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Mr.ย Bolajiย Oladipo: Leading Researcher in Mechanical Engineering


Bolaji Oladipo is a dedicated and accomplished mechanical engineer currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island, USA, where he maintains an impressive GPA of 3.74/4.00. His academic journey includes a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rowan University, New Jersey, USA, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Bolaji has made significant contributions to the field of mechanical engineering, particularly in areas such as auxetic metamaterials, corrosion assessment, and material interface adhesion. His expertise extends to machine learning, finite element analysis, and materials modeling, as evidenced by his presentations at various conferences and workshops. He has showcased research findings through poster presentations on topics like auxetic TPU metamaterials and efficient strengthening of concrete cylinders.

Professional Profile:

๐ŸŽ“ Education:

  • Pursuing a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island, USA (2022 – Present) with a GPA of 3.74/4.00.
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rowan University, New Jersey, USA (2018 – 2020) with a GPA of 3.76/4.00.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria (2008 – 2014) with a GPA of 3.30/4.00.

๐Ÿ“Š Conference Presentations: He have consistently demonstrated my expertise in machine learning, finite element analysis, and materials modeling through engaging presentations at diverse conferences and workshops. These platforms have provided me with opportunities to share and discuss cutting-edge research findings, contributing to the broader academic and professional discourse.

๐Ÿ“ Poster Presentations: He have effectively communicated my research insights through visually compelling posters, covering subjects like auxetic TPU metamaterials and the efficient strengthening of concrete cylinders. These presentations, showcased at various conferences and forums, have facilitated discussions and knowledge exchange within the academic and professional communities.

๐Ÿ” Journal Review: He contribute to the academic community by serving as a meticulous reviewer for the Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, a prestigious publication under the American Society of Civil Engineers. This role involves evaluating and providing valuable insights into scientific research articles.

๐Ÿ† Awards and Honors: He take pride in receiving accolades for my research contributions, securing 1st place in the Sixth Rhode Island Transportation and Engineering Poster Competition. Additionally, He achieved 2nd place in the 2022 TIDC Student Poster Fan Favorite Contest, showcasing the recognition of my work within the academic realm.

๐ŸŒ Professional Memberships: As a dedicated professional, He hold esteemed memberships in reputable organizations such as the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Nigerian Society of Engineers. These affiliations reflect my commitment to staying connected with the broader engineering community and staying abreast of the latest advancements in the field.

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Work Experience: In the capacity of Founder and CEO of Custod Engineering Services Limited, He lead a dynamic team, providing comprehensive training in CAD/CAM software and delivering top-notch engineering consultancy services.

๐Ÿ’ผ Research Associate: Currently serving as a Graduate Research Associate at the Multiscale And Multiphysics Mechanics Laboratory, University of Rhode Island, He engage in diverse numerical simulations and experiments related to concrete cylinders. My responsibilities also include interpreting data and contributing to research articles.

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ Teaching Experience: With a background as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and Graduate Teaching Fellow, He actively contribute to the education sector. My roles have involved teaching labs and lectures, grading assignments, and fostering an enriching learning environment.

๐ŸŒ Global Experience: He have showcased my research findings on a global platform by presenting virtually at international conferences. This experience reflects my commitment to a broader perspective in academia and research.

๐Ÿ† Judging Experience: He was honored to be invited as a judge at the 2023 Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) Research Symposium, where He assessed and scored research papers, particularly in the engineering category.

Publication Top Noted:

Title: Corrosion assessment of some buried metal pipes using neural network algorithm

  • Authors: B.A. Oladipo, O.O. Ajide, C.G. Monyei
  • Journal: International Journal of Engineering and Manufacturing (IJEM)
  • Volume: 7
  • Issue: 6
  • Pages: 27-42
  • Year: 2017

Title: Integrating Experiments, Finite Element Analysis, and Interpretable Machine Learning to Evaluate the Auxetic Response of 3D Printed Re-entrant Metamaterials

  • Authors: B. Oladipo, H. Matos, N.M.A. Krishnan, S. Das
  • Journal: Journal of Materials Research and Technology
  • Volume: 2
  • Year: 2023

Title: Evaluating the adhesion response of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS)/thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) fused interface using multiscale simulation and experiments

  • Authors: J.T. Villada, G.A. Lyngdoh, R. Paswan, B. Oladipo, S. Das
  • Journal: Materials & Design
  • Volume: 232
  • Pages: 112155
  • Year: 2023

Research Focus:

Auxetic Metamaterials: Bolaji has delved into the study of auxetic materials, exploring their unique mechanical properties and potential applications. These materials exhibit negative Poisson’s ratios, making them valuable for specific engineering applications due to their ability to expand laterally when stretched.

Corrosion Assessment: Bolaji has conducted research on the corrosion assessment of buried metal pipes, employing neural network algorithms to analyze and predict corrosion behavior. This work contributes to the understanding of corrosion processes and aids in the development of effective mitigation strategies.

Material Interface Adhesion: His research extends to evaluating the adhesion response of material interfaces, specifically focusing on acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS)/thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) fused interfaces. This work involves multiscale simulation and experiments to enhance our understanding of material interactions.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA): Bolaji has expertise in finite element analysis, utilizing tools like ANSYS Multiphysics to simulate and analyze complex mechanical systems. His work involves applying FEA techniques to study the mechanical behavior of structures, such as concrete cylinders.

Machine Learning Applications: With a keen interest in machine learning, Bolaji integrates this technology into materials science and engineering. His research involves the use of interpretable machine learning to evaluate the auxetic response of 3D printed re-entrant metamaterials, showcasing an interdisciplinary approach.

Global Infrastructure and Transportation: Bolaji’s research extends to the domain of transportation infrastructure durability. He has presented findings at conferences on topics related to the efficient strengthening of concrete cylinders, contributing to the development of resilient and sustainable infrastructure.



Bolaji Oladipo | Mechanical Engineering

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