HOD Welcome Address (Prof. O.B. Aluko)

Hi. You have reached the website of The Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

The Department (formerly the Department of Agricultural Engineering) is one of the oldest Departments in the Faculty of Technology. Currently there are 250 undergraduate students and 15 Masters and Doctoral degree students. The current staff strength of the department is 29 comprising 19 Academic staff, 4 Technologists, 3 Technical staff and 3 Administrative staff members

The expertise of the Academic staff covers four areas of specialization, namely Farm Power and Machinery; Post-Harvest Engineering; Soil and Water Resources Engineering and Farm Structures and Environmental Engineering

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About Us

The vision of the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering is to create a teaching and research environment for imparting appropriate skills and knowledge in Agricultural and rural development in an environmental friendly and sustainable manner. It also has as a component of the vision to conduct cutting edge researches, that will  advance frontiers  of knowledge and contribute a substantial proportion of  innovations and inventions in Nigerian Agricultural system and pursuit of academic excellence to foster the development of Agricultural food and allied industries in Nigeria.

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