Adewale Matthew Taiwo

 

Doctoral Researcher

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Adewale Matthew Taiwo

Contact details

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

Title of PhD: Source Apportionment of Industrial Air Pollutants

Supervisors: Professor Roy Harrison, Dr William Bloss

Adewale Taiwo is undertaking his doctoral research in source apportionment of industrial air pollutants. Source apportionment models being used are Pragmatic Mass Closure (PMC), Chemical Mass Balance (CMB) and Multivariate Statistical packages including Positive Matrix Factorization (PMF) and Principal Component Analysis (PCA).

Qualifications

Masters of Environmental Management & Protection (University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria)

Biography

Adewale Taiwo studied Environmental Management and Toxicology at the University of Agriculture, , Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria before embarking on Masters degree programme in Environmental Management & Protection at the same University. He is a staff of University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria as Assistant Lecturer.

Research

Waste Management, Water Quality, Source Apportionment of Air Pollution

Research group

Environmental health sciences

Publications

Taiwo, A.M. 2011.  Composting As a Sustainable Waste Management Technique in Developing Countries. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 4 (2): 93-102

A. M. Gbadebo, J. A. Oyedepo and A.M. Taiwo. 2010. Variability of Nitrate in Groundwater in Some Parts of Southwestern Nigeria. The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology, 11(2): 572-584.

Awomeso, J.A., A.M. Taiwo, A.M. Gbadebo and A.O. Arimoro, 2010. Waste Disposal and Pollution Management in Urban Areas: A Workable Remedy for the Environment in Developing Countries. American Journal of Environmental Sciences 6 (1): 26-32. 

Orebiyi, E.O., A.J. Awomeso, O. Martins, A.O. Idowu, O. Oguntoke and A.M Taiwo, 2010. Assessment of Pollution Hazards of Shallow Well Water in Abeokuta and Environs. American Journal of Environmental Sciences. 6 (1): 50-56.

Gbadebo, Adewole .M.; Taiwo, Adewale M. and Eghele Ufuoma, 2010. Environmental Aspect of Oil and Water-based Drilling Muds and Cuttings from Dibi and Ewan Off-shore Wells, Niger Delta, Nigeria. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 4 (5): 284-292. 

Gbadebo, A. M., Taiwo, A.M. and Eghele U. 2010. Environmental Impacts of Drilling Mud and Cutting Wastes from the Igbokoda Onshore Oil Wells, Southwestern Nigeria. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 3 (5) 504-510.

Taiwo, A.M., A.E. Aluko  and O.O. Babalola, 2010. Investigations into the Teratogenic Potentials of Lead in Pregnant Rabbit. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 4 (3):809-814. 

Taiwo, A.M., Gbadebo, A.M. and Awomeso, J.A.  2010. Potability Assessment of Selected Brands of Bottled Water in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management, 14 (3): 47-52. 

Awomeso, J.A., Gbadebo, A.M., Taiwo, A.M., and  Obayomi, O. 2010. Hydrochemical Characteristics of Springs in Oke – Igbo, Ondo State, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management,  14 (3):41-45.

Awomeso, J.A., Taiwo, A.M. and Adenowo, J.A. (2010). Studies on The Pollution of Water Body by Textile Industry Effluents in Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Sciences in Environmental Sanitation 5 (4): 337-343.

Gbadebo, A.M., A.M. Taiwo and O.B. Ola, 2009. Effects of Crude Oil and Spent Oil on Clarias garipinus: A Typical Marine Fish. American Journal of Environmental Sciences 5 (6): 753-75

Taiwo, A.M., Arowolo, T.A., Adekunle, I.M. and Adetunji, M.T. Evaluating the Environmental Impacts of Poultry Farming on Stream Water Quality:  A Study from Abeokuta, Nigeria. Environmental Quality Management Journal. Accepted

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