Welcome Address



Dean of Technology


Prof. A. O. Raji (Head, Agric.& Envir. Engrg Dept.)

Welcome to the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering. The Department has played a leading role in the development of the Faculty of Technology as well as in the University. Our graduates both at B. Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D levels are working in various sections of the Nigerian economy where they have all been contributing to positively. The Department is well equipped to train enough manpower for Agricultural and Wood Products manufacturing sectors of the economy. Our dedicated members of staff work in various fields of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering as well as Wood Products Engineering. The Department is open to as many qualified students who would like to pursue their B.Sc./M.Sc/Ph.D degree. Staff members are involved in teaching, research and community service (consultancy). Some of the areas of research/consultancy includes; Farm machinery/Power engineering, Biofuels, Irrigation, Drainage, Waste utilization, Farm structures and environment, Wood structures, Furniture design and production, Wood waste utilization, Wood composite and fibreboards, Agricultural processing and storage, Wood processing and utilization, Pulp and paper technology, Energy studies, System modelling in agriculture and wood products engineering.
The mission and vision of the department are:

Mission

To produce high-level manpower that is worthy in character and sound judgement and to apply all aspects of engineering to agriculture through research and community service.
Vision
To achieve and sustain self-sufficiency in food and fibre through engineering