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Gifty Osei-Prempeh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair, Chemical Engineering Department

Gifty Osei-Prempeh

304.929.1655

Office: Learning Resource Center, Room 305G

Curriculum Vitae


Appointments
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, 2016 – Present  
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, 2010 – 2016  
Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept. of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 2008 – 2010  
Lecturer, Dept. of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky College of Eng. Extended Campus, Paducah, KY 2007 –  2008   

Education
PhD Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (2007)   
MS Chemical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC (2002)   
BS Chemical Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (1999)   

Teaching Interests
Material and Energy Balances, Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Kinetics and reactor Design, Unit Operations Lab, Polymer Science and Engineering 

Research Areas
Porous silica/polymer composites for separation applications; Biomass conversion to bio-fuel; Catalysts for fuel cell applications