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Engr. Adisa, Ademola Bello is a registered Mechanical Engineer (with COREN) since 1999 and a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering. He attended St. Mathew’s Anglican primary school, Kurra Falls and the Boys’ Secondary School, Gindiri, all in Plateau State. He obtained in 1989, the Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He obtained the Master of Engineering in Solid Mechanics and Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering from the same institution. He took up appointment with the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi as a Graduate Assistant in 1991 and rose through the ranks to the present rank of Professor in 2010. He teaches subjects in the area of mechanics and energy studies.
He has served and still serving the academic community as an external examiner/assessor in many universities and many professional/academic Journals. He served the ATBU as Director of Centre for Energy Research, Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Head of Mechanical/Production Engineering Department and Director, Centre for Industrial Studies. He has supervised to completion over seventy B. Eng theses, eight PGD theses, nineteen M. Eng theses and eight PhD dissertations. He has over seventy-five peer reviewed Journal and conference papers, eight Technical Reports and 15 Public Lectures delivered. He has been sponsoring two prizes in the Department of Mechanical Engineering since the 2012/2013 session at every convocation ceremony. He served on the Governing Council of ATBU, the Council of the NSE and the Council of COREN. While on the Council of COREN, he served as the Chairman of “Education and Training” and also Technical committee Chairman of the MOC in the 25th, 26th and 27th COREN Assemblies. He served as the 11th National Chairman of the NIMechE and has been serving on its Council since 2009. Currently, he representing COREN on the Africa, Asia and the Pacific (AAP) Accord Engineering Council.
He is a Fellow of The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE), The Automotive and Locomotive Engineers Institute (AutoEI), The Solar Energy Society of Nigeria (SESN) and The Institute of Management Consultants (IMC). He is also a member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) (Chartered), The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). He is listed in the International Who’s Who Historical Society (2011 – 2012) as a Professional Educator and the International Registry Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals (2012 – 2013) as a Professor. He is a recipient of some awards: a notable one is the overall second prize at the first National Competition on Design of Process Equipment and Plants organized by the RMRDC, Abuja, Nigeria.
He has been involved in many engineering trainings and community services; including being the lead Judge at the Royal Academy of Engineering – Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers FAFME Design & Creativity Competition (2020). He has worked with Bauchi State Government on the Yankari Resort and Safari Redevelopment. Nationally, he worked with Centre for Space Technology Development (CSTD), on the SPIRE PROJECT and Energy Commission of Nigeria (under the Renewable Energy Master Plan, National Energy Master Plan and the National Energy Policy). He is currently serving on the Energy Thematic group of The Research and Development Standing Committee of TETFund and Technical Board of Hydraulic Equipment Development Institute (HEDI) Kano, under The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI)
He enjoys traveling, reading, playing football and badminton. He is happily married and blessed with children.