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Prof. Dr. Anthony Andrews  - Head of Department


Prof. Anthony Andrews

Associate Professor

Department of Materials Engineering

Faculty of Chemical and Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering /

Phone: (+233) 20 046 0447 / (+233) 54 101 9379

Office: A307 (Vodafone Building)


  • Ph.D. Materials Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 2009
  • M.Sc. Materials Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 2005
  • B.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, 2002


 Prof. Dr. Anthony Andrews is an Associate Professor in Materials and Metallurgy Engineering at KNUST. He has expertise in the area of Ceramic Engineering, Corrosion and Surface Treatment of Materials. He has contributed substantially to the advancement of Materials Engineering and applied sciences through peer-reviewed publications (book chapters, journal articles, conferences) and serves on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Science and Technology as well as African Corrosion Journal.

Research Interests

  1. Ceramic processing focusing on development of both traditional and advanced ceramic materials including refractories
  2. Physical Metallurgy research
  3. Corrosion and surface treatment of materials
  4. Tribological research focusing on friction and wear of coatings
  5. Failure investigations focusing on corrosion, wear and related failure modes

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