Lecturer II, Food Science and Technology Department

Mrs Linda O. Akajiaku

Mrs Linda O. Akajiaku

Lecturer II

M.Sc. Food Technology
Email: Linda.akajiaku@futo.edu.ng

Biography

Qualifications
Affiliations
Courses Assigned to Teach
Experience
Research Interest

Academic Qualification

  • M.Sc, 2012, Food Technology, University of Ibadan, Oyo State
  • B.Sc, 2007, Food Science and Technology, Imo State University, Owerri
  • N.D, 2004, Food Technology, Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST)
  • Graduate Member, Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM)
  • Member, European Centre for Research Training and Development UK
  • Member, Foundation for African Development through International Biotechnology (FADIB)

Course code and courses assigned to teach:

  1. FST 401 – Technical Report Writing
  2. FST 405 – Fruits and Vegetable Processing
  3. FST 306 – Postharvest Physiology and Storage
  4. FST 506 – Bakery Technology
  5. FST 502 – Processing of Miscellaneous Commodities
  6. FST 304 – Postharvest Physiology and Storage
  7. FST 308 – Human Nutrition
  8. FST 409 – Meat Processing
  9. FST 305 – Food Machinery
  10. FST 511 – Food Packaging
  11. FST 502 – Food Laws and Standards
  12. FST 536 – Food and Nutrition Biochemistry

Experience

  • Mosmmera Guest Palace       2009
    • No. 2 Shendam Road, Opposite Government House, Lafia, Nasarawa State.
    • Department: Water Treatment / Restaurant.
    • (NYSC Primary Assignment)
  • First Bank Nigeria PLC (FirstBank)     2008
    • Orlu L.G.A., Orlu, Imo State
    • Department: Cash unit
    • Position: Transaction Officer
  • Jossy Associates Nigeria LTD     2006
    • Plot 194 Aba Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
    • Department: Yoghurt Production
    • (Industrial Training)

Research Interest

Food Processing Technology, Food Preservation, Food Storage Stability Studies, Nutritional and Chemical composition of underutilized and lesser-known food crops – seeds and nuts, Bakery and Confectionery, Food Product Development, Food Packaging Technology.

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