AKINYOSOYE Felix Akinsola (Basic Profile)
Surname AKINYOSOYE
Other Names Felix Akinsola
Post Professor, UASS07/10
Email Address felixkinsola[at]yahoo.com
Telephone 803-501-7616
Nationality NIGERIA
Affiliations nil
Education (a)Primary: St. Peter’s Ang. Primary School, Ile-Oluji Jan.1959-Dec. 1964 (b)Secondary: Gboluji Ang. Grammar School, Ile-Oluji Jan. 1966- Dec. 1970. (c) Tertiary: (i) University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria 1982-1985 (ii) East Texas State University, Commerce Texas, USA 1977-1979 (iii) University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA 1972-1977
Background Felix A. AKINYOSOYE is a Professor of Fermentation Technology. He obtained B. Sc. (Biology) from University of Arkansas, USA in 1977 and M. Sc. (Microbiology) from East Texas State University, Commerce Texas, USA in 1979. He graduated with a Ph.D. in Microbiology in 1985 at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. He won several awards including Federal Government of Nigeria Postgraduate Scholarship for M.Sc. and Ph. D. programmes. He was an Awardee of Association of African University Research Grants for a research on Cellulolytic Activity of Microorganisms isolated from some African Forest Soils. He was a member of research group awarded a grant by Federal University of Technology Akure Research Grant to carry out a research on Bioactive Constituents of Mistletoe. Felix Akinsola has supervised several Undergraduates, more than 40 Master’s and 20 Ph. D. students. To his credit, he published more than 70 research articles in Learned Journals and attended more than fifteen conferences. As an External Examiner, he has assessed Undergraduates at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Bowen University, Iwo, Babcock University, Ilishan, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko and Achievers University, Owo, Nigeria. He examined many Postgraduates at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. He is a Member of some Professional Bodies including Nigerian Society for Microbiology, Science Association of Nigeria, Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology and Biotechnology Society of Nigeria. He is a Reviewer to Journal of Nigeria Society for Experimental Biology and Journal of Mycological Society of Nigeria. Within University System, Prof. Akinyosoye served in various Committees at both the Departmental and Faculty levels as follows: July 1986 to 1992: Secretary, Academic Staff Matters, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Ilorin; July, 1986 to 1997: Students Academic Records, Remedial Programme; Microbial Culture and Committee on Funding in Faculty of Science; 1992 to 1997: Coordinator (General Studies) for the entire Main Campus of University of Ilorin, 1994 – 1997: Faculty of Science representative in the Board of Faculty of Arts. University of Ilorin, 1994-1997: Faculty of Science representative on Library and Publications, Committee, University of Ilorin, 1997 to 2000: Examination Officer, Department of Biology, Federal University of Technology , Akure (FUTA); 1997 to 2000: Chairman, School of Sciences, Strategic Planning Committee, FUTA; April 1998 to 2000: Chairman, Time –Table Committee; School of Sciences, FUTA; April 1998 – 2000: First Sub-Dean, School of Sciences, FUTA; August 2000 – April 2002: Ag Head of Department of Biology, FUTA; April 2002- July 2002: Pioneer Head of Department of Microbiology, FUTA; October 2003 to 2007: H.O.D. Microbiology, FUTA; 2001 to 2007: Member of Council of the Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology; April 2003 to 2005: Member Industrial Liaison Committee, FUTA; October 2000 to date: Member University Senate, FUTA; Oct. 2003 to date : Member Senate Committee on Verification of Certificates, FUTA; April 2007 to March 2008: Head of Microbiology Department, Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko (on Sabbatical Leave); 2009 to 2015: Chairman School of Sciences Quality Assurance Committee, FUTA; 2009 to 2015: Chairman University Panel on Students Misconduct, FUTA. He was a Member Governing Council of Ondo State College of Education, Ikere- Ekiti. Resource Professor for National Universities Commission (NUC) Accreditation Exercise to the University of Ado-Ekiti, Ado-Ekiti, Bowen University, Iwo, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, University of Uyo, Uyo Akwa-Ibom State and University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross-River State, Nigeria among others.