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Dr. Ebenezer Afram Asamany

Phone: (902) 4528587

206-2577 Hamilton lane
Halifax, NS  B3K 5T2


PhD: Dalhousie University, Chemical Engineering  (2013 to 2016)
Thesis: Characterization of waste derived fuels for co-combustion in rotary cement kilns.
Supervised by: Dr. Michael Pegg and Dr. Mark Gibson.

MEng  Dalhousie University, Petroleum Engineering (2009 to 2010)
Project: Description of relative permeability characteristics of surfactant-polymer flooding as a secondary enhanced oil recovery method
Advisor: Dr. Michael Pegg

BSc Kwame Nkrumah Univ. of Science &Technology, Chemical Engineering (2004-2008)
Graduated 10/85; in class with Second Class Upper.
Additional training

Petroleum reservoir modeling and simulation (PETREL and ECLIPSE)
Schlumberger Information Systems, Calgary, Alberta
March to April 2011

Petroleum economics software (MERAK)
Schlumberger Information Systems, Calgary, Alberta
March to April 2011

Honors and Awards

2014 Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship ($30,000)                                        

2014 Nova Scotia Energy R&D Conference Award for best poster in the Alternative Energy and Sustainability category                                                                               

2011 MITACS Accelerate Internship fellowship 
2011 Resource recovery fund board grant for innovation in renewable energy research        

Research Experience

Dalhousie University
Project Co-investigator                                                                    Feb 2014 to Aug 2014
Research project: Tube furnace characterization of mixed waste plastics as fuel for use in cement kilns

Lafarge Cement Canada Inc., Brookfield NS                            May 2011 to April 2013
Research intern

Dalhousie University, Halifax NS                                                   Sept 2009 to Dec 2009
Research assistant, Petroleum engineering Lab

Teaching and Engineering

Dalhousie University, Halifax NS                                                                  2011 to 2013
Session Instructor, Process Engineering and Applied Science

Dalhousie University, Halifax NS                                                             Falls 2011, 2012
Marker, Process Engineering and Applied Science

Dalhousie University, Halifax NS                                                                    Winter 2010
Teaching Assistant, Process Engineering and Applied Science

Ghana national petroleum corporation, Ghana                                               2008- 2009
Junior Petroleum Engineer

Presentations &Publications

1. Co-authored reports to Lafarge Cement Inc.(2015):
A. 'Characterization of waste plastics as fuel for cement kilns'
B.‘Use of scrap tires as an alternative fuel source at Lafarge cement kiln, Brookfield, Nova Scotia, Canada’

2. Report to the Resource Recovery Fund Board, Nova Scotia (2013):
 'Practical approaches to the increased use of waste roofing shingles for co-firing in cement kilns'

Accepted Abstracts:
Air & Waste Management Association annual conference, Asamany, E., Pegg, M.J., Gibson, M.D. (2015) 'Characterization of waste plastics as fuel for cement kilns'

Poster presentation: Nova Scotia Energy R&D Conference (May 2014)
An approach to the increased use of waste shingles as supplementary fuels in rotary cement kilns
Oral Presentation: Resource recovery Fund Board Research symposium (Nov 2011)
Increased use of roofing asphalt shingles as fuel in cement kilns

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    Conferences, Seminars & Symposia Attended