The Institute of Industrial Research (IIR) is one of the leading 13 Research Institutes of Ghana’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the main Science and Technology Research and Development Institution of Ghana. The CSIR-IIR is Ghana’s foremost industrial research and development organization.

 

Researchers

Mr. Ebenezer Neequaye Quartey

Position: Senior Scientific Officer

Email: ebenkotey@csir-iir.org, ebenkotey@gmail.com

Tel: (+233) 208-126658

 

SUMMARY/BIOGRAPHY

Ghanaian and a native of Teshie in Accra. Married with four children and a Christian fellowshipping with the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.

EDUCATION BACKGROUND

From

To

Institution

Degree

1985

1988

KNUST, Kumasi. Ghana.

B.Sc. (Physics)

1992

1995

Yamaguchi University, Japan

M.Sc. (Physics)

 

 

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

From

To

Institution

Designation 

1989

1991

Accra Academy Senior High

Physics Tutor

1991

1996

CSIR-Scientific Instrumentation Center

Instrumentation officer

1996

Date

CSIR-Institute of Industrial Research

Research Scientist

 

RESEARCH SUMMARY AND INTEREST  

Physicist, with 25+ years of experience working with the CSIR Institute of Industrial Research in the Metrology and Energy industry. Primarily focused on implementation of ISO/IEC 17025 Management Systems and Energy efficiency. Familiar with Excel and VBA for Measurement Procedures writing and Uncertainty calculations in Electrical, Mass, Pressure and Acoustic Metrology. Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities, and possess a wide range of technical skills. Enjoys being part of a team, as well as managing, motivating and training a productive team and thrives in high pressure and challenging working environment.

PROJECTS/ACHIEVEMENTS/FUNDING AWARDS

  1. Retooling the Metrology Laboratory of CSIR-Institute of Industrial Research with support from EU-MoTI TRAQUE Project (€458,000) - 2011 to 2017
  2. Deployment and capacity building on renewable energy as a tool for STI promotion in Ghana with support from UNESCO ($6,000) - 2009
  3. Measurement and Evaluation of Refrigerator Energy Consumption and Efficiencies in Ghana with support from Energy Commission ($12,000)

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  1. President, Research Staff Association of the CSIR-IIR, Ghana.
  2. Member, Ghana Science Association
  3. Member. National Technical Committee (TC 17) on Metrology and Measurement. November 2016 to date
  4. Member. Ghana National Electrotechnical Committee (GNEC) – September 2010 to date
  5. Member of CSIR Laboratory Audit Team. August – September 2009
  6. Member of a 3-Member Committee on Technical Evaluation for Equipment Procurement CSIR-WAAPP, July – August 2009
  7. Member of Steering Committee of the 3rd African Conference on Quality Management in Nuclear Industry and Research Laboratories. Ghana Standards Board. 2008 – 2009
  8. Member of Refrigerator Standards Technical Committee. Ghana Standards Board. 2008.
  9. Member of National Quality Steering Committee of the Ministry of Trade and Industries (MOTI) April 2007
  10. Chairman, Investigation Committee, CSIR-IIR, February 2006
  11. Member, RSA representative on the CSIR Superannuation Management Committee, 1st October 1998 to 30th September 2001

 

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Laryea, G. N, Kotey E. N, 2014, Design and fabrication of a wind turbine blade, Ghana Journal of Science. Vol. 54
  2. Ampomah-Benefo K, Animpong B. A. M, Boafo-Mensah G, Oduro O. W, Kotey E. N, Obiri A. H, 2013, Achieving sustainable consumption of electricity through energy audit: A case study of a public sector institution in Ghana. International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 2 No. 2: Page 1487-1498
  3. Boafo-Mensah G, Ampomah-Benefo K, Animpong B. A. M, Oduro O. W, Kotey E. N, Akufo-Kumi K, Laryea, G. N, 2013, Thermal efficiency of charcoal fired cookstoves in Ghana. Global Advanced Research Journal of Engineering, Technology and Innovation. Vol. 2(3) Page 102-110
  4. Mensah, B, Oduro, W. O, Kotey E. N. et al, HRLT Extraction of Bioactive constituents from botanicals  November 2014. (Manual)
  5. Kotey E. N, Laryea G. N, Ampomah-Benefo K, Deployment and capacity building on renewable energy as a tool for STI promotion in Ghana. July 2011 (Approved Consultancy Report)
  6. Hagan E. B, Kotey E. N, Measurement and evaluation of refrigerator energy consumption and efficiencies in Ghana. May 2007 (Approved Consultancy Report)
  7. Halm M, Kotey E. N, Ansah-Asare O, et al, Assessment of CSIR Capacity: Laboratory Audit and Institutional Needs, 2009. (Approved Consultancy Report)
  1. Kotey E. N. “Image Transmission through Graded-Index Multimode Optical Fibre”, Yamaguchi University Japan, M.Sc. Thesis, 1995
  2. Kotey E. N, “The Use of Thermoluminicence Dose meter For Personnel and Environmental         Monitoring”, KNUST Ghana, B.Sc. Thesis, 1988.

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & WORKSHOP

  1. TRAQUE Training on Measurement Uncertainty in Electrical measurement and procedure writing. IIR, March 2016
  2. TRAQUE Training on General Metrology. Errata Hotel Accra, October 15-16 2014
  3. TRAQUE Training on Measurement Uncertainty, Errata Hotel Accra, October, 21-25 2014.
  4. National Scientific Equipment Policy Workshop, STEPRI, 31st March – 1st April 2014
  5. National Training Workshop on Repair and Maintenance of Scientific Engineering Equipment in Universities, Research Institutions and Small Scale Industries. CSIR-IIR, August 25-29, 2013
  6. Development of 2nd Generation Biofuels, Workshop, KNUST, Kumasi, 29th June to 1st July
  7. Metrology for Developing Countries; SIRIM Berhad, Shah Alam Malaysia, 31st May to 4th June.
  8. RET Screen Capacity Enhancement Workshop. Energy Commission, Accra. 12th March.
  9. Regional (AFRA) Training Course for Group 2 Assessors (English Speaking Countries). Accra, Ghana. 21st – 25th September
 

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