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Profile of Prof.J.D. Owusu Sekyere

Prof J.D. Owusu-Sekyere had his primary education at the University Primary School, UCC and Albany Road Primary School, Cardiff, Wales, Presby Primary School, Asante Mampong and at Cape Coast as well.

He attended Adisadel College where he completed his “O” and “A” Levels. He completed his BSc (Agricultural Engineering) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 1990. He was appointed a Senior Research Assistant in the Agricultural Engineering Department, University of Cape Coast in 1992. He obtained a Certificate of Proficiency in Chinese Language from the Beijing Language and Cultural University in 1995. He obtained a MSc (Irrigation and Drainage Engineering) and a Post Graduate Certificate (Project Management) form Hohai University in Nanjing, China in 1998.

He was appointed Assistant Lecturer in the Agricultural Engineering Department in 1998. He obtained his PhD in Agricultural Engineering from Cranfied University, UK in 2005, and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2007. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2010 and Professor in 2012.

Professor J.D. Owusu-Sekyere has served as Head of the Agricultural Engineering Department (2008-2015) and Vice Dean, School of Agriculture (2013-2015).

He served as Rector of Perez University College from August 2016 to July 2018 whilst on Sabbatical leave from University of Cape Coast. Prof. J.D. Owusu-Sekyere is married to Bernice Owusu-Sekyere and they have two adorable girls, Pearl and Crystal.