Dr. Clement Kwasi Owusu

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED
  1. PhD, Minerals and Materials Engineering (University of South Australia), 2014

  2. BSc (Hons), Mineral Engineering (UMaT), 2009

 
INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED
  1. Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia,, (2010 - 2014)

  2. University of Mines and Technology, (2005 - 2009)

 
PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP
  1. Associate Member, IChemE,, (2012 - to date)       

AWARDS 

  1. Norton Jackson Material Science and Engineering Medal, 2014
  2. Ian Wark Research Institute Medal, 2014
  3. UMaT/UniSA postgraduate research scholarship, 2010
 

OTHER PROFESSIONALLY RELATED EXPERIENCE

  1. Team Member: Optimization of High Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGRs), Tarkwa Mines, Goldfields Ghana Limited
  2. Team Member:  Spent heaps resource estimation, Tarkwa Mines, Goldfields Ghana Limited
  3. Team Member: Leach recovery improvement studies, Iduapriem Gold Mines, AngloGold Ashanti.  
PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS 
  1. Owusu, C., Addai-Mensah, J. Fornasiero, D. and Zanin, M. (2013), Estimating the electrochemical reactivity of pyrite minerals-their impact on pulp chemistry and chalcopyrite flotation behaviour, Advance Powder Technology, 24:801-809.
  2. Owusu, C., Brito e Abreu, S., Skinner, W., Addai-Mensah, J. and Zanin, M. (2014). The influence of pyrite content on the flotation of chalcopyrite/pyrite mixtures, Minerals Engineering, 55: 87-95.
  3. Owusu, C., Addai-Mensah, J. Fornasiero, D. and Zanin, M. (2014). Effect of regrinding and pulp aeration on the flotation of chalcopyrite in chalcopyrite/pyrite mixture, Powder Technology, 267:61-67
  4. Owusu, C., Addai-Mensah, J. Fornasiero, D. and Zanin, M. (2015). Influence of pulp aeration on the flotation of chalcopyrite with xanthate in chalcopyrite/pyrite mixtures, International Journal of Minerals Processing, 134:50-57.

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Owusu, C., Zanin, M., Fornasiero, D. and Addai-Mensah, J., (2011). Influence of pyrite content on the flotation of chalcopyrite after regrinding with Isamill. CHEMECA 2011: Engineering a Better World: Sydney Hilton Hotel, NSW, Australia, September 18-21, 2011. (Oral presentation).
  2. Owusu, C., Zanin, M., Fornasiero, D. and Addai-Mensah, J., (2012). Estimating the electrochemical reactivity of iron sulphide mineral and its impact on flotation pulp chemistry, CHEMECA 2012: Quality of Life through Chemical Engineering: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand, September 23-26, 2012. (Oral presentation).
  3. Owusu, C., Addai-Mensah, J., and Zanin, M., (2013). Correlations between optimum aeration and pyrite content in a modelled chalcopyrite-pyrite xanthate flotation system, CHEMECA 2013: Challenging tomorrow: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, September 29- 02 October, 2013. (Poster presentation).
  4. Owusu, C., Skinner, B., Fornasiero, D., Addai-Mensah, J. and Zanin, M. (2014). Oxygen demand test-A diagnostic tool for determining the optimum aeration time in the selective separation of chalcopyrite/pyrite mixed mineral systems, IMPC 2014, Sheraton Hotel, Santiago, Chile, October 20-24, 2014 (Oral presentation).
  5. Owusu, C., Fornasiero, D., Addai-Mensah, J. and Zanin, M., (2012). Estimating the electrochemical reactivity of Iron sulphide mineral using Dissolved Oxygen Demand Test, 28th Australian Colloid & Surface Science Student Conference 2012 (ACSSSC), Feb., 2012, Newcastle, Australia (Oral presentation).
  6. Owusu, C., Addai-Mensah, J., and Zanin, M., (2014). Influence of aeration on chalcopyrite and pyrite flotation, 29th Australian Colloid & Surface Science Student Conference 2014 (ACSSSC), February 3-7, 2014, Ballarat, Melbourne, Australia (Oral presentation).
  7. Owusu, C., Brito e Abreu, S., Skinner, W., Zanin, M. and Addai-Mensah, J. Surface species responsible for chalcopyrite and pyrite minerals flotation, 3rd UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral Conference: Innovation in Mining and Mineral processing; Expanding the Frontiers of Mining Technology, UMaT Auditorium, Tarkwa, Ghana, July 30-2 August, 2014.