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Kojo Atta Aikins

Educational History

 2011-2013 Hanbat National University (HBNU) Daejeon, South Korea MEng. Mechanical Engineering

2006-2010 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Kumasi, Ghana BSc (Hons) Degree in Agricultural Engineering

2001-2004 Breman Asikuma Senior Secondary School Breman Asikuma, Ghana Senior Secondary School Certificate in General Science

Some Courses I Teach

AE 157 Farm Power and Machinery Management

AE 251 Agricultural Power Sources

AE 252 Agricultural Field Machinery

AE 354 Agricultural Mechanisation in Ghana

AE 461 Agricultural Power and Machinery

AE 456 Mechanised Conservation Agriculture

AE 467 Farm Workshop Practice

AE 460 Maintenance and Repairs of Agricultural Machinery

ME 196 Engineering Technology II

 Research Interests

Development of machinery for small and medium-scale agricultural production and processing in Ghana.

Application of heat pumps in agriculture.

 Areas of Expertise

Agricultural Machinery Engineering

  Membership of Professional


Publications Since 2010

 [1] Aikins, K. A., Akude, G. S. (2015). The Impact of Motor Tricycles on Transportation of Agricultural Produce in the Pru District of Ghana. GJBAHS Vol. 4 (3).

[2] Aikins, K. A., Choi, J. M. (2013). Issues to improve ground source heat pump units in Korea: Refrigerant application and hot water generation. J. Renewable Sustainable Energy 5, 052002.

[3] Aikins, K. A., Lee, S. H., Choi, J. M. (2013). Technology review of two-stage vapor compression heat pump systems. Int. J. Air-Cond. 21, No. 3 1330002.

[4] Aikins, K. A., Choi, J. M. (2012). Current status of the performance of GSHP (ground source heat pump) units in the Republic of Korea. Energy 47 77-82.