Engr. Dr. Ahemen S. A

ENGR. DR. AHEMEN SAMUEL AONDOAVER was born on December 01, 1965 at Ugba Town in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.

He attended L.G.E.D Primary School Aganyi, Logo LGA from 1972 to 1978 and Government College Katsina-Ala, Benue State from 1979 to 1984 where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and General Certificate of Education (O/L) respectively.

Ahemen's quest for knowledge took him to University of Agriculture, Makurdi in 1985 where he obtained the B.Eng. Agricultural Engineering (2nd Class Upper Division)

Not done yet, Ahemen proceeded to the same institution where he bagged a Master's Degree (M.Sc Agricultural Engineering) in Processing and Storage in 2008.

Engr. Ahemen displayed his desire for more knowledge when, he proceeded to the prestigious University of Ibadan, where he graduated with a Ph.D Agricultural Engineering (Processing and Storage) in 2015.

Engr. Dr. Ahemen Samuel Aondoaver is happily married and the marriage is blessed with three children.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

MEMBER, Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (M859) 2002
MEMBER, Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Tech. (13/10040/L) 2013
MEMBER, Nigerian Society of Engineers (34338) 2015
LICENSED ENGINEER, COREN (R. 31,697) 2016

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH WORKS

Raji, A. O. and Ahemen, S. A. (2016). Underground storage of Tacca involucrata tubers. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology 12(2): 142-146.

Ahemen, S.A. (2015). Handling and storability of Tacca involucrata Schum. and Thonn. Tubers. Ph.D Thesis, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. pp.230.

Raji, A. O. and Ahemen, S.A. (2011). Engineering properties of Tacca involucrata tubers. Journal of Food Process Engineering 34(2): 267-280.

Ahemen, S.A. & Raji, A.O. (2008). Development and performance evaluation of motorized rasping for Tacca involucrata. Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Vol. 16(1): 52-63. .

Akaaimo, D.I., Nyon, A.A. & Ahemen, S.A. (2008). Some physical and engineering properties of African yam bean pods (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) required for threshing. Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research 25:36-40. .

Ahemen, S.A. (2008). Engineering properties of T. involucrata tubers and performance evaluation of motorised rasping in T. involucrata starch production. M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. pp.88. .

Ahemen, S.A. , Hyuma, S.I. & Akaaimo, D.I. (2001). A reliability model for agricultural machinery maintenance in Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture and Related Sciences, Vol.1(1):61-63. .

Ahemen, S.A. (1990). Determination of the flow behaviour indices of some Nigerian fluid foods. B.Eng. research project report, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Agriculture, Makurdi. .

Ahemen, S.A. , Akaaimo, D.I., Amough, F. & Vakaa, I. (2008). Teach yourself technical drawing. Ola Ventures Printing and Publishing Co. Gboko. ISBN 978-37958-9-9. .

Ahemen, S.A. (2013). Effect of moisture content on the density of Tacca involucrata tubers. 1st National Conference on Reviving Nigerian Agriculture through the Agricultural Transformation Agenda, AOCAY October 25th-28th. .

Ahemen, S.A. (2009). Energy sources for agriculture in Nigeria: issues and options. Seminar paper presented at Agricultural Engineering Day, A.O.C.O.A. Yandev, 23rd October. .

Ahemen, S.A. , Damkor, S.T. & Nyon, A.A. (2009). Postharvest physiological, physical and chemical changes in mango. A paper presented at a zonal workshop organized by The Food Technology and Rural Economics Programme (NAERLS) ABU Zaria, 8th-12th June. .

Ahemen, S.A. , Nyon, A.A. & Akaaimo, D.I. (2008). Some engineering properties of Tacca involucrata starch necessary for its handling and storage. 1st National conference on the revitalisation of Nigeria's agriculture, Yandev , October 22nd- 23rd. .

Nyon, A.A., Akaaimo, D.I. &Ahemen, S.A. (2008). The potentials of food extrusion cooking in the food security of Nigeria. 1st National conference on the revitalisation of Nigeria's agriculture, Yandev , October 22nd-23rd. .

Akaaimo, D.I., Ahemen, S.A. & Shimbayev, M. (2008). Some physical and engineering properties of snake gourd (Trichosanthes cucumerina) seeds. 1st National conference on the revitalisation of Nigeria's agriculture, Yandev , October 22nd- 23rd.

Ahemen, S.A. (2007). The application of reliability theory to tractor maintenance in Akperan Orshi college of Agriculture, Yandev. Seminar, University of Ibadan, March 8th-9th. .

Ahemen, S.A. & Agoh, A.A. (2002). Rheological characterisation of 'peter' mango juice (Magnifera indica). 4th National Conference organized at C.O.E. Katsina-Ala, 5th-9th August.

Agoh, A.A. & Ahemen, S.A. (2002). Effective communication as a means for self-reliance in Nigeria. 4th National Conference organized at C.O.E. Katsina-Ala, 5th-9thAugust.

WORK EXPERIENCE

a. Federal Coll. of Education (Tech.) Potiskum 1990-1991 N.Y.S.C. (Lecturing).
b. Benue Agricultural Development Corporation/ estate Company, Makurdi 1991-1995 Maintenance of tractors, hatchery, etc.
c. Akperan Orshi Coll. of Agriculture, Yandev1995-Date Lecturing, Research and Management
- SECRETARY/MEMBER, Monitoring Committee to Boost Crop Production in AOCAY 1996-1998
- MEMBER, Examination Malpractice Committee1998-2003
- DEPUTY COLLEGE EXAMINATION OFFICER, AOCAY1998-2005
- MEMBER, Professional and Academic Board, AOCAY1998-2005, 2011- Date.
- HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Agric. Engineering Technology 2003-2005.
- MEMBER, Rector's Advisory Committee, AOCA Yandev 2003-2005, 2011 - Date
- PROJECTS COORDINATOR, Agric. Engineering Tech. Dept. 2008-2011.
- ETF DESK OFFICER, Akperan Orshi Coll. of Agric. Yandev: May 2011-2012
- DEPUTY RECTOR, Akperan Orshi Coll. of Agric. Yandev Aug. 2011-2013
- DEPUTY RECTOR, Akperan Orshi Coll. of Agric. Yandev Aug. 2013-2014
- Ag. RECTOR, Akperan Orshi Coll. of Agric. YandevAug. 2014-Dec. 2014
- RECTOR, Akperan Orshi Coll. of Agric. YandevDec. 2014-Date

EXTRA CURRICULLAR ACTIVITIES

a. SECRETARY GENERAL, Young Catholic Students of Nigeria (YCSN) Makurdi Diocese 1986-1987
b. PRESIDENT, Association of Agricultural Engineering Students, University of Agriculture, Makurdi 1989-1990
c. PATRON, Young Catholic Students. AOCAY1996-2006
d. VICE-CHAIRMAN, Academic Staff Union, AOCAY 1997-1999
e. P.R.O./SOCIAL SECRETARY, AOCAY Staff Multi-purpose Cooperative Society Ltd (MUCOSOL) 1998-2005
f. COORDINATOR, Chief Engr. Abraham Atotse Scholarship for Sankera University Students 2008-2014.

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