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The Minerals Engineering programme started in 1961, when the Government, upon the advocacy of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, redefined the mission of the then Tarkwa Technical Institute (TTI) to incorporate the training of mineral technicians and other middle level manpower for the country’s minerals and related industries. The programme has developed through Certificate, Diploma to Degree level

The Minerals Engineering programme started in 1961, when the Government, upon the advocacy of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, redefined the mission of the then Tarkwa Technical Institute (TTI) to incorporate the training of mineral technicians and other middle level manpower for the country’s minerals and related industries. The programme has developed through Certificate, Diploma to Degree level

ACADEMIC STAFF

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NAME

ACADEMIC /PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

DESIGNATION

AREA  OF SPECIALIZATION

 anamynous  

Dr James R. Dankwah

 PhD-2012; UNSW, Australia  HOD/Senior Lecturer Ferrous Metallurgy; Polymer Science and Engineering; Electrometallurgy; High Temperature Metallurgical Processes; Nonferrous Process Metallurgy; Solid Waste Management; Recycling of Waste Polymers into Metals Production
 anamynous  Prof Daniel Mireku- Gyimah  

PhD-1989;
Imperial College, UK

 Professor  Mineral Project Evaluation
 anamynous  Prof Richard K. Amankwah  PhD-2005; Queens, Canada  Professor Biohydrometallurgy, Environmental Biotechnology, Application of Microwaves in Mineral Extraction, Gold Beneficiation, Geometallurgy, Mine-to-mill concept, Small-scale Mining.
 anamynous  Assoc Prof Elias K Asiam  PhD-1988,  Assoc Prof Beneficiation of Precious Minerals, Mine Waste
 anamynous  

Assoc Prof.
Victor A. Temeng

 PhD- ; Michigan Tech, USA  Assoc. Prof  Operations Research
 anamynous  

Assoc Prof
Sulemana Al-Hassan

 PhD-   Assoc. Prof. Probability and Statistics

 

ADMNNISTRATIVE AND TECHNICAL STAFF

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NAME

QUALIFICATION

RANK

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION

 anamynous  Assoc Prof William K. Buah  PhD-2009; Leeds  Assoc Prof  Mineral Processing, Gold Beneficiation, Industrial Minerals
 anamynous  Dr Grace Ofori-Sarpong  PhD-2010; Penn State, USA  Senior Lecturer  Water Quality Monitoring, Biohydrometallurgy, Environmental Biotechnology, Application of Microwaves in Mineral Extraction, Gold Beneficiation, Aqueous processes
 anamynous  Joseph J.K. Gordon  MPhil-1996; KNUST, Ghana  Lecturer  Biotechnology, Mineral Processing
 anamynous  Charles E. Abbey  MPhil-2010; UMaT, Ghana  Lecturer  Small-scale mining, Computer Aided Process Analysis, Mineral Processing
Dr Eric A. Agorhom PhD-2014; UNISA, Australia Lecturer Froth Flotation, Process Mineralogy, Mineral Surface Characterisation, Beneficiation of Precious Minerals, Design of Fine gold, Upgrading Techniques.
   Dr Clement K. Owusu PhD-2014; UNISA, Australia  Lecturer Flotation, Process plant optimisation, Statistical analyses and modelling of metallurgical data, Beneficiation of precious metals, Minerals surface characterisation
   
  Dr Belson Awate PhD-2015; UNISA, Australia  Lecturer  
  Harriet Asiamah  HND-2009, Takoradi Polytechnic     Senior Administrative Assistant   
  Francis Stephens  HND-1991        Laboratory Technician   

* PhD in progress

 

Goals Objectives

Aims
The BSc. Minerals Engineering programme aims at providing firm grounding in concepts of Minerals Engineering disciplines and related courses to meet the changing trends of the industry.

Objectives
The main objectives are:

  • To train competent first degree graduates;
  • To prepare first degree graduates to take up jobs in industry; and
  • To prepare candidates for higher degrees in mineral and related programmes.

 

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