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Senior Lecturer - Transportation Engineering
Name: Harry Akyen Quainoo
Location: B1 Lab 220, Civil Engineering Science, Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
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Tel: 011 559 2016


About Dr Harry Akyen Quainoo

Qualifications: PhD Civil Engineering (WITS), MSc Civil Engineering (WITS), BSc Hons Agric Engineering (UST, Ghana)

Professional Membership: MSAICE; ICIOB

Areas of Specialisation: Transportation Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Sustainable Pavement Design and Materials;
  • Modelling the remaining service lives of pavements and bridges;
  • Labour-intensive road engineering;
  • Transportation Demand Modelling;
  • Transportation Engineering Studies (traffic engineering related issues: traffic volume / highway capacity studies & level of service, speed-density studies and Level of Service, Parking studies, Accident studies and management, etc.)

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Dr Harry Quainoo is a senior lecturer, Transportation Engineering, in the Department of Civil Engineering Science at UJ. Since joining UJ in 2013, he has been lecturing on pavement design and technology, urban transportation planning and modelling, traffic engineering, materials science, and transportation studies at both APK and DFC campuses.

He received a BSc (Hons) Agricultural Engineering from UST-Kumasi, Ghana, in 1988. Thereafter, he received an MSc and PhD (Civil Engineering) both from WITS University in 2001 and 2010, respectively. Prior to joining UJ, he worked first as a Research Officer /Research Fellow and lecturer at WITS University (Department /School of Civil Engineering, and School of Construction Economics and Management) from 1997 to 2013 where he lectured and supervised both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes on Labour-intensive Road Engineering, Infrastructure Management, Construction Site Management, and Project Management-related issues. His research interests include Sustainable Pavement design and Materials, Modelling remaining lives of roads and bridges, and urban transportation modelling.