Dr Saminu Ahmed

saminu ahmed
HOD Civil Engineering
Dr. Saminu Ahmed B.Eng, M.Eng, PhD, COREN
Address: Engineers Close Rigachikun ,
Kaduna State. Nigeria
E-mail:  saminuahmed4real@yahoo.com
Phone: 08034654929

PERSONAL DATA

Name Saminu Ahmed
Nationality Nigerian
Date of Birth 07/09/1972
Place of Birth Zango
Local Government Zango
State of Origin Katsina
Marital Status Married

EDUCATIONAL DATA

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE ATTENDED
G.S.T.S Mashi 1987-1990
Bayero University Kano 1991-1998
AbubakarTafawaBalewaUnivBauchi 2003-2006
Nigerian Defence Academy 2008-2014

ACADEMICS POST

Assistant Lecturer 2000 – 2006
Lecturer II 2006 – 2009
Lecturer I 2009 – 2015
Senior Lecturer 2015 – to date

CERTIFICATES OBTAINED

SSCE Certificate

B.Eng Civil

M.EngCivil(Water Resources Engineering)

PhD Civil (Water Resources Engineering)

WORKING EXPERIENCE

N.Y.S.C Scheme at P/Harcourt Refining Company Oct 1998-Sept 1999
Lecturing at NDA Kaduna March 2000-Date
Ciwes Coordinator 2006- 2008
Cadets project Coordinator 2009-2011
Assistant Dept’l Exam Officer 2010-2013

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS

  1. First Retreat for Academic staff and Principal staff officers, at NDA, 2013
  2. 2. ETF Training on Computer Applications at NDA 2012
  3. Coren Assembly workshop, held at Kaduna.Sept 2011
  4. AutoCAD Training/workshop, held at Kaduna polytechnic. June, 2007.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE WITH DATES

(a) Undergraduate Teaching:

Cvl 221 Soil Mechanics 1 2000 -2004
Cvl 221 Civil Engineering Materials 2003- 2006
Cvl414 Engineerin Hydraulics 2005- 2007
Cvl314 Engineering  Hydrology 2005-2008
Cvl415 Water Supply and Waste Water Management 2008-2013
Cvl434 Building Technology 2007-2014
Cvl424 Construction Management 2009-2011
Cvl423 Solid Waste Management 2009-2011
Eng211 Engineerng Mathematics 2007– Date
Eng 221 Engineerng Mathematics 11 2007– Date
Eng 311 Engineerng Mathematics 111 2007– Date

(b) Postgraduate Teaching:

Cvl 611: Engineering Mathematics 1 2013- Date
Cvl 621: Engineering Mathematics 11 2013- Date

(c)  Undergraduate Supervision:

  1. Design and Construction of slow sand filter (A case study of NDA permanent site)
  2. Design and Construction of Rapid sand filter (A case study of NDA permanent site)

3.Design of NDA Water Distribution Network using Epanet Software.

  1. Influence of Textile effluent waste water on compacted lateritic Soil.
  2. Investigating the Hydrologic Characteristics of Kaduna River basin
  3. Moving Average modelling of Baro River using Stochastic Techniques.
  4. Stochastic Analysis of Kaduna Rainfall
  5. Performance Evaluation of Abuja waste water treatment plant to

Mitigate aquatics life

(d) Postgraduate Supervision:

  1. Design Review of Trickling filter for waste water treatment plant ABUZARIA(Congo Campus).
  2. Assessment of ground water quality for NAF BASE Kaduna using statistical method
  3. Evaluation of malali water treatment plant performances
  4. Design of waste stabilization pond for Kalamphazi barrack Kaduna
  5. Use of water melon seed as coagulant for the treatment of effluent discharge OF Kaduna Brewery

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES/HONOUR SOCIETIES:

(1) Registered Engineer COREN (R.25, 804)

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

(1)  Rabia L. Batagarawa*, Saminu Ahmed, John E. Sani, Idowu E. Abiodun (2019).

 Assessing Rainwater Harvesting Potential in Nigerian Secondary Schools– A Case Study of Government Girls Secondary School, Dutse, Abuja  Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 2019, 6(7):1-10

(2)A Dadangarba, A Saminu ‘’Domestic rain water harvesting as an alternative source of water supply Ribadu cantonment NDA Kaduna’’Saudi Journal of Engineering Vol 2, issue 3 Pages 159-164

(3) A. Saminu, RL. Batagarawa, IA. Chukwujama., A. Dadan Garba ; “Analysis of Ground

Water Quality for Wudil Town Kano State, Nigeria” . The Asian Institute of Research Engineering

and Technology Quarterly Reviews Vol.1, No.1 pages 6-13,  2018

(4) H.Garba, LG Tilli, S Ahmed,  I Abdullahi ; “ Rainfall Interpolation Analysis on River Kaduna catcment for climate change assessment ’’ Nigerian journal of Technology (NIJOTECH) Vol. 37 No,3, pages 806-812, 2018.

(5)  A Saminu , IA Chukwujama, A Dadan Garba, MM Namadi. “Performance Ealuation of   Wupa Waste Water treatment plant Abuja, FCT, Nigeria. ”. American Journ Engineering Research (AJER) Issue-11  Volume-06,  pages 85-90, 2017.

(6) A Saminu, A Ismail,IA Chukwujama, OBE Salau;  “ Effect of landfill leachate on ground water quality of unguwan Dosa, Kaduna’’. Academy journal of science and engineering (AJSE) issue 1volume 10 pages 63-70, 2016

(7) A Saminu*1 ,L Rabia2, A I Ayinla3(2015) “ Sensitivity Analysis of Optinetwork Software for Water Distribution Networks. Global Journal of Advanced Engineering Technologies and Sciences (Gjaets) Vol 04, Issue 02, April 2015.

(8) A Saminu*1 ,L Rabia2, U Tsoho3,  G Haruna4. B. Faustinus5(2015) “The Least Cost Design of Existing Water Distribution Network for NDA using Genetics Algorithm. Global Journal of Advanced Engineering Technologies and Sciences (Gjaets) Vol 02, Issue 02, Feb 2015.p28-35.

(9)I Abdullahi1 Nasiru,2 A Saminu3,L Sagir4 , E Charity 5.(2014) “Design of waste stabilization pond for sewage treatment at nigeriandefence academy staff quarters permanent sitemandokaduna”  International journal of engineering and Applied  sciences (IJEAS). Vol 01, Issue 02, Nov 2014.Issn :2393-3661.P9-15

(10)A SaminuIAbubakar 2  ,H Sani3 U Tsoho4 I Suleman 5(2014)  “ Optimal Design Of   Existing Water Distribution Network Using Genetics Algorithms”. American Journal ofEngineering Research (AJER) Issue-03 Volume-01, June 2014.Pp-163-173.

(11) A Saminu1, R L Batagarawa2,I Abubakar3U Tsoho4, H Sani5(2014) “Stochastic     Analysis of Benue River Flow Using Moving Average (Ma) Model”.”.American Journal ofEngineering Research (AJER)Volume-03, Issue-03, March 2014.Pp-274-279.

(12) A Saminu*1 , IAbubakar2, ,  L Rabia3, U Tsoho3,  G Haruna 5. (2013) “Modifications of Optinet work Software for the Implementation of Advance Genetic Algorithm on Existing Water Distribution Network”. International journal of engineering sciences &research technology, vol.2, issue 12, Dec 2013.issn:  2277- 9655.P 3599-3606.

(13) A Saminu*1, I Abdullahi2, U Tsoho3, I Nasiru4, A I Ayinla  .(2013) “Investigating the hydrological characteristics of kaduna river basin”. International journal of engineering sciences &research technology, vol.2, issue 9, Sept 2013issn: 2277- 9655.P2420-2423.

(14) H.Garba, A.Ismail,   A. Saminu, I Abdullahi and B. Faustinus .(2013) “Hydrological modeling of the impact of climate change on a tropical perennial river Flooding”.    International journal of engineering and science, vol 3, issue 6, August, pp 30- 35,issn:2278-972.

(15)A Saminu*1, IAbubakar2, L Rabia3, I Abdullahi4 (2013).“Analysis of existing water   distribution network, to investigate its adequacy in performances of its function.A case study of Badarawa/malali distribution network”. International journal of engineering sciences &research technology, vol.2, issue 7, July 2013, issn: 2277- 9655.p1713-1728.

(16)H.Garba,A.Ismail, L.Rabia A. Saminu, I Abdullahi and B. Faustinus(2013)“Climate change impact on sub-surface hydrology of kaduna river Catchment”. Open journal of Modern hydrology, vol 3,Jul 2013.pp 115-121.

(17)I. Abdullah*1,U Tsoho2, A Saminu3. (2013)“Vehicular trip by traffic  assignment in Maiduguri metropolis”. International journal of engineering sciences &research technology vol.2 issue, 7 july 2013, issn: 2277-9655.P 1749-1760.

(18)A Saminu1I Abubakar2, I Nasiru3  and,  L Sagir4.(2013) . “Design of Nda water distribution network using Epanet”. International journal of emerging science and engineering ijesevol 1 issue 9,July 2013, issn:2319-6378. P5-9.

(19) I Abdullah,1U Tsoho2, A. Saminu3, H Garba4. (2013) “Vehicular trip generation    modeling in Maiduguri metropolis”. International journal of Engineering sciences & research technology, vol.2 issue 6,june 2013, issn: 2277-9655.p1515-1523.

(20) A Saminu1, I. Abdullahi2. And F.O.P. Oriola3.(2013).“Time series model of stream flow of Kaduna River using Ma, Ar and Arima model”. International journal of engineering sciences &  research  technology, vol.02, Issue 02, June 2013.issn: 2277.9698.P1-5.

(21)ASaminu*1,IAbubakar2,UTsoho3,IAbdullahi4(2013).“Optimization of Badarawa/MalaliWater Distribution Network Using Genetics Algorithm”International journal of Engineering sciences &research technology, vol.2, issue 03, March 2013.issn: 2277- 9655  P393-

(22) A Saminu 1U Tsoho2 G Haruna and3 L Sagir4 (2013) “Design and construction of a model sedimentation tank using existing slow sand filter for Nda treatment plant”. International journal of engineering sciences & research technology vol.2, issue2, Feb 2013issn: 2277-9655.P178-182.

(23) Moses, G. Saminu A. and Oriola, F.O.P. (2012). Influence of Compactive Efforts on Compacted Foundry SandTreatedWith Cement Kiln Dust.Journal of Civil and   Environmental ResearchNew York, Vol2, Issue5.P11-24

(24) G. K. Moses and A. Saminu (2012). “Cement Kiln Dust Stabilization of CompactedBlack Cotton Soil”. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering V0l 17:p865-878, Bund F, U.SA.

(25)Oriola, F.O.P.and A. Saminu (2012). “Influence of textile effluent waste water on compacted lateritic soil”. The electronicjournal of geotechnical engineering.ejge.vol 17 bundleB

(26) O.B.E Salau and A .Saminu (2007). “Stochastic modeling of stream flows of river kaduna using Arma and Arimamodels”.Nigerian journal of industrial and systems studiesnjiss vol.6 no.3 2007

 

Referees:

  • Prof.  A. Ismail

Department of Water/Environmental Engineering

A.B.U, Zaria, Kaduna State.

              Tel:08033176363

  • Dr. AshiruDaura .

Federal Ministry of science and Technology Abuja.

              Tel: 08052512834

  • Tsoho

Department of Civil Engineering

NDA Kaduna.

                Tel:  07069203605

Chronicle of Civil Engineering Head of Department 

 

SERIAL RANK NAME FROM TO
(a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
1 ENGR USMAN TSHOHO, BEng, MSc, MNSE OCT 98 OCT 02
2 DR FOP ORIOLA, BSc, MSc/DIC, PhD, MNSE OCT 02 OCT 04
3 ENGR USMAN TSHOHO, BEng, MSc, MNSE OCT 04 OCT 06
4 ENGR JB FAGBOYINBO BSc, MEng, FNSE, FICEM OCT 06 OCT 08
5 ENGR USMAN TSHOHO, BEng, MSc, MNSE OCT 08 OCT 13
6 COL ENG IA CHUKWUJAMA (RTD) B.Eng, M.Eng, MNSE OCT 13 NOV 17
7 DR SAMINU AHMED B.Eng, M.Eng, PhD, COREN NOV 17 DATE