Kennedy Appiadu-Boakye (Engr.) is an Assistant Lecturer of the School of Built Environment. Before his appointment, he was a Senior Tutor at the Vocational and Technical Department of the Presbyterian College of Education, Akropong-Akuapem where he taught Construction Technology and other related courses. He has research interest on innovative materials for construction and has conducted a lot of studies on new materials for construction, and paramount among them is the use of palm kernel shell ash as replacement for cement in concrete. He has also served as a facilitator for various workshop for teachers of Ghana Education Service especially at the Akuapem North Municipality. Currently, Kennedy Appiadu-Boakye is an accredited facilitator registered by the National Teaching Council who has facilitated many workshops across the length and breadth of the country in the area of using multimedia for teaching and learning.
Innovative Materials for Construction
1. Francis Kwesi Nsakwa Gabriel-Wettey, Kennedy Appiadu-Boakye and Firmin Anewuoh (2021), Impact of Curing Methods on the Porosity and Compressive Strength of Concrete, Journal of Engineering Research and Reports 20(9): 18-30, 2021; Article no.JERR.70181, ISSN: 2582-2926
2. Yalley, P.P. , Appiadu-Boakye, K. and Adzraku, W.D. (2019) Assessing Qualities of Different Sources of Water for Mixing Concrete In: Journal of Engineering Research and Reports, JERR, 5(4): 1-8, Article no. JERR.49333, http://www.sdiarticle3.com/review-history/49333
3. Appiadu-Boakye, Kennedy, Yeboah, K. Kenneth, Boateng, K. Ransford and Bukari, Mohammed (2019) The use of palm kernel shell ash as cement replacement in concrete In: Laryea, S. and Essah, E. (Eds) Procs West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 5-7 August 2019, Accra, Ghana, 1138-1158
4. Zievie, P., Yalley, P. P., Aseidu, E. and Appiadu-Boakye, K. (2015) Effect of African locust bean waste water on soil bricks for masonry walling In: Laryea, S. and Leiringer R. (Eds) Procs 6th West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 10-12 August 2015, Accra, Ghana, 373-385.
5. Fynn, J.K, Asiedu, E., Yalley, P. P., Zievie, P. and Appiadu-Boakye, K. (2015) Use of cocoa bean shells ash as a stabilizer in soil bricks production In: Laryea, S. and Leiringer R. (Eds) Procs 6th West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 10-12 August 2015, Accra, Ghana, 1131-1144.
Senior Tutor, Presbyterian College of Education, Akropong-Akuapem, 2016 – 2022
Professional Engineer, Institution of Engineering and Technology, Ghana IET-GH