Prof. Emmanuel Wendsongre Ramde

Associate Professor

Dept: Mechanical Engineering
Room PB324 Petrolium Building, College of Engineering

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External influence and response of polysilicon solar cell Performance of solar photovoltaic thermal (PVT) systems Thermal performance of different t...~more

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Professor Emmanuel Wendsongre Ramde is a mechanical engineer, an energy specialist and project management, monitoring and evaluation expert. He also holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), Finance option. He is a past director of The Brew-Hammond Energy Centre, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. Ing. Prof Ramde has served as Team Leader in a number of programmes/projects; As an example, he was the Team Leader of the EU funded AGOSE-AO programme at the ECOWAS Commission and also Team Leader of another EU funded project for the development of the RE Atlas of Benin Republic. He reads, writes and speaks both English and French fluently in addition to his mother tongue, Mooré.

Ing. Prof. Ramde has about twenty years of experience in designing, implementing, managing, monitoring and evaluating energy projects. He has been working with all the major regional and international development partners and national stakeholders. He has been teaching, consulting and conducting research in Energy including Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat transfer, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Internal Combustion Engines, Turbo-machinery, Aerodynamics, Pneumatics and Hydraulics. He is also serving as visiting scholar, moderator of programmes, external examiner and scientific board member in a number of universities within and outside Ghana. He is a reviewer in a number of journals including Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development and British Journal of Applied Technologies.

Ing. Prof. Ramde has been managing a number of energy projects and conducting consultancy jobs in the energy sector. Prof. Ramde has been consulting for UNIDO, USAID, GIZ, AFREC, ECREEE through The Brew-Hammond Energy Centre and Arthur Energy Advisors, The World Bank through Danish Energy Management, The European Commission through AETS and NTU International A/S, etc.

In November 2020, Ing. Prof. Ramde was made “Chevalier de l’Ordre de l’Etalon’’ (Knight of the Order of the Stallion), the highest national award of Burkina Faso conferred to people by the president for outstanding personal merit and distinguished service to the nation.

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