Dr. John-Lewis Zinia Zaukuu


Dept: Food Science and Technology
B13, College of Science

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Research Areas/Interests

Food and Pharmaceutical quality Food Fraud Near Infrared Spectroscopy Electronic Tongue Chemometrics Multivariate Data Analysis ...~more

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Dr. Zaukuu is a Research Scientist focusing on the application of advanced instruments for modeling Food and Pharmaceutical quality parameters. 

He pursued his PhD in Food Science at the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences (MATE) where, he graduated with a Summa Cum Laude (100% grade). He was a facilitator for the Erasmus Mobility Grant between Department of Food Science and Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the Department of Measurement and Process control, MATE-Hungary. 

Currently, Dr. Zaukuu has over 41 peer reviewed journal publications, 7 co-authored book chapters and has participated in over 38 scientific conferences in difference countries across Africa, Europe and Asia. He has peer-reviewed over 64 manuscripts for more than 15 impact journals. Dr. Zaukuu is a member of the Project Management Institute, International Society of Aquaphotomics, the Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Academy and the Agriculture-Nutrition Community of practice.

Guest Editorial Roles:

  1. Guest editor for the special issue “Advances in Nutrition, Food Processing and Monitoring". MDPI-Processes. Frontiers in Nutrition, 2022. https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/38427/advances-in-nutrition-food-processing-and-monitoring
  2. Guest editor for the special issue: "Applications of Molecular Spectroscopy in Agri-Food Science and Manufacturing Processes". MDPI-Processes https://www.mdpi.com/journal/processes/special_issues/Food_Manufacturing

Dr. Zaukuu is very passionate about all aspects of Food Safety, Food Security, Quality Control and Food Modeling with chemometric methods and multivariate data analysis. He is very approachable and open to all forms of collaboration, partnership, mentorship or advice in this regard. Please contact Dr. Zaukuu (zaukuu.jz@knust.edu.gh or  izaukuu@yahoo.com ) for further details or visit his research sites for more information: 

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