Baze University

JOSEPH ASARE


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  • Qualifications: B.Sc, M.Sc.,
  • Role Title: Lecturer II
  • Telephone: +2347052971973
  • Email: joseph.asare@bazeuniversity.edu.ng
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Joseph Asare, a Ghanaian by origin, is a Lecturer at the department of Physics, Baze University, Abuja, Nigeria. He is also rounding off a doctorate degree in Physics at the African University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abuja, Nigeria. He received his BSc degree in Physics from the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana in 2009. He accepted an appointment to be a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Physics in the same institution for a one year period. Joseph was admitted into the School of Theoretical Physics at the African University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abuja in the year 2010 on full scholarship. He has been a Visiting Graduate Student Research Collaborator at Princeton University, USA. He has written a number of  research papers on flexible electronics and attended a number of conferences including the ICTP Workshop on “Regional Workshop on Materials Science for Solar Energy Conversion”, held at the iTHEMBA Labs, Cape Town, South Africa in 2013 where he won the Best Contribution Prize. He has an unusual insight in communicating and aiding the understanding of Physics concepts.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Lecturer II

Research Interest                  

  • Energy Physics
  • Current projects in collaboration with the Department of Physics at the African University of Science and Technology are:
  • Cold Welding Methods for Organic Light Emitting Diode Fabrication.
  • Failure Mechanisms of Flexible Organic Solar Cell Structures under Bending.
  • Bending of Pre-Buckled Organic Solar Cell.

Publications

  • O. Oyewole, J. Asare, M. Z. Kana, A. Oberafo, and W. Soboyejo, “EFFECTS OF STRETCHING ON FLEXIBLE ORGANIC ELECTRONIC STRUCTURES,” Nigerian Materials Congress (NIMACON) Journal Publication, 2012.E. Nyankson, B. Agyei-Tuffour, J. Asare, E. Annan, E. R. Rwenyagila, D. S. Konadu, A. Yaya and D. Dodoo-Arhin;"NANOSTRUCTURED TiO2 AND THEIR ENERGY APPLICATIONS-A REVIEW", ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, VOL. 8 , NO. 10, OCTOBER 2013
  • J. Asare, O. K. Oyewole, B. Agyei-Tuffour,  M. Z. Kana, A. Oberafo, and W. Soboyejo, “Determination of Layer Thickness in Flexible Organic Solar Cell by Optical Simulations and RBS Technique”, 7th International Conference of the Africa Materials Research Society, pg. 30, December 2013.
  • J. Asare, O. K. Oyewole, B. Agyei-Tuffour,  M. Z. Kana, A. Oberafo, and W. Soboyejo, “Layer thickness determination in flexible organic solar cells made of metal organic frameworks”, 1st Nigeria International Conference on Zeolite, pp. 73-77, December 2014.
  • B. Agyei-Tuffour, E.R. Rwenyagila, J. Asare, O.K. Oyewole, M.G.Z. Kana, D.M. O’Carroll, et al., Influence of Pressure on Contacts Between Layers in Organic, Adv. Mater. Res. 1132 (2016) 204–216. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1132.204.
  • O.K. Oyewole, D.O. Oyewole, J. Asare, Z.K.M. G, W.O. Soboyejo, FAILURE MECHANISMS IN LAYERS RELEVANT TO STRETCHABLE ORGANIC SOLAR CELLS, Adv. Mater. Res. 1132 (2016) 106–115. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1132.106.
  • O.K. Oyewole, J. Asare, D.O. Oyewole, V.C. Anye, M.G.Z. Kana, W.O. Soboyejo, EFFECTS OF ADHESION AND STRETCHING ON FAILURE MECHANISMS AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF ORGANIC SOLAR CELLS, Adv. Mater. Res. 1132 (2016) 89–105. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1132.89
  • D. Yu, O. K. Oyewole, D. Kwabi, T. Tong, V. C. Anye, J. Asare, E. Rwenyagila, A. Fashina, O. Akogwu, J. Du, and W. O. Soboyejo, “Adhesion in flexible organic and hybrid organic/inorganic light emitting device and solar cells,” J. Appl. Phys., vol. 116, no. 7, doi:10.1063/1.4892393, Aug. 2014
    Oluwaseun Oyewole, Deying Yu, Jing Du, Joseph Asare, Vitalis Anye, Adebayo Fashina, Martiale Zebaze Kana, and Winston Soboyejo, Vol. 117 (2015), Journal of Applied Physics. doi:10.1063/1.4922665
  • T M Tong, J Asare, E R Rwenyagila, V Anye, O K Oyewole, A A Fashina, W O Soboyejo. “A Study of Factors that Influence the Adoption of Solar Powered Lanterns in a Rural Village in Kenya” Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Vol. 14 (2015) 448-491. doi 10.1163/15691497-12341356
    A.A. Fashina, K.K. Adama, O.K. Oyewole, V.C. Anye, J. Asare, M.G. Zebaze Kana, et al., Surface texture and optical properties of crystalline silicon substrates, J. Renew. Sustain. Energy. 7 (2015) 063119. doi:10.1063/1.4937117.
  • J. Asare, O.K. Oyewole, W.O. Soboyejo, DEFORMATION AND FAILURE OF BENDABLE ORGANIC SOLAR CELLS, Adv. Mater. Res. 1132 (2016) 116–124. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1132.116.
  • J. Asare, O.K. Oyewole, V.C. Anye, D.Y. Momodu, W.O. Soboyejo, Effects of Deformation on Failure Mechanisms and Optical Properties of Flexible Organic Solar Cell Structures, Adv. Mater. Res. 1132 (2016) 125–143. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.1132.125              

Conferences

  • 8th International Conference of the Africa Materials Research Society, Africa Materials Research Society Conference, 2015. Venue: UG, LEGON, ACCRA, GHANA
  • 14th International Union of Materials Research Societies- International Conference on Advance Materials (IUMRS-ICAM 2015). Venue: ICC Jeju, Korea
  • 1st Nigeria International Conference on Zeolite: New Trends in Zeolite Developments and Applications, 2014. Venue: NICON Luxury Abuja, Nigeria
  • IPF 2014: Capacity Building for Industrial Physics in Developing Economies Venue: The University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 7th International Conference of the Africa Materials Research Society, Africa Materials Research Society Conference, 2013. Venue: African Union Conference Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • ICTP Workshop- smr 2515; “Regional Workshop on Materials Science for Solar Energy Conversion” Venue: iTHEMBA Labs (Laboratory for Accelerator Based Science), Cape Town, South Africa
  • 11th ANNUAL NIGERIAN MATERIALS CONGRESS - NIMACON 2012” Venue:  Ile-Ife, Nigeria
  • “The Second African School of Fundamental Physics and its Application - 2012” and “The GRID School”. Venue: KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa “NIGERIAN MATERIALS CONGRESS 2011” Venue: Akure, Nigeria
Title Name Year Acquired
Bachelor'sBachelor's2009
PhD Theoretical and Applied Physics2017
Module Code Module Description Credit Unit
F118 Physics 2
PHY102 Physics 2 2
PHY205 Thermal Physics 3
PHY206 Energy, Power & Environment 3
PHY209 Introduction to Space Science 3
PHY210 Introduction to Earth Physics 3
PHY301 Analytical Mechanics 3
PHY305 Quantum Mechanics 1 3
PHY306 Statistical and thermal Physics 3
PHY308 Laboratory/workshop practice 3
PHY320 Electromagnetic Waves and Optics 3
PHY401 Quantum Mechanics II 3
PHY405 Engineering Geophysics 3
PHY410 Computational Physics 3

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