Samuel Olalekan Olusanya (B.Sc., MSc., PhD) 

Position: Assistant Lecturer 

Contact Details: Department of Industrial Chemistry, Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria

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Phone: +234(0)8062259094 

Research interests: Colour and Colloid Chemistry, Heterogenization of homogeneous catalyst, Immobilisation of Enzymes on Mesoporous material, Preparation and Characterization of noble metal catalysts supported on high-surface area, Modification of Catalytic behaviour of noble metal nanoparticles, Removal of Heavy metals using heteroatomic organic compounds and Preparation of catalyst suitable for the removal of VOC from the polluted air.

Brief Biography:

Samuel Olalekan Olusanya obtained his B.Sc. degree in Chemistry with good grade from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria in 2004 and later proceeded to have his M.Sc. degree in the same department in year 2009. During the period of his M.Sc. programme, he researched on Kinetics of catalyzed oxidation of some simple sugars by hexacyanoferrate (III) ion in alkaline buffer solution. Samuel Olalekan Olusanya rounded up his doctoral degree programme in the University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom in 2019. He is currently focusing on research in Physical Chemistry as his area of specialisation.

Samuel Olalekan Olusanya began his lecturing career as an Assistant Lecturer at Oduduwa Uniersity, Ipetumodu, Osun State, Nigeria in 2010. In year 2012, he was offered another appointment as an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Industrial Chemistry, Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. He has served the University at various catergories such as: Chairman, Welfare Committee, Industrial Chemistry Department, 100 Level Adviser, 2012/2013 session, 200 Level Coordinator, 2013/2014 session, Departmental Examination Officer, 20111/2012-2013/2014 session. He also served as an instructor in the Pre-Degree section of the University.

Membership and Affiliation

Member America Chemical Society

AMRSC, Royal Society of Chemistry


Conference Paper

E.G. Olumayede, S.O. Olusanya, S.F. Abimbade, Characterization of surface oxygen groups on the activated carbons from wall nut and palm kernel shells by Boehmn Method. Chemical Society of Nigeria In ternational Conference 2014, Uyo.

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