Dr. Robert Dery Nagre

Staff Grade: 
Education: 

PhD:Yangtze University, Jingzhou, Hubei Province, China   (April 2012-June 2015)

MSc: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (Sept 2002-June 2005)

BSc: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (Sept 1993-June 1998)

Research Interests: 
* Water Soluble Polymer synthesis and characterization * Water-based Drilling Fluids formulation and characterization * Enhanced Oil recovery * Bio-Waste and Plastic Waste to Energy
Teaching Areas: 

Chemical Kinetics and Reactor Design, Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Quality Management, Food Processing Technology, Chemical Engineering Laboratory Work, Chemical Process Industries, Chemical Engineering Elective for Entrepreneurship, Supervision of students’ projects, Research

Experience: 

Graduate School:

Vice Dean (Sept. 2019-Date)

Department of Chemical Engineering, Kumasi Technical University:

Lecturer (2005-2013) /Snr Lecturer (2013-Date),

Head of Department (March, 2009-September, 2011, Sept, 2015-Sept. 2016, Jan 2019-August 2019)

Department’s Examinations officer (October, 2007- February, 2009)

Department of Petroleum Engineering, KNUST: Part-time Lecturer (September 2018-Date)

Department of Food Science and Technology, KNUST:  Part-time Lecturer (Sept. 2010-Jan. 2012)

Kings College, Kumasi  (Private School),Ghana, Teacher: Integrated Science, January 2004-January 2005

Nandom Secondary School, UW/R, Ghana, Teacher: Physics, Form Master / Assistant Housemaster, October 1998-August 2002

Conferences Attended: 

1. Ma Chao, Bai Bo, Kong Yu, Song Yuanseng, and R. D. Nagre (2012). Application of Anti-collapse Aluminum Matrix Drilling Fluid System in Jilin Oilfield.  ICPTT 2012 Better Pipeline Infrastructure For A Better Life.  Proceedings Of The International Conference On Pipelines And Trenchless Technology 2012, October 19–22, 2012, Wuhan, China ICPTT 2012 © ASCE 2013, pp196-208. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784412619.023,

2. NagreDery Robert, Ami Johannes, YelevielbayireKantavooro Justin., SaliaMahamadu,

Boahen Benjamin (2018) Pilot Scale Production and Assessment of Fuel From Plastic Waste. (Unpublished). Presented at International Research Conference on "Sustainable Development Through Research and Innovation,  February 11 - 14, 2018; by Tamale Technical University, held at Modern City Hotel, Tamale.

Publications: 
  1. Robert DeryNagre,Lin Zhao, Isaac Kwesi Frimpong (2018) Polymer-FLR for mud fluid loss reduction, Chemistry and  Chemical Technology., , vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 79–85,  https://doi.org/10.23939/chcht12.01.079.
  2. Owusu, Prince Appiah; Dehua, Liu; Nagre, Robert Dery (2018) Prediction of Reservoir Characteristics in Western Ghana Oilfield (Tano Basin). Petroleum & Coal, 60 (3): 483-495.

       3.Alain P. Tchameni, Lin Zhao, Robert D. Nagre& Chao Ma (2017): Modelling the effect of drilled cuttings on the rheological properties of waste vegetable oil biodiesel in water baseddrilling mud, Geosystem Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/12269328.2017.1332532

       4.A. P. Tchameni, Lin Zhao, I. K. Frimpong,  R. D. Nagre (2017). Investigating the effect of high thermal–saline conditions on the rheological properties of waste vegetable oil biodiesel-based emulsion mud. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology DOI 10.1007/s13202-017-0317-3.

        5.Owusu Prince Appiah; Dehua, Liu; Nagre, Robert Dery (2017) Appraisal of Hydrocarbon Potential in Western Ghana Oilfield (Tano Basin). Petroleum & Coal, 59 (4): 497-504.

        6.Robert D. Nagre, Lin Zhao, Isaac K. Frimpong, Qing-Mei Zhao(2016) Assessment of two prop-2-enamide-based polyelectrolytes as property enhancers in aqueous bentonite mud. Chemical Papers 70 (2) 206–217.  DOI: 10.1515/chempap-2015-0184. Owusu,

        7.Fan Li, Yue Luo, Xiao Luo, Lushan Wang, R. D. Nagre (2016) Experimental study on a new plugging agent during CO2 flooding for heterogeneous oil reservoirs: A case study of Block G89-1 of Shengli oilfield. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 146(October 2016): 103-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2016.04.017

       8.R. D. Nagre, Lin Zhao, I. K. Frimpong, P. A. Owusu  (2015) Evaluation Of Sulfonated Acrylamide-Based Tetrapolymer As A Rheology Modifier In Water-Based Drilling Fluid. Petroleum & Coal 57(2) 93-100.

       9.A. P. Tchameni, Lin Zhao, R. D. Nagre,  Ma Chao.  Biodiesel Production From High-acid Waste vegetable Oil Using Homogeneous Catalyst Petroleum & Coal 57(4) 336-345, 2015.

       10. Prince A Owusu, Liu Dehua  and Robert D Nagre  (2015) Prognostication of Water Flooding Performance in Communicating Layered Reservoir. International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 08,  05; 256-258.

        11. Isaac K. Frimpong , Robert D. Nagre , Lawrence Nti , The Effect of Water Sorbent on Lipase-Catalysed Esterification of Fatty Acid, Science and Technology, Vol. 5 No. 1, 2015, pp. 15-19. doi: 10.5923/j.scit.20150501.03.

       12. Nagre, R.D., Lin Zhao, Owusu, P.A., (2014). Thermosaline Resistant Acrylamide-Based Polyelectrolyte as Filtration Control Additive in Aqueous-Based Mud. Petroleum & Coal 56(3): 222-230.

       13. Nagre, R.D., Lin Zhao, Tchameni A. P., (2014). Effectiveness of Two Tetrapolymers as Viscosifiers and Fluid Loss Reducers. British Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 4(21): 3053-3068.

       14.Nyantakyi E.K., Hu Wangshui, Borkloe J.K., Nagre R.D, Frimpong I.K., (2014). Geochemical Investigation of Potential Source Rocks for Agbada Formation, Osioka South Area, Western Niger Delta, Nigeria. Geosciences 4(1): 13-22.

       15.Prince A. Owusu, Liu DeHua, Robert D. Nagre (2014) Buckley-Leverett Displacement Theory for Waterflooding  Performance in Stratified Reservoir. Petroleum & Coal 56(3) 267-281,

     16.Ma Chao, B Bo, R D Nagre (2014) Performance Assessment of Clean Fracturing Fluids and Gel Breaker for Application in Coal Bed Methane Well. International Journal of Applied Environmental.

    17.Nyantakyi E.K., Li Tao, Hu Wangshui, Borkloe J.K., Nagre R.D., (2014). Prognostication of Hydrocarbon Generative Potential in the onshore and offshore Niger Delta, Nigeria Using TOC content and Rock-Eval Pyrolysis Techniques. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 33: 138-144.

    18.Owusu, P.A., Dehua, L., Nyantakyi, E.K., R.D Nagre,  Borkloe, J.K., Frimpong, I.K.,(2013). Prognosticating the Future Production Performance of Saturated Gas Drive Reservoir: A Theoretical Perspective. International Journal of Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing 2(2): 24-33.

    19.Nagre, R.D, Ellis, O.W., Oduro, I., (2012). Yield and quality of Pycnanthuskombo kernel butter as affected by temperature-moisture interactions. African Journal of Food Science Vol. 6(8): 224-231.  

    20.Nagre, R.D. ,Oduro I.,  and Ellis, O.W., (2011). Comparative physico-chemical evaluation of kombo kernel fat produced by three different processes. African Journal of Food Science and Technology 2(4): 083-091.

    21.  Ma Chao, Bai Bo, Kong Yu, Song Yuanseng, and R. D. Nagre (2012). Application of Anti-collapse Aluminum Matrix Drilling Fluid System in Jilin Oilfield.  ICPTT 2012 Better Pipeline Infrastructure For A Better Life.  Proceedings Of The International Conference On Pipelines And Trenchless Technology 2012, October 19–22, 2012, Wuhan, China ICPTT 2012 © ASCE 2013, pp196-208. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784412619.023,

22. NagreDery Robert, Ami Johannes, YelevielbayireKantavooro Justin., SaliaMahamadu,

Boahen Benjamin (2018) Pilot Scale Production and Assessment of Fuel From Plastic Waste. (Unpublished). Presented at International Research Conference on "Sustainable Development Through Research and Innovation,  February 11 - 14, 2018; by Tamale Technical University, held at Modern City Hotel, Tamale.