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Contact Information

  • Position Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Personal Title: Dr.
  • Location: Koforidua
  • E-mail address: joseph.parbey@ktu.edu.gh

PROFILE

Joseph Parbey (Dr.)

Joseph is a Senior Lecturer at the Energy Systems Engineering Department, Koforidua Technical University. He has over 13 years’ experience in research and teaching sustainable and clean energy technologies and energy systems. Joseph holds a PhD in Electronic Science and Technology (Materials and Energy Specialization) from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), China, where he researched the fabrication and characterization of nanostructured cathodes for solid oxide fuel cells and nitrogen fixation. His research interest includes biofuel production and utilization, fuel cells, material synthesis and characterization, electrocatalysis, and modelling.

Education

  • PhD in Electronic Science and Technology (2020), University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu-China.
  • Mechanical Engineering (2013), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi-Ghana.
  • (Hons) Chemical Engineering (2005), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi-Ghana

Research Interest

  • Development of key materials for solid oxide fuel cells and fuel cells.
  • Modelling and Simulation of electrochemical reaction processes.
  • The design and preparation of electrocatalysts for the nitrogen reduction reaction.
  • Biofuels (Bioethanol and Biodiesel)
  • Energy systems.

Professional Membership

  1. Member – Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Ghana.
  2. Graduate Member – Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE).

Publications

  1. Parbey J., Wang Q, Lei J., Espinoza-Andaluz M., Xiang Y., Li T., Andersson M. High-performance solid oxide fuel cells with fibre-based cathodes for low-temperature operation. Intentional Journal of Hydrogen Energy 45 (11) (2020), page 6949-6957.
  2. Parbey J., Xu M., Lei J., Espinoza-Andaluz M., Li T., Andersson M. Electrospun fabrication of nanofibers as high-performance cathodes of solid oxide fuel cells. Ceramics International 46 (5) (2020), page 6969-6972.
  3. Parbey J., Wang Q., Yu G., Zhang X., Li T., Andersson M. Progress in the Use of Electrospun Nanofiber Electrodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells – A Review. Reviews in Chemical Engineering 35 (4) (2019).
  4. Zhang X., Parbey J., Yu G., Li T., Andersson M. Thermal stress Analysis of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells with Chromium Poisoning Cathodes. Journal of Electrochemical Society 165 (14) (2018), F1224-F1231.
  5. Zeng S., Yu G., Parbey J., Song D., Li T., Andersson M. Effect of the Electrochemical Active Sites on Thermal Stress in Solid Oxide Fuel cells. Journal of Electrochemical Society 165 (2) (2018), F105-F113.
  6. Zeng S., Parbey J., Yu G., Xu M., Li T., Andersson M. Thermal Stress Analysis of Sulphur deactivated Solid Oxide Fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources 379 (2018), page 134-143.
  7. Zhang X., Yu G., Zeng S., Parbey J., Xiao S., Li B., Li T., Andersson M. Mechanism of Chromium poisoning the conventional Cathode Material for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Journal of Power Sources, Short Communication, 381 (2018), page 26 -29.
  8. Cao D., Huang D., Zhang X., Zeng S., Parbey J., Liu S., Wang C., Yi T., Li T. Alumina particles doped in a polymer film act as scatterers for random laser Laser Phys. 28 (2018), page 025801.
  9. Zeng S., Xu M., Parbey J., Yu G., Andersson M., Li Q., Li B., Li T. Thermal stress analysis of a planar anode-supported solid oxide fuel cell: Effects of anode porosity. Intentional Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42 (31) (2017), page 20239 – 20248.
  10. Yu G., Li S., Xu M., Andersson M., Li B., Tang H., Parbey J., Shao J. Fabrication of Nickel-YSZ Cermet Nanofibers via Electrospinning. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 693 (2017), page 1214 – 1219.
  11. Gyamfi B.G., Parbey J., Adu-Gyamfi F. Analysis of Emission from Petrol Vehicles in the Koforidua Municipality, Ghana. International Journal of Engineering Research and Application (IJERA), ISSN 2248-9622, 7 (3) (2017), page 59 – 64.
  12. Ayetor K.G., Parbey J., Osei G. Durability Studies of an Indirect Diesel Engine run on raw Palm Kernel Oil. International Journal of Technology and Management Research, 1 (5) (2016), page 42 – 50.
  13. Ayetor K.G., Sunnu A., Parbey J. Effect of Biodiesel Production Parameters on Viscosity and Yield of Methyl Esters: Jatropha, curcas, Elaeis guineensis and Cocos nucifera. Alexandria Engineering Journal, 54 (4) (2015), page 1285 – 1290.
  14. Ayetor K.G., Sunnu A., Parbey J. Effect of Injection Pressure and Timing on Biodeisel Fuelled Engine. Journal of Automobile Engineering (JAnE), 5 (1) (2015), page 1 – 8.
  15. Ayetor K.G., Sunnu A., Parbey J. Performance Evaluation of Biodiesel Blends in a Dedicated CIDI Engine. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research, 5(1) (2015).
  16. Parbey J., Osei G., Arthur R., Ayetor K.G. Bioethanol Potential from Oil Palm Sap in Ghana. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research, 4 (1) (2014).
  17. Parbey J., Agyeman O.E., Tsike S., Atsu D. Potential Power Generation of Straight Vegetable Oil in a 5MW Thermal Plant: A Case Study of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. Asian Journal of Science and Technology, 4 (9) (2013).

Book

  1. Book Chapter: ‘Cermets as anode materials’. In: Gurbinder Kaur, editor. Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells – Electrolytes, Electrodes and Interconnects, 1st Elsevier, 2019, Chapter 6; 165-194, ISBN: 978-0-12-817445-6.
  2. Fluid Mechanics Handbook for Technicians, 2nd Edition, Lambert Publishing, 2012.

Other Publications

  1. Market Report on Solar Thermal Water Heating and Drying of Agricultural Products in Ghana. ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency – ECREEE, ecreee.org, (2015).