Joshua Abolarinwa

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
New Engineering Building, E3/4/186
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2525
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Professional Registration

  • SMIEEE, ComSoc 90243474
  • ECSA 2018200985
  • IAENG 216493
  • COREN 15703
  • SDIWC 23116



  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
  • M.Eng. Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • B.Eng. (Hon) Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Focus Areas
  • Wireless Communication Networks (Distributed and Ad hoc Networks)
  • Cognitive/Software Defined Radio Networks-CRN/SDR/SDN
  • Digital Signal Processing Application in Communication Systems
  • Green Communication/Energy Efficiency in Wireless/Mobile Communications
  • 5G and Beyond Generation Communication Networks (mm-Wave, RAN, MIMO, Small Cells, IoT, Beamforming)
  • Pervasive Communication Networks
Subjects Currently Teaching
  • DSP721S – Digital Signal Processing
  • DCM410S – Digital Communication
  • ACT711S – Analogue Communication Techniques and Systems
  • OCS811S – Optical Communication Systems
Brief Career Summary
  • 2020+ Senior Lecturer, DECE, NUST, Namibia
  • 2017-2020 Senior Lecturer, FUT Minna, Nigeria
  • 2007-2017 Lecturer, FUT Minna, Nigeria
  • 2005-2007 Assistant Lecturer, FUT Minna, Nigeria
  • 2003-2005 Systems Engineer, Bat Technical Services (BTS Systems) Ltd, Nigeria.
Selected Publications (Most notable publications over the last 5 years)
1. Sunday Ajala, Emmanuel Adetiba, Mathew B. Akanle, Obiseye O. Obiyemi, Surendra Thakur, and Joshua Abolarinwa, (2020). Experimentations on the Transmit Power of a Universal Software Radio Peripheral Using GNU Radio Framework and a Handheld RF Explorer. 4th International Conference on Science and Sustainable Development (ICSSD2020). IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 655 (2021) 012006 IOP Publishing doi:10.1088/1755-1315/655/1/012006.
2. Okwum, D., Abolarinwa J, and Osanaiye O. A (2020). 30GHz Microstrip Square Patch Antenna Array for 5G Network. In Proceeding of 2020 International Conference in Mathematics, Computer Engineering and Computer Science (ICMCECS) 2020 (pp. 1-5).
3. Mosudi, I. O., Abolarinwa, J., and Zubair, S. (2019). Multi-Access Edge Computing Deployments for 5G Networks, 3rd International Engineering Conference (IEC), Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria. Pp 472-479.
4. Onu C., Salihu B. A., and Abolarinwa J. (2018). Enhanced Fractional Frequency Reuse in LTE-A Heterogeneous OFDMA Network. ATBU, Journal of Science, Technology and Education. Vol. 6, Issue 2, Pp 18-27.
5. Hassan S. T., Abolarinwa J. A., Alenoghena C. O., Bala S. A., David M., and Enenche P. (2018). Intelligent Sign Language Using Image Processing Techniques: A Case of Hausa Sign Language. ATBU, Journal of Science, Technology and Education. Vol. 6, Issue 2, Pp 127-133.
6. Vera Ilenikhena, Joshua Abolarinwa, and Michael David. (2019). Minimizing battery consumption in mobile device-to-device and spectrum sharing network; an approach. 15th International Conference on Electronics Computer and Computation (ICECCO 2019).
7. S. T. Hassan, J. A. Abolarinwa, C. O. Alenoghena, S. A Bala, M. David and Ali Farzamnia (2017). Intelligent Sign Language Recognition Using Enhanced Fourier Descriptor: A Case of Hausa Sign Language. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Automatic Control and Intelligent Systems (I2CACIS 2017), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
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