Dr. Rogerson Anokye

Dr. Rogerson Anokye
Staff Grade: 
Brief Bio: 

Rogerson Anokye, born in November 16, 1970, is the tenth child of a Carpenter and a Farmer family in Dunkwa-on-Offin, in Central Region of Ghana. He developed his interest in Wood Technology during education in the Junior and Senior High Schools. He received the Mathematics and Technical education training in the St. Joseph’s College of Education, Bechem from 1990 to 1993, and then got the degree in Technology Education from the College of Technology Education of University of Winneba (UEW) from 1995 to 1999. He then got his Master of Science degree in 2006 from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) with the thesis entitled “Assessing the effects of Packaging materials on the moisture content and surface finish of packaged furniture products.”

Education: 

PhD. Wood Science & Tehnology, University of Putra, Malaysia

MSc. Wood Technology & Industrial Managent

Professional Membership: 
Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST).
Research Interests: 

Furniture Design and manufacturing, Timber Industries management, Wood science and technology, Timber Engineering, Non- Timber forest products and Biodiversity.

Teaching Areas: 

Management I, Management II, Principles of Supervision, Materials Technology, Production Technology.

Experience: 
  • (2014 – Present): Senior Lecturer at Department of Interior Design and Materials Technology, Kumasi Technical University, Kumasi, Ghana. (65% Teaching, 25% Research and 10% Extension)
  • (2007 – 2014): Lecturer at Department of Furniture Design and Production, Kumasi Polytechnic, Kumasi, Ghana. (70% Teaching, 20% Research, 10% Extension)
  • (2005 – 2007): Tutor at Mathematics Department, Obuasi Senior High Technical School, Obuasi Municipal Assembly, Obuasi, Ghana. (100% Teaching,)
  • (1999 – 2005): Teacher at Pre-Technical Skills Department, KNUST Junior High School, Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Kumasi, Ghana. (100% Teaching,)
  • (1993 – 1995): Teacher at Mathematics and Technical Skills Department, Sunyani Methodist ’C’ Junior High School, Sunyani District Assembly, Sunyani, Ghana. ( 100% Teaching,)
Conferences Attended: 
  • International workshop and seminar on Bamboo and sustainable industrialisation and commercialisation of non-timber-forest-products (NTFPS), August 25 – September 13, 2013, Zhejiang, China
  • Presenter on a paper “Assessing the Effects of Packaging Materials on the Moisture Content and Surface Finish of Packaged Furniture Products” In The 5TH Annual International Applied Research Conference, Koforidua, Ghana, June 2012
  • Participant and presenter on a paper “The Status of non-timber forest product development in Ghana” In an International Training Workshop on Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) Industrialization and Commercialization, Hangzhou, China, August 26 – September 13, 2013.
  • Presenter on a paper “Variations in Moisture Content affect the Shrinkage of
  • Gigantochloa scortechinii and Bambusa vulgaris at Different Heights of the Bamboo Culm” In The 6th International Symposium of Indonesian Wood Research Society, Medan, 12-13 Nov. 2014
  • Presenter on a paper “Development and Characterization of Finger-jointed Laminated Bamboo Timber for Furniture Construction” in The 6th International Symposium of Indonesian Wood Research Society, Medan, 12-13 Nov. 2014.
  • Presenter on a paper “Planning Characteristics of Laminated Bamboo Timber (LBT) laminated with Low-molecular Weight Phenol Formaldehyde” in The 7th- International Symposium of Indonesian Wood Research Society, Bandung, 5-6 November, 2015.
  • Seminar on Finger-jointing and laminating for door frames, Ampang, Malaysia, March 2013
  • 5TH Annual International Applied Research Conference, Koforidua, Ghana, June 2012
  • 15th Annual General Meeting of the Ghana Institute of Foresters, Kumasi, Ghana, 2011
  • Effective Retirement Planning by Ghana Employers’ Association, Kumasi Ghana, 2011
  • Academic Writing organised by Kumasi Polytechnic, Ghana, 2011.
  • Proposal Writing organised Kumasi Polytechnic, 2011.
  • Competency Based teaching curriculum development organised by NABPTEX, Shai Hills,     Ghana, 2010.
  • Designing, Construction and Finishing of Bamboo Furniture organised by Timber Industries Development Division of Forestry Commission, Akyawkrom, Ghana, 2009.
  • Timber Seasoning and Preservation organised by Timber Industries Training Centre of Forestry Commission, Akyawkrom, Ghana, 2009.
Publications: 
  1. Bakar, E. S., Nazip, M. N. M., Anokye, R., & Seng Hua, L. (2018). Comparison of three processing methods for laminated bamboo timber production. Journal of Forestry Research. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11676-018-0629-2.
  2. Bakar, E. S., Chong, Y. W., Anokye, R., & Zaidon Ashaari. (2018). Effect of different diameters and rake angles of Forstner bit on the quality of drilling on treated oil palm wood. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 76(1), 369–374. http://doi.org/DOI 10.1007/s00107-016-1066-6.
  3. Anokye, R., Bakar, E. S., Ratnasingam, J., Yong, A. C. C., & Bakar, N. N. (2016). The effects of nodes and resin on the mechanical properties of laminated bamboo timber produced from Gigantochloa scortechinii. Construction and Building Materials, 105(2016), 285–290. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.12.083
  4. Anokye, R., Bakar, E. S., Ratnasingam, J., & Awang, B. K. (2016). Bamboo Properties and Suitability as a Replacement for Wood. PJSRR Pertanika Journal of Scholarly Research Reviews, 2(1), 63–79.
  5. Anokye, R., Bakar, E. S., Ratnasingam, J., Yong, A. C. C., & Bakar, N. N. (2016). The effects of nodes and resin on the mechanical properties of laminated bamboo timber produced from Gigantochloa scortechinii. Construction and Building Materials, 105(2016), 285–290. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.12.083
  6. Anokye, R., & Adu, G. (2014). The Status of Non-Timber Forest Products ( NTFPs ) Development in Ghana. Journal of Environmental Science , Computer Science and Engineering & Technology (JECET), 3(1), 144–155.
  7. Anokye, R., Bakar, E. S., Abare, A. Y., Kalong, R. M., & Muhammad, A. (2014). The Difference in Density along the Bamboo Culms of Gigantochloa Scortichinii and Bambusa Vulgaris. International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, 4(10), 3–8.
  8. Atiku, M., Malami, A. A., Abare, A. Y., & Anokye, R. (2014). A survey of wildlife populations at Wassaniya forest reserve in Sokoto State , Nigeria. International Journal of Advance Agricultural Research, 2, 112–115.
  9. Effah, B., Boampong, E., Adu, G., Anokye, R., & Asamoah, J. N. (2014). Issues of the Industrial Training Programme of Polytechnics in Ghana : The Case of Kumasi Polytechnic. Journal of Education and Practice, 5(5), 39–46.
  10. Adu, G., Adu, S., Effah, B., & Anokye, R. (2014). Anthropometric evaluation of public institution sitting furniture designs. World Journal of Science and Technology Research, 2(1), 1–15.
  11. Anokye, R. (2013). Assessing the Effects of Packaging Materials on the Moisture Content and Surface Finish of Packaged. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 3(4), 1–8.