B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. (Unilorin), PhD (CPUT, South Africa), Miccon


Dr Ayanda Olushola Sunday is a member of the Institute of Chartered Chemist of Nigeria and South African Chemical Institute (SACI). He is the Founder/Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Chemical, Material and Environmental Research (IJCMER), an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering Research (IJASER), a member of the International Advisory Body: International Journal of Nano Corrosion Science and Engineering (IJNCSE), Editorial Board Member: Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources (JESWR) and Journal of Scientific Research and Reviews (JSRR), and former Lecturer at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa. He is presently Lecturer I at Federal University Oye Ekiti, Nigeria.

 Dr Ayanda OS @ 2010 Bowen University Convocation

 Prof. Leslie Petrik (Postdoc supervisor, UWC) and Dr Ayanda Olushola Sunday


Dr Ayanda OS with GC-FPD/FID @ CPUT, South Africa.

He attended  Olumayokun Nursery and Primary School, Omupo, Kwara State from 1989-1994, Government Secondary School, Offa, Kwara from 1994-1999, Oyelagbawo Grammar School, Ilala, Kwara State in the year 2000 and University of Ilorin, Kwara State from 2001-2005 (B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry), 2007-2009 (M.Sc Industrial Chemistry), 2009-2010 (PhD Industrial Chemistry but not completed) 2011-2013 Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa (Doctor of Technology: Chemistry) and 2013 - Date University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa (Post Doctoral Research Fellow).

Dr Ayanda OS with SEM @ Electron Microscope Unit, UCT, South Africa

Dr Ayanda OS with TEM @ Electron Microscope Unit, UCT, South Africa

 Dr Ayanda OS @ Dept. of Geology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Dr Ayanda Olushola Sunday is an active reviewer to the following international peer-reviewed journal; Scientific Research and Essays, Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, African Journal of Microbiology Research, Journal of Ecology and Natural Environment, International Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Science, Journal of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Journal of Research in Environmental Science and Toxicology, Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources, Journal of Chemistry Materials Science, African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Journal of Environmental Protection, Journal of Biological and Food Science Research, Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, British Journal of Applied Science and Technology, Clean-Soil air water, Chemical Engineering Journal, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, and lots more.

Prof. Francis Oluwole Shode (UKZN) and Dr Ayanda Olushola Sunday

L-R: Dr Daso, Dr Akinsoji, Dr Ayanda, Prof Oloyede (Former VC Ilorin), Dr Lanre, Prof Shode (UKZN) & Prof Fatoki (CPUT)


L-R: Dr Ayanda, Dr Lee Ruch (Senior Scientist, NIOTAN Inc., US) & Prof Fatoki (Dean, CPUT, South Africa)

His research interests include Hydrometallurgy/Solid Minerals Processing, Environmental Pollution/Remediation, Physical Chemistry, Nanotechnology and Industrial Chemistry. In Hydrometallurgy, He focused on the extraction of valuable metals such as nickel, cobalt, tantalum, niobium etc from ores and solid waste using aqueous chemistry, while, in Environmental Pollution and Remediation, and Nanotechnology research, he focused on the development of nano oxides, adsorbents and composite materials including the synthesis, modification, characterization and application of these materials to the remediation of environmental pollutants. He is presently working on the use of nano oxides, combined nanocomposite and advanced oxidation treatment techniques for the removal of persistent organic pollutants (POPs), pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) and endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) (e.g polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), phthalates, organometallic compounds, pesticides,  etc) from contaminated drinking water and wastewater. Dr OS Ayanda has published atleast 38 articles in Chemistry and related field. 

He has always had a strong commitment to mentoring, training and developing undergraduates and postgraduate students, and he plays a considerable role in facilitating the development of oral and written communication skills vital for a successful career in research. 

 Nanotechnology Demo @ Cape Town Science Center


The Marquis Who’s Who in the World listed Dr Olushola Sunday Ayanda as one of the leading scientific achievers around the world, and was ranked among top researchers in Nigeria by Webometrics.


Email:       osayanda@gmail.com 


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