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Dr. Patrick Ken AmissahIng. Dr. Patrick Ken Amissah

Senior Lecturer & Head of Engineering Dept


Contact:

Phone: (office) 0302-30-3221, Mobile: 024-654-8766
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Office: Roquah Campus
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Education:

  • PhD, Mech Eng, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    • 2005
  • MSc, Eng, Technical University, Berlin, Germany
    • 1993
  • BSc, Eng, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    • 1977
  • HND, Eng, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    • 1973

 

Career History:

  • Mechanical Engineer - Firestone Ghana Limited, Bonsaso, Ghana
  • Factory Engineer - Odutola Nigeria Industries, Ilaro, Nigeria
  • Lecturer - Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Nigeria
  • Vice Principal - Cape Coast Polytechnic, Cape Coast, Ghana
  • Dean, School of Engineering - Cape Coast Polytechnic, Cape Coast, Ghana
  • Head of Mechanical Eng. Dept. - Cape Coast Polytechnic, Cape Coast, Ghana
  • Lecturer - Cape Coast Polytechnic, Cape Coast, Ghana

 

Courses Teaching/Taught at Regent University:

  • SIEL 2662 - Control Engineering
  • SIEL 1572 - Environmental Studies
  • SIEL 4613 - Industrial Control and Management
  • SIEL 3663 - Process Dynamics and Control
  • SIEL 1593 - Applied Electricity
  • SIEL 4953 - Engineering Project I
  • SIEL 4963 - Engineering Project II

 

Research/Scholarly Interests:

  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Renewable Energy Resources
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Technical and Vocational Education and Training

 

Membership of Professional Bodies:

  • Corporate Member, Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE)

 

Selected (Recent) Publications:

  1. Amissah, P. K. (2009), The Fundamentals of Thermodynamics for Engineers, Volume 1. A textbook for Engineering students in the Universities and Polytechnics, 1st ed. Catholic Mission Printing Press, Cape Coast
  2. Amissah, P. K. (2008), Refrigeration and Airconditioning for Engineers. A textbook for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering students in the Universities and Polytechnics, 1st ed. Catholic Mission Printing Press, Cape Coast
  3. Amissah, P. K. (2008), Moisture Control Algorithm for the Resolution of Moisture Desorption Problems within Building Enclosures. Journal of Polytechnics of Ghana (JOPOG), Sunyani, Ghana
  4. Amissah, P. K. (2005), Indoor air quality: Combining air humidity with construction moisture. PhD Thesis, University of Strathclyde, Energy Systems and Research Unit, Glasgow, UK

 

Other Academic Pursuits:

  • Member - NTVET Qualifications Framework Standing Committee of the COTVET Board, Ministry of Education, Accra