ADETUYI Fatusa Clement Adedapo (Basic Profile)
Surname ADETUYI
Other Names Fatusa Clement Adedapo
Post Professor
Email Address fatusa_adetunyi [at] yahoo.com
Telephone 803-401-5811
Nationality NIGERIA
Affiliations nil
Education (a) Primary: St. Michael’s Primary School, Ala-Elefosan Idanre, 1953-1957 Methodist Primary School, Igodan-Lisa, Okitipupa, 1958-1959 (b) Secondary: Stella Mans College, Okitipupa 1962 Aquinas College, Akure 1963-1966 Adeola Odutola College, Ijebu-Ode, 1973-1974 (c) Tertiary: (i) University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1974 –1977 (ii) University of Jos, 1980-1981 (iii) King’s College (KQC) University of London, 1982 – 1985
Background Fatusa C. A. ADETUYI, is a Professor of Environmental Microbiology with specialization in Phytobacteriology. He obtained B. Sc. Hons (Botany) from University of Ibadan in 1977 and M. Sc. (Botany) from University of Jos in 1981. He graduated with a Ph. D. in Microbiology in 1985 at the King’s College, University of London, U. K. He was awarded Federal Government of Nigeria Post Graduate Scholarship for both M.Sc. and Ph. D. programmes at the University of Jos, Department of Botany, October 1980 - Sept. 1981 and King’s College London, University of London, October 1982-Sept. 1985. He won four separate Federal University of Technology Akure Research Grants in 1986/1987, 1988/1999; 1989/1990 academic sessions to study the epiphytic microflora on maize and sorghum seed coats. He also enjoyed Fellowship Awards from Maryland Agricultural Experimental Station to carry out a research project on the “Epiphytic survival and competitiveness of Pseudomonas syringae pv syringae Pss 61 and its hrp mutants on wheat seedlings” at the Department of Botany, University of Maryland, College Park MD 20742 USA from October 1991 to June 1992. National Science Foundation sponsored his research project titled the Production of syringomycin by Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae isolated from wheat seed coat at the Department of Biology, Utah State University Logan UT 84322 USA. Fatusa Clement has supervised many Undergraduates, more than 50 Master’s and 30 Ph. D. students. To his credit, he published more than 80 research articles in Learned Journals and attended more than fifteen conferences with research articles presented. He was an External Examiner at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels to many universities including University of Benin; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, University of Ado-Ekiti and University of Ilorin, Ilorin. He owns Membership of Professional Bodies to Botanical Society of Nigeria; Science Association of Nigeria (Member of Council 1997-98); Nigerian Society of Microbiology; Indian Mycological Society. He is a Reviewer to African Journal of Science; Journal of Applied science; Journal of Applied Research; Journal of Science and Management; Within the University Prof. Adetuyi served in various Committees at both the Departmental and School levels as follows: Departmental Coordinator for Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) programme 1986/1987; Departmental Coordinator SIWES and Seminar, Oct. 1987 – July 1988; Coordinator, University Task Force on Review on the Status of Graduate Assistant; Hall Warden in 1986/1987 academic session; Examination Officer, School of Pure and Applied Sciences, 1986/1987; School of Science Representative at Board of Studies, School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology 1987-89; Member, Research Committee, School of Sciences 1988-89; Coordinator, Biology Department, 1988-1990; Acting Head, Department of Biology 1990-1991; 1995/1996 and 1996/1997, 1998/99, 1999/2000 academic sessions; Member, Appointment and Promotions Committee, School of Sciences 1990-91; 1995-96; 1996-97 to Date; Member, University Senate; 1988-89; 1995-96; 1996-97 to Date; Dean of School of Sciences 2000/2002; Chairman, Committee of Deans – 2002; Acting Vice Chancellor - 9th - l4th June 2002; Represented the Vice Chancellor and the University on many Occasions; Member Senate Adekunle Ajasin University (AAUA), Akungba Akoko (2006); Member Senate Committee on Selection of Vice Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University (AAUA), Akungba Akoko (2006); Head of Department of Computer Science/ Microbiology and Chairman of various hardhack committees. Outside the University, he was a Member, Idanre Highlanders Club; Secretary, Rotary Club of Ijapo District 9130; Past Secretary, Past Treasurer and Past President;.Deputy Chairman Gaga Landlord Association, Akure (2005-till date).