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Alfred Soboyejo

  • Professor, Food, Agr & Biological Eng
  • 590 Woody Hayes Dr
    220 Agricultural Engineering Building
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-1368

Honors

  • September, 2012

    Ohio Agricultural and Research Development Center(OARDC) Award.

  • January, 1997-
    January, 2012

    5 National Science Foundation Awards.

  • January, 1962-
    January, 2012

    Nigerian National Academy of Science 2012.

  • January, 1962-
    January, 2012

    Elected Fellow.

  • January, 2009

    Associate Fellow.

  • January, 2006

    Knights of Peter Claver.

  • January, 2006

    Chancellor of Knights of Columbus.

  • January, 2005

    Knight of St. Columbus.

  • January, 2004

    Member.

  • January, 2004

    Distinguished Member.

  • January, 2002

    Faculty Fellow.

  • January, 1999

    NASA grant.

  • January, 1997

    Fellow.

  • January, 1996

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers (International): Fellow and Life Member..

  • January, 1996

    Creative Engineering Work of the Complete Engineering Design and Construction Management of the Civil, Structural, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering Services.

  • January, 1991

    Merit Award Winner.

  • January, 1978-
    January, 1988

    Chieftaincy Titles in Nigeria.

  • January, 1987

    Fellow.

  • January, 1966-
    January, 1968

    Post Doctoral Fellow in Mechanical Engineering.

  • January, 1967

    Life Member.

  • January, 1962-
    January, 1965

    15. Fulbright Fellow.

  • January, 1965

    Full membership of Sigma Xi.

  • January, 1962-
    January, 1965

    Noble Hancock Fellow.

  • January, 1958

    The Honorable Sir Tafawa Balewa Award for Academic Excellence in Mathematics.

  • January, 1953-
    January, 1958

    Award of Scholarships for Excellence in Scholarly work in King’s College, Lagos, Nigeria.

  • January, 1953-
    January, 1958

    Award of Scholarships for Excellence in Scholarly work at Igbobi College, Lagos, Nigeria.

Books

2001

  • Soboyejo, A. B. O.Orisamolu, I. R; Soboyejo, W. O.;. 2001. "Probabilistic Methods in Fatigue and Fracture." Trans Tech Publishers.

Edited Books

2011

2001

  • Soboyejo, A. B. O., Orisamolu, I. R. and Soboyejo, W. O.. 2001. "Probabilistic Methods in Fatigue and Fracture." Trans Tech Publishers Ltd.

Chapters

2008

  • 2008. "Probabilistic modeling of tropical rainfall data of Kabanyolo, Uganda, East Africa." In Probabilistic Methods in Engineering and Biosystems Engineering,

2002

  • 2002. "Sustainable Wind Powered Generation." In Renewable Energy: Trends and Prospects,

2001

  • 2001. "A New Statistical Biomechanics Modeling of Physical and Biochemical Parameters of Bone Strength." In Biomaterials, edited by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME),

1998

  • 1998. "Paris law extension for low (K) and high (K) regimes and applications in reliability-based engineering design against fatigue." In High cycle fatigue of structural materials,
  • 1998. "Simplified model for wind speed/height relationship and design of high-rise structures." In Long-Span and High-Rise Structures: Tall Buildings,

1997

  • 1997. "Paris law extensions for low (?K) and high (?K) regimes and applications in reliability-based engineering design against fatigue.." In High Cycle Fatigue of Structural Materials, edited by TMS,
  • 1997. "Probabilistic mechanics modeling of fatigue crack growth and fracture." In Advances in fracture research,

1996

  • 1996. "Probabilistic mechanics approaches to the prediction of mechanical properties in gamma- based titanium aluminides." In Deformation and fracture of ordered intermetallic materials III,

Journal Articles

2013

  • Soboyejo,Alfred,BO; Yakub,Ismaiel; Plappally,Anand; Leftwich,Megan; Malatesta,Karen; Friedman,Katie,C; Obwoya,Sam; Nyongesa,Francis; Maiga,Amadou,H; Logothetis,Stefanos; Soboyejo,Wole, 2013, "Porosity, Flow, and Filtration Characteristics of Frustum-Shaped Ceramic Water Filters." JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 139, no. 7, 986-994 - 986-994.

2012

  • Chen, Q., Jin, R., and Soboyejo, A, 2012, "Understanding a contractor’s regional variations in safety performance." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 1943, no. 7862.0000602, 7862.0000602 - 7862.0000602.
  • Chen, Q., Jin, R., and Soboyejo, A., 2012, Understanding a Contractor’s Regional Variations in Safety Performance. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 139, no. 6, 641–653 - 641–653.

2010

  • Plappally A, Soboyejo A, Fausey N, Soboyejo W and Brown L, 2010, "Stochastic modeling of Filtrate Alkalinity in Water Filtration Devices: Transport through Micro/Nano Porous Clay Based Ceramic Materials." Journal of Natural and Environmental Science 1, no. 2, 96-105 - 96-105.

2009

  • Plappally, A. K.; Ismail Y.; Brown, L C; Soboyejo W O;Soboyejo A B O, 2009, "Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Water Flow through Porous Ceramic Clay Composite Water Filter." Fluid Dynamics and Materials Processing 5, no. 4, 373-398 - 373-398.

2007

  • Steeves,C,A; Young,Y,L; Liu,Z; Bapat,A; Bhalerao,K; Soboyejo,A,BO; Soboyejo,W,O, 2007, "Membrane thickness design of implantable bio-MEMS sensors for the in-situ monitoring of blood flow." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN MEDICINE 18, no. 1, 25-37 - 25-37.
  • Bhalerao K.D., S.C. Lee, W.O. Soboyejo and A.B.O. Soboyejo, 2007, "A folic acid-based functionalized surface for biosensor systems." Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 18, 3-8 - 3-8.
  • Arsene, M. -A.; Okwo, A.; Bilba, K.; Soboyejo, A. B. O.; Soboyejo, W. O., 2007, "Chemically and thermally treated vegetable fibers for reinforcement of cement-based composites." Materials and Manufacturing Processes 22, no. 1-2, 214-27 - 214-27.
  • Bhalerao, K. D.; Lee, S. C.; Soboyejo, W. O.; Soboyejo, A. B. O., 2007, "A folic acid-based functionalized surface for biosensor systems." Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 18, no. 1, 3-8 - 3-8.
  • Steeves, C. A.; Young, Y. L.; Liu, Z.; Bapat, A.; Bhalerao, K.; Soboyejo, A. B. O.; Soboyejo, W. O., 2007, "Membrane thickness design of implantable bio-MEMS sensors for the in-situ monitoring of blood flow." Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 18, no. 1, 25-37 - 25-37.

2006

  • Lou,J; Bhalerao,K; Soboyejo,A,BO; Soboyejo,W,O, 2006, "An investigation of the effects of mix strength on the fracture and fatigue behavior of concrete mortar." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE 41, no. 21, 6973-6977 - 6973-6977.
  • Lou, J.; Bhalerao, K.; Soboyejo, A. B. O.; Soboyejo, W. O., 2006, "An investigation of the effects of mix strength on the fracture and fatigue behavior of concrete mortar." Journal of Materials Science 41, no. 21, 6973-7 - 6973-7.

2004

  • Kenai. S., Soboyejo. W.O. and Soboyejo. A.B.O., 2004, "Some engineering properties of limestone concrete." Materials and Manufacturing Process 19, 949-962 - 949-962.
  • Bhalerao, K. S., Mwenifumbo, S. C., Soboyejo, A. B., and Soboyejo, W. O., 2004, "On the sensitivity of BioMEMS devices for cell detection." Journal of Biomedical Microdevices 6, 22-31 - 22-31.
  • Shen,W; Soboyejo,W,O; Soboyejo,A,BO, 2004, "An investigation on fatigue and dwell-fatigue crack growth in Ti-6Al-2Sn-4Zr-2Mo-0.1Si." MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 36, no. 1-2, 117-140 - 117-140.
  • Soboyejo, W. O.; Shen, W.; Lou, J.; Mercer, C.; Sinha, V.; Soboyejo, A. B. O.; Soboyejo, A. B. O., 2004, "A probabilistic framework for the modeling of fatigue in cast lamellar gamma-based titanium aluminides." Mechanics of Materials 36, no. 1-2, 177-197 - 177-197.
  • Soboyejo,W,O; Shen,W; Lou,J; Mercer,C; Sinha,V; Soboyejo,A,BO, 2004, "A probabilistic framework for the modeling of fatigue in cast lamellar gamma-based titanium aluminides." MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 36, no. 1-2, 177-197 - 177-197.

2003

  • Lou, J.; Soboyejo, W. O.; Bhalerao, K.; Soboyejo, A. B. O., 2003, "An investigation of fracture initiation and resistance-curve behavior in concrete." Cement and Concrete Composites 25, no. 6, 599-605 - 599-605.
  • Bhalerao,K; Shen,W; Soboyejo,A,BO; Soboyejo,W,O, 2003, "A probabilistic multiparameter framework for the modeling of fatigue crack growth in concrete." CEMENT & CONCRETE COMPOSITES 25, no. 6, 573-605 - 573-605.

2001

  • Shen,W; Soboyejo,A,BO; Soboyejo,W,O, 2001, "Probabilistic modeling of fatigue crack growth in Ti-6Al-4V." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FATIGUE 23, no. 10, 917-925 - 917-925.
  • Soboyejo, A. B. O.; Nestor, K. E., 2001, "A new statistical biomechanics modeling of physical and biochemical parameters of bone strength." Key Engineering Materials 200, no. 1, 261-290 - 261-290.
  • Sullivan,M; VanToai,T; Fausey,N; Beuerlein,J; Parkinson,R; Soboyejo,A, 2001, "Evaluating on-farm flooding impacts on soybean." CROP SCIENCE 41, no. 1, 93-100 - 93-100.
  • S Shademan, A.B.O Soboyejo, J.F Knott, W.O Soboyejo, 2001, "A physically-based model for the prediction of long fatigue crack growth in Ti–6Al–4V." Materials Science and Engineering 315, 1-10 - 1-10.
  • Soboyejo, A. B. O.; Ni, Y.; Mercer, C.; Soboyejo, W. O., 2001, "Probabilistic approaches to the prediction of the effects of multiple parameters on the mechanical properties of gamma-based titanium aluminides." Key Engineering Materials 200, no. 1, 181-212 - 181-212.
  • Soboyejo, W. O.; Shen, W.; Lou, J.; Mercer, C.; Sinha, V.; Soboyejo, A. B. O., 2001, "A probabilistic framework for the modeling of fatigue in a lamellar XD™ gamma titanium aluminide alloy." Key Engineering Materials 200, no. 1, 31-56 - 31-56.
  • Soboyejo, W. O.; Shen, W.; Soboyejo, A. B. O., 2001, "Probabilistic modeling of fatigue crack growth in Ti-6Al-4V." Key Engineering Materials 200, no. 1, 81-98 - 81-98.
  • Soboyejo,A,BO; Ozkan,H,E; Papritan,J,C; Soboyejo,W,O, 2001, "A New Multiparameter Approach to the Prediction of Wear rates in Agricultural Sprayer Nozzles. Part I – Probabilistic Multiparameter Model." JOURNAL OF TESTING AND EVALUATION 29, no. 4, 372-376 - 372-376.

2000

  • Soboyejo A. B. O and K. E. Nestor, 2000, "A New Statistical Biomechanics Approach to Modeling of Bone Strength in Broiler Chickens and Turkeys." Transaction of American Society of Agricultural Engineers 43, 1997-2006 - 1997-2006.

1999

  • Balasubramanian, V.; Soboyejo, A.; Katsube, N.; Li, Y.; Soboyejo, W.; Stotler, T.; Crompton, J., 1999, "New friction law for the modelling of continuous drive friction welding: Applications to 1045 steel welds." Materials and Manufacturing Processes 14, no. 6, 845-860 - 845-860.
  • Mercer,C; Soboyejo,A,BO; Soboyejo,W,O, 1999, "Micromechanisms of fatigue crack growth in a forged Inconel 718 nickel-based superalloy." Acta Materialia 47, no. 9, 2727-2740 - 2727-2740.

1998

  • Soboyejo,W,O; Ni,Y; Li,Y; Soboyejo,A,BO; Knott,J,F, 1998, "A new multiparameter approach to the prediction of fatigue crack growth." FATIGUE & FRACTURE OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS & STRUCTURES 21, no. 5, 541-555 - 541-555.
  • Soboyejo,W,O; Rabeeh,B; Li,Y; Soboyejo,A,BO; Rokhlin,S, 1998, "Mechanistically based models for the prediction of fatigue damage in a beta titanium alloy." FATIGUE & FRACTURE OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS & STRUCTURES 21, no. 5, 557-568 - 557-568.

1997

  • Soboyejo,W,O; Rabeeh,B; Li,Y; Soboyejo,A,BO; Rokhlin,S, 1997, "Microplasticity and tensile damage in Ti-15V-3Cr-3Al-3Sn alloy and Ti-15V-3Cr-3Al-3Sn/SiC composite." ADVANCED METHODS IN MATERIALS PROCESSING DEFECTS 45, 185-194 - 185-194.
  • Soboyejo, A. B. O.; Ni, Y.; Mercer, C.; Soboyejo, W. O., 1997, "Probabilistic approaches to the prediction of the effects of multiple parameters on the mechanical properties of gamma-based titanium aluminides." Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 1, no. 1, 2083-2092 - 2083-2092.
  • Soboyejo, A. B. O., 1997, "Probabilistic structural mechanics and design for the high wind environment." Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 1, no. 1, 45-57 - 45-57.
  • Foster, M.; Soboyejo, A.; Katsube, N.; Dubey, Sh.; Soboyejo, W., 1997, "Investigation of the effects of multiple parameters on the fatigue crack growth behavior of Ti-6Al-4V." American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP Vol. 1, no. 1, 323-332 - 323-332.
  • Soboyejo, Alfred B. O., 1997, "Sustainable wind powered generation and utilization for West Africa." Proceedings of the American Power Conference 59, no. 1, 59-64 - 59-64.

1971

  • Soboyejo, A. B. O, 1971, "Distribution of extreme winds in Nigeria." Journal of the Nigerian Society of Engineers 7, no. 3, 21-34 - 21-34.

Unknown

  • Soboyejo, A. B. O., & Shonubi, F. A., "External design criteria for air-conditioning system design in Nigeria." Journal of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, The Nigerian Engineer
  • Plappally, A. Haoqian Chen, Wasiu Ayinde, Samson Alayande, Andrew Usoro, Katie C. Friedman, Enoch Dare, Taiwo Ogunyale,Iismaiel Yakub, Megan Leftwich, Karen Malatesta, Ron Rivera,Larry Brown, Alfred Soboyejo and Winston Soboyejo, "A Field Study on the Use of Clay Ceramic Water Filters and Influences on the General Health of Eweje Village, Odeda, Ogun state, Nigeria, Africa." Journal of Health Behavior and Public Health

Papers in Proceedings

2007

  • Soboyejo A B O., Mulamba P., Theriault C. and Soboyejo W. O "New Biomaterial Models for the Characterization of Growth and Control of Breast Cancer." (1 2007).
  • Theriault C., Mulamba P, Chi S., Chandrashekhar R., Oni Y., Soboyejo A B O., Soboyejo W. O "In-vitro Studies of Cancer and Non-Cancer cell death due to hyperthermia and localized drug delivery." (12 2007).

2004

  • K. Bhalerao, K.C.Ting, A.B.O. Soboyejo and S.C. Lee "Concurrent science for biomolecular engineering." (1 2004).

2003

  • K.D. Bhalerao, C. Milburn, S.C. Lee, A.B.O. Soboyejo and W.O. Soboyejo "Characterizing the reliability of a cantilever-based device for cancer cell detection." (1 2003).
  • Rodriguez .L.F, C. Moraru, A.B.O. Soboyejo, C.M. Gregson, D. Poritz, and T-C. Lee "Application of uncertain data handling on the assessment of tomato quality, Proc. of the 33rd International Conference on Environmental Systems." (1 2003).

2002

  • K.D. Bhalerao, S. Mwenifumbo, A.B.O. Soboyejo and W.O. Soboyejo "On the sensitivity of BioMEMS devices for cell detection." (1 2002).

2001

  • Rodriguez L. F., Both A. J., Soboyejo A. B. O., and Ting K. C. "The Effect of Uncertainty in Analysis of Advanced Life Support Systems." (1 2001).
  • Soboyejo,A,BO; Ni,Y; Mercer,C; Soboyejo,V,O "Probabilistic approaches to the prediction of the effects of multiple parameters on the mechanical properties of gamma-based titanium aluminides." in Symposium on Probabilistic Methods in Fatigue and Fracture held at the ASME Winter Annual Meeting. (1 2001).

1999

  • W. O. Soboyejo, A. B. O. Soboyejo, M. Foster, V. Sinha, S. Shademan and N. Katsube "Fatigue Crack Growth in Ti-6Al-4V." (6 1999).

1997

  • Soboyejo, W. O. and Soboyejo, A. B. O. "Mechanically based probabilistic methods for the prediction of fatigue damage in Ti-15V-3Cr-3A1-3Sn/Sic composites.." (1 1997).
  • Foster, M., Dubey, S., Soboyejo, A. B. O., & Soboyejo, W. O. "An investigation on the effects of multiple parameters on fatigue crack growth in Ti-6A1-4V." (1 1997).
  • W. O. Soboyejo, C. Mercer, Y. Ni and A. B. O. Soboyejo "Effects of Alloying and Microstructure on The Mechanical Properties of Gamma-Based Titanium Aluminides." (1 1997).
  • Soboyejo, A. B. O. "Probabilistic mechanics modeling of fatigue crack growth and fracture.." (1 1997).
  • Soboyejo, A. B. O. "Sustainable wind powered generation and utilization for West Africa." (1 1997).

1996

  • Soboyejo, W. O., Mercer, C., Ni, Y., & Soboyejo, A. B. O. "Hall-petch behavior in gamma-based titanium aluminides implications for processing and applications." (1 1996).
  • Soboyejo A B O., Rabeeh B M, Rokhlin S. I. and Soboyejo W. O. "Probabilistic Mechanics Modeling of Fatigue Damage in Structural Metallic Materials." (1 1996).

1994

  • Soboyejo, A. B. O. "Wind loadings on building facades in West Africa." (1 1994).

1968

  • Soboyejo, A. B. O "Propagation of Errors and Tolerance Analysis in Engineering Design and Stress Analysis Problems." (1 1968).
  • Soboyejo, A. B. O. "Problems de L’estimation des Charges de Vent Sur Un Construction et Application a la Practice (Problems of Prediction of the Wind Forces on Engineering Structures and Application to Practice)." (1 1968).

Unknown

  • Akash Yadav, Gaurav Kumar, Rashmi Singh Gaur, Shaligram Tiwari, Alfred Soboyejo and Anand Plappally "Variation in Electro-kinetic Parameters of Water Flowing through Unsaturated and Saturated Inorganic/Organic Layered Media Reactor Columns." in International Conference,ICTW 2013.
  • Sandeep Gupta, Rattandeep Singh, R. K. Sharma, A. B. O. Soboyejo, Mark Wahl, Xiaohua Wei, Anand Plappally "Multi-variable approach to determine treatment efficiency of wetland: Size effect and electro-kinetic effects." in Desalination for the Environment: Clean Water and Clean Energy.
  • Akash Yadav, Gaurav Kumar, Rashmi Singh Gaur, Shaligram Tiwari, Alfred Soboyejo and Anand Plappally "Variation in Electro-kinetic Parameters of Water Flowing through Unsaturated and Saturated Inorganic/Organic Layered Media Reactor Columns." in Desalination for the Environment: Clean Water and Clean Energy,.
  • J. Lauren Slutzky, Alfred Soboyejo, Katrina Cornish "Multivariate Analysis of Type I and Type IV Circumallergenic Natural Rubber Latex Films." in 14th International Latex Conference.