Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society

Waheed Gbenga Akande

Research interests:

Geophysics & Volcano Seismology (Seismic Imaging)
Geomechanics (Fluid flow Modelling)
Petroleum Geology

Career history:

Academic History::
PhD Degree in Geology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom: Jan 3, 2018 till date
MSc in Petroleum Geoscience, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom: 2010 – 2011
BSc (Hons.) in Geology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria: 2003 – 2008
O/Level, African Church Grammar School, Kuta/Ileogbo, Osun State, Nigeria: 1999 – 2000
O/Level, Kuta Community Grammar School, Kuta, Osun State, Nigeria: 1993 – 1999

Lecturer I, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria: October 1, 2018 till date
Lecturer II, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria: 2015 – 2018
Assistant Lecturer, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria: 2012 – 2015

Active research projects:

Geophysics & Geomechanics / Modelling Fluid/Magma Migration in Volcanoes

Recent publications:

(1) MAO Rahaman, SL Fadiya, SA Adekola, SJ Coker, RB Bale, OA Olawoki, IJ Omada, NG Obaje, OT Akinsanpe, GA Ojo, WG Akande (2018). A revised stratigraphy of the Bida Basin, Nigeria. Journal of African Earth Sciences (In press).

(2) Akande, W. G. (2017). Shale Gas: Hydrofracking, its Effects and Possible Remediation. In D. Sengupta & S. Agrahari (Eds.), Modelling Trends in Solid and Hazardous Waste Management (pp. 65 – 73). Singapore: Springer. ISBN: 978-981-10-2409-2.

(3) Akande, W.G., Idris-Nda, A., Amadi, A. N., Abdulfatai, I. A., Alabi, A. A. and Yahaya, T. (2016). Evaluation of Groundwater Potential of Chanchaga Area, Minna, North-central Nigeria. American Journal of Innovative Research and Applied Sciences, 2(1):1 – 9.

(4) Okosun, E. A., Akande, W.G., Onoduku, U. S., Alkali, Y.B. and Obaje, S. O. (2015). Taxonomic Notes on Selected Late Paleocene to Early Eocene Foraminifera from Eastern Benin Basin, Southwestern Nigeria. Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Vol. 8, Issue: 1, p. 41 – 55.

(5) Abdulfatai, I. A.,Okunlola, I. A., Akande, W. G., Momoh, L. O. and Ibrahim, K. O. (2014). Review of Gully Erosion in Nigeria: Causes, Impacts and Possible Solution. Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics, Vol. 2, No. 3, p. 125 – 129.

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