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Materials Chemistry Group


Dr Emmanuel Nyankson



Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering); Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Master of Science (Materials Science and Engineering): Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Doctor of Philosophy (Chemical Engineering): Auburn University, USA.


Research Interests


  • Developing environmentally benign oil spill remediation strategies.
  • Materials synthesis
  • Environmental applications of photocatalysis


Selected Publications


  • Efavi, J. K., Nyankson, E., Yaya, A., & Agyei-Tuffour, B. (2017). Effect of Magnesium and Sodium Salts on the Interfacial Characteristics of Soybean Lecithin Dispersants. ACS Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 


  • E. Nyankson, M Demir, M Gonen, RB Gupta.(2016) “Interfacially-Active Hydroxylated Soybean Lecithin Dispersant for Crude Oil Spill Remediation”. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 4, pp. 2056-2067



  • E. Nyankson, O. Owoseni, VT John, RB. Gupta. (2015) “Surfactant-Loaded Halloysite Clay Nanotube Dispersant for Oil Spill Remediation”. ACS Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 54(38). Pp. 9328-9341


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