UCC Lecturer Wins 2016 Most Published Author in Engineering

A lecturer at the Department of Chemistry, University of Cape Coast, Dr.-Ing. Samuel Kofi Tulashie has been awarded as the 2016 Most Published Author in the field of engineering by the Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE).

The award was conferred on him recently at the 3rd Engineering Excellence Award held in Accra. The ceremony was on the theme “Engineering and Innovations to Promote National Development”. Dr.- Ing. Tulashie’s publication in Research Safety won him the award in the Advancing Engineering Knowledge Category which he competed with another professor.

Dr.-Ing. Samuel Kofi Tulashie has PhD in Chemical and Process Engineering from the Max Planch Institute, Magdeburg, Germany/Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany.

His area of specialisation includes Enantio selective Crystallization, Energy (Biofuel Production), Process Safety Management, Safety and Occupational Health Management.

Dr.-Ing. Samuel Kofi Tulashie has over twenty publications to his credit, covering process safety and fire safety, energy audit and Ghanaian gibbsitic bauxite.

Part of a citation presented to him said “For your outstanding contribution of Public benefit through research; in recognition of your publications in response to societal issues of the day; for your contribution to industry, and the national economy through publication, the GhIE awards you in Advancing Engineering Knowledge Category, the Most Published Author (Engineering Publications).”


The Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) 2016, was established by the GhIE to recognise the valuable contributions that individuals and organisations make, to inspire their continued involvement and those of others and to promote the key role of the engineering profession in public life. It recognises valuable contributions and extraordinary performance in all aspects of the engineering profession and a strong awareness of the profession among related professions, all sectors and the general public.