Mr. Haruna Seidu

Position: Principal Technologist

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Tel: 0244011898

Professional fields of interest:

Mechanical Properties of Wood

(Destructive and Non-Destructive), Wood Utilization, Wood Product Design, Furniture Design & Testing, Internet of Things (IoT), Information and Communications Technology, ICT Pedagogy.

Professional background

  1. Education
    2015 MSc. Information Technology, Open University of Malaysia
    2010 Dip. Education, University of Education Winneba, Kumasi
    2001 HND. Agricultural Engineering, Tamale Technical University

  2. Professional Training
    2016 ISO 17025 Accredited Laboratory Protocols. Bern Institute of Applied Science, Biel - Switzerland.

Research Project

  1. Accreditation of Wood and Furniture Testing laboratory. A project sponsored by The Swiss Government, UNIDO and the Government of Ghana.
  2. Assessment of suitability of plantation-grown Eucalyptus species as utility pole material in Ghana. Sponsored by Asuboah Wood Treatment and MIRO Ghana.
  3. Furniture Testing for selected Ghanaian Furniture Manufacturers, Sponsored by UNIDO

Selected Publications

Appiah-Kubi, E., Owusu, F.W., Tekpetey, S.L. and Essien, C. and Seidu, H. (2014). Investigating the mechanical properties of some bamboo species for efficient utilization in Ghana. J. Bamboo and Rattan, Vol. 13, Nos. 3&4, pp. 81-89 (2014)

Awards/Fellowships Dean’s Award:

  1. 2017 Best Worker, Technical Category


  1. Society of Wood Science & Technology
  2. Wood Solutions
  3. eLearning Africa


New Handbook On Wood Density - Copies Available At CSIR-FORIG

Conference And Training Facilities - Contact Commercialization Division For Details
Water Front Conference Facility


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