DR. HARRY OKYERE
QUALIFICATION: PhD. ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
EMAIL : email@example.com
AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: ANALYTICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
Food chemistry and food quality, food additives and contaminants, Environmental monitoring, Assessment and toxicology with focus on water quality, heavy metal toxicology in various environmental matrices and persistent organic pollutants in various matrices.
Dr. Harry Okyere is a Research Scientist at CSIR – Crops Research Institute of Ghana. He holds a BSc. Chemistry (Hons), MSc. Analytical Chemistry and PhD. Environmental Chemistry degrees from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
His research interests includes Environmental monitoring, assessment and toxicology with focus on water quality, food chemistry and food quality, food additives and contaminants, heavy metal toxicology in various environmental matrices and persistent organic pollutants in various matrices.
He also researches into recycling and value addition of agro – industrial waste into animal feed products and useful materials.
Dr. Okyere’s research work has produced nine (9) peer – reviewed articles in leading scientific journals.
He was a winner of a West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme grant of thirty thousand United State dollars ($ 30,000). This fund was used to research into recycling and value addition of cassava waste to animal feed.
Dr. Okyere is a member of the Ghana Science Association (GSA), Research Science Association of Ghana (RSA) and Ghana Chemical Society (GCS).
He is a proud father of three (3).