School of Sciences

Olugbenga Oludayo OLUWASINA

Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B.704, Akure, Nigeria

Email:[email protected] Tel: +234-810-724-6660


Ph.D: Cellulose and Lignin derived Industrial Products from some Herbaceous Plants.

M.Tech: Functional Group Determination and Insecticidal Activities of Polar- and Non-polar Herbs.

B.Sc Thesis: Recycling of Dead Dry Cell Batteries.

Lecturer: Chemistry Department, Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria, July, 2010-Till Date


Chemical Society of Nigeria

Institute of Chartered Chemist of Nigeria


  • Ogunsina O. O., M.O .Oladimeji and E.O. Faboro (2009) Mortality and antifeedants evaluation of hexane- and ethanol-extracts of Lantana camara (Verbenaceae), African nutmeg [Monodora myristica (Gaerth) Dunal] and Enuopiri [Euphorbia lateriflora, Schum and Thonner] against Subterranean termite workers (Macroterme michaelseni)). Journal of Toxicological and Chemistry, 91, (5), 971-977.
  • Ogunsina O. O., M.O .Oladimeji and E.O. Faboro (2009) Evaluation of extracts of Lantana camara (Verbenaceae), African nutmeg [Monodora myristica (Gaerth) Dunal] and Enuopiri [Euphorbia lateriflora, Schum and Thonner] as protectant against maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky). Journal of Chemical Sciences, 2 (2), 244-248.
  • Ogunsina O. O., M.O .Oladimeji and Lajide.L (2011) Insecticidal action of hexane extracts of three plants against bean weevil, Callosobruchus maculatus (F.) and maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais motsch. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment, 3(1), 23-28.
  • Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina, Labunmi Lajide and Bodunde Joseph Owolabi (2014). Performance of bonded boards using lignin-based resin. Wood Material Science & Engineering, 10 (2), 168-177.
  • Oluwasina Olugbenga, Lajide Labunmi and Owolabi Bodunde (2014). Microcrystalline Cellulose from Plant Wastes through Sodium Hydroxide-Anthraquinone-Ethanol Pulping. BioResources. 9 (4), 6166-6192
  • A. E. Okoronkwo, S. J. Olusegun and O. O. Oluwasina (2015). The inhibitive action of chitosan extracted from Archachatina marginata shells on the corrosion of plain carbon stell in acid media. Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials. 62 (1), 13-18.
  • M.O. Daramola, B. Silinda, S. Masondo, and O. O. Oluwasina (2015). Polyethersulphone-sodalite (PES-SOD) mixed-matrix membranes: prospects for acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment. The Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 115, 121-1228.
  • O. O. Oluwasina, L. Lajide and B.J. Owolabi (2105). Sodium hydroxide-anthraquinone and sodiumhydroxide-anthraquinone-ethanol pulping and their prepared Carboxymethylcellulose. FUTA Journal of Research in Sciences. 2, 333-346
  • A.A. Awosusi, O. Oluwasina, M. O. Daramola (2015). Dissolution of South African corncob in inorganic hydrate salts (ZnCl2.xH2O) towards efficient biocatalytic depolymerisation. Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress (APCChE), incorporating CHEMECA. 232-24
  • (10) S. J. Olusegun, O. O. Oluwasina, K. K. Alaneme, P. A. Olubambi. (2016). Corrosion inhibition of mild steel in acidic solution by cow dung extract as an eco-friendly inhibitor. J. Mater. Environ. Sci. 7 (4), 1086-1097.

  • Physicochemical properties of cassava starch and starch-keratin prepared biofilm. Songklanakarin J. Sci. Technol. 38 (4), 349-355.
  • (12) O. O. Oluwasina, and L. Lajide (2017) Evaluation of Compositional Properties of Some Plant Wastes for Industrial Applications. FUTA Journal of Research in Sciences. 12 (2) 2016: 180-187

    (13) Contributions to Books: Encyclopedia of Physical Organic Chemistry, Volume 6. Zerong Wang (Editor), Uta Wille (Associate Editor), Eusebio Juaristi (Associate Editor). ISBN: 978-1-118-47045-9. Copyright © 2000 Wile Inc]

    (14) Abiodun Aderibigbe, Oluwafemi Ogunlalu ,Oluwasegun Wahab, Olugbenga Oluwasina, Isiaka Amoo. (2017) Adsorption Studies of Cu2+ from Aqueous Solutions Using Unmodified and Citric Acid – Modified Plantain (Musa paradisiaca) Peels. American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences (ASRJETS). 32, (1), 64-78

    (15) Aderibigbe, A.D., Ogunlalu O.U., Oluwasina, O.O. and Amoo, I.A. Adsorption Studies of Pb2+ From Aqueous Solutions Using Unmodified and Citric Acid – Modified Plantain (Musa paradisiaca) Peels (2017). Journal of Applied Chemistry.10, (2),30-39

    (16) Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina, Adeoye Sulaiman Olagboye, Ademola Boboye and Foluso Ganiyu Hassan. (2017). Carboxymethyl chitosan zinc supplement: Preparation, physicochemical, and preliminary antimicrobial analysis. Cogent Chemistry. 3:1-12

    (17) Michael Olawale Daramola, Palesa Hlanyane, Oluwafolakemi O. Sadare, Olugbenga O. Oluwasina and Sunny E. Iyuke (2017). Performance of Carbon Nanotube/Polysulfone (CNT/Psf) Composite Membranes during Oil–Water Mixture Separation: Effect of CNT Dispersion Method. Membranes. 7, 14.

    (18) Oluwasina O. O, Wahab O. J, Umunna Q. C, Nwosa, O. C.(2017). Dioscorea dumetorum Pax as an Alternative Starch Source for Industrial Applications. Journal of Applied Chemistry. 10, 5, 05-13

    (19) Muofhe. C . Singo, Xitivhane. C. Molepo, Olugbenga O. Oluwasina, Michael.O.Daramola (2017). Chitosan-impregnated sod-Metal Organic Frameworks (sod-ZMOF) for CO2 capture: Synthesis and performance evaluation. Energy Procedia 114: 2429 – 2440.

    (20) K. Osler, N. Twala , O. O. Oluwasina M.O. Daramola (2017) . Synthesis and Performance Evaluation of Chitosan/Carbon nanotube (Chitosan/MWCNT) Composite Adsorbent for Postcombustion Carbon Dioxide Capture. Energy Procedia 114: 2330 – 2335

    (21) Ayodele Olajide, Okoronkwo Afamefuna Elvis, Oluwasina Olugbenga Oludayo (2017).

    Removal of Ni(II) Ion from Aqueous Solution using Chitosan Nanoparticles derived from Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus) Shells. Journal of Physical and Chemical Sciences. 5 (4): 1-7

    (22) Oluwafemi Ogunlalu, Oluwabanke Ademola, Olugbenga O. Oluwasina, Ademola F. Aiyesanmi (2017). Impact of Grinding Machine on Trace Metal Levels in Soup Condiments. International Journal of Food Engineering and Technology. 3(4): 61-64.

    (23) O, O. Oluwasina, S. A. Olagboye, A. Olaiya and F, G. Hassan (2017). Comparative Study on Phytochemical Quantification and Antimicrobial Activity of Raufolvia Vomitoria Leaves, Seeds and Root Extracts. FUTA Journal of Research in Sciences. 13 (1) 2017:10-16.

    (24) Ayodele Olajide, Okoronkwo Afamefuna Elvi, Oluwasina Olugbenga Oludayo (2017) Removal of Ni(II) Ion from Aqueous Solution using Chitosan Nanoparticles derived from Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus) Shells. J. Physical and Chemical Sciences 5 (4): 1-7

    (25) Olugbenga O. Oluwasina, Temitayo Falola, Oluwasegun J. Wahab, and Nosa B. Idahagbon(2017). Enhancement of Physical and Mechanical Properties of Dioscorea Dumetorum Starch Films With Dialdehyde Starch Solution . Starch - Stärke 1700148: 1-7

    (26) Tochukwu Praise Nwoko, Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina, Emmanuel Abata, Olubode Olumuyiwa Ajayi. (2018). Analysis of Heavy Metals in Soil from Residential and Mechanic Dumpsites. Journal of Environment Protection and Sustainable Development. 4 (1): 7-15

    (27) Taiwo Oluwasola Abe, Labunmi Lajide, Bodunde Joseph Owolabi, Albert Ojo Adebayo, Joseph Kolawole Ogunjobi and Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina (2018). Synthesis and application of carboxymethyl cellulose from Gliridia sepium and Cola gigantean. BioResources 13(13): 6077-6097

    (28) Olajide Ayodele, Afamefuna Elvis Okoronkwo, Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina, and Taiwo Olusola Abe (2018). Utilization of blue crab shells for the synthesis of chitosan nanoparticles and their characterization. Songklanakarin J. Sci. Technol. 40 (5): 1043-1047.

    (29) Oluwasina Oludayo Olugbenga, Daramola Olawale Michael, Iyuke Sunny. (2018). Investigation on Purification Potential of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Using Organic-Mineral Acid Mixture. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. 4, (1): 1-8.

    (30) Iyanu Omotunde, Afamefuna Okoronkwo and Olugbenga Oluwashina (2018). Derived and thiourea‑functionalized silica for cadmium removal: isotherm, kinetic and thermodynamic studies. Applied Water Science. 8(21): 1-13

    (31) Emmanuel Orimisan Abata, Taiwo Mercy Ayeni, Oluwatosin Samuel Okunuga, Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina, Folusoganiyu Hassan (2019). Determination of Heavy Metals, Extraction and Characterization (Phytochemical Screening) of Antimicrobial Compounds from Cigarette. International Journal of Current Research in Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

    3, (1): 1-8

    (32) Victor Chika Ojeme, Olajide Ayodele, Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina, and Elvis Afamefuna Okoronkwo (2019). Adsorption of Pb (II) ions from aqueous solutions using chemically treated and untreated cow dung ash. Bioresources 14 (2): 2622-2641

    (33) Emmanuel Orimisan Abata, Oluwasanmi Damilola Ogunkalu, Adewale Abdulahi Adeoba and Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina (2019). Evaluation of the Heavy Metals in Tonic Creams using the Wet Acid and Dry Ashing Methods. Earthline Journal of Chemical Sciences. 1(1): 37-43

    (35) Mathew Adefusika Adekoya, Sunday Samuel Oluyamo, Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina, and Adewumi Isaac Popoala (2019). Structural Characterization and solid state properties of thermal insulating cellulose materials of different size classification.Bioresources 13 (1): 906-917

    (36) Olugbenga Oludayo Oluwasina, Ifunanya Vivian Ezenwosu, Clement Olusola Ogidi, and Victor Olusegun Oyetayo (2019). Antimicrobial potential of toothpaste formulated from extracts of Syzygium aromaticum, Dennettia tripetala and Jatropha curcas latex against some oral pathogenic microorganisms. AMB Expr 9 (20): 1-13

    (37) Olugbenga O. Oluwasina, Feranmi K. Olaleye , Sunday J. Olusegun , Olayinka O. Oluwasina , Nelcy D.S. Mohallem (2019). Influence of oxidized starch on physicomechanical, thermal properties, and atomic force micrographs of cassava starch bioplastic film. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 135: 282–293.

    (38) Oluwasina O. O, Bello L. A, Ayodele O and Ojo O. O (2019) Characterization of Bauhinia monandra Seed and Pod for Bioenergy Potential. European Journal of Sciences (EJS): 1-12


    Industrial Chemistry: Products development

    • Biomaterial Nano products
    • Preparation and Utilization of Green Chemicals and Bio-based adhesive
    • Biodegradable polymers (lignocellulose, chitin, feather, starch, cocoon, silica)
    • Bioplastic film
    • Toothpaste and related products
    • Functional food products


  • Sub-dean School of Science 2018-Till Date
  • Department Time-Table Officer 2015-2018
  • Department Examination Officer: 2010-2014
  • Department Assistance Registration: 2010-2012
  • Member Constitution of Business Committee of School
  • of Science Board of Studies. 2012-Till Date

  • Member LOC School of Sciences Annual Conference: 2013-Till Date