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Title: Dr.
Surname: Giwa
Othernames: Abdul-Raheem
Gender: Male
Department: Textile Science and Technology
Faculty: Science
Nationality: Nigeria
State of Origin: Kaduna
Local Government of Origin: Sabon Gari
Rank: Senior Lecturer
Email: agiwa@abu.edu.ng
Giwa

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Dr. Giwa obtained his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D in Textile Science and Technology from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria. He is currently a Senior Lecturer and postgraduate studies coordinator, National Secretary of Materials Society of Nigeria, National Assistant Secretary of Association of Textile Technologists of Nigeria. His areas of interest include, Textile Sience and Technology, Chemical Processing, ICT, Environmental Pollution and Control and Marketing/Financial Management. He has trained and supervised many undergraduates, Masters and PhD students. He has presented over 30 articles at conferences and published over 20 papers in local and international journals. He is married and has three lovely children.

Working Experience with dates:
(i) I.T.F. - United Nigerian Textile PLC, Kaduna, 1998-92
(ii) N.Y.S.C. - Lecturer, Department of Home Economics, University of Agriculture, Makurdi 1993 - 1994
(iii) Senior Tutor, Comprehensive College, Zaria - 1995 - 1996
(iv) Principal, Comprehensive College, Kaduna - 1996 - 1997
(v)Assistant Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 1997 - 2001
(vi) Lecturer II, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - 2001 - 2005
(v) Lecturer I, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - 2005 - 2010
(vi) Senior Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - 2010 - Date


20. Teaching Experience with Dates:
(a) Undergraduate Teaching
(i) TEXT581: Quality Control - 1997 – 1998
(ii) TEXT302: Colour Chemistry - 1997 – 2003
(iii) TEXT412: Textile Chemical Analysis - 1997 - 2003
(iv) TEXT201: Introduction to Textiles - 1998 - 2002
(v) TEXT202: Introduction to Colour Chemistry - 1998 - 2002
(vi) TEXT412: Yarn Manufacture II - 2007 – 2008
(vii) TEXT411: Textile Testing - 2002 – 2009
(viii) TEXT336: Weaving Mechanism II - 2006 – 2009
(ix) TEXT201: Physical Processing of Textiles - 2003 – Date
(x) TEXT202: Chemical Processing of Textiles - 2003 – Date
(xi) TEXT407: Textile Marketing & Fin. Mgt. - 2002 – Date
(xii) GENS102: Environmental Health - 2007 – Date
(xiii) TEXT 403: Textile Production Management - 2010 – Date
(xix) TEXT 551: Textile Chemical Processing Machinery 2012 – Date

(b) Post Graduate Teaching
(i) TECT804: Colour Physics - 2001 – 2002
(ii) TECT803: Coloration Technology - 2007 – Date
(iii) TEXT721: Colour Chemistry - 2007 – Date
(iv) TECT806: Production Management - 2007 – Date
(v) TEXT 723: Laundry Technology - 2010 – Date
(vi) TEXT 814: Financial Management - 2010 – Date
(vii) TEXT 824: MSc ICT and Research Methodology- 2011 – Date
(viii) TEXT 924: PhD ICT and Research Methodology- 2011 – Date

(c) Postgraduate Supervision

Ph.D. Completed
(i) Fatima B. Ibrahim (Ph.D/Eng/00461/2008-2009): E-Waste Assessment for Appropriate Management Strategy in Nigeria. Department of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Minor Supervisor)


Ph.D On Going

(ii) Kayode O. Fashola (Ph.D/Sc./15583/2010-2011): Synthesis and Solar Degradation of Some Synthetic Dyes. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Minor Supervisor)
(iii) Ausa Usman Benedict (Ph.D/Sc./13177/2011-2012). Microbial Decolouriazation and degradation of Textile wastewater. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Major Supervisor)
(iv) Yahya Mohammed S. (Ph.D/ENG/12353/2011-2012). Adsorption Isotherms And Kinetics Of Phenol Removal From Wastewater Using Combined Chemical And Thermal Pretreated Rice Husk Activated Carbon. Department of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Minor Supervisor)
(v) Ochigbo Victor (Ph.D/SCIEN/45816/2012-2013). Effects of some Nanoparticles on the Growth of Calcium Hydroxylapatipe. Department of Chemistry, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Minor Supervisor)
(vi) Tandama Adamu (Ph.D/SCIEN/31979/2012-2013). Synthesis and Microbial Degradation of some Textile Dyes. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Major Supervisor)

M.Sc. Completed

(i) Ugah Jacob (M.Sc/SCI/08355/2009-2010): Treatment of Ternary Effluent with Extract from Mollusk (Snail shell). Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Major Supervisor)
(ii) Ahmed Tijani Sule (M.Sc/SCIE/05738/2009-2010): Effect of Blend Ratio on Dye Uptake of Flax/Cotton Blend. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Minor Supervisor)
(iii) Danladi Elijah (M.Sc/SCIE/1984/2010-11) Photocatalytic degradation of Textile dyes using Central Composite Design. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Major Supervisor)
(iv) Olabode Victor Olusola (M.Sc/SCIE/10001/2010-11) Photodegradation of Textile dyes using Box-Behnken Designs. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Major Supervisor)
(v) Imadegbor Franker Amen (M.Sc./SCI/8537/2011-2012) Synthesis and Application of Disperse-Reactive Dyes on Polyester/Cotton Blends. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Major Supervisor).

MSc. On Going
(vi) Enamuotor Godwin (M.Sc./5608/2011-2012) Dye Degradation from aqueous solutions using modified zeolite: Adsorption kinetics and isotherm studies. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Major Supervisor).
(vii) Kareem I. O. (M.Sc./SCI/9973/2011-2012). Synthesis of Acid dyes and their applications on nylon and polyester fabrics. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Major Supervisor).
(viii) Suleiman Muhammed Auwalu (M.Sc./SCI/2605/2011-2012) Study on the Thermal Properties of Nano TiO2 in Emulsion Paints. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Major Supervisor)
(ix) Amos Gideon ((M.Sc./SCI/2605/2011-2012) Dye Synthesized Solar Cells. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Minor Supervisor).
(x) Dowyaro Abednego (M.Sc./SCI/3925/2011-2012). Synthesis and applications of acid dyes on nylon 6.6. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Minor Supervisor).
(xi) Abu Edwin (M.Sc./SCI/13114/2011-2012). Dyeing Properties of mono Azo disperse dyes containing 5 and 6 aminoindazole as diazo component. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Minor Supervisor).
(xii) Ukanah Suleiman Pendo (MSc/Sci/1536/2011-2012) Photocatalytic Degradation of Some Selected Vats and Azo Pigments. Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Minor Supervisor)

21. Area of Specialization/Research
1. Design and Synthesis of Dyes and Pigments
2. Dyeing of Natural and Synthetic Polymers
3. Fibre and Polymer Science and Technology
4. Photocatalysis and Wastewater Treatment
5. ICT/Textile Marketing & Financial Management

22. Positions held with dates
(i) Member, Advisory Committee, Iya Abubakar Computer Centre,
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. 2004 – 2008
(ii) Member, Faculty of Science I. C. T. Committee,
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. 2005 – 2009
(iii) Member, Faculty of Science Environmental and Sanitation Committee,
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. 2005 – Date
(vi) Orientation Officer - 1997 – 1999
(v) Time-Table Officer - 1997 – 2002
(vi) Assistant Examination Officer - 2000 – 2002
(vii) Examination Officer - 2002 – 2005
(viii) Assistant Registration Officer - 2001 – 2003
(ix) Registration Officer - 2003 – 2005
(x) ICT coordinator - 2003 - 2009
(xi) Colloquium Officer - 2006 – 2008
(xii) Admission Officer - 2007 – 2009
(xiii) Welfare Officer - 2010 – date
(xiv) 700 Level Students Adviser - 2010 – Date
(xv) Assistant Postgraduate Coordinator - 2009 – 2010
(xvi) Postgraduate Studies Coordinator - 2010 – 2013
(xvii) 500 Level Class Adviser - 2012 – Date
(xviii) Colloquium Officer (UG & PG) - 2012 – Date
(xix) Faculty Examination Officer II - 2012 – Date
(xx) Screening Officer for Sch. of PG Studies - 2013 – Date
(xxi) Member, University Board of Research - 2012 – 2014

Publications

Conference and Seminar Papers

  1. Giwa, A., Development in the application of Vat dyes to cotton fabrics, Paper presented at the 1st Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Textile Association (NiTA) at Conference Hall, =Department presented in organized by ,
  2. Giwa, A., P.O. Nkeonye and K.A. Bello The stability of Reactive-dyed Cotton to Peroxide and Hypochlorite Bleaching Agents: The Case of Mono- and Dichlorotriazinyl Dyes. Paper presented at 39th Ann presented in organized by ,
  3. Giwa, A., and Ogunribido, A. - The Effect of Gelatin on the Sizing Efficiency of Cotton Yarns. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Material Society of Nigeria (NIMACON 2004) at Confere presented in organized by ,
  4. Giwa, A., and Sunmonu, O. K. The Stress-Strain Behaviour of Cotton/Kapok Blend Yarns. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Conference of the Science Association of Nigeria (SAN) at University of Sok presented in organized by ,
  5. Giwa, A, and Yahaya A. I. - The Effects of Lime on Textile Effluents. Paper presented at the 4th Materials Society of Nigeria Conference (NIMACON 2005) at Centre for Energy Research and Development (C presented in organized by ,
  6. Fashola, K. O., Giwa, A., Iliya, E. B. and Orivri, D. O. Assessment of Quality and Performance of Some Selected Furnishing Fabrics. Paper presented at 42nd Annual Conference of the Science Associa presented in organized by ,
  7. Giwa, A. and Akwu, P. A New Pad-Dry Method for Dyeing Jute Fabrics. Paper presented at 42nd Annual Conference of the Science Association of Nigeria (SAN) at Tai Solarin University of Education, Ij presented in organized by ,
  8. Giwa, A. The Applications of Membrane Technology in the Textile Industry. Paper presented at the 5th Materials Society of Nigeria Conference (NIMACON 2006) at Merit House, Maitama District, Abuja presented in organized by ,
  9. Ajibike, M.A., Giwa, A. and Bello, T. - Studies on the Production of Methane from Cow Dung Sludge using Nickel and Cobalt as Additives. Paper presented at the 5th Materials Society of Nigeria Conferen presented in organized by ,
  10. Abdul-Raheem, Giwa, and O.K. Sunmonu - Utilization of Java Kapok (Ceiba Pentandra) in the Textile Industry. The 22nd International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management (ICSW), Philadelp presented in organized by ,
  11. Giwa, A., Fashola, K. O. and Okeme, A. C. The Problems and Prospects of Cotton Production in Nigeria. Paper presented at 43rd Annual Conference of the Science Association of Nigeria (SAN) at Feder presented in organized by ,
  12. Fashola, K. O. Giwa, A. and Timothy, Q. S. Effect of Caustic soda Treatment on the Dye Absorption of Nigerian Cotton Varieties. Paper presented at 43rd Annual Conference of the Science Association presented in organized by ,
  13. Ajibike, M. A., Giwa, A. and Abubakar, U. A. Monitoring Wastewater Effluent Quality of a Hotel in Nigeria. Paper presented at 43rd Annual Conference of the Science Association of Nigeria (SAN) at presented in organized by ,
  14. Giwa, A. and Maliki, S. D. Effect of Carriers on the Rate of Dyeing of polyester Fabrics. Paper presented at the 6th Materials Society of Nigeria Conference (NIMACON 2007) at Obafemi Awolowo Unive presented in organized by ,
  15. Nkeonye, P. O., Giwa, A., and Nzeako, F. C. Synthesis and Application of Monoazo Acid Dyes on Nylon. Paper presented at the 6th Materials Society of Nigeria Conference (NIMACON 2007) at Obafemi Aw presented in organized by ,
  16. Giwa, A. and Nkeonye P. O. Technical Textile Products Development and the Nigeria Vision 2020. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Material Society of Nigeria (NIMACON 2008) at Con presented in organized by ,
  17. Giwa, A, and Achukwu E. O. - Measurement of Fabric Drape using Digital Image Processing, Paper presented at the 2nd National Conference of Association of Textile Technologists of Nigeria at Kaduna Pol presented in organized by ,
  18. Giwa, A., Nkeonye P. O., Bello K. A. and Kolawole, E. G. Emerging Technology in Water Purification Systems. Paper presented at the 2nd National Conference of Association of Textile Technologists o presented in organized by ,
  19. Giwa, A., Nkeonye P. O., Bello K. A. and Kolawole, E. G. UV Assisted Photodegradation of some Selected Textile Dyes. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference of Africa Materials Researc presented in organized by ,
  20. Nkeonye P. O., Giwa, A., Bello K. A. and Kolawole, E. G. Solar Photocatalytic Decolorization of Textile Wastewater. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference of Africa Materials Research presented in organized by ,
  21. Giwa, A., Nkeonye, P. O., Bello, K. A., Kolawole, E. G. and Oliveira Campos, A. M. F. - Solar Photocatalytic Degradation of Reactive Yellow 81 and Reactive Violet 1 in Aqueous Solution Containing Semi presented in organized by ,
  22. Giwa, A. and Hameed, B.H. Design of Experiments and Photocatalysis for Wastewater Treatment. The International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology (IET 2011), August 8th 10 presented in organized by ,

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Positions Held

  1. Welfare Officer, Department of Textile Science and Technology, A. B. U., Zaria, 2010 - 2012
  2. Admission Officer, Department of Textile Science and Technology, A. B. U., Zaria, 2007 - 2009
  3. Colloquium Officer, Department of Textile Science and Technology, A. B. U., Zaria, 2006 - 2008
  4. Member, ICT Committe, Faculty of Science, Committee, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 2005 - 2009
  5. Member, Advisory Committee,, Iya Abubakar Computer Centre, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 2004 - 2008
  6. ICT coordinator, Department of Textile Science and Technology, A. B. U., Zaria, 2003 - 2009
  7. Registration Officer, Department of Textile Science and Technology, A. B. U., Zaria, 2003 - 2005
  8. Examination Officer, Department of Textile Science and Technology, A. B. U., Zaria, 2002 - 2005
  9. Assistant Registration Officer, Department of Textile Science and Technology, A. B. U., Zaria, 2001 - 2003
  10. Assistant Examination Officer,, Department of Textile Science and Technology, A. B. U., Zaria, 2000 - 2002
  11. Time-Table Officer, Department of Textile Science and Technology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1997 - 2002
  12. Orientation Officer, Department of Textile Science and Technology, 1997 - 1999

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Awards

  1. Bench Space at University of Science, Malaysia, ETF Nigeria, 2010
  2. The Best Tutor of the Year, Comprehensive College, Zaria, 1996
  3. Best Final Year Student , Omo NOba Erediauwa, 1992
  4. Best Final Year Student , NNDC , 1992

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Membership of Professional bodies

  1. Member, Association of Textile Technologists of Nigeria (ATTN), 1997
  2. Member, Science Association of Nigeria (SAN), 2001
  3. Member, Materials Science and Engineering Society of Nigeria (MSN), 2004
  4. Member, Global Nest, 2007

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