Profile-Dr Diawu Felix Amankwah

Institution (Start – End dates)Degree(s)/Diploma(s) /Certificates obtained
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, GhanaBSc. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Royal Institute of Technology KTH, SwedenMSc Mechanical Engineering -Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems
Instituto Superior Técnico, IST Lisbon PortugalMSc Energy Engineering & Management
Instituto Superior Técnico, IST Lisbon Portugal/MIT, Boston-USAPhD Sustainable Energy Systems (ongoing)


  1. Sakah M., de la Rue du Can S., Diawuo, F.A., Sedzro M.D., Kuhn C., 2018. A study of appliance ownership and electricity consumption determinants in urban Ghanaian households, Sustainable Cities and Society, 
  2. Diawuo, F.A., Pina, A., Baptista, P.C., Silva, C.A., 2018. Energy efficiency deployment: A pathway to sustainable electrification in Ghana. J. Clean. Prod. 186, 544–557. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.03.088.
  3. Diawuo, F.A., Pedro J., Silva, C.A., 2018. Regional spatial and temporal dynamics of refrigerator use and energy efficiency implementation: The case of Greater Accra Region-Ghana. Proceedings of ECOS 2018 – the 31st International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. June 17-22, 2018, Guimarães, Portugal. 
  4. Sakah M, Diawuo F.A, Katzenbach R, Gyamfi S., 2017. Towards a sustainable electrification in Ghana: A review of renewable energy deployment policies. Renew Sustain Energy Rev, 79, 544–57. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2017.05.090.
  5. Gyamfi, S., Diawuo, F.A, Nyarko Kumi, E., Sika, F., Modjinou, M., 2017. The energy efficiency situation in Ghana. Renew Sustain Energy Rev 2017. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2017.05.007.
  6. Diawuo F.A., Kaminski J., 2017. An analysis of the Ghana power generation sector using an optimization model. Journal of Power Technologies, 97(1), 15. 
  7. Diawuo, F.A., Pina André, Baptista P.C, Silva C. A., 2017. “Urbanisation” or “Ruralisation”: The dilemma of future residential electricity consumption in Ghana. The 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems-SDEWES Conference, held in Dubrovnik, Croatia (4th-8th October, 2017).
  8. Boateng, J.A. and Diawuo, F.A. (2015). Design and hydrodynamic loading analysis of production riser for the Arctic, Int. J. Petroleum Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp.221–244 

Courses Taught at the Graduate Level

  • SEEM 502 : Energy Efficiency and Management
  • SEEM 504: Enterpreneurship Project Management and Ethnics
  • SEEM 528: Power Grid Analysis
  • SEEM 536: Energy Storage and Conversion System