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Dr Francis Atta Kuranchie

Adjunct Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 0434595734, Mobile: 0434595734, Email: a.kuranchie@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup,
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 0434595734
Mobile: 0434595734
Email: a.kuranchie@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  

 

Dr. Kuranchie is an Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Engineering of Edith Cowan University, Australia and a Lecturer in the Department of Energy and Environmental Engineering of the University of Energy and Natural Resources in Ghana.  

Current Teaching

1st Semester

EENG 305 Solid Waste Engineering and Management

EENG 203 Introduction to Geo-Environmental Engineering

EENG 105 Introduction to Environmental Engineering

SENG 101 Introduction to Environmental Studies

2nd Semester

EENG 316 Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management,

EENG 416 Life Cycle Assessment

EENG 424 Cleaner Production Techniques

EENG 426 Medical Waste Management

Background

Dr Kuranchie graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. He received his Master’s Degree in Energy and Environmental Engineering from Linkoping University, Sweden in 2011 and his PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2015 from Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia.

He has several years of work experience in the production department of both the mining and the waste management industries as a Metallurgist and an Environmental Expert in Ghana, Sweden and Australia.

He has also worked and collaborated with high profile professionals in the academia as a research and teaching professional and has provided supervision to both research and project students. He has produced several good quality research publications in international reputed journals and conference proceedings in waste management, construction and the sustainable development fields. He has done presentations to several international conferences in USA, Australia and Sweden organised by reputed international institutions such as the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and International Structural Engineering and Construction (ISEC). He has also served as an invited reviewer in the following international Journals; South African Journal of Science, Environmental Development and Cogent Engineering.

Research Areas and Interests

  • Waste and Environmental Management
  • Sustainable development
  • Construction materials
  • Geopolymer technology
  • Renewable energy technologies
  • Industrial and domestic energy efficiency
  • Geo-Environmental Engineering
  • Mineral processing

Qualifications

  • Doctor Of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2015.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Conference Publications

  • Kuranchie, A., Shukla, S., Habibi, D., (2013), Mine wastes in Western Australia and their suitability for embankment construction. Geo-Congress 2013: Stability and Performance of Slopes and Embankments III (Geotechnical Special Publication 231), 1450-1459, Reston, VA, USA, American Society of Civil Engineers, DOI: 10.1061/9780784412787.145.
  • Kuranchie, A., Shukla, S., Habibi, D., (2013), Study on mine wastes as potential resource for brick manufacturing in Western Australia. Research, Development and Practice in Structural Engineering and Construction, 819-823, Singapore, Research Publishing Services.
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