Dr. Timothy Amangdam Anemana Profile

 

Name:Timothy Amangdam Anemana

Position: Research Scientist

Highest qualification: Ph.D. (Dr. Summa cum Laude)

Area of specialization: in Environmental Science (Environmental Chemistry major)

Brief Description

Dr. Timothy Amangdam Anemana is a scientist with diverse research interests in all the environments and beyond. His research partly focuses on Environmental management, soil nutrition, and fertility as well as Remediation and Reclamation studies. He also focuses on the development and improvement of new (synthetic fertilizers) and existing biomaterials (biochar, activated carbon, etc) for environmental and agricultural applications. In addition, his work focuses on Postharvest technologies (especially environmentally friendly technologies like ozone) and Climate Change mitigation strategies. Dr. Anemana has a special interest in the application of analytical instrumentations to environmental analysis.

Education

Dr. Timothy Amangdam Anemana obtained his Ph.D. (Dr. Summa cum Laude) in Environmental Science (Environmental Chemistry major) from the Loránd Eötvös University (ELTE) in Budapest-Hungary. Dr. Anemana has M.Sc. in Chemistry (Chemistry of the Environments major) (program pioneer of the program) from the Patrice Lumumba Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (PFUR) in Moscow-Russia. Dr. Timothy Amangdam Anemana has a diploma in Education from the University of Education Winneba, Kumasi. Additionally, he obtained an Advanced Certificate in Energy Policy and Planning (one of the pioneers of the program) from Brew-Hammond Energy Centre at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in collaboration with l’ lnstitut international d’lnge’nierie de l’ Eau et de l’ Environment (2iE), Burkina Faso and University Le Havre in France.

Work Experience

Research Overview/ Output/Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Environmental Management, Remediation and Reclamation studies

  • Soil nutrition and fertility

  • Development and improvement of new (synthetic fertilizers) and existing materials (biochar, activated carbon) for environmental management and agricultural application

  • Postharvest technologies (especial environmentally friendly technologies like ozone)

  • Application of analytical Instruments for environmental sample analysis

  • Climate Change mitigation

Professional associations  

  • CIS Chapter of the International Humic Substances Society (CIS IHSS), Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow-Russia

  • Air Quality Centre group, University of California, Davis campus, USA

  • Hungarian-Italian Spectrochemistry

  • Hungarian Chemical Society, Hungary

  • CSIR Research Scientist Association

  • Soil Society of Ghana

Current/Ongoing Research Areas of Interest

  • Phytoremediation of lead and chromium with artificial plant exudes and chelators

  • Biofortification of stable food crops

  • Improving biochar production

  • Production of activated charcoal and carbons for environmental applications

  • Development of Synthetic fertilizers to augment the pressure on fertilizers in the country

  • Ozonation in food storage

Projects/Grants/Scholarships  

  • Construction of Modernized Silos in Fumbisi Rice Valleys. Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGHSP), Embassy of Japan, project code.  [G22-17] (under processing)

  • The Russian Foundation Research, Russian Federation, project no. [13-03-00079-а]

  • Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship in Hungary, Grant no. [R547353021].

  • National Research, Development and Innovation Office of Hungary, Grant no.  [TET_2018-2.1.14-TÉT-CN-2018-00022]

  • Stiftung Aktion Österreich – Ungarn, Grant no.[98öu11].

  • Stipendium Hungaricum Dissertation Scholarship Research Grant in Hungary, Grant no. [R547353021]

Selected Conferences Attended

  • Atmospheric Chemical Mechanisms Conference- University of California, Davis, USA 57th

  • XVI Hungarian-Italian Symposium on Spectrochemistry – HISS 2018, Budapest, 3-6thOctober 2018.

  • European Symposium on Atomic Spectrometry – Colloquium Analytische Atomspektroskopie Anwendertreffen Plasmaspektrometrie – ESAS & CANAS 2018, Berlin-Germany, 19th– 23rd March 2018.

  • International Conference on Electrochemical Sensors. Matrafured 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. 11th-16th June 2017.

  • Chemical Engineering Conference. University of Pannonia, Veszprem, Hungary. 25th27th April 2017.

  • 13thCarpathian Basin Conference on Environmental Sciences. ClujNapoca, Romania. 5th -8th April 2017.

  • Renewable Energy & Environment: “Advancing Policy and Business Collaboration”. WACEE Conference. Accra-Ghana. 10th– 12th Feb 2015.

  • 40thAnniversary Scientific Forum. Environmental Protection Agency. “The Environment we want”. Accra, Ghana. 18th – 20th Nov 2014.

  • Second International Conference of CIS IHSS on Humic Innovative Technologies «Natural and engineered nanoparticles in clean water and soil technologies». Lamonosov Moscow State University, Russia. 29thOct- 2nd Nov 2012.

  • 13th European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry, “Addressing Environmental Problems”, Moscow-Russia. 5th -8thDec 2012.

  • Inorganic and Coordination Chemistry Conference, Students Conference. Moscow State Textile University, Russia. 5th– 9thJune, 2012.

Selected Poster Presentations  

  1. Anemana T. (2021). Simultaneous determination of heavy metals in competitive aqueous solutions and contaminated soil systems. ICAKMPET -2021, 2nd International Conference on Advancing Knowledge from Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Engineering & Technology, Istanbul, Turkey 22 – 23 December, 2021

  2. Anemana T, Rékási M, Uzinger N, Óvári M, Streli C, Záray G, Mihucz VG: Study of immobilization of arsenic in sandy soils by lignite. European Symposium on Atomic Spectrometry Colloquium Analytische Atomspektroskopie Anwendertreffen Plasmaspektrometrie – ESAS & CANAS 2018, Berlin, 19–23 March 2018

  3. Anemana T, Rékási M, Uzinger N, Óvári M, Streli C, Záray G, Mihucz VG:  Granular activated charcoal from peanut (Arachis hypogea) shell as a new candidate for stabilization of arsenate in soil. XVI Hungarian – Italian Symposium on Spectrochemistry: Technological innovation for water science and sustainable aquatic biodiversity, Budapest, 4-6 October 2018.

  4. Anemana T, Óvári M, Streli C, Záray G, Mihucz VG: Suitability of total-reflection X-ray fluorescence spectrometry for arsenic determination in soil leachates. 18th International Conference on TXRF Analysis and Related Methods (TXRF-2019), Girona (Spain) 25-28 June 2019.

  5. Anemana T, Filotás D, Nagy L. Simultaneous determination of heavy metals in herbal tea samples by potentiometric stripping analysis and atomic absorption spectroscopy methods. Mátrafüred 17, Visegrád, 11-16 June 2017.

  6. Anemana T, Filotás D, Nagy L. Simultaneous detection of heavy metals in aqueous solutions by atomic absorption spectroscopy and potentiometric stripping analysis methods. Műszaki Kémiai Napok 2017, Veszprém, 25 -27 April 2017.

  7. Anemana T, Filotás D, Nagy L. Simultaneous detection of heavy metals in aqueous solutions by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy and potentiometric stripping analysis methods. 13th Carpathian Basin Conference for Environmental Science, Cluj Napoca, 58 April 2017.

Selected Publications

  • Anemana, T. (2021). Simultaneous determination of heavy metals in competitive aqueous solutions and contaminated soil systems. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering. ISSN: 0974-5823 (Under review)

  • Anemana, T., Óvári, M., Szegedi, Á., Uzinger, N., Rékási, M., Tatár, E., Yao, J., Streli, C., Záray. G., Mihucz, V.G. (2019). Optimization of Lignite Particle Size for Stabilization of Trivalent Chromium in Soils. Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal, 1–20. doi:10.1080/15320383.2019.1703100.

  • Anemana, T., Óvári, M., Varga, M., Mihály, J., Uzinger, N., Rékási, M., Jun Yao, J., Tatár, E., Streli, C., Záray, G., Mihucz, V.G. (2019). Granular activated charcoal from peanut (Arachis hypogea) shell as a new candidate for stabilization of arsenic in soil. Microchemical Journal, 149, 104030. doi: 10.1016/j.microc.2019.104030.

  • Amangdam, A.T., Kovalchukova, O.V., Strashnova, S.B., Strashnov, P.V., Romashkina, E.P., Volyansky, O.V. (2013). Experimental and theoretical investigations of complex formation of Substituted Phenylazo-derivatives of Methylphloroglucinol. Council for innovative research, peer review publishing system. Journal of advances in chem, Vol. 4.

Summer Schools Attended

21 – 25 June 2021: 17th RECETOX Summer School Social and Environmental Epidemiology (MS Teams). RECETOX Research Infrastructure and Stockholm Convention Regional Centre in the Czech Republic.

15-19th June 2020: 16th RECETOX Summer School and SMURBS Training School 2020, Masaryk University. Brno, Czech Republic.

18-22nd June 2018: 14th RECETOX Summer School in Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology at the Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Masaryk University. Brno, Czech Republic.

 

Contacts

Mobile: +233(0) 249586932

Email Address: amangdam2008@yahoo.com

Alternative Email Address: TA.Anemana@csir.org.gh

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/timothy-amangdam-anemana-dr-ph-d-3b851b142