Prof. Felix Ilesanmi ALAO


  1. Ph.D, Applied Mathematics (Akure, Nigeria), 2003
  2. MSc, Industrial Mathematics (Akure, Nigeria), 1998
  3. BSc (Hons), Industrial Mathematics (Benin, Nigeria), 1989


  1. University of Benin, Benin-City, Edo State, Nigeria.  (1985 – 1989)                                
  2. Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria. (1993- 1997) 
  3. Federal University of Technology, Akure,Nigeria. (1998-2003)


  1. Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics (2001- Date)
  2. Member, Nigerian Mathematics Society (NMS) (1995 – Date)
  3. Member, Ghana Mathematical Society (GMS) (2010 – Date)


  1. Government of Nigeria Scholarship for Master’s Degree – 1993
  2. University Staff Development Fund for M.Tech and Ph.D 


  1. Professor (2014 - Date)
  2. Associate Professor (2011 - 2014)
  3. Senior Lecturer (2007 - 2011)
  4. Lecturer I (2004 - 2009)
  5. Lecturer II  (2001 – 2004)
  6. Assistant Lecturer (1998 - 2001)
  7. Graduate / Research Assistant (1992 - 1998)


  • Undergraduate Level:
  1. Mathematical Methods
  2. Real Analysis
  3. Engineering Mathematics
  4. Ordinary Differential Equation  and Theory of Differential Equations,
  5. Fluids Mechanics
  6. Complex Analysis,
  7. Numerical Analysis.
  8. Mathematical Economics

- Postgraduates Level:

  1. Atmospheric Fluid Dynamics
  2. Optimization Techniques.



  1. 16 Postgraduate Diploma Projects (PGD CSC & PGD Statistics)
  2. 18 Master in Business Administration Project (MBA)
  3.  4  M.Tech in Industrial Maths. (MSc/MPhil)
  4. 50 Undergraduate Project Works, (B.Tech & B.SC)

In Progress

  1. 3   Masters’ Degree Programme in Industrial Maths. (M.Tech)
  2. 2   Ph.D  Mathematics Theses  (Ph.D)


  1. Programme Assistant, Pre-Degree Science, F.U.T., Akure, Nigeria.
  2. Associate Director, Pre-Degree Science, F.U.T., Akure, Nigeria.


  1. Self-Similar Solutions for Viscous Reacting Flows – 2003 (Ph.D). FUTA, Nigeria
  2. Numerical Techniques for Viscous Reacting flows Through a Tube - 1997 (M.Tech), FUTA, Nigeria
  3. Application of Network Analysis in the execution of Industrial Projects: A. J. Steward, UAC, Nigeria a case study) -1989 (B.Sc), Uniben, Nigeria. 


1.    O. E. Olowofeso and F. I. Alao (1997); Statistical Analysis of the Flow Behaviour of Blood Type Suspension in the Entrance Region of a Constricted Tube. Journal. of Science and Technology, 4(2), 763-770. (Nigeria).

2.   Alao, F. I, Ayeni, R. O and Ademiluyi, R. A. (1998); Numerical Solutions of a Viscous Reacting Problem. Nigerian Journal of Mathematics and Application, 11, 171-185. (Nigeria).

3.   Oguntunde, P. G., Alao, F. I. & Olusayo, A. A (1999); Sensitivity and Error Analysis of Blanney-Morin- Nigeria Evapotranspiration Model; Journal of Association of Mathematical Physics, 3, 350-359. (Nigeria).

4.   Alao, F. I. & Ayeni, R. O. (2001); The Existence and Uniqueness for Self-Similar Solutions of the Viscous Reacting Flows; Journal of Association of Mathematical Physics, 5, 177-184. (Nigeria).

5.   Alao, F. I, (2002); On the Existence and Uniqueness of a Viscous Reacting Flows Model without Conserved Energy. Nigeria Journal of Mathematics and Application, 14, 99-104. (Nigeria).

6.  Alao, F. I. (2004); Self-Similar Solutions of Generalized Viscous Reacting Flows. Science Focus (International journal for Biological and Physical Sciences), LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, (Nigeria).

7.  Adegbie, K.S, Alao, F.I and Ayeni, R.O. (2006). On Thermal Explosions of two-steps Exothermic Arrhenius reactions. (ABACUS). Jnr. of MAN, Nigeria. Vol. 32, No. 2A, pp 152 – 158. (Nigeria)

8.  Adegbie, K.S and Alao, F.I (2006). Flow of a Newtonian Fluid in a Symmetrical heated channel: Effect of viscosity and viscous Dissipation. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, USA. 2006, ID 29314, 1-7. DOI 10.1155/MPE/2006/29314  (USA)

9.  Adegbie, K.S and Alao, F.I (2006). Modelling Thermal Ignition Times in spatially homogeneous system.  JRSM, FUTA, Nigeria. 4(1), 26-31. (Nigeria)

10. Ayeni, R.O., Okedoye, A.M., Balogun, F.O. and Alao, F. I. (2004): A New Proof of Multiple Solutions of Combustion problems. Jnr. of Nig. Assoc. of Math. Phy. 10, 497 – 498. (Nigeria)

11.  K. S. Adegbie and F. I. Alao. (2007). On Thermal Explosion of Sensitized Reaction with Variable Heat Loss. Journal: American Journal of Applied Sciences. 4(1), 53-55 (USA)

12.  Adegbie, K. S. and Alao, F. I. (2007): Flow of Temperature-Dependent Viscous Fluid between Parallel Heated Walls: Exact Analytical Solutions in the presence of Viscous dissipation. American Jnr. of Mathematics and Statistics. .3, No. 1, pp. 12 – 14 (USA)

13.  Alao, F. I. (2010). The Effects of Heat Loss on Microwave Heating Processing in a Slab. Global Journal of Mathematical Sciences: Theory and Practical. 2(3), 151—157. (India).

14.  Alao, F. I., Adegbie, K. S.and Lawal, M. O (2011). Effect of Thermal Radiation on Ignition Time and Critical Temperature of a Single Sodium Droplet. International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences. Volume 2011, Article ID 692370, 6 pages.doi:10.1155/2011/692370. (USA).

15.  Alao, F. I. (2011). Adomian Decomposition Method to the effect of radiant heat transfer on viscous reactive Flows through channels. JP Journal of Applied Mathematics. Volume 2, Issues 1&2, 2011, Pages 13-24. (India)

16.  Alao, F. I. and Folarin, S. B. (2011). Similarity Solution of Heat Conduction effect On Thermal  Ignition of reacting material. SEET JET, FUTA, (Nigeria)

17.  Alao, F. I. and Folarin, S. B. (2012). Adomian Approximation Approach to Thermal Radiation with Heat Transfer Effect on Compressible Boundary Layer Flow on a Wedge. Ghana Mining Journal, 14, 70 - 77. Ghana,

18.  Adegbie, K. S and Alao, F.I., (2012). Studies on the Effects of Interphase Heat Exchange during Thermal Explosion in a Combustible Dusty Gas with General Arrhenius Reaction-Rate Laws. Journal of Applied Mathematics. Vol 2012, pp 1-15, Article ID:541348, doi: 10.1155/2012/541348. [New York, USA]

19.  F. I. Alao & S. B. Folarin (2013). Similarity Solution of Free Convection Boundary Layer Flow Over A Vertical Plate. IJAMES, Vol. 7, No. 1, January-June 2013, Pp. 99-107. © Serials Publications New Delhi (India)

20.  Alao, F. I. and Folarin, S. B. (2013). Similarity Solution of the Influence of the Thermal Radiation and Heat Transfer on Steady Compressible Boundary Layer. Open Journal of Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 3, pp 82-85. Doi: 10.4236/ojfd.2013.32011.  (http://www.scirp.rog/juornal/ojfd].

21.  Olanrewaju, P.O., Alao, F. I. and Adeniyan, A.(2013). Effects of thermal-diffusion, diffusion thermo, magnetic field and viscous dissipation on unsteady mixed convection flow past a porous plate moving through a binary mixture of chemically reacting fluid. Journal of Thermal Energy and Power Engineering. Volume 2, Issue 3, pp. 118-131 tepe © American. (40%)

22.  Olanrewaju, P. O., Alao, F. I.,  Adeniyan, A. and Bishop, S.A.(2013). Double-diffusive convection from a permeable vertical surface under convective boundary condition in the presence of heat generation and thermal radiation. Nonlinear Sci. Lett. A, Asian Academic Publisher. 4(3), 76-90.

23.  Olanrewaju, P. O., Adeniyan, A. and Alao, F. I (2013). Soret and Dufour Effects on Hydromagnetic Free Convection Flow with Heat and Mass Transfer past a Porous Plate in the Presence of Chemical Reaction and Thermal Radiation. Far East Journal of Applied Mathematics. 80(1), 2013, 41–66. http://pphmj.comm/journals/fjam.hmt. INDIA.

24.  Olanrewaju, P. O. and Alao, F. I. (2014). Effects of Chemical Reaction, Thermal Radiation, Internal Heat Generation, Soret and Dufour on Chemically Reacting MHD Boundary Layer Flow of Heat and Mass Transfer past a Moving Vertical Plate with Suction/Injection. American Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 3(3), 2014.

25. A.W. Ogunsola, P.O. Olanrewaju,  F.I. Alao,  R. Osinowo, O. J. Fenuga (2014). Effects of thermal diffusion and diffusion thermo on MHD combined convection and mass transfer past a vertical porous plate embedded in a porous medium with heat generation, thermal radiation, nth order chemical reaction and viscous dissipation. Journal of Science and Engineering Research, 2014, 1(1):1-19.

 26.  Alao, F. I., Lawal, M. O. and Adegbie, K. S. (2010). The Effect of Radiation of a Sodium Droplet Ignition Delay and Limit of Ignitability. Proceedings of the first biennial UMaT International Conference on Mining & Mineral Processing, “Expanding the Frontiers of Mining Technology”, Tarkwa, Ghana, 4th – 7th August, 2010. Pp 926 – 935.

27. F. I. Alao, A.I. Fagbade, B.O. Falodun (2016) Effects of thermal radiation, Soret and Dufour on an unsteady heat and mass transfer flow of a chemically reacting fluid past a semi-infinite vertical plate with viscous dissipation. Journal of the Nigerian Mathematical Society 35 (2016) 142–158.

28. F. I. Alao, A. J. Omowaye and A.I. Fagbade (2016). Optimal Homotopy Analysis of Blasius and Sakiadis Newtonian Flows over a Vertical Convective Porous Surface. International of Engineering Research in Africa. 28, 102 - 117

Papers already accepted for publication. (Please list all and attach photocopied galley proof).



  1. 36th Conference of Science Association of Nigeria (SAN); held in DELSU, Abraka, Delta State, Nigeriam - 7th-11th, April 1997
  2. 2nd National Conference of School of Science, Federal College of Education, Osele, Abeokuta - 22nd-26th, June, 1998. Paper Presented: Numerical Solutions of a Viscous Reacting Flow Problem. Nigerian Journal of Mathematics and Application (With R.A. Ademiluyi and R. O. Ayeni)
  3. 11th Annual Colloquium Annual Colloquium and Congress of Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics (NAMP); held at Science Village, SHEDA, Abuja, Nigeria -21st-23rd, Nov. 2000.                                                                                                                                              
  4. 12th Annual Colloquium and Congress of Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics (NAMP); held at UNIBEN, Benin-City, Edo State, Nigeria - 22nd-23rd, Nov. 2001.                   
  5. 26th Annual Conference of Nigeria Institute of Physics; held at LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, Oyo, State Nigeria - 22nd-26th, Sept. 2001.                                                                                       
  6. Nigerian Mathematics Society (NMS) Annual Conference, held at LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria - 23rd-26th, Nov. 2003.                                                                                        
  7. Conference on “Kolmogorov’s Legacy in Physics: One Century of Chaos, Turbulence and     Complexity”, held at Abdus Salam ICTP, Trieste, Italy - 15th-17th, September, 2003.             
  8. 1st Biennial International Conference on Mining & Mineral Processing, “Expanding the Frontiers of Mining Technology” held @ Univ. of Mines & Tech. (UMaT), Tarkwa, Ghana, 4th-7th, August, 2010. Paper Presented - The Effect of Radiation of A Sodium Droplet Ignition Delay and Limit of Ignitability (With Lawal, M. O. and Adegbie, K. S).                           
  9. 2nd Biennial International Mining and Minerals Conference, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa Ghana. 1st-4th, Aug., 2012. Paper Presented: Adomian approximation to thermal radiation with heat transfer effect on compressible boundary layer flow on a wedge (with S. B. Folarin).                                                                                              
  10. 3rd Annual Conference of School of Sciences Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria. June 2015.  International Conference on Application of Fluid Dynamics (ICAFD 2012); Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, University of Botswana. Sept 27-Sept 28 2012. Paper Presented : Similarity Solution of free convection boundary layer flow over a vertical plate.(with F. B. Folarin).                                                                                  
  11. 4th Annual Conference of School of Sciences Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria June 2016.


  1. Postgraduate Course in Mathematical Analysis. Organised by National Mathematical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria - June 24–July 19, 1995.
  2. Postgraduate Course in Optimization. Organised by National Mathematical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria - February 28- March 20, 1999.
  3. Workshop on enhancing of Teaching of Mathematics in Tertiary Institutions organized by National Mathematical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria - Sept. 23 -October 5, 2002.                              
  4. ICTP-INFM Summer School on Transport, Reaction and propagation in Fluids at Abdus Salam ICTP, Trieste, Italy - Sept. 8 – 15, 2003.                                                                               
  5. Summer School on Introduction to Microfluidics at Abdus Salam ICTP, Trieste, Italy; August 8-26, 2005.



  1. Olowofeso, O. E., Alao, F. I., Awoyemi, D. O., Ademiluyi, R. A., Kayode, S. J., Olabode, O., Yussuf, T. T., Awodola, T. O. and Dada, J. A.(2005). Introductory Mathematics. Published by F.U.T. Akure, Nigeria. ISBN 978 38403 1 2.
  2. Fagbenle, Richard Olayiwola, Aliu Sufianu, Falana, Ayodele, Olaleye Amao and Alao, Felix Ilesanmi. Physics and Thermodynamics of Laminar Boundary Layer. To be published in an Elsevier book Publication. In progress


  1. Head of Department, Mathematical Sciences, Fed. Univ. of Tech, Akure,(FUTA), Nigeria (Aug 2014 – Jul 2016)
  2. Associate Director, Pre-Degree Science Programme, FUTA (Nov. 2010 – Sept. 2014)
  3. Programme Assistant, Pre-Degree Science Programme, FUTA (Oct. 2008 - Dec. 2009)
  4. Congregation Representative to University Senate, FUTA (2004 – 2006)
  5. Member, University Examination Misconduct Panel, FUTA (2004 – 2006)
  6. Member, University Senate, FUTA (2014 – Date)
  7. Member, University Computer based Examination (e-Test) Committee (2014 to 20616)
  8. Member, FUTA Secondary School Management Board  (2014 – 2016)
  9. Member, School (Faculty) Appointments and Promotions Committee, FUTA (2014 – date)
  10. Chairman, School (Faculty) Computer based Examination (e-Test) Committee, FUTA (2014 to 20616).
  11. Business Editor, School of Sciences Journal of Research in Sc. and Mgmt (JRSM), FUTA  (2006– 2013) 
  12. Staff Adviser, Nigerian Association of Science Students (NASS), FUTA.  (2005 – Date)    
  13. Member, Board of Studies, School (Faculty) of Science, FUTA. (1997 to Date)
  14. Departmental Examination Officer, FUTA, (2003 – 2006)
  15. Vice-President, FUTA Accad. Staff Coop. Multi. Soc. (FUTASCOOPS)  (2003 – 2006)
  16.  President, FUTA Accad. Staff Coop. Multi. Soc. (FUTASCOOPS)           (2006 – 2010)



  1. Reviewer, Journal of Nigerian Mathematics Society (JNMS), Nigeria
  2. Reviewer, Journal of Engineering Technology (SEET JET), F.U.T. Akure, Nigeria
  3. Reviewer, Journal of Research in Sciences and Management (SOS JRSM), F.U.T. Akure, Nigeria
  4. Reviewer, British Journal of Mathematics & Computer Science, Regent Street, London, W1B3HH, UK.
  5. External Examiner of a Ph.D Thesis in Applied Maths, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria. December 2014.
  6. External Examiner of M.Tech Thesis in Applied Maths, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria. June 2015.
  7. Supervisor to JAMB UME/UTME.  (2006 – 2013)
  8. Facilitator, National Population Cencus,   (March 2006).
  9. INEC Collation/ Returning Officer, April 2011 General Elections in Ondo State, Nigeria.
  10. INEC Collation/ Returning Officer, June 2014 Ekiti State Governorship Elections in Nigeria.