Richard Addo-Tenkorang

Richard Addo-Tenkorang
Brunel University London · Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

PhD; CEng MIET

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Introduction
A creative and motivated engineer, educator and researcher who sets high standards in all aspects of my role. Excellent interpersonal skills and can communicate effectively at all levels. A proven good track record of leadership, management, and teamwork: curriculum development, and experiences in industrial engineering, manufacturing systems, new product development, digital supply-chain management, and the educational sectors. Flexible to any arising work demands.
Additional affiliations
December 2019 - present
Brunel University London
Position
  • Engineer
Description
  • Industrial-based applied research and development; embedding knowledge in the industry through innovative projects.
December 2019 - present
Hadley Group Plc
Position
  • KTP R&D Engeering Associate
Description
  • Industrial-based applied research and development; embedding knowledge in the industry through innovative projects.
September 2019 - November 2019
University of Vaasa
Position
  • University Teacher
Description
  • University Teacher - MSc Industrial Engineering & Management module ISAN3010 - Analytics in Project Management (Online Course)
Education
April 2018 - May 2019
Aalborg University
Field of study
  • Basic Certificate in Problem Based Learning (PBL) & Higher Education
August 2015 - May 2018
Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences (JAMK)
Field of study
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
May 2010 - May 2014
University of Vaasa
Field of study
  • Industrial Engineering & Management

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Publications (34)
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The complexity of data-driven engineer-to-order manufacturing enter�prise supply-chains for effective and efficient decision making has received a lot of attention both within the original equipment manufacturing industrial research and development circle and supply-chains operations research and management circles. However, despite these complexit...
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In recent time workplace organization and easy information retrieval help in achieving optimum productivity through maximum utilization of the resources available, significantly reducing industrial lead-time and waste thus resulting in low production cost and increase return-on-investment (ROI). This paper is a study of the effective and efficient...
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Abstract: Supply chain and logistics network tracking and tracing is an essential need in global supply and logistics network. Existing technologies are mostly suitable for single channel supply chain and are not suitable for multi-channel supply network. The objective of this research study is therefore to outline technological knowhow and possibi...
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3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is becoming the industry standard for manufacturing and prototyping. Although the technology is very old, it gained a huge traction in the past two decades. 3D printing favors unique once-off orders (mass customization) in contrast to mass production. This calls for innovative business models in or...
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Information and data transmission, as well as total visibility in terms of supply chain track-&-trace, is seriously lacking in current industrial logistics-&-supply-chain management activities. This paper proposes the application of RFIDs and the Internet of things' enterprise systems architecture to, propose a low-cost feasible cloud solution. Thi...
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The heat treatment of steels under controlled conditions alters their physical and mechanical properties, enabling them to meet the desired engineering applications. In this study, the suitability of a Namibian local oil (marula oil) as an alternative quenchant to SAE40 engine oil (Standard quenchant – a synthetic oil derived from natural or crude...
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3D printing, also known as (a.k.a) Additive Manufacturing, is becoming the industry standard for manufacturing and prototyping. Although the technology is very old, it gained a huge traction in the past two decades. 3D printing favours unique once-off orders (mass customization) as opposed to mass production. This calls for innovative business mode...
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Promoting the human factor of every organization is an important component that needs to be continuously up held to build employee competencies. Ultimately, this strengthens the competitiveness and sustainability of the operations within the organization. The aim of this paper is to investigate the effects of occupational health and safety manageme...
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The past two decades have seen a rapid growth in the Maker communities and Communities of Enquiry. Unlike social media, these communities have a unique goal of sharing special skills as well as enquiring about special knowledge areas. Advancements in web technologies and models of delivery, in particular, cloud computing (CC), enable the communitie...
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Purpose For decades now, industrial manufacturers’ complex product development (CPD) activities have seen various improvement approaches as well as product development (PD) support processes all in the quest to achieve shorter PD lead-times and higher return on investments. CPD process improvements, in terms of complex engineering design and delive...
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Involving students in higher-education delivery seems to have taken diverse approaches in order to optimise the process in terms of performance output. Nowadays both government and private universities has come to recognise that there is a lot of competition in terms quality higher education delivery in order to be able to attract bright students a...
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Purpose Big data is increasingly becoming a major organizational enterprise force to reckon with in this global era for all sizes of industries. It is a trending new enterprise system or platform which seemingly offers more features for acquiring, storing and analysing voluminous generated data from various sources to obtain value-additions. Howeve...
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21st century engineering graduates should be proficient in engaging their conceptual thinking and analytical capabilities to proffer solutions to societal problems. Various literatures dwelling on problem-solving skills indicate that fresh engineering undergraduates are not adept at conceptualising solutions to design problems. However, the process...
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Supply-chain management (SCM) in manufacturing industries has evolved significantly over the years. Recently, a lot more relevant research has picked up on the development of integrated solutions. Thus, seeking a collaborative optimisation of geographical, just-in-time (JIT), quality (customer demand/satisfaction) and return-on-investment (profits)...
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Industrial manufacturers' complex product-development activities have seen various advancement and improvement approaches over the past decades. In order to enable the implementation of efficient and effective product-development support processes in the quest of achieving shorter product development lead-times and higher return on investments (ROI...
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The performance of Botswana’s construction industry has been steadily declining in recent years. Furthermore, the industry has been docked with many projects that are not delivered on time, go over budget, sub-standard quality or are just abandoned. The frequency of occurrence of such projects has been alarming and has raised the question of whethe...
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Supply chain and logistics network tracking and tracing is an important element of customer service in the transportation industry. Existing technologies are mostly suitable for single channel supply chain and are not suitable for multi-channel supply network. The objective of this research study is therefore to outline technological know-how and p...
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This paper is aimed at proposing a conceptual framework for creating a platform for facilitating communication between key actors of a supply networks. This paper focuses on providing a holistic view that encompasses the focal company, its suppliers and customers. The research presented in this paper is based on comprehensive literature review as w...
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Cloud computing is one of the most exciting terms to IT service providers because of its benefits to both providers and customers. This concept has a profound effect on the way consume IT. It achieves economies of scale by significantly reducing the cost of technology infrastructure and increasing the flexibility of using different computing facili...
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This paper aims at proposing an ERP-SaaS model systems solution for manufacturing SCM networked value systems to enable the end-customer organisation to decrease the cost of implementation, maintenance and the overall administration of the application. This applied research employed an industrial pilot case study with an OEM industrial partner. The...
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Large-scale complex engineering SCM networks for some time now, have encountered several challenges in the effort to address and streamline key pertinent issues in their activities, such as effective and efficient coordination of their SC system-design multidisciplinary teams; information exchange and technical communication on their enterprise SCM...
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Environmentally friendly algae-based biodiesel production includes biofuel extraction that represents a technological process which inflicts minimal damage to the environment or does not harm it. Biodiesel that is almost completely based on renewable resources can be utilized as one of the most promising biofuels, and it is environmentally safer th...
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Abstract: Today's complex logistics and supply chain management demands the continuous monitoring and managing of ever increasing shipment chains. This motivates the need for goods-centric tracking and tracing of logistics items, which ensures the opportunity to increase visibility and control in different logistics operations of a company. Recent...
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General Engineer-to-Order (ETO) design of product capacity projects among many others, includes design for large electric machine, huge centrifugal pumps, diesel/natural fuel power plant engines, steam turbine, boiler, ship power, et cetera. ETO is basically a product development process, which starts with a product specification and finishes with...
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General Engineer-to-Order (ETO) design of product capacity projects among many others, includes design for large electric machine, huge centrifugal pumps, diesel/natural fuel power plant engines, steam turbine, boiler, ship power, et cetera. ETO is basically a product development process, which starts with a product specification and finishes with...
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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to study the effect of technology adoption on operational competitiveness by taking an example from international manufacturing companies. Design/methodology/approach - This paper develops a conceptual model to generate strategic flexibility and benefit for a manufacturing firm by managing manufacturing strate...
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Industrial organizations are trying to discover strategies to achieve enterprise competitiveness to improve their flexibility and responsiveness by changing or finding efficient and effective methods, technologies and/or operational strategies that involve the implementation of supply chain management (SCM) strategy (ies) and information technology...
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This report is a review of work published in various journals on the topics of Concurrent Engineering (CE) between 2000 and 28 th July, 2010. A total of 80 articles from 28 journals, eight (8) Conference Proceedings and two (2) books were reviewed. This report intends to serve two goals. First, it will be useful to researchers who are interested in...
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There are concerns that despite government initiatives to promote adoption of electronic commerce, SMEs still find it problematic to easily and successfully implement and manage Information Technology (IT) and Information Systems (IS) effectively to enable them realize e-commerce related benefits. This book investigates into information systems and...
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Abstract - This report is a review of work published in various journals on the topics of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) between 2005 and 28th May, 2010. A total of 154 articles from 49 journals were reviewed. This report intends to serve two goals. First, it will be useful to researchers who are interested in understanding and following the re...
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Tracking the logistics networks is considered as a highly motivated approach for distribution and delivery companies in recent days. It is nowadays considered as a prime concern for manufacturing companies to ensure safer and timely arrival of their shipments. In this paper, we have presented an overall approach to track the real-time delivery ship...

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Developing, implementing and delivering Knowledge and Life-Long learning in a more conceptual and sustainable way by employing a more applied design thinking and design science research approach.
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The complexity of data-driven engineer-to-order manufacturing enterprise supply-chains for effective and efficient decision making has received a lot of attention both within the original equipment manufacturing industrial research and development circle and supply-chains operations research and management circles. However, in spite of these complexities, most of the published supply-chains research in operations research and management have neglected the ‘engineer-to-order perspective within the original equipment manufacturing supply-chains sector.