H.O.D's Profile


 

1. PERSONAL DATA


a.    SURNAME:                     -    Dr. Garba
b.    OTHER NAMES:            -    Danladi King
c.    DATE OF BIRTH:            -    10th September, 1961
d.    PLACE OF BIRTH:         -    Bukuru, Plateau State    
e.    LOCAL GOVT. AREA:     -    Tafawa Balewa
f.      STATE OF ORIGIN:        -    Bauchi State
g.    NATIONALITY:                  -    Nigerian
h.    SEX:                                   -    Male
i.    MARITAL STATUS:             -    Married
j.    NUMBER OF CHILDREN:    -    Four (4)
k.   CONTACT ADDRESS:          -    Mechanical Engineering Department Nigerian Defence Academy PMB 2109, Kaduna.
l.    RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS:    -    D7 Kurmin Mashi, Officers Quarters Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna.
m.  PERMANENT ADDRESS:    -    No. IT, Commercial Lane Behind NTMC (ATMN) HQ, Bukuru Plateau State
n.    E-MAIL ADDRESS:        -    dkgarba2@gmail.com;
                                                  -    dkgarba@nda.edu.ng
o.    TELEPHONE NUMBER:    -    08036984545


2.    QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES

a.    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Production Engineering                   2013
b.    Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PDGE)                       2008
c.    Masters of Engineering (M.Eng`. Mechanical)                       2000
d.    Pass Junior Staff Course (Pjsc)                               1999
e.    Advanced Diploma in Military Engineering (ADME)              1994
f.    X1 Diploma in Bomb Search and Disposal (Dipl BSD)          1993
g.    Post Graduate Diploma in Engineer Equipt. Repair Tech.(USA)      1987
h.    Certificate of Proficiency Engineers                      1986
i.    Higher National Diploma (HND Mech. Eng’g)                       1982
j.    National Diploma (ND Mech. Eng’g)                      1980
k.    West African School Certificate (WASC)                           1977
l.    First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)                                1973

3.    POST QUALIFICATION EXPERIENCE – 35 Years
a.      Lecturing – Tertiary Institutions – 28 Years
    i. NDA Kaduna – 22 YEARS
    II Nigerian Army School Of Military Engineering, Makurdi ( Now Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies) – 6 Yeaars
b.    Engineering Practice – Military / Civil – 7 Yeaars

4.    RANK / CURRENT POST
a.     Senior Lecturer
b.     Assistant Coordinator (Deputy Head) IPTTO
c.     Head of Department, Mechanical Engineering, NDA

5.    WORKING EXPERIENCE WITH DATES
a.    Lecturer/Workshop Coordinator, Vocational Skills.
    Improvement Unit-The Polytechnic, Ibadan            1982-1983
b.    Mechanical Engineer II-I, Madera Dairy Co. Vom,
    (Federal Ministry of Agriculture Parastatal)            1983-1985
c.    Officer Cadet Training NDA, Kaduna                 Mar,1985-Dec 1985
d.    Instructor, Mechanical Engineering-Nigerian Army
    School of Military Engineering, Makurdi                   1985-1986
e.    Plant Troop Commander, Engineer Construction        
Regiment-Nigerian Army Engineers, EDE            Sept, 1986-1987
f.    Second-in-Command; Plant Squadron-21 Engineers,
    Support Regiment, Kaduna                        1987-1988
g.    Senior Instructor, Mechanical Engineering-Nigerian
    Army School of Military Engineering, Makurdi            1988-1993
h.    Officer Commanding 23 Support Engineer Squardon, Jos    1993-1995
i.    Lecturer; Mechanical Engineering-(Military Posting)

Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna                    1995-2000
j.    Assistant Lecturer; Mechanical Engineering-
Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna                    2000-2002
k.    Lecturer II, Mechanical Engineering
Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna                    2002-2007
l.    Lecturer I, Mechanical Engineering
Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna                    2007- 2013
m.      Senior lecturer                                                                    2013 – Date
n.    Assistant Coordinator                            2013 – Date

6.    DEPARTMENTAL APPOINTMENTS WITH DATES
a.    Laboratory Coordinator                        1996-1997 Sessions
b.    Time Table Officer                            1995-1996 Sessions
c.    Assistant Registration Officer                    2000-2001 Sessions
d.    Department Examination Officer                2002-2004 Sessions
e.    Department Examination Officer                2005-2006 Sessions
f.    Departmental Representative                    2003-2005 Sessions
g.    Academy Loans Committee                    2005-2008 Sessions
h.    Departmental Representative; Curriculum Committee    2006-2007 Sessions
i.    Departmental Time Table Officer                2006-2007 Sessions
j.    Chairman; Computer Literacy Committee            2004-2005 Sessions
k.    Chairman; Departmental Social Committee                 2007-Date
l.    Chairman; Committee for Setting up
    Departmental Common Room                        2008
m.    Chairman; Departmental End of Session Get-together Committee                           2006-2011
n.    Departmental Time Table Officer                   2008-Date
o.      Post Graduate Coordinator ME Department               2013-2015

7.    FACULTY APPOINTMENT WITH DATES
a.    Faculty Examination Officer                    2003 - 2004 Sessions
b.    Chairman; Management Committee of Faculty of Science
    and Engineering Staff Canteen                    2004 - 2005
c.    Chairman; Management Committee of Faculty of Science
    and Engineering Staff Canteen                    2006 - 2007 Sessions
d.    Assistant Faculty Time-Table Officer                2008 - 2009.
e.      Faculty Time Table Officer.                                         2009 - 2011.
f.     Faculty Representative – Academic Committee        2013 - Date

8.    ACADEMY APPOINTMENT WITH DATES
a.    Assistant Coordinator,  Intellectual Property and Technology
    Transfer Office (IPTTO)                    2013 - Date
b.     Head of Department, Mechanical Engineering, NDA, Kaduna 2015 - Date

9.    MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES
a.    ACADEMY LEVEL COMMITTEES
    i.    Secretary; Committee for the Rehabilitation and Maintenance of Nigerian Defence Academy Vehicles 1996
    ii.    Committee to Investigate Causes of Mass Failure of Cadets 2007
    iii.    Committee for Passing out Parade and Convocation Ceremony 2000 to 2005
    iv.    Committee to Review Cadets Projects and Research Method Course 2007
    v.    Committee for the Sent Forth of Outgoing Academy Registrar; Brigadier General YD Pyeng 2007                         
    vi.    Committee for Passing Out Parade and Convocation Ceremony 2007
    vii.    Academy Examination Committee    2003-2007
    viii.    Academy Loans Committee    2003-2008
    ix.    Committee for Rehearsals and Procedures for 2008 Convocation Ceremony 2008
    x.    Committee for Book Launch on Kaduna State 2009
    xi.    Committee for Combined Convocation of Post Graduate Students and 58 Regular Course 2010.
    xii.     Committee for 2011 Convocation Ceremony  2011.
    xiii.    Joint Action Committee Centre for Military Science and Technology 2011-Date
    xiv.   Committee for Combined Convocation of Post Graduate Students and 59 Regular Course 2012
    xv.    Committee for Combined Convocation of Post Graduate Students and 60 Regular Course 2013
    xvi    Member Academy Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee 2011 –  date
    xvii     Member Academy Committee for Environment and General Cleanliness 2011 –     Date
    xviii      Member Academy Committee for Awards, Procedures and ceremonies     2011 – Date
    xix    Committee for Combined Convocation of Postgraduate Students and 62 Regular cadets 2014
    xx.    Committee for Combined Convocation of Postgraduate Students     and 62 Regular cadets 2015

b.      DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEES
    i.    Examination Committee                         2000-2007
    ii.    Faculty of Science and Engineering Staff Canteen Committee                        2004-2007
    iii.    Computer Literacy Program Committee            2005-2007
    iv.    Departmental Research and Development Committee    2006-Date
    v.    Departmental Social Committee                2007-Date
    vi.    Committee to set up Departmental Common Room    2008
    vii.    Faculty Social Committee                    2008-Date
    viii.    Departmental-Research and Development Committee    2009-2010
    ix.    Departmental Social Committee                2010
    x.    Internal Exams Moderation Committee.            2010.
    xii.     Departmental Social Committee                                  2011-Date.
    xiii.    Faculty Time table Committee.                                    2008-Date.
    xiv.    Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering  Joint Seminar Planning Committee.        2012 - Date                                   

10.    COMMUNITY SERVICE/SERVICE TO HUMANITY
a.    Nigerian Society of Engineers
    Resource Person for the Preparation of Candidates for Nigerian
    Society of Engineers Graduate-ship Examination        2003-2005
b.      Resource Person to train workshop participants at the
         Institute for Industrialist and Corporate Administrators       2006-Date
c.        Traditional Title – Sarkin Samari Bukur, Plateau State                       2000 – Date

11.     PPOFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
a.     Member Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE)
b.     Member Institution of Mechanical Engineers (MIME)
C.     Member Institute of Industrialist and Corporate Administrators (MIICA)
d.    Member Fisheries Society of Nigeria (MFSON)

12.   PERSONAL PROFILE
a.     Mechanical Engineer with a Ph D in Production Engineering with     specialty in Materials, Design and Production
b.      Military Engineer with Post Graduate Diploma in Engineer Equipment     Repair and Tech, Advanced Diploma in Military Engineering and     Diploma in Bomb Disposal, and Certificates of Proficiency in Military     Engineering with Specialty in Production, Roads and Bridge     Construction, Heavy     Duty Equipment Repair, Combat Engineering     and Bomb Search and     Disposal.

13.     POSTGRADUATE THESIS SUPERVISION – 11 PG

14. UNDERGRADUATE CADETS PROJECTSUPERVISION
    a. Supervised Over 27 Cadet Projects

15. KEY PUBLICATIONS – 17 PUBLICATIONS

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Publication

Volume

Author(s0

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1

Nigerian Journal of Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Upgrading the properties of locally produced Nigerian steel to meet requirements for rifle barrel production

NJE Vol. 10, No 1,

Jun 2002

JS Jatau & DK Garba

2

International Research And Development Journals (Global Journal of Mechanical Engineering) University of Uyo,

Determination of the Suitability of Alloy cast Iron as a material for the production of rifle, hammer and rifle barrel for the Nigerian rifle

JREN 2007

-2, Vol. 8,

No 1, 2007

 

 

DK Garba

3

Academy Journal of Defence Studies, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna.

Roles of Models, Simulations and War-games in military training and strategic operations

 

AJODS 084-2007 Feb

Vol 14, 2007

 

 

DK Garba &

CO Izelu

4

Journal of Engineering and Technology Bayero University, Kano

Analysis of Poultry Egg Incubation System Transfer Function Approach

JET Vol 3

No 1 Feb 2008

 

CO Izelu &

DK Garba

 

 

5

Global Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, India.

Determination of Suitably Locally Produce Steel in Nigeria as a Base Material for the Production of High Impact Resisting Material.

GJEDT Vol.2

(4) Aug 2013

DK Garba, AU Alhaji and OF Agboola

6

International Journal of Emerging technology and Advanced Engineering (IJETAE) National Inst for Science Communication Information Research, India.

Response Surface Methodology in the Study of Induced Vibration and Work Surface Roughness in Turning of 41Cr4 Alloy Steel

IJETAE Vol 3 issue12, Dec 2013

CO Izelu, SC Eze,BU Oreko,

BAEdward and DK Garba

7

International Journal of Emerging technology and Advanced Engineering (IJETAE) National Inst for Science Communication Information Research, India.

Investigation into the Effectiveness of Stainless Steel as a Material for the Production of Motor Cycle Exhaust Burn Protector.

IJETAE Vol 2 issue 2, Feb 2014,

DK Garba, WC Solomon, SU Muhammed and CO Izelu.

8

Global Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, India

Development of High Impact Resisting  Material Using NST 65 Mn Steel as Base Material

GJEDT Vol.3

No.1,Feb 2014

DK Garba, AU Alhaji and OF Agboola

9

3rd International Symposium in Energy Challenges and Mechanics _ Towards a Bigger Picture, Aberdeen, UK. 7 – 9 Jul 2015

Wind Energy Utilization for Electricity Generation in Nigeria.

Accepted for Publication Dec. 2014

CO Izelu and DK Garba

10

International Journal of Science and Advanced Technology

www.ysat

Corrosion Monitorying of Automobile Engines, Case Study of Mercideze Benze C200

IJSAT

Vol 4 No. 7

Jul 2014

TN Guma

DK Garba

B Abdul Azeez

11

3rd International Symposium in Energy Challenges and Mechanics -

a Bigger. Abardeen Sweedene

7-9 July 15

Wind Energy Utilization for Electricity – Toward Generation

Conference Proceeding July 2015

 

12

American Journal of Water Resources, ajwr. Science and Education Publishing.

Utilization of Agricultural Biomass Materials for treatment of Minna Underground Water for Human Consumption.

 

AJWR Vol. 3, No.2. 2015

DOI:10:12691/ajwr 3-2-3

NA Ademoh and DK Garba

13

Intellectual Properties and Technology Transfer  Publication, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna

Production of Aluminium Alloy Masa ( Pan Cake) Gas Fired Fryer

IPTTO Vol. 1 Research and Dev 2013 - 2014 Sessions.

DK Garba, OF Agboola, SU Muhammad, CO Izelu, Cadet MA Sidi and MD Ali

14

International Journal of Emerging technology and Advanced Engineering (IJETAE) National Inst for Science Communication Information Research, India. ISO 9001:2008 Certified Journal

A Study of the Effect of Depth of Cut, Feed Rate and Tool Overhang on Induced Vibration and Surface Roughness during Hard Turning of 41Cr4 Alloy Steel using Response Surface Methodology.

IJETAE Vol 6 issue 3, March  2016

CO Izelu, SC Eze, and DK Garba

15

American Journal of Mechanical Engineering, mts. Sciepub.com

Comparative Performance of Neem Seed, Water Melon Seed and Soluble Oils as Metal Cutting Fluids

Sciepub.com/ajme. 4/4/3

Vol 4 No. 4

142-152

2016

NA Ademoh, JH Didam and DK Garba

16

American Journal of Mechanical Engineering, mts. Sciepub.com

Comparative Performance of Neem Seed, Water Melon Seed and Soluble Oils as Metal Cutting Fluids

Accepted for Publication. Paper ID 3000100306. 30 October 2015

NA Ademoh, and DK Garba

17

American Association for Science and Technology`

Effect of Speed on the Performance of a two-Way Application of Cutting Fluid in Turning Process

AASCIT

2016-3(6): 106-109

SO Yakubu

MU Bonet

DK Garba

JA Mohammed

18

European Journay of Engineering and Technology, UK

Development of Military Helmet Using Coconut Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite

EJET

Vol. 3 No 7

2015

Stephen Natsa

Dr JO Akindapo

Dr DK Garba

19

American Journal Mechanical Engineering Mts. Scipub.com/ajme

Investigation of Neem Seed Oul as an Alternative Metal Cutting Fluid

ajme 4/5/-4

Vol 4 No. 5

2016  191-199

NA Ademoh

JH Didam

DK Garba

 

 

15. PAPERS SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATIONS
a. Characterization of Different Helmets Used by the Cadets of Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna. - Lead Author
b. Investigation into the Chemical and Mechanical properties of Mess Tins Used by the Cadets of the Nigerian Defence Academy.  – Lead Author
 
16. MERIT AWARDS / LETTERS OF COMMENDATIONS 
a. Presidential Merit Award - Nigerian Society of Engineers 2009
b. Letter of Commendation by Academy Provost 2009
c. Letter of Commendation by Academy Registrar 2015
d. Letter of Commendation by Dean Faculty of Engineering 2007
e. Letter of Commendation by HOD Mechanical Engineering 2008
 
17. HOBBIES
a. Recitation of Holy Quran
b. Cycling
c. Jogging
d. Walking
e Swimming
f. Fishing
g. Hunting
 
18. REFREES
a. Lieutenant General AB Dambazau rtd
b. Major General SD Aliyu
c Engr MD Ali 
 
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