Shadrach Yankey | Dairy Science

Mr Shadrach Yankey: Leading Researcher in Dairy Science
Early career researcher atΒ Β Kwame Nkrumah University of Science, Ghana

Shadrach Yankey is a meticulous food scientist with over 5 years of academic and industrial expertise.Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana, under the guidance of Professors William Otoo Ellis and Eric Dwamena Owusu.

Publication Profile:
πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“ Education:
  • Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology (Ongoing) at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
  • MPhil in Food Science and Technology (2021) from KNUST
  • BSc in Biochemistry (2015) from the University of Cape Coast
πŸ” Experience:
  • Over 5 years of combined academic and industrial experience
  • Research interests in Daily foods, food chemistry, food microbiology, and food systems
  • Expertise in HPLC, spectrophotometer, colorimeter, texture, and dietary fiber analyser
  • Project management experience in both industrial and academic settings
🀝 Skills:
  • Detailed-oriented food scientist
  • Dynamic and passionate teacher and research scientist
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, teamwork, and writing skills
πŸŽ“ Graduate Mentored:
  • Alhasan Awuni (MPhil) – Product optimization and characterization for improved nutrient availability and yeast phytase production from traditional millet products (2021-2022)
  • Patience Amissah (MPhil) – Prevalence and risk factors of childhood overweight and obesity among basic school pupils in Effutu Municipality (2021-2022)

Shadrach Yankey is on a journey of academic excellence, blending a rich educational background with hands-on experience in food science. His passion for research, teaching, and project management reflects a commitment to advancing the field. 🌱✨

Research Focus:

Shadrach Yankey’s research spans various facets of food science, showcasing a diverse expertise. His work on “Optimized fermentation conditions for Dragon Fruit Yogurt” explores the delightful realm of fruit-infused dairy, providing insights for tastier and healthier yogurt. 🍧 In the realm of enzymes, his systematic review on “Proteolytic Enzymes from Calotropis procera” delves into potential applications in the food industry, unraveling enzymatic wonders. 🌿 For the tiniest food enthusiasts, his research on “Orange flashed fortified complementary diet for infants” promises nourishment with a burst of citrusy goodness. 🍊 Lastly, his collaborative effort on “Use of NIR spectroscopy in the detection of adulterants in poultry feed ingredients” demonstrates a commitment to food safety through innovative technology. πŸ”πŸš€


Optimized fermentation conditions for dragon fruit yogurt