number of Deaths through Road Traffic Accidents in the Upper West Region of Ghana.Eric Wordi (UDS/MAS/0020/11)UDS - Navrongo Campus

g. Potfolio Optimisation for a Firm in Ghana Using Linear Programming.Bonya Kwame (UDS/MM/0007/11)UDS - Navrongo Campus. 2013

h. Assessment of Some Acceleration Schemes in the Solution of Systems of Linear Equations.Seidu Azizu (UDS/MM/0016/12). UDS - Navrongo Campus. 2014

i. Classification of Dietary Habits of Chiropterans.Lawer Eric Adjei (UDS/MBM/0013/12)UDS - Navrongo Campus - 2014

j. Modelling the Dynamic Relationships Between Some Macroeconomic Variables in Ghana.Anuwoje Ida Lugubayom (UDS/MAS/0024/12).UDS - Navrongo Campus. 2014.

k. Modelling the dynamic relationship between Hypertension and Diabetes Cases in Northern Ghana. Benson Abdul-Majeed (UDS/MAS/0026/13) UDS - Navrongo Campus. 2015

l. Intervention Analysis of Malaria Control Programme in the Northern Region of Ghana. Dokurugu M. Emmanuel (UDS/MAS/0032/13). UDS - Navrongo Campus. 2015

k. Supervision of Graduate Students

MSc

  • Mathematical Investigations into MHD Free Convective Flow over a Flat Surface. Arthur Emmanuel Maurice (MSc. 2014)
  • Boundary Layer Flow with Viscous Dissipation across Vertical Surfaces.Imoro Rafiatu (MSc. 2014)
  • Mathematical Modelling of Heat and Mass Transfer of Nanofluids over Inclined Surfaces.Ayine Azure Daniel (MSc. 2015)
  • Analysis of MHD flow of Micropolar Fluid on Flat Surfaces.Ayando Timothy (MSc. 2015)

PhD

  • Quasi-Particle Excitation Resonances in Crystalline. Rabiu Musah (2016)
  • Mathematical Analysis of the effects of HIV-Malaria Co-infection on workplace Productivity. Baba Seidu (2016)
  • Eco-Epidemiological model and optimal control of disease transmission between human and animal.Bornah Christopher Saaha (2016)
  • Unsteady Boundary Layer Flow over a Flat Surface. Musah Sulemana. on-going
  1. Publications:

1. I.Y. Seini (2016). Nanofluid Flow past a Stretching Permeable Flat Plate with Convective Boundary Conditions. Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research 11(4): 289-303

2. A. A. Daniel, Y. I. Seini (2016). MHD Boundary Layer Flow past an Inclined Plate with Viscous Dissipation. American Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics.6(4): 149-161Print: ISSN:2165-8935, electronic-ISSN: 2165-8943

doi:10.5923/j.ajcam.20160604.01

3. M. Rabiu, S.Y. Mensah, I.Y. Seini, and S.S. Abukari (2016). Magnetoplasmon Excitation at Graphene Vortex Hall Fluid Edge. Physics Research International. 2016. 1-5

4. M. Rabiu, S.Y. Mensah, I.Y. Seini, and S.S. Abukari (2016). Hydrodynamic study of edge spin-vortex excitations of fractional quantum Hall fluid.Physics Letters A. Volume 380, Issue 33, 29. Pages 2570–2574

5. I.Y. Seini and O.D. Makinde (2015). MHD chemically reacting viscous fluid flow towards a vertical surface with slip and convective boundary conditions. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology. International Journal of Mathematical, Computational, Physical, Electrical and Computer Engineering 9(10) 446 – 452

6. C. J. Etwire, Y.I. Seini and D.A. Azure (2015). MHD Thermal Boundary Layer Flow over a Flat Plate with Internal Heat Generation, Viscous Dissipation and Convective Surface Boundary Conditions. International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering. 5(5), 335-342.

7. M. A. Emmanuel, A. Golbert, I. Y. Seini (2015) MHD Casson Fluid flow over an Inclined Surface with Suction and Chemical Reaction. Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research 4(6) 367-380

8. E.M. Arthur and Y.I. Seini (2015). MHD Thermal Stagnation Point Flow towards a Stretching Porous Surface. Chemical and Process Engineering Research, 33, 14-21.

9. E.M Arthur, I.Y. Seini, and L.B. Borteir (2015). Analysis of Casson Fluid Flow over a Vertical Porous Surface with Chemical Reaction in the Presence of Magnetic Field. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 3, 713-723.

10. E.M. Arthur, Y.I. Seini, and D.G. Antwi (2015). Analytical Solution of Dufour and Soret Effects on Hydromagnetic Flow past a Vertical Plate Embedded in a Porous Medium. Advances in Physics Theories and Applications 44, 47-71.

11. M. Rabiu, S.Y. Mensah, Y.I. Seini and S.S. Abukari (2015). Anomalous viscosity of vortex hall sates in graphene. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics 3, 1654-1661.

12. Seidu, B., Makinde, O.D. &Seini, I.Y. (2015) Mathematical Analysis of the Effects of HIV-Malaria Co-infection on Workplace Productivity Acta Biotheor 63: 151. doi:10.1007/s10441-015-9255-y

13. C.S. Bornaa, O.D. Makinde, I.Y. Seini (2015). Eco-epidemiological Model and Optimal Control of Disease Transmission between humans and Animals. Commun. Biol. Neurosci. 2015, 26, 1-28

14. E.M. Arthur, A.Timothy, Y.I. Seini (2015). MHD convective boundary layer flow towards a vertical surface in a porous medium with radiation, chemical reaction and internal heat generation . Frontiers in heat and mass transfer (fhmt). 6(1)

15. Y.I.Seini and O.D. Makinde (2014). Boundary Layer Flow near Stagnation-Points on a Vertical Surface with Slip in the Presence of Transverse Magnetic Field. International Journal of Numerical Methods and Fluid Flow, 24(3), 643 – 653.

16. Christian E.J., Seini Y.I. and Arthur E.M. (2014). Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) Boundary Layer Stagnation Point Flow with Radiation and Chemical Reaction towards a Heated Shrinking Porous Surface. International Journal of Physical Sciences, 9(14), 320-328.

17. Imoro R., Arthur E.M. and Seini Y.I.(2014). Heat and Mass Transfer over a Vertical Surface with Convective Boundary Conditions in the Presence of Viscous Dissipation and nth Order Chemical Reaction. International Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 9(2), 101-118.

18. Arthur, E.M., Seini, I.Y., and SeiduA.(2014). On Chemically Reacting Hydromagnetic Flow over a Flat Surface in the Presence of Radiation with Viscous Dissipation and Convective Boundary Conditions. American Journal of Applied Mathematics. 2(5): 179-185.

19. E.M. Arthur and I.Y.Seini (2014). Hydromagnetic stagnation point flow over a porous stretching surface in the presence of radiation and viscous dissipation. Applied and Computational Mathematics. 3(5):191-196.

20. C.J. Etwire and Y.I.Seini (2014). Radiative MHD flow over a vertical plate with convective boundary condition. American Journal of Applied Maths 2(6): 214-220.

21. E.M. Arthur and Y.I. Seini (2014). MHD Thermal Stagnation Point Flow towards a Stretching Porous Surface. Journal of Math Theory and Modeling, 163–169.

22. Y.I. Seini (2013). Flow over Unsteady Stretching Surface with Chemical Reaction and Non-uniform Heat Source. Journal of Engineering and Manu Technology 1, 24 -36.

23. Y.I. Seini and O.D. Makinde (2013). MHD Boundary Layer Flow Due to Exponential Stretching Surface with Radiation and Chemical reaction”. Mathematical Problems in Engineering. Vol. 2013, ID 163614, 1-7.

24. Y.I. Seini and O.D. Makinde (2013). Hydromagnetic Flow with Dufour and Soret Effects past a Vertical Plate Embedded in a Porous Medium” Journal of Mathematical Theory and Modeling. 3(12), 47 – 64.

25. S.Y. Ibrahim and O.D. Makinde (2011). Radiation Effect on Chemically Reacting MHD Boundary Layer Flow of Heat and Mass Transfer past a Porous Vertical Flat Plate”, International Journal of the Physical Sciences, 6(6): 1508 – 1516.

26. S.Y. Ibrahim and O.D. Makinde (2011). Chemically Reacting Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) Boundary Layer Flow of Heat and Mass Transfer past a Low-Heat-Resistant Sheet moving vertically downwards. Scientific Research & Essays, 6(22): 4762 – 4775.

27. S.Y. Ibrahim and O.D. Makinde (2010), “Chemically Reacting MHD Boundary Layer Flow of Heat and Mass Transfer over a Moving Vertical Plate with Suction”, Scientific Research & Essays, 5(19): 2875 – 2882.

28. S.Y. Ibrahim and O.D. Makinde (2010), “On MHD Boundary Layer Flow of Chemically Reacting Fluid with Heat and Mass Transfer past a Stretching Sheet”, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2(2): 123 – 132.