Prof. Jacob Kwaku Agbenorhevi

Associate Professor

Dept: Food Science and Technology
Department of Food Science and Technology
College of Science
Room TF13

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Research Areas/Interests

Food Chemistry (composition and analysis) Food Biopolymers (polysaccharide/protein systems) and Rheology. Food Bioactive Compounds (polyphenols/ph...~more

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Grants/Funds Awarded

KNUST Research Fund (KReF6) Award 2021, Co-Investigator                               2021

Chocolate Preservation Project ((£5000)

KNUST Research Fund (KReF) Award 2020, Co-Investigator                                 2020

Pilot Plant Design for Okra Pectin Production (£3750)


Commonwealth Alumni Project Fund 2019 Award                                                   2019

Training of SHS Students in Basic Life Support (BLS) (£500)


UHAS Research Fund -Investigator-Led Category, Co-Investigator                      2019

Isolation of Pectin from Cucubitaceae Species for Application in

Dysphagia Fluid (£3200)


KNUST Research Fund (KReF) Award 2017: Co-Investigator                                2017

Okra Pectin as a drug release modifier in the formulation of controlled

(extended) release matrix tablets of metformin for the management

of chronic diabetes (£3750)


KNUST Research Fund (KReF) Award 2016: Principal Investigator                      2016

Okra pectin extraction (£2000)

The George Weston Limited, Canada Fellowship Award, Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Titular Fellowships Award.                                                                                                                                        2016

Research Fellowship at University of Huddersfield, UK (£5000)

The Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) Scholarship Award                     2015

For the International Course Lost Harvest and Wasted Food 2015,

The Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University.


PhD Scholarship Award                                                                                     2009-2011

For PhD Studies at University of Huddersfield, UK


Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Award                                                    2007-2008

For MSc. Nutrition and Food Sciences at University of Huddersfield, UK


Ghana Government Scholarship Award                                                           1999-2001

Accra Academy


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