Kyei Kwarkye


Kyei is a Ghanaian by nationality. He had his primary, secondary and tertiary education in Ghana. He enrolled as a student at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 2005 where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Physics majoring in electronics. At the Bachelor’s level his thesis focused on determining the thermal conductivities of various clay samples using the hot wire transient method of comparison. Thereafter, he moved to Finland, precisely, the Institute of Photonics Joensuu, where he obtained a master’s degree in Photonics. His master’s thesis focused on the Optical detection of plasmodium parasites in blood samples using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS). His main duties were to improve the sensitivity and specificity of this technique which invariably increased the resolution and also being able to differentiate between the various forms of plasmodium infections. As part of the master’s degree, he studied various Optical and laser based techniques notable amongst them is nonlinear optics.

In June 2017, Kyei joined the Fiber sensors and supercontinuum group of Professor Ole Bang at the Denmark Technical University. His main focus as a PhD student as part of the SUPUVIR ITN Project is to develop an all fiber supercontinuum source (the multi-tone mid-IR absorption spectroscopy) which will be optimized for food control. Generating such a supercontinuum source involves using a supercontinuum in one fiber to pump and generate another supercontinuum in a second fiber (Supercontinuum cascading). After developing the setup he will test it up against other commercial systems and perform tests on eating oils, glucose in water, milk, just to mention a few.

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23 JUNE 2018