Prof.M.N. Tijani



B.Sc. (Ilorin), M.Sc. (Ibadan), PGC (Tuebingen), PhD (Muenster)

Academic Title: Professor

Academic Status: Professor

Specialisation: Hydrogeology/ Hydrogeochesmistry /

Isotope Hydrology 

Office: Room B 105 Department of Geology

Telephone: +234-8023252339 /- 8039173275

E-mail: [email protected]; [email protected]


-          Scholarship award of the German academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for postgraduate course in Hydrogeology & Engineering Geology of Tropical and Sub-tropical regions at University of Tuebingen, Germany 1991-1992

-          Scholarship award of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for Doctoral programme in Hydrology & Hydrochemistry at the University of Muenster, Germany (1993-1997)

-          Recipient; Research Fellowship Award of The Matsumae International Foundation (MIF), Tokyo, Japan, at the Institute of Environmental Systems (SUIKO), Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan 2001

-          1st Prize Winner of the NMGS-TOTAL FINAL ELF AWARD for the best Technical Paper presented at the NMGS Annual Conference 2002

-          Recipient; Post-doctoral Research Fellowship of Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Tokyo Japan, at the Dept. Of Natural Environmental Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan 2003-2005

-          Recipient; UNESCO-Travel Scholarship for participation at the ISMAR 5, 5th Int;l Symposium on Management of Aquifer recharge 12-16, June, 2005 in Berlin, Germany 2005

-          3rd Prize Winner of the NMGS-TOTAL AWARD for the best Technical Paper presented at the NMGS Annual Conference, 2005


Position within/outside University of Ibadan:

-          Head of Department, Geology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan   (2012  till  Date) 


Membership of Learned Societies

-          Life Member, Association of Geoscientists for International Development, AGID

-          National Representative and Council member, World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWC)

-          Member of Council, Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS)

-          Member, Nigerian Association of Hydrogeologists (NAH)

-          Member, Geological Society of Africa (GSAf)

-          Member, International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH)

-          Member, International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) 


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