Dr. Allison Felix Hughes


Dr. Allison Felix Hughes holds PhD, MPhil and BSc in Physics from the University of Ghana and is the Vice President of the Flowers School of Technology and Management. A university lecturer at the University of Ghana – Department of Physics, he has the skills and expertise in the fields of biomass, traffic, air pollution, particulate matter, PM2.5, fine particulate matter, and source apportionement.

Faculty Profile

Qualifications

  • PhD in Air Pollution, Atmospheric Physics, University of Ghana, Ghana
  • Special Student in Air Pollution, Atmospheric Physics, Harvard University, USA (2008 – 2009)
  • MPhil in Physics, University of Ghana, Ghana
  • BSc in Physics, University of Ghana, Ghana

Research Portfolio & Scholarly Interests

Research Experience:

Harvard University, USA (2010-2011)

Lecturer, University of Ghana – Department of Physics, Ghana (2001 – present)

Teaching and Research Interests:

  • Biomass
  • Air Pollution
  • Atmospheric Aerosols
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Experimental Physics
  • Particulate Matter
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Renewable Energy and Environment Protection
  • Solar Energy

Selected Publishing Portfolio

H.A. Koffi · V.C.K. Kakane · A. Kuditcher · A.F. Hughes · M.B. Adeleye · J.K.A Amuzu, Seasonal variations in the operating temperature of silicon solar panels in southern Ghana, African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 07/2015.

Raphael E Arku · Kathie L Dionisio · Allison F Hughes · Jose Vallarino · John D Spengler · Marcia C Castro · Samuel Agyei-Mensah · Majid Ezzati, Personal particulate matter exposures and locations of students in four neighborhoods in Accra, Ghana, Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 25(6), 08/2014.

Zheng Zhou · Kathie L Dionisio · Thiago G Verissimo · Americo S Kerr · Brent Coull · Stephen Howie · Raphael E Arku · Petros Koutrakis · John D Spengler · Kimberly M Fornace · Allison F Hughes · Jose Vallarino · Samuel Agyei-Mensah · Majid Ezzati, Chemical Characterization and Source Apportionment of Household Fine Particulate Matter in Rural, Peri-urban, and Urban West Africa, Environmental Science & Technology 48(2), 12/2013.

News & Announcements

DAFI Workshop 2015

Sixty-five refugee students took part in the just ended DAFI Scholar’s Workshop 2015. Flowers School of Technology and Management in collaboration with UNHCR Ghana and Christian Council of Ghana hosted the two-day workshop in Accra, Ghana. This year’s career-oriented workshop was held under the theme “Leadership, Democracy and Entrepreneurship”, with the purpose of equipping the students with practical leadership and entrepreneurial skills. Dr. Allison Felix Hughes gave words of encouragement to the DAFI scholars at the conclusion of the workshop.

Institute of Climate Research and the Environment

The Institute of Climate Research and the Environment is currently in-development and is to include the following centres:

  • Centre for Climate Change and Development
  • Centre for Renewable Energy