FEWLS at KU would like to anounce the arrival of a new member! Dacosta Osei has arrived at KU this Summer to pursue his Master's degree in Chemical Engineering. Dacosta has graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana in 2020. He worked with Unilever Ghana Limited and Wilmar Africa Limited as an intern before coming to the U.S. to pursue graduate level education. At FEWLS research group, Dacosta will work in projects involving hydrothermal conversion of plastics to the respective monomers, aiming to advance technology toward efficient pastics recycling in a circular economy.
Welcome to the team Dacosta, and good luck on your academic endevours!
"I am currently working at FEWLS research group under the supervision of Dr. Ana Morais with my research interest termed “Project Circularity”. Project Circularity encompasses hydrothermal deconstruction of PET. The end-products could be reused to make high-value PET, allowing for development of a circular economy."