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Komla Agbeko Dzisi

PROF. KOMLA AGBEKO DZISI

+233-20-8180346

Educational History

1995-1989 PhD Agric. Eng. CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY,SILSOE CAMPUS

1983-1985MSc Agric. Eng. CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY,SILSOE CAMPUS

1977-1981BSc. Agric. Eng, KNUST, KUMASI

1975-1977GCE 'A' LEVEL, K'DUA SECTECH SCHOOL

1970-1975GCE 'O' LEVEL, YENDI SEC. SCHOOL

Some Courses I Teach

AE 581: PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS

AE 588: CROP DRYING

AE 545: ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL IN AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES

AE 561: DESIGN OF AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES

AE 586: PROCESS ENGINEERING

AE 685: INTEGRATED STUDY ASSIGNMENT

HORT 574: SEED STORAGE TECHNOLOGY

HORT 573: PERISHABLE CROP STORAGE TECHNOLOGY

AE 453: ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL AND LIVESTOCK HOUSING

AE 464: CROP STORAGE AND STORAGE STRUCTURES

AE 471: FARM STRUCTURES

 Research Interests

1.SOLAR DRYING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE

2.DESIGN OF ENERGY SAVING STOVES

3.DETERMINATION OF THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF VARIOUS AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

4. DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF MANUALLY OPERATED GROUNDNUT SHELLERS

5.PRODUCTION AND EVALUATION OF THE QUALITY OF HIGH QUALITY CASSAVA FLOUR FOR BREAD-MAKING.

 Areas of expertise

POST HARVEST MANAGEMENT EXPER

 Professional Membership

GHANA INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS (GhIE)

Publications

[1]. E. A. Amankwah, K. A. Dzisi, E. Agyabeng Fofie. P. Marmah, A. J. B. van Boxtel (2014): Drying Characteristics of Dried Banana (Musa sapientum). GSTF Journal on Agricultural Engineering (JAE) Vol.1 No. 1. February 2014. Pp 22 – 32.

[2]Dzisi, K. A., Ayim, I. And Amankwah E. A. (2012): Thin layer Modeling of FHIA-21 (Tetraploid Plantain): ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science Vol. 7, No. 11, November 2012

[3].  Awafo, E. A. and Dzisi, K. A. (2012): Analytical Models and Design of Combined Dehumidification and Evaporative Cooling System for Mango Storage in Ghana. Int. J. Curr. Res. Rev. Oct 2012, Vol. 4 (20): 177-187

[4]. Bart-Plange, A., Dzisi, K. A. and Ampah, J. (2012): Effect of Drying on Selected Physical Properties of “Asontem” Cowpea Variety. ISRN Agronomy Volume 2012, Article ID 496026, 7 pages, doi:10.5402/2012/496026

[5]. Awafo, E and Dzisi, K. A. (2012): Appropriate Design of Evaporative Cooler for Mango Storage in the Transitional and Savannah Zones of Ghana. International Journal of Engineering Sciences Research, Vol 03, Issue 02, May-June 2012

[6]. Bart-Plange, A; Dzisi, A. K.; Addo, A; Teye, E; and Kumi, F (2012): A Comparative Study of Some Physical Properties of Large and Medium Size Cocoa Beans from Ghana. ARPN Journal of Science and Technology, Vol.2 No. 3, 135-141, April 2012.

[7]. Jonathan Ampah, Ato Bart-Plange and Komla Agbeko Dzisi (2012): Effect of Rewetting on Selected Physical Properties of ‘Asontem’ Cowpea Variety, ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol. 7, No. 4, 389-395, April 2012.

[8]. Ayim I, Amankwah E. A.,and Dzisi K. A. (2012): Effect of pre-treatment and temperature on the air drying of French and False horn plantain slices. Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 2012. Vol. 13, Issue 2: 1771 – 1780

[9]. Amankwah E A, I Ayim, K. A. Dzisi and J. Barimah (2011): Nutritional Content and Functional Properties of French horn, False Horn and FHIA-21. Am. J. Food Technol., 6: 322-328.