Dr. O.O Osinowo



B.Sc. (Nigeria), M.Sc., PhD (Ibadan).

Academic Title: Dr

Academic Status: Lecturer I

Specialisation: Applied Geophysics 

Office: Room A205 Department of Geology

Contact: Tel: +234-8030707659/-8124109193

                E-mail: [email protected];       

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-        Academic Staff Training and Development (AST&D) programme grant by Tertiary Trust Fund 2013/2014 

Position within/outside University of Ibadan

Membership of Learned Societies

-        Member, Council of Nigerian Mining Engineers And Geoscientists

-        Member, Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society

-        Fellow,  Geological Society of London

-        Member, Society of Exploration Geophysicists

-        Member, American Geophysical Union

-        Member, Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists



  1. Olayinka, A.I., Oladunjoye, M. A., Osinowo, O. O., and Adeyemi, G. O. (2007). Integrated geophysical investigation to determine causes of structural failures at a factory site in Benin City, southwestern Nigeria. In European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (Eds.). DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201401587, ISBN: 9781605601557. Proceedings of the 69th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) Conference and Exhibition. London. UK. 1-5. (United Kingdom, UK) (Contribution: 25%).


  1. Olayinka, A. I. and Osinowo, O. O. (2009). Integrated geophysical and satellite imagery mapping for groundwater assessment in a geological transition zone in south-western Nigeria. In  Environmental and Engineering Geophysics Society (Eds.) ISBN: 9781615670512. Proceedings of Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society's (EEGS) Annual Meeting. Fort Worth, Texas, USA. 977-987.


3        Ariyo, S.O. and Osinowo, O. O. (2007). Hydrogeophysical investigation for  groundwater at Atan/Odosenbora area, southwest Nigeria. Ife Journal of Science Vol.9. No.1: 87-92.


4        Akinmosin, A. and Osinowo, O. O. (2008). Geochemical and mineralogical  composition of Ishara sandstone deposit, southwestern Nigeria. Continental Journal of Earth Sciences. Vol.3: 33 – 39


5        Akinmosin, A., Osinowo, O.O. and Oladunjoye, M. A., (2009). Radiogenic      components of the Nigerian tar sand deposits, Earth Sciences Research Journal. Vol. 13, No.1: 64-73.


6        Tijani, M. N., Osinowo, O. O. and Ogedengbe O. (2009). Mapping of subsurface fracture systems using integrated electrical resistivity profiling and VLF-EM methods: a case study of suspected gold mineralization. RMZ – Materials and Geoenvironment Vol. 56, No. 4: 415 – 436.


7        Akinmosin, A. and Osinowo, O. O. (2010). Petrological study of Ewekoro carbonaterocks in Ibeshe, southwestern Nigeria. Earth Sciences Research Journal. Vol. 14, No.2: 187 – 196.


8        Akinmosin, A., Osinowo, O. O. and Adio, N. A., (2010). Use of carbon isotope in   characterization of tar sand deposits in south-western Nigeria, Journal of Applied Sciences in Environmental Sanitation, Vol. 5, No. 4: 296-307.


9        Osinowo, O. O., Akanji, A. O. and Akinmosin, A. (2011). Integrated geophysical        and geotechnical investigation of the failed portion of a road in Basement Complex terrain, southwestern Nigeria, RMZ – Materials and Geoenvironment, Vol. 58, No. 2: 143-162.


10      Akinmosin, A, Osinowo, O. O. and Osei, M. M. (2012). Geophysical and       sedimentological characterization of some tar sands deposits in southwestern Nigeria. RMZ – Materials and Geoenvironment Vol. 59, No.4: 413-428.


11      Osinowo, O.O. and Olayinka, A. I., (2012). Very low frequency electromagnetic   (VLF-EM) and electrical resistivity (ER) investigation for groundwater potential  evaluation in a complex geologic terrain around Ijebu-Ode transition zone, southwestern Nigeria, Journal of Geophysics and Engineering. Vol. 9, No. 4: 374-396.


12      Osinowo, O. O. (2013). Application of Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) and radar imageries for geological boundary delineation and lineament mapping in a transition zone around Ijebu-Ode, southwestern Nigeria, African Geoscience Review. Vol. 20, Nos. 2&4: 83-96.


13      Osinowo, O.  O. and Olayinka, A. I. (2013). Aeromagnetic Mapping of basement topography around the Ijebu-Ode geological transition zone, southwestern Nigeria, Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica. Vol. 48, No.3: 451-470.


14      Osinowo, O. O., Akanji, A. O. and Olayinka, A. I. (2014). Application of high resolution aeromagnetic data for basement topography mapping of Siluko and environs, southwestern Nigeria, Jour. of African Earth Sciences Vol. 99: 637-651.


15        Osinowo, O.O., Oladunjoye, M.A. and Olayinka, A.I. (July, 2015). Overpressure prediction from seismic data and the implications on drilling safety in the Niger Delta, Southern Nigeria, Petroleum Technology Development Journal. Vol. 12, No. 2: 13-26.