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Martha Wunnam Alhassan

Country of origin: Ghana Currently in: Ghana, Tamale General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background


2014 Master Agricultural Sciences
2009 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Publications resulting from Research: 

• Alhassan, M. W., Amagloh, F. K., Ojangba, T. (2019). Development of Gluten-free Biscuit from Peanut-Pearl millet Composite Flour. American Journal of Food Science and Technology, 7(2), 40-44. Doi:10.12691/ajfst-7-2-1.

• Awuni, V., Alhassan, M.W., and Amagloh, F. K. (2017). Orange-fleshed sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) composite bread as a significant source of dietary vitamin A. Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, 6 (1), 174-179. Doi:10.1002/fsn3.543.

• Sampson, G.O., Duah, N., Gyima, V., and Alhassan, M. (2017). Preparation of Semi-dairy Yoghurt from Soybean. American Journal of Food Science and Technology, 5(1)1-5. Doi:10.12691/ajfst-5-1-1.

• Alhassan, M.W., Dankwah, R., and Ofosu, I. W. (2015). Microwave Glycation of Bambara Protein-Cassava Starch Composites. ADRRI Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Ghana, 2(1), 1-14.

• Alhassan, M., Sampson, G.O., and Quashie A. K. K. (2015). Microwave Glycation of Bambara Protein-Rice Starch Composites. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences, 3(5) 1-5.

• Dankwah, R., Alhassan, M. W., and Ofosu, I. W. (2014). Acrylamide Resulting from Heat-Time Treatment in Cajanus cajan, a Neglected and Underutilized Legume. Ife Journal of Science, 16 (3) 461-473.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2018 Accra, Ghana 1st African Society of Food Science and Technology International conference
2017 Nairobi, Kenya Managing food safety and quality in small-scale food processing for RTB value chains in Sub-Sahara Africa
2016 Accra, Ghana National Science Technology and Innovation


Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (WiSTEM)
Member of Technical Team on Food Standards at Ghana Standards Authority
Member of University Teachers Association of Ghana
African Society of Food Science and Technology
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Sep 2019
Ghana Government Scholarship

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