Nelson Kudzo Akafuah, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor

Research Areas: Combustion, Nondestructive Testing, Surface Coating and Preservation

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering - ME
308 RGAN
Lexington, KY 40506-0503
Phone: 859-257-6336x80702
Fax: 859-257-3304
Email: nelson.akafuah@uky.edu

Professional Preparation

PhD., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, December, 2009.

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of New Orleans, December, 2003.

B.Sc.,  Mechanical Engineering, First Class Honors, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, July, 1999.

Appointments

Assistant Research Professor, February, 2011–present

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky

Post-Doctoral Research Scholar, January, 2010 – January, 2011

Institute of Research for Technology Development, University of Kentucky

Research Assistant, September, 2005 – December, 2009

Institute of Research for Technology Development, University of Kentucky

Research Assistant, June, 2003 – August, 2005

Energy Conversion and Conservation Center, University of New Orleans

Mechanical Engineer, Co-op, June, 2002 – May, 2003

General Electric Power Systems, Schenectady, NY

Research Assistant, January, 2001 – May, 2002

Energy Conversion and Conservation Center, University of New Orleans