frank yeboah

Frank E. Yeboah, D.Eng.Sc.
Assistant Professor

Office Location: Price Hall, Suite 111
Office Phone: (336)285-3133

D.Eng.Sc. Earth and Environmental Engineering (Specialization: Energy Economics), October 2004
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
M.E. (Dipl.-Ing.) Mining Engineering (Major: Mining and Mineral Economics), October 1997
Technical University of Clausthal, Germany

Research Interests:
    Mining, Mineral and Energy Economics
    Applied Analytics/Energy Informatics
    Energy Security, Carbon Management and Environmental Sustainability
    Project Evaluation/Project Financing/Real Options Analysis
    Energy Risk Management
    Numerical Simulation & Valuation of Clean Energy Technologies
    Solar Energy Monitoring and Evaluation
    Energy Conservation and Management

Research Projects:
    Production of Biodiesel and Biopower from Waste Materials to Improve Energy Security and Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Sponsor US DOD (Dept. of Defense)
    Sustainable Energy and Economic Development of Rural Communities: The Green Alternative, Sponsor: USDA
    Revitalizing Rural Economic Development through Energy Management and Conservation, Sponsor: USDA
    Sustainable Initiatives for Improving Energy Efficiency and Productivity of Small Farms and Businesses in Rural Communities, Sponsor: USDA

 Recent Publications:
    Yeboah, O.A, Naanwaab, C., Yeboah, F.E., et al. (2011). “Implications of US Climate Change Mitigation Policy Choice and Agricultural Input Cost” Proceedings of the Third International Food and Nutrition Conference (IFNC), Tuskegee, AL, Oct. 9-11, 2011
    Yeboah, F.E., Shahbazi, A., Yeboah, O.A., et al. (2011). “Application of Real Options Analysis in the Valuation of Investment in Biodiesel Production” Proceedings of the 33rd Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC), New Orleans, LA, May 17-19, 2011, ESL-IE-11-05-01
    Yeboah, F.E., Shahbazi, A., L. Wang, et al. (2010). “Production of Biodiesel from Waste Materials to Improve Energy Security and Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions” Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Green and Sustainable Technology (iCGST), Greensboro, NC, November 18-19, 2010
    Ransford R. Baidoo, Yeboah, F.E. and H. Singh (2009). “GUI Energy and Economic Analysis of Closed-Loop Plasma Waste-to-Power Generation Model and in Comparison with Incineration and Micro-Turbine Models” Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 22-23, 2009
    Ransford R. Baidoo, Ferguson, F. and Yeboah, F.E. (2009). “Exergy and Energy Analysis of Plasma Waste-to-Power Generation Model” Cogeneration and Distributed Generation Journal Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 51-73
    Yeboah, F.E. and H. Singh (2008). “New Approach to Educate Diverse Students in Energy and the Environment” Post-Conference Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (EISTA 2008), Orlando, FL, June 29th – July 2nd, 2008
    Yeboah, F.E., Yegulalp, T.M. and H. Singh (2007). “Future Zero Emission Carbon Technology - Valuation and Policy Issues” Energy Engineering Vol. 104, No. 6, pp. 8-22
    Yeboah, F.E., Yegulalp, T.M. and H. Singh (2007). “Abatement of CO2 Emissions – The Dilemma of Carbon Trading and Carbon Taxes” Proceedings of the 30th World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC), Atlanta, GA, August 15-17, 2007