Mr. Ernest Adaze

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED

  1. MS Mechanical Engineering (Thermo-Fluid Sciences), Saudi Arabia | 2018
  2. BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, Ghana | 2012

 

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED 

  1. King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia | 2014 - 2017
  2. University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, Ghana | 2008 – 2012
  3. Tamale Secondary School (Tamasco), Tamale, Ghana | 2003 – 2006

 

AWARDS

Government of Saudi Arabia Scholarship | 2014

 

ACADEMIC RANKS HELD

Assistant Lecturer | 2018 - Date

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Two-Phase Flow Modeling and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

 

SUBJECTS TAUGHT

  1. Technical Drawing (GM/GL 155)
  2. Basic Mechanics (MC/EL 167)
  3. Fluid Mechanics (MC/EL/RN/ES/PE/MR/GL/MN 264)
  4. Hydraulic Machinery (MC 371)

 

PROJECTS SUPERVISED

Five (5) undergraduate senior projects | 2019

 

OTHER PROFESSIONALLY RELATED EXPERIENCE

Accident Vehicle Assessor (Surveyor) for Vanguard Assurance Company for Tarkwa and Takoradi, Western Region of Ghana | 2012 - 2014

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Adaze, E., Badr, H.M. and Al-Sarkhi, A. (2019), "CFD Modeling of Two-Phase Annular Flow Toward the Onset of Liquid Film Reversal in a Vertical Pipe", Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol. 175, pp. 755-774.
  2. Adaze, E., Al-Sarkhi, A., Badr, H.M. and Elsaadawy, E. (2018), "Current Status of CFD Modeling of Liquid Loading Phenomena in Gas Wells: A Literature Review", Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, pp.1-15.
  3. Simons, A., Amankwah, D., Avegnon, K. L. M. and Adaze, E. (2018), “Finite Element Analysis of Electrically-Powered Cable Stripper”, Ghana Journal of Technology, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-8.
  4. Simons, A., Owusu, I., and Adaze, E. (2013), "Modification of the Gratis Firewood Dryer for Agricultural Produce", Journal of the Ghana Institute of Engineers, Vol. 10.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Simons, A., Amankwah, D. K., Avegnon, K. L. M. and Adaze, E. (2018), “Design of Electrically Powered Cable Stripper for Nexans Kabel Metal (Gh) Limited”, Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial UMaT International Conference on Mining & Mineral Proceeding, “Expanding the Frontiers of Mining Technology”, August, 1-4, 2018, Tarkwa, Ghana.
  2. Benson Lamidi AL., Dziwornu CK and Adaze E., (2015), "Optimising Spacing of Horizontal Wells in Gas and Gas-Condensate Reservoirs", SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference, 2015, pp. 1–10.