Title(s)/Position: Professor / Dean, Student Affairs
Ahmad Shehu Kutama is a Professor of Botany with speciality in plant pathology from Federal University Dutse; Nigeria. He was born in 1970 at Kutama village of Gwarzo Local Government in Kano State. He attended Kutama Primary School from 1976 to 1982, Science Secondary School, Dawakin Tofa from 1985 to 1987 and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1991-1994 where he obtained a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Botany. He obtained a Master of Science Degree in Botany from Bayero University (BUK) in 2007 and Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D) in Botany (plant pathology) from the same University.
Prof. A.S. Kutama has been a teacher throughout his life. He worked as Education Officer with Kano State Ministry of Education between 1995 to 2002 after which he transferred his services to Kano state Polytechnic in 2002. He rose from Assistant lecturer to Lecturer I in 2006 after which he joined Bayero University, Kano in 2006 as an Assistant Lecturer.
in 2012, Ahmad S. Kutama voluntarily transferred his service to Federal University Dutse as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences. He is deeply involved in to researches in areas of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Seed Pathology and Environmental Mycology.
Ahmad S. Kutama has more than 100 published articles in both local and International Journals and has supervised many postgraduates.
He was formerly the Head, Department of Environment Sciences (2015-2016) and currently the Dean Student Affairs, Federal University Dutse since 2016.