Dr. Samuel Nkum Asare-Asher

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED

PhD in Engineering(Minerals and Materials), 2015

BSc(Hons) in Minerals Engineering, 2010


INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia, (2011 - 2015)

University of Mines and Technology, (2006 - 2010)


PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP

Graduate Member, AusIMM

 

CERTIFICATION 

IASSC Certified Black Belt, 2016

 

AWARDS

University President's Scholarship, University of South Australia, 2011-2015

Metso Award - Best Graduating Student in Minerals Engineering for 2009/2010 academic year, 2010

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

Business Improvement Strategies, Lean Management, Six Sigma, Statistical Process Control, Colloidal Systems, Interfacial Phenomena, Water purification and Environmental Management

 

REFEREED  PUBLICATIONS

Asare-Asher, S., J.N. Connor, and R. Sedev, Elasticity of liquid marbles. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2015. 449: p. 341-346 

Asare-Asher S., Connor J., Sedev R., Electrowetting of polymer surfaces, Chemeca 2013, Brisbane, 29 September 2013 to 2 October 2013 

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Asare-Asher S., Connor J., Sedev R., Wetting and Forced Wetting of Polymer Surfaces with Ionic Liquids, 29th Australian Colloid and Surface Science Student Conference, Ballarat, Victoria, 3rd-7th February, 2014

Asare-Asher S., Connor J., Sedev R., Effect of Hydrophobicity on the Electrowetting of Polymer Surfaces, SA Physical Chemistry Symposium, 24 November 2013, Flinders University, Adelaide 

Asare-Asher S., Connor J., Sedev R., Effect of Anions and Cations on the Surface Tension and Wetting Behavior of Ionic Liquids, 1st International Workshop on. Wetting and Evaporation: Droplets of Pure and Complex Fluids. Marseilles (France), June 17-20th, 2013

Asare-Asher S., Connor J., Sedev R., The Effect of Changing Anions and Cations on the Wetting Behavior of Ionic Liquids on Common Polymer Surfaces, 14th European Student Colloid Conference, Potsdam-Golm, Germany, 10-13 June, 2013

Asare-Asher S., Connor J., Sedev R., Compression of Liquid Marbles, 28th Australian Colloid and Surface Science Student Conference, Riverwoods Down, Newcastle, 6rd-10th February, 2012