Samuel Afari

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Name: Samuel A. Afari

Room: EN 4022

Advisor: Dr.  Mohammed Piri


Phone: 3077619790



MSc. in Petroleum engineering (with distinction), Heriot Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Engineering Edinburgh, U.K, September 2011- November 2012


BSc. in Petroleum engineering (first class honors), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, August 2006-June 2010




Research Assistant, Interfacial Tension/Contact angle measurement laboratory, Piri Research Group, University of Wyoming, USA, August 2016-Date


Assistant lecturer, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana September 2012-August 2016


Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science &     Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, August 2010-August 2011


Production technologist (intern), Saltpond Offshore Producing Company Limited, Saltpond, Ghana, August 2008-September 2008


Teacher | Kubinson International School, Accra, Ghana, August 2005-August 2006


Certificate Courses

Certificate Course in Time Series Fourier analysis and (De) convolution, Tullow/University College of Dublin Petroleum Geoscience Training, Kumasi, Ghana November 2014.


Certificate course in Applied Reservoir Engineering (6.4 CEU), Petro Skills Inc. Houston, Texas, August 2014.


Certificate training in Core Preparation and Analysis Core test Systems, Inc. Morgan Hill, CA, USA, January 2014.



World Bank/GOG/KNUST Oil and Gas Scholarship Award, September 2011



Journal Publications

  1. Afari, S.A, Sarkodie K., Aggrey W.N., Morgan A, “Assessment of Petroleum Reservoir Recovery Factor using Complexity Scoring and Artificial neural network”, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research ISSN (Online):2347-3878, Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2015


  1. Aggrey, W.N., Afari, S.A., Sarkodie, K., (2015). ‘‘Modeling Mutual Solvent Preflush -the Case of Wettability”. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology(IJAST) ISSN 2221-0997 (Print), 2221-1004 (Online) Vol. 5, No. 1; March 2015


  1. Aggrey, W.N., Afari, S.A., Sarkodie, K., (2014). ‘‘The New EOR Frontiers -Low-Salinity Water Flooding Improved Oil Recovery (Losal)”. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences (AJAS) (ISSN: 2321 – 0893) Vol. 2, No. 6; December 2014


  1. Sarkodie, K., Afari, S.A., Aggrey, W.N., (2014). ‘‘Intelligent well Technology- Dealing with Gas Coning Problems in Production wells”. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology ISSN 2221-0997 (Print), 2221-1004 (Online) Vol. 4, No. 5; October 2014.



Current research Interest


Nano-scale in-situ studies using ETEM

Interfacial phenomena