Title(s): Associate Professor of Biotechnology / HOD, MICROBIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY
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Dr. Ahmad Mohammed Gumel is an Associate Professor of Industrial Biotechnology and currently the Head of Department, Microbiology and Biotechnology, Federal University Dutse. He received postgraduate degrees (Master and Ph.D.) in Biotechnology from the University of Malaya in Malaysia. His area of specialization is Biocatalysis, specifically the synthesis of smart responsive biomedical materials for artificial actuators, surgical implants, therapeutics nano-carriers etc.
Dr. Gumel is a registered biotechnologist, with several membership to international professional associations. He is a board member of International Institute of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering, member European Federation of Biotechnology, member Asian Federation of Biotechnology, member Royal Society of Chemistry United Kingdom, member American Chemical Society, member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, member Society for Biological Engineering USA, member Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society.
Dr Gumel has great deal of research experience owing to several collaborative high impact research projects. He is diligent and dedicated teacher with vast teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He loves teaching and enjoys conducting research activities.
He is well versed in operating synthetic and analytical equipment include inter alia microwave and ultrasonic synthesizers, bioreactors, microfluidic reactors, GC, GCMSMS, LCMS, HPLC, UHPLC, NMR, FTIR-ATR, DSC, TGA, OPM, XRD, SEM, TEM and confocal electron microscopy. His research success is evident from several academic publications in top tier international peer reviewed journals, books, conferences, as well as intellectual patents.