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Dr. Clement Kwasi Owusu

cowusu@umat.edu.gh


Position

Lecturer

Department

Minerals Engineering

Research Interest

Flotation, hydrometallurgy, Geometallurgy, Mineral surface characterization.




2014
PhD, Minerals and Materials Engineering (University of South Australia)

2009
BSc (Hons), Mineral Engineering (UMaT)

2010--2014
Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia,
2005--2009
University of Mines and Technology
2012--to date
Associate Member, IChemE,
  1. 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.

  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. (2013), "Estimating the electrochemical reactivity of pyrite minerals-their impact on pulp chemistry and chalcopyrite flotation behaviour,", Advance Powder Technology,, ,

  1. 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,", MPC 2014, Sheraton Hotel, Santiago, Chile,,
  2. 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), ,
  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,,
  4. 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,,
  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 ,
  6. 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.
  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, ,