Sinan Demir |  Soil Survey | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr Sinan Demir |  Soil Survey | Best Researcher Award

Isparta University of Applied Sciences, Turkey

Sinan Demir is a Turkish agricultural scientist and academic, currently serving as an Assistant Professor at Isparta Uygulamalı Bilimler Üniversitesi in the Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. He obtained his Ph.D. in Horticulture from Isparta Uygulamalı Bilimler Üniversitesi in 2020, focusing on the field of Soil Science.


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

📚 Education:

  • 🎓 Ph.D. in Agricultural Sciences, Isparta Uygulamalı Bilimler Üniversitesi, 2018-2020
  • 🎓 M.Sc. in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi, 2013-2017 (CGPA: 4.0/4.0)
  • 🎓 B.Sc. in Agricultural Engineering, Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi, 2008-2013 (CGPA: 2.58/4.0)

🌏 Professional Experience:

  • 👨‍🏫 Dr. Öğr. Üyesi (Assistant Professor), Isparta Uygulamalı Bilimler Üniversitesi, 2022-Present

👩‍🔬 Research Focus:

Dr. Sinan Demir’s research primarily revolves around soil science, geomatics, and environmental sustainability. His recent work delves into post-fire erosion assessment using the RUSLE equation in the Manavgat River Basin. Applying geospatial techniques and geographic information systems (GIS), he identified suitable agricultural areas in Isparta Province. In precision agriculture, he contributed to yield prediction models for organic oil rose farming using agricultural UAV images and machine learning algorithms. Dr. Demir’s diverse studies extend to aggregate stability estimation in semi-arid climates, physico-chemical changes in lithic xerorthent soils, and the impact of organic fertilizers on soil quality. His expertise spans the intersection of technology, agriculture, and environmental resilience.

Publications Top Notes:

Johnson Fasinmirin | Soil Science

Prof  Johnson  Fasinmirin :Leading Researcher in Soil Science
Professor at  Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

🌱☀️ Congratulations, Prof  Johnson  Fasinmirin on winning the esteemed Best Researcher Award from ResearchW! Your dedication, innovative research, your dedication and innovative contributions in the field of renewable energy and agriculture are truly inspiring! Your work in advancing solar energy technologies and addressing crucial issues like postharvest losses demonstrates your commitment to positive change. 🎉

Professor Johnson Fasinmirin is a distinguished researcher in Soil Science and a Professor at the Federal University of Technology in Akure, Nigeria. He recently received the prestigious Best Researcher Award from ResearchW in recognition of his dedication and innovative contributions to the fields of renewable energy and agriculture.🎉


  • Ph.D. in Soil and Water Engineering (2007)
  • M.Eng. in Soil and Water Engineering (2001)
  • B.EngHons. in Agricultural Engineering (1997)
  • National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering (1991)

Impressive academic journey! 🌱📚

 🔍 Professional Profiles:

Your digital footprint is extensive and diverse! 🌐📄

 🏆 Distinctions and Awards:

  • Best Graduate with the Highest CGPA, School of Engineering, Ondo State Polytechnic Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria. (School Prize). 1991. 🎓
  • Best Graduate with the Highest CGPA, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria. (Departmental Prize). 1991. 🏅
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering Prize, Federal University of Technology, Akure, awarded for being the best graduate student of the Department in the 1996/97 session. 🚜
  • Vice Chancellor’s Special Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to the Development of the University during the Year 2019. 🌟

An impressive collection of accolades! 🏆✨

🤝 Membership of Professional Bodies:

  • Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (NIAE) 🇳🇬🌾
  • Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) 🇳🇬🔧
  • International Soil Tillage Research Organization (MISTRO) 🌱🌍
  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 🇺🇸🚜
  • International Association of Hydrological Scientists (IAHS) 🌊🔍
  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) 🇳🇬📐

A well-rounded network across global and local engineering communities! 🌐🤝

Postgraduate Supervision: 🌱📚

 Masters degree: 🏆✨

  • Babalola, T. E., Trends of Evapotranspiration and Temperature on water balance components of climate change. (Completed 2013)
  • Omotayo, B. A., Impact of polluted surface water bodies on soil and water and phytoremediation characteristics of water hyacinth in Ilaje area of Ondo state. (Completed 2013))
  • Loto, J.O., Soil compaction characteristics and yield parameters of (Completed 2014)
  • Olorunfemi, I.E. Impacts and predictions of hydrophobicity in soils of different land uses in some selected communities of Ekiti state, Nigeria (Completed 2014)
  • Adesigbin J. Strength and Physicochemical Characteristics of Sandy Clay Loam Soil Planted with Cowpea (Vignaunguiculata) Under Different Tillage Systems in Akure, Nigeria (Completed 2014)
  • Olakuleyin F. Strength and Hydraulics Characteristics Variations within a Tropical Alfisol in Southwestern Nigeria under Different Land Use Management (Completed 2017)
  • Ogunyoyin A.E. Physicochemical, Biological Properties and Health Implications of Water Bodies around Landfills in Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. (Completed 2017)
  • Ogunyoyin, E.A. Physicochemical Properties and Health Implications of Water Bodies Around Solid Waste Dumpsite in Osogbo, Nigeria. (Completed 2017)
  • Awonusi, O.S.Physicochemical and hydraulic characteristics of grave soil in selected cemeteries in Akure, Nigeria ((Completed 2019)
  • Ndidi, Ifeanyi. Investigating Some Physical Properties of Soils Under Different Land Uses(Completed 2019)
  • Jegede O.A. Evaluation of Evapotranspiration and Fruit Yield of Tomato (Lycopersiconesculentummiller) under Ambient and Controlled Environments(Completed 2021)
  • Oyewole T.M. Resource Utilization in Cucumber/Okra Intercrop under a Controlled Environment(Completed 2021)
  • David P.E. Growth and Yield Parameters of Amaranthuscruentus Irrigated Under Automated Solar Powered Drip System(Completed 2023)
  • Olaoye P.O. Effect of Greenhouse on Water Use and Yield of Sweet Pepper (Capsicum annum)(Completed 2023)
  • Babatunde M.O. Physicochemical and Hydrophysical Characteristics of Soil in Quarry Environment, Akure, Nigeria.(Completed 2023)
  • Emmanuel O.A. Response of Fluted Pumpkin (Telfairiaoccidentalis) to Different Fertlizer Sources under the Humid Rainforest Climate of Akure, Nigeria. (Completed 2023)
  • Taiwo A.T. Hydro-physical and Compaction Characteristics of Agricultural Soils Under different Machinery Passes(Completed 2023)

PhDSupervision: 🏆✨

  •  Abe, O.A., Penetration and Hydraulic Properties of Soil and Cassava Yield under different Tillage and Compaction Conditions (Successfully completed, 2017)
  • Olorunfemi I.E. GIS-Estimation of biomass and carbon storage of different land uses in the forest vegetative zone of Nigeria (Successfully completed, 2018)
  • Ogunrinde, O.T. Recent changes in rainfall and its effects on agricultural and hydrological drought indices in Nigeria (Successfully completed, 2019)
  • Sajo S. Modelling the Canopy Conductance and Water Use of Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) (Successfully completed, 2022)
  • Konyeha, S. Assessment of Strength and Hydraulic Characteristics of Soil on Yam (Dioscoreaspp) and Cocoyam (Taro spp) intercrop under Different Tillage Systems in Akure, Nigeria (In Progress)
  • Adabembe B.A. Soil Physical Properties, Water and Radiation Use Efficiencies of Drip Irrigated Sweet Pepper/Okra Intercrop (Successfully completed)
  • Akinola, F.F. Dynamics of Soil Hydrophysical Processes and Yield of Selected Grains under different Tillage Practices in Akure, Nigeria (In Progress)
  • Imoukuede, A. Influence of bituminous deposits on physicochemical, strength and hydraulic characteristics of soils in selected sites around the oil producing communities of Ondo State, Nigeria. (In Progress)

 🌐 Fellowship Awards:

  • Staff Development Fellowship for Master’s degree, FUTA 🎓🌐
  • Staff Development Fellowship for Ph.D. degree, FUTA 🎓🌐
  • TWAS-CNPq Award for Postdoctoral Fellowship in Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil (2008) 🌍🇧🇷
  • Technical Partner with the University of Alicante, Spain, on Integrated Soil Fertility Management, CAPACITY4FOOD PROJECT in sub-Saharan African Countries 🌱🌍🇪🇸

A global journey of knowledge and collaboration! 🌐🤝

📚 Publications & Contributions:

The impact of her research is evident in citation metrics and indices from Google Scholar:

  • Cited by: All – 468. 🌐
  • Citations – 403. 📖
  • h-index – 13. 📊
  • Documents – 28. 📑

A testament to the depth and influence of your scholarly work! 🌟

Publications : 📊

  • A GIS-based assessment of the potential soil erosion and flood hazard zones in Ekiti State, Southwestern Nigeria using integrated RUSLE and HAND models
  • Total carbon and nitrogen stocks under different land use/land cover types in the Southwestern region of Nigeria
  • Is cassava yield affected by inverting tillage, chiseling or additional compaction of no-till sandy-loam soil?
  • Dynamics of land use land cover and its impact on carbon stocks in Sub-Saharan Africa: an overview
  • Application of artificial neural network for forecasting standardized precipitation and evapotranspiration index: A case study of Nigeria
  • Evaluation of the impact of climate change on the characteristics of drought in Sahel Region of Nigeria: 1971–2060
  • Hydro-physical, Hydrophobicity and Chemical Characterization of Drip Irrigated Soil Using Aquaculture Wastewater under Sweet Pepper/Okra Intercrop
  • Phytoremediation of aquaculture wastewater using Azolla pinnata and evaluation of its suitability for irrigation purpose
  • Impact of Climate Change and Drought Attributes in Nigeria
  • Effects of climate change and drought attributes in Nigeria based on RCP 8.5 climate scenario