Quick facts About the newly appointed rector of Kwara state polytechnic

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ENGR. (DR.) ABDUL, JIMOH Muhammed was born on the 11th February, 1966, he bagged his SSCE from the Ansarul-Islam Secondary School, Ilorin in 1984 before he proceeded to the University of Ilorin for his first degree in Mechanical Engineering between 1985 – 1990.

He then returned to University of Ilorin for his second degree between 1994 – 1998.

In his penchant for more education he proceeded to the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife between 2002 -2008 for his Masters degree in mechanical Engineering, before traveling to South Africa, University of Witwatersrand for his PhD degree (Met. and Mat. Sc.) between 2012 -2015.

He started his work life with the Kwara State Polytechnic, Institute Of Technology (IOT) between July 1992-October 1999) as an Assistant Lecturer.

He joined the University of Ilorin, Ilorin for a brief stint between October 1999 to April 2000 as Assistant Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology.

He thereafter proceeded to the Federal Polytechnic, Offa. (2nd May 2000 to 10th Feb. 2012) as Chief Lecturer and Dean, Faculty of Engineering (Dec. 2008 – Feb. 2012). He was appointed the the Deputy Rector, Academics in the same Polytechnic, in
Dr. Abdul have served in several local and international committees with sparkling records of impact some of which include Committee on reconnaissance survey of various Streams and Rivers in Offa Local Government Area (Chairman), Maiden School of Engineering National Conference (Chairman), Investigation panel on allegation of admission forgery and result racketeering.

(Member)Committee on Strategic planning (Member), Committee on polytechnic library (Member), Polytechnic research and development liaison committee (Member), Academic planning and implementation committee (Member).Vehicle maintenance committee (Member) among others.

He’s a member of several professional bodies some of which include Corporate Member, Nigeria Society of Engineers, Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) among others.

The Ilorin East born Don, has to his credit several scholarly publications among which are Abdul, J. M. Application of Spreadsheet to Drawing of Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams. Nigerian Journal of Engineering Research and Development 1(2), 16-20,
Abdul, J. M. Correlation between sitting height and other structural dimensions. Engineering review of Afro-Euro Center for development studies, ul Ostrobramska.

Abdul, J. M. Ergonomic appraiser of passenger sit in locally built buses. Nigerian Journal of Engineering Management, 3(3), 17-21.

Abdul, J. M. (2003). Sofware approach to Design of Current for Sacrificial Anode. Nigeria Journal of Industrial Systems and Studies, 2(3), 1-8.

Abdul, J. M. (2005). Effect of some selected chemical additives on shrinkage and compressive strength of ball clay in Ikotun. Nigerian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 3(1), 29-36.
Abdul, J. M. (2006). Design of a computer desk and chair using anthropometric data of Nigeria Working age. Global Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 3(2), 35-44.

Abdul, J. M. (2006). Poor correlation between MPCE score and final CGPA; National issue or JAMB issue? . Journal of Research in Engineering, 3(4), 9-19 among several others.
Dr. Abdul is happily married with 5 kids.