Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences
Name: Dr.Umar Ali
Rank: Dean Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences
The faculty is headed by Dr. Umar Ali, a Senior Lecturer and season educationist, Ali was born in Doko town in Garki Local Government area of jigawa state Nigeria,he attended Bayero University , Kano where he obtained his B.Sc Chemistry and M.Sc. Colour Chemistry in the year 1997and 2010 respectively, and also had doctoral degree in Polymer Chemistry from Universiti Teknologi Malasia. As Head of Chemistry Department he taught a number of undergraduate courses such as Polymer Chemistry I, Polymer Chemistry II , Colour Chemistry and Technology, Petro chemistry, Organic Method and Synthesis, Physical Organic Chemistry, , and General Chemistry III and also supervised a number of undergraduate research projects.
Dr. Umar Ali has contributed in the academia being an author and co-author of a lot of publications such as: Umar A. and Sani M. G., Synthesis of Carbon nanotube Macroinitiator of Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization by Esterification Reaction. Nigerian Journal of Polymer Science and Technology (NJPST) Vol. 12, 2017, 58 – 65. Bashir S.M., Saidu J., Umar A., Aminu M., et al. Enhanced Succinic Acid Production in Echerichia Coli By Model-Guided Metabolic Gene Knockout of pflA using Glucose Carbon Source. Journal of Biotechnology & Bioresearch, 1(1). JBB000502. 2018. Ali U., Bnt. Abd Karim K.J., Buang N.A., A Review of the properties and applications of Poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA). Polymer Reviews, (2015), 55:4: 678 -705. Ali U., Bnt. Abd Karim K.J., Buang N.A., Modification of pristine multiwalled carbon nanotube by grafting with PMMA using benzoyl peroxide initiator. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, (2016), 133:14: 43270. Ali U., Bnt. Abd Karim K.J., Buang N.A., Hashim S., Influence of poly(methyl methacrylate) grafted multiwalled carbon nanotube on the mechanical and thermal properties of natural rubber nanocomposites. Journal of Composite Materials, (2017), Vol. 51:25: 3539 – 3546. Ali U., Yakubu M.K., Gumel M.S., Metelerkamp R., Physico-mechanical effects of surface modified Sorgum stalk powder on reinforced Rubber. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, (2010) 29:18; 2855-2868. Gumel M.S., Ali U., Preliminary investigation of a colouring matter extract from Sorghum bicolor sheaths and its application to textile substrate. Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, (2012),Gumel M.S., Ali U., Comparative study of performance of Shoe polishes formulated from polyethylene and carbon black (C.I Black pigment 7). Publication of Chemical Society of Nigeria, Kano Chapter, Chemsearch Journal (2011) 2:2; 42-44.
He is recipient of Garki Progressive and Awareness of Youth Association (GAPAYA) award for appreciation of his Gallantry Support and Contributions toward the Educational Development of Garki Local Government Area.
FACULTY ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
|1||Dr. Umar Ali||Dean/H.O.D Chemistry Department||B.Sc,M.Sc.(BUK),Ph.D(UTM)|
|2||Prof. Dalha Wada||H.O.D Biological Science Department|
|3||Dr.Jamilu Muhammad Ibrahim||H.O.D Mathematics and Computer Science Department|
|4||Abdullahi Mika'il||H.O.D Physics Department|
|5||Abubakar Dahiru||Admin Officer||ND Public Administration|
|6||Shuaibu Dahiru||Office Attendant||SSCE|