Engr. Dr. Yinusa Ademola ADEDIRAN


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PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS:           Jagun Alagbede's Compound, Masifa, P. O. Box 974,

Ogbomoso,  Oyo State, NIGERIA.

CONTACT ADDRESS:                           Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria.

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  1. ADEDIRAN Y.A. & KUKOYI O.O.: Fundamentals of Electric Circuits; Kunle Alayande Publishers, Abeokuta; 1995; 150 pages.
  2. ADEDIRAN Y.A.: Telecommunications: Principles and Systems; FINOM Associates, 1997; 186 pages.
  3. ADEDIRAN Y. A.: Applied Electricity; FINOM Associates, April 2000, 258 pages.
  4. ADEDIRAN Y. A.: Introduction to Engineering Economics; FINOM Associates, February 2001; 112 pages.
  5. ADEDIRAN Y.A. & KUKOYI O.O.: Fundamentals of Electric Circuits; Second Edition, FINOM Associates, 200 pages.
  6. ADEDIRAN Y.A.: Telecommunications: Principles and Systems; Second Edition; FINOM Asociates; January 2005, 230 pages.
  7. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2009): Reliability Engineering. ALKEM Publishers, Kaduna (manuscript).


    Journals

  1. ADEDIRAN Y.A. & ONWUKA E.N. (1997): Environmental Impact of Engineering Projects, T.E.T. Journal (N.B.T.E. Kaduna), Vol. 7, No 1 & 2, pp. 53-56.
  2. ADEDIRAN Y.A., BABATUNDE A. A. & KHAN R.H (2000): Analysis of Manufacturing Defects of Lead/Acid Batteries - A case study; Journal of the Institution of Production Engineers, Vol 5, No. 1, pp 3-9.
  3. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1997): Role of Industrial Standardisation in a Developing Economy, Production Management Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp 22 – 24.
  4. ADEDIRAN Y.A. & KHAN R.H. (1998): Local Sourcing of Raw Materials for Lead/Acid Battery Production; RMRDC Newsletter, Vol.8, No.1, pp 5-8.
  5. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (2001): Review of Technological Advances in Lead/acid Battery Production; Journal of Science, Technology and Mathematics Education, Vol 4(1), April 2001, pp 121 - 128.
  6. ETERIGHO E.J. and ADEDIRAN Y.A. (2001): Recovery of Zinc and Carbon from spent Dry Cells. Journal of Science, Technology and Mathematics Education, Vol 4(1), April 2001, pp 103 -111.
  7. ADEDIRAN Y. A. and KHAN R. H. (2001): On increasing Local Raw Materials Content of Lead-Acid Battery; Journal of Engineering Technology and industrial Applications; vol 1, No 4, pp148-151.
  8. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (2003): Low-noise Orthogonal FM Detector; Journal of Science, Technology and Mathematics Education, Vol 5(2), pp 130 - 134.
  9. ETERIGHO E. J. & ADEDIRAN Y. A (2004): Spent Zn-C Dry Cells as a Source of Manganese; Nigerian Journal of Engineering Research and Development, Vol 4, no 4, pp 54-57.
  10. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2005): Strategies for Raw Materials Development in Nigeria: Case Study of Zinc-carbon Dry Cell; Journal of Science, Technology and Mathematics Education.
  11. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2006): Economics of Radio Frequency Spectrum Management. Nigerian Journal of Engineering Management, Vol 7, no 3, pp13-17.
  12. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2006): A Cyclic Queue Model of a Sequential Production Line. Nigerian Journal of Industrial & Systems Studies; Vol 5, no 2, pp 7-12.
  13. ADEDIRAN Y. A. & GEORGE-OKOLO E. I. (2006): Maintenance Management and Culture in Nigeria’s Petroleum Downstream Industry – A case of PPMC. Nigerian Journal of Engineering Management; Vol. 7, No 3, pp 29-33.
  14. ADEDIRAN Y. A, R. H. KHAN and A. A. BABATUNDE (2007): Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) of Lead-Acid Battery; Nigerian Journal of Engineering Research and Development; Vol 6, No 4, pp 11-18.
  15. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2007): Spectrum Management Improvement Techniques; Nigerian Journal of Engineering Management; Vol 8, No 3, pp 5-9.
  16. ADEDIRAN Y. A. and ALENOGHENA C. O. (2009): Technology Transfer and Small-Medium Scale Enterprises in Developing Countries. International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering; vol 1, No 1, pp 58-62.
  17. ADEDIRAN Y. A, SHORINWA J. A, & UHUNMWANGHO R (2010): Spent Lead-Acid Battery Management: Nigeria as a Case Study. International Journal of Pure and Applied Science, vol. 3, No. 1, pp 102-107.
  18. AJIBOYE Johnson A. and ADEDIRAN Y.A. (2010):.Performance Analysis of Statistical Time Division Multiplexing (STDM) Systems. Leonardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies (LEJPT), Issue 16 (January-June), 2010 (9)


  Proceedings

  1. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1992): Planning, Selection and Control of Appropriate Rural Technology – A Multiple Criteria Model; Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of Nigerian Society of Agricultural Engineers; vol.16 pp.127-130.
  2. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1996): Total Quality Management in Engineering Product Design; Proceedings of the Annual National Conference of College of Engineering, KADPOLY, Vol. 3, No. 1 pp. 27-30.
  3. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1997): A Dynamic Model of Quality Management for Developing Economies; Proceedings of the Quarterly Lecture series of N.S.E. Minna Branch, November 1997, pp. 154 - 161.
  4. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1998): Analysis of Service Defects of Lead/Acid Batteries, Proceedings of the National Engineering Conference Series, Vol.5, No.1, pp. 138-141.
  5. ADEDIRAN Y. A. and KHAN R. H.: Technological Aspects of Lead/Acid Battery Development; Proc. of the 2nd National Conference of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers, Benin, 21st-24th July 1998.
  6. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1999): Promotion of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises- A Catalyst for Industrial Development of Niger State; Proceedings of 1st N.S.E. (Minna Branch) Conference, July 7-8, pp 19–27.
  7. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1999): Quality Management Involved in Nigeria Manufactured Products. Proceedings of the First National Engineering Design Conference “DESIGN 99”, Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja, September 26-29, 1999.
  8. ADEDIRAN Y.A. and JENYO M.B. (1999): Availability Analysis of Shiroro Hydro-electric Power Station, Proceedings of the 1999 Manufacturing Engineering Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Industrial Engineers in Ibadan, 11th.-13th. November 1999, pp. 63-73.
  9. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2001): Global System of Mobile (GSM) Communications. NSE Minna Branch Quarterly Lecture series, Vol. 2001/1.
  10. REYAZ T. and ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2002): Design and Construction of Function Generator with Computer-aided Frequency Reader; Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (Electrical Division), 24th-25th July 2002, pp. 17-24.
  11. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2003): Two years of GSM Services in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges; Proc. of the Lecture Series of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (Minna Branch), 27th September 2003.
  12. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2005): Universal Access for Communities in Rural and Remote Areas; Proc. of the International Conference in Engineering 2005, 23-26 May, Lagos Nigeria, pp 84-92.
  13. ADEDIRAN Y. A, ONYEDIBE B. N. and USMAN A. U. (2005): Nigeria’s Telecommunications Industry in the New Millennium: Problems, Challenges and Prospects; Proc. of 6th Annual Engineering Conference, Minna, Nigeria, 15-17 June 2005, pp 84-93.
  14. ADEDIRAN Y. A. and ALENOGHENA C. O. (2006): Technology Transfer and Small-Medium Scale Enterprises in Developing Countries. International Conference on Infrastructure Development and the Environment (ICIDEN 2006), September 10-15, 2006, Abuja, Nigeria.
  15. AKOMA Henry E. C. A. and ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2010): Suppression of Multipactor Breakdown in Satellite Rectangular Waveguides using DC Magnetic Fields. Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCAE 2010) held on 26-28 February 2010, Singapore; IEEE Catalogue No. CFP109F-ART.

       Unpublished but Presented Papers

  1. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1988): Quality Control, Statistical Quality Control and Cost Reduction; Technical Paper written for the Nigerian Institute of Industrial Engineers' Workshop on Cost Reduction (Guest Lecture).
  2. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1990): Scope of Research at the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro; Paper presented at the Polytechnic Seminar on Research Awareness at the Federal Polytechnic Ilaro on Feb., 7th 1990.
  3. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1990): Quality Control; Workshop Paper for SAOLIND Limited, Lagos (Guest Lecture).
  4. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1990): Methods Engineering - A tool for Waste Reduction; Workshop Paper for SAOLIND Limited.
  5. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1992): Typical Issues Involved in Quality Management in Nigeria; Paper presented at the monthly meeting of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Minna Branch, October 1992.
  6. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1993): Quality System Management in Electronic Servicing Companies; Paper presented at the 2nd. Annual Conference of the Quality Control Society of Nigeria at Sango-Otta, October 1993.
  7. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1994): Harnessing the potentials of Artificial Satellites for Socio-economic Development of Developing Countries; Paper presented at the National Conference on Science, Technology and Socio-economic Development held at Federal University of Technology, Yola 27th - 29th April, 1994.
  8. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1994): Electromagnetic Wave Radiation Hazards; Paper presented at the National Conference on Science, Technology and Socio-Economic Development, Federal University of Technology, Yola, 27th - 29th April, 1994.
  9. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1997): TQM Approach to Organisational Development; Paper presented at the College of Engineering National Conference, Kaduna Polytechnic, 11th - 12th December, 1997.
  10. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1999): Organising, Planning and Scheduling Maintenance; Paper presented at the workshop on Maintenance as a Development Strategy; organised by the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Minna Branch; 5th-6th. October, 1999.
  11. RaEYAZ T. and ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2003): Spread Spectrum Application in Mobile Communication Systems; Conference on Global System for Mobile Communication, Olabisi Onabanjo University, 2nd-4th July 2003.
  12. ADEDIRAN Y. A. and REYAZ T. (2003): A Comparative Analysis of Modulation Techniques in Mobile Communication Systems; Conference on Global System for Mobile Communication, Olabisi Onabanjo University, 2nd-4th July 2003.
  13. OGUNDELE D. A, ADEDIRAN Y. A, AGBOOLA A. O. and ZINOM B. B. (2009): Effects of Space Environment on Spacecraft and Astronauts Living in Space. Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Union of Radio Science, December 2-5, 2009 at Redeemer’s University.
  14. ODIMAYOMI P. K, LADELE I. C, AGBOOLA O, A, and ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2009): Telemedicine and Health Implications. Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Union of Radio Science, December 2-5, 2009 at Redeemer’s University.
  15. OGUNDELE D. A, ADEDIRAN Y. A. and AGBOOLA A. O (2009): Threats to the Space System of Military Satellite Communications and their Countermeasures. IAA Conference, Abuja; December 2009.
  16. OGUNDELE D. A. and ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2010): A Century of Satellite Broadcastng: Development and Advancement of Radio and Television Technology. 2nd Region 8 IEEE Conference on the History of Telecommunications (HISTELCON 2010), Paris, France (Accepted for presentation).
  17. OGUNDELE D. A., ADEDIRAN Y. A. And AKOMA Henry E. C. A. (2010): Mathematical Modelling of Antenna Look Angles of Geostationary Communications Satellite. International Conference on Advanced Computer Theory and Engineering (ICACTE 2010), Chengdu, China. Accepted for presentation.


       Technical Reports

  1. Report on Electronic Equipment Maintenance Course at the Polytechnic of Huddersfield, United Kingdom (1990).
  2. Report on Promotion of Science and Technology Awareness in Niger State's Secondary Schools (Sept. 1994 Co-authored).


       Guest Lectures

  1. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1994): The relevance of Students' Industrial Training Programme. Guest Lecture delivered at Niger State College of Education on 8th July, 1994.
  2. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (1998): Analysis and Evaluation of Safety Programmes, Paper presented as Guest Lecture delivered at the Workshop on Safety and Fire Prevention in Industries and Establishments organised by N.S.E. (Minna Branch), Sept. 16 - 17.
  3. ADEDIRAN Y.A. (2000): Role of Information and Communications Technology; Paper presented at the seminar organised by the Junior Chambers (JAYCEES) of Federal University of Technology, Minna, November 11.
  4. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2001): Mobile Radio Services: Problems and Prospects in Nigeria. Paper presented at the 2001 National Conference of Directors of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Departments of Ministries of Works in the Federation, held in Minna, 21st-23rd May 2001.
  5. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2005): Advances in Computer Technology. A lead paper presented at the National Conference on Advances jn Science, Mathematics and Technology at the College of Education, Minna, 6th-10th September.
  6. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2006): Engineering Entrepreneurship; Lecture delivered at the 3-day Refresher Course for Prospective Corporate Members of the Nigerian Society of Engineers in Abuja, 10th-12th May 2006.
  7. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2009): Quality Counts. Guest lecture presented at the monthly meeting of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Minna Branch
  8. ADEDIRAN Y. A. (2009): Technology: A Vital Tool in the Realisation of the Seven-Point            Agenda. Lead paper presented at the Second Annual Seminar of the School of Engineering,         Niger State Polytechnic, Zungeru on 28/7/2009