Dr. Godwin Kafui Kwesi Ayetor

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Mechanical Engineering

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Research Areas/Interests

Electric Vehicles, TVET, CBT, Vehicle Standards, Vehicle Policy, Vehicle Regulations, Alternative Fuels, Emissions, Automobile Equipment...~more

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    1. Ayetor, G., J. Mashele and I. Mbonigaba (2023). "The progress toward the transition to electromobility in Africa." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 183: 113533.

    2. Ayetor, G. K., I. Mbonigaba and J. Mashele (2023). "Feasibility of Electric Two and Three-Wheelers in Africa." Green Energy and Intelligent Transportation: 100106.

    3. Ayetor, G. K., F. K. Nyarko and P. Y. Andoh (2023). "Achieving Cost Parity for Battery Electric Vehicles in Africa: a case study of Ghana." Transportation Letters: 1-13.

    4. Boahen, S., Ofori-Amanfo, K. B., Amoabeng, K. O., Ayetor, G., Obeng, G. Y., Opoku, R., & Dzebre, D. E. (2023). Fault detection model for a variable speed heat pump. Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, 70(1), 1-18.

    5. Adjei, F., Sperling, D., Atia-Abugbilla, I., Anokye, A., Appiah, J., Ayetor, G., & Severengiz, S. (2023). Converted and Shared Light Electric Vehicles in Ghana: A Technical and Economic Analysis Based on Converted ICE Motorbikes and e-mopeds. Manufacturing Driving Circular Economy: Proceedings of the 18th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, October 5-7, 2022, Berlin,

    6. Ayetor, G. K. (2022). "Towards Net Zero Electric Vehicle Emissions in Africa." Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports: 1-7.

    7. Ayetor, G. K., D. K. E. Dzebre, L. D. Mensah, S. Boahen, K. O. Amoabeng and G. F. K. Tay (2022). "Comparing the Cost per Mile of Electric Vehicles and Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles in Ghana." Transportation Research Record: 03611981221135804.

    8. Opoku, R., B. Ahunu, G. K. Ayetor, D. T. Ayitey, F. Uba, N. Asiedu and G. Y. Obeng (2023). "Unlocking the potential of solar electric vehicles for post-COVID recovery and growth in the transport sector in Ghana." Scientific African: e01583.

    9. Adjei E, Amoabeng K, Ayetor G, Obeng G, Quansah D, Adusei J. Assessing the impact of hydro energy project on poverty alleviation: The case of Bui Dam in Ghana. Energy Policy. 2022;170:113227.

    10. Ayetor, G.K., et al., The cost of a transition to electric vehicles in Africa: A case study of Ghana. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 2022. 10(1): p. 388-395.

    11. Liu, H., S. Kaewunruen, W. N. K. Ahmad, A. Shamsuddin, G. K. Ayetor, J. Hansson and T. Bräunl (2021). "A net-zero future for freight." One Earth 4(11): 1517-1519.

    12. Ayetor, G., et al., Investigating the state of road vehicle emissions in Africa: A case study of Ghana and Rwanda. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2021. 11: p. 100409.

    13. Ayetor, G., et al., Vehicle regulations in Africa: Impact on used vehicle import and new vehicle sales. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2021. 10: p. 100384.

    14. Ayetor, G., D.A. Quansah, and E.A. Adjei, Towards zero vehicle emissions in Africa: A case study of Ghana. Energy Policy, 2020. 143: p. 111606.

    15. Ayetor, G., et al., Impact of replacing ICE bus fleet with electric bus fleet in Africa: A lifetime assessment. Energy, 2021. 221: p. 119852.

    16. J.K. Hatsu, A.K. Sunnu, G.K. Ayetor, G. Takyi, Investigation of shell mold casting technique in Ghana using indigenous materials,
    Scientific African, 2021, e01052, ISSN 2468-2276, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sciaf.2021.e01052.

    17. Sunnu, A., Adu-Poku, K.A., Ayetor, G.K., Production, and Characterization of Charred Briquettes from Various Agricultural Waste. Combustion Science and Technology, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1080/00102202.2021.1977803

    18. Andoh, P.Y., et al., Fabrication and Testing of a Low-Cost Wind Turbine Blade using Bamboo Reinforced Recycled Plastic. Journal of Applied Engineering and Technological Science (JAETS), 2021. 2(2): p. 125-138.

    19. Kesse, M.A., et al., Development of an artificial intelligence-powered TIG welding algorithm for the prediction of bead geometry for TIG welding processes using hybrid deep learning. Metals, 2020. 10(4): p. 451.

    20. Ayetor, G., A.K. Sunnu, and M. Kesse, Engine performance and emissions of fuel produced from palm kernel oil. Biofuels, 2019: p. 1 7.

    21. Andoh PY, Ayetor GK, Amoabeng KO, Sackey MNS. Assessment of Automobile Engines Rebuilt at Local Artisan Workshops in Ghana. Journal of Applied Engineering and Technological Science (JAETS). 2022;3(2):53-66.

    22. Sunnu, A.K., G.K. Ayetor, and J.M. Gaye, Straight vegetable oil fuel performance and exhaust emissions under turbocharged and naturally aspirated conditions. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 2019: p. 1-11.

    23. Ayetor, G., A. Sunnu, and G. Gyamfi, Idling effect of injection pressure and timing and their effects on performance and emissions of a compression ignition engine fuelled with biodiesel. Biofuels, 2017. 8(3): p. 333-338.

    24. Ayetor, G.K., E. Duodu, and J. Abban, Effects of Energy Storage Systems on Fuel Economy of Hybrid-Electric Vehicles. International Journal of Technology and Management Research, 2016. 1(5): p. 14-23.

    25. Ayetor, G.K., A. Sunnu, and J. Parbey, Effect of biodiesel production parameters on viscosity and yield of methyl esters: Jatropha curcas, Elaeis guineensis, and Cocos nucifera. Alexandria Engineering Journal, 2015. 54(4): p. 1285-1290.

    26. Ayetor, G.K., A. Sunnu, and J. Parbey, Performance evaluation of biodiesel-biodiesel blends in a dedicated CIDI engine. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), 2015. 5(1): p. 168-176.

    27. Ayetor, G.K. and A.K. Sunnu, Engine performance of biodiesel-biodiesel blends at varying engine speeds. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Development, 2015. 7(6): p. 500-508.

    28. SUNNU, G.K.A.A., and J. PARBEY, Effect of injection pressure and timing on biodiesel fuelled engine. Journal of Automobile Engineering (jaue), 2015. 5(1): p. 1-18.

    29. Parbey, J., et al., Bioethanol potential from oil palm sap in Ghana. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), 2014. 4(1): p. 54-60.

    30. Ayetor, G.K., G.B. Gyamfi, and E.T. Larnor, Drive Cycle Performance of Hybrid-Electric Vehicles. International Journal of Technology and Management Research, 2013. 1(2): p. 1-6.

    31. Ayetor GK, Parbey J, Osei G. Durability studies of an indirect diesel engine run on raw palm kernel oil. International Journal of Technology and Management Research. 2016;1(5):42-50.


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