School of Engineering Sciences Receives Donation of Journals

Prof. Daniel Asiedu (right) presenting the journals to Prof. Onwona-Agyeman (left) on behalf of the donors

The School of Engineering Sciences has taken delivery of a set of journals of the American Ceramic Society donated by Prof. Susan Trolier-McKinstry of Pennsylvania State University. In a letter accompanying the shipment of the journals, Prof. Trolier-McKinstry noted, “I sincerely hope that you and your students can use these journals for many years. I know that I found them helpful myself.”

Prof. Susan Trolier-McKinstry is a Member, US National Academy of Engineering, Steward S. Flaschen Professor Ceramic Science and Engineering; Professor of Electrical Engineering; Director, PSU Nanofabrication Facility, Co-Director, Centre for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics; and Associate Editor for Applied Physics Letters.

Prof. Boateng Onwona-Agyeman, Dean, School of Engineering Sciences displaying the journals

Receiving the journals on behalf of the School, the Dean, Prof. Boateng Onwona-Agyeman, disclosed that he was informed by Prof. Osseo-Asare, a Visiting Professor of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, about Prof. Susan Trolier-McKinstry’s desire to donate hard copies of the journals dating back 20 years to any academic institution, and he strongly recommended the University of Ghana.

Prof. Onwona-Agyeman lauded the efforts of Prof. Kwadwo Osseo-Asare and used the occasion to call on other academics to help build the capacity of the School’s library. The Dean also assured the safe custody of the journals in the School’s library to promote graduate research.

The Provost of the College of Basic and Applied Sciences (CBAS), Prof. Daniel Asiedu, presented the journals to the School on behalf of the donor, Prof. Susan Trolier-McKinstry.

Present at the ceremony were Prof. Firibu K. Saalia, Head, Department of Food Process Engineering; Prof. Abu Yaya, Head, Department of Materials Science and Engineering; Dr. Edward B. Sabi, Head, Department of Agricultural Engineering; Dr. Wiafe Owusu-Banahene, Head, Department of Computer Engineering; and other faculty and staff from the School of Engineering Sciences.

Members present during the Presentation