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Dr. Benjamin Edem Meteku



Chemical and Petrochemical Engineering

Research Interest

His research focuses on the sysnthesis and applications of novel materials for pollution mitigation via heterogeneous catalyis and sorption processes. 

He also does research on Magnetic Metal Organic Frameworks (MMOFs), Activated Carbon and the production of industrial materials from indigenous agro-waste

Dr Benjamin Edem Meteku is a Lecturer  at the Department of Chemical and Petrochemical Engineering, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa. He has a PhD in Chemical Engineering and Technology, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry.

His research focuses on the synthesis of novel materials for pollution mitigation via heterogeneous catalysis and sorption processes.

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PhD Chemical Engineering and Technology
China University of Petroleum
MSc Chemical Engineering
BSc Industrial Chemistry
China University of Petroleum
International Association of Engineers
  1. Yanmei Zhou, Shaoru Wu, Guobing Huang, Jingbin Zeng, Benjamin Edem Meteku, Xiaohong Tan, Heng LuZhixiong Cai (2022), "Double Passivation of Alkali Metal Ion and Organic Ligand Towards Enhanced Photoluminescence and Stability of Cs3Cu2X5 (X=Cl, Br and I) Nanocrystals", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, ,

  2. Zhi Ciong Cai, Yu Zhu Chen, Benjamin Edem Meteku, (2022), "Cu2+-Assisted Synthesis of Au@AgI Core/Shell Nanorods via In Situ Oxidation of Iodide: A Strategy for Colorimetric Iodide Sensing", Journal of Analysis and Testing, ,

  3. Benjamin Edem Meteku, Jiankun Huang, Jingbin Zeng, Sobia Aslam, Yu Zhang, Zhang Xue, Bingwen Cui, Congyin Wen, Zifeng Yan (2021), "Magnetic rod-based metal-organic framework metal composite as multifunctional nanostirrer with adsorptive, peroxidase-like and catalytic properties", Chinese Chemical Letters, ,

  4. Dongzhi Zhang, Sujing Yu, Xingwei Wang, Jiankun Huang, Wenjing Pan, JianhuaZhang, Benjamin Edem Meteku, Jingbin Zeng (2021), "UV Illumination-Enhanced Ultrasensitive Ammonia Gas Sensor Based on (001)TiO2/MXene Heterostructure for Food Spoilage Detection", Journal of Hazardous Materials, ,

  5. Jiangbo Qu, YangYang Lin, Qing Li, Wenshu Peng, Jiankun Huang, Jing Li, Benjamin Edem Meteku, Jingbin Zeng (2021), "In-situ grafting temperature-responsive hydrogel as a bifunctional solid-phase microextraction coating for tunable extraction of biomacromolecules", Journal of Chromatography A, ,

  6. Congying Wen, Yuzhu Chen, Rongsheng LiuJiankun Huang, Dawei Wang, Benjamin Edem Meteku, Jingbin Zeng (2021), "Matrix colorimetry for high-resolution visual detection of free cyanide with Au@Au–Ag yolk–shell nanoparticles", Journal of Materials Chemistry C, ,

  7. Jingbin Zeng, Dongzhi Zhang, Sujing Yu, Yu Zhang, Benjamin Edem Meteku, Fangdou Zhang (2020), "Green Light-Driven Enhanced Ammonia Sensing at Room Temperature Based on Seed-Mediated Growth of Gold-Ferrosoferric Oxide Dumbbell-Like Heteronanostructures", Nanoscale, ,

  8. Benjamin Edem Meteku, Jiankun Huang, Jingbin Zeng, Fazle Subhan, Sobia Aslam, Yu Zhang, Yan Zifeng Zeng, Sobia Aslam, Yu Zhang, Zhang Xue, Bingwen Cui, Congyin Wen, Zifeng Yan (2020), "Magnetic metal–organic framework composites for environmental monitoring and remediation", Coordination Chemistry Reviews, ,

  9. Jiankun Huang, Jingbin Zeng, Hongbin Wang, Ubong Etim, Benjamin Edem Meteku, Mark J.Rood, Yan Zifeng (2020), "Biomimetic Fabrication of Highly Ordered Laminae-trestle-laminae Structured Copper Aero-sponge", Nanoscale, ,

  10. Ao Liu, Menmeng Li, Fan Feng, Yu Zhang, Zhiwei Qiu, Yuzhou Chen, Benjamin Edem Meteku, Congyin Wen, Zifeng Yan, Jingbin Zeng (2019), "The Ag@Au core/shell triangular nanoplates with dual enzyme-like properties for the colorimetric sensing of glucose", Chinese Chemical Letters, ,

  11. Jian Zhang, Congyin Wen, Qing Li, Benjamin Edem Meteku,Bingwen Cui, Xiyou Li, Jingbin Zeng (2018), "Electro-enhanced solid-phase microextraction of bisphenol A from thermal papers using a three-dimensional graphene coated fiber", Journal of Chromatography A, ,

  1. Benjamin Edem Meteku, Jingbin Zeng, Yan Zifeng (2020), "Magnetic rod-based metal-organic frameworks metal composite for colorimetric detection of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and pollutant elimination", 1st International Electronic Conference on Biosensors,