Zievie Patrick

Engr. Zievie Patrick

Faculty:  Applied Science and Technology

Department: Building Technology and Estate Management

Staff Rank: Senior Lecturer

Contact: 0249516524

Email: zppat74@gmail.com / pzievie@dhltu.edu.gh

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Brief Introduction

I am a committed and result-oriented Senior Lecturer with over 20 years of teaching experience at leading Ghanaian educational institutions, teaching students from various social and cultural backgrounds. I possess excellent and appropriate practical, theoretical, written and verbal communications skills along with constructive and effective teaching methods that promote stimulating learning environment. I am able to work in a team and willing to learn from others.

Area of Specialization

Construction Technology, specializing in Materials and Structures



  1. Zievie Patrick. (2019). Technical Universities/Polytechnics and Higher Skills Training

              in Ghana: How Adequate and Impactful is the Lecturers/Graduates Practical 

              Knowledge to Industrial Development? Procs Maiden Edition of the Applied

              Research Conference for Technical Universities and Polytechnics in Ghana, 9th

             10th September, 2019, Ho Technical University, Ho, Ghana. Book of Abstract

              pp 25.

  1. Timothy Adu-Gyamfi,Zievie Patrick and Victor Boateng (2016). Risk Management of

             Procurement Challenges: The Implication to Construction Firms in Ghana,

             American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER), e – ISSN 2320 – 0847,

             p – ISSN 2320 – 0936, Volume 5, Issue 8, pp. 164 – 172

  1. Yalley, P. P., Opoku, M. and Zievie, P. (2016). Predicting the Effect of Palm Bunch

             Fibres on the Strength Properties of Concrete, 4th Sustainability Construction and Technology Conference (SCMT4), Las Vegas, USA, August 7 – 11, 2016


  1. Zievie, P. and Yalley, P. P. and Saan, R. (2016). Experimental Investigations of Sheanut Shells Ash as Partial Replacement of Cement for Sustainable and Affordable Concrete Production, Research Inventy: International Journal of Engineering and Science, Issn (e) 2278 – 4721, Issn (p) 2319 – 6483, Volume 6, Issue 6, pp. 21 – 27
  2. Zievie, P.,Yalley, P. P. and Asiedu, E. (2016). Evaluation of the Strength Properties of

              Concrete Produced with Seasonal Change Alternative Surface Water in the   

              Savannah Ecological Zone, IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering

              (IOSR – JMCE *e – ISSN: 2278 – 1684, p – ISSN: 2320 – 334X, Volume 13,

              Issue 3, Ver. V11, pp. 66 – 72

  1. Zievie, P. and Yalley, P. P. (2016). Evaluation of the Strength Properties of Soil Bricks

             Produced with Processed African Locust Bean Waste Water as Stabilizer,

             American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER), e – ISSN 2320 – 0847,

              p – ISSN 2320 – 0936, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp. 34 – 41

  1. Fynn, I. K., Asiedu, E., Yalley, P. P., Zievie, P. and Appiadu-Boakye, K. (2015). Use of

              Cocoa Bean Shells Ash as a Stabilizer in Soil Bricks Production,In: Laryea, S.

             andLeiiringer, R. (Eds), Procs 6th West Africa Built Environment Research

              (WABER) Conference, 10 – 12 August, 2015, Accra, Ghana, pp. 1131 – 1144

  1. Zievie, P.,Yalley, P. P., Asiedu, E. and Appiadu-Boakye, K. (2015). Effect of African

              Locust Bean Waste Water on Soil Bricks for Masonry Walling. In: Laryea, S.

              andLeiiringer, R. (Eds), Procs 6th West Africa Built Environment Research  

              (WABER) Conference, 10 – 12 August, 2015, Accra, Ghana, pp. 373 – 385

  1. Yalley, P. P. and Zievie, P. (2013). Stabilization of Bricks with Shea Butter Residue for

                Housing, International Journal of Civil Engineering Research, ISSN 2278 –

                3652, Volume 3(2013), pp. 213 – 222


Certifications/Institutions of Study

[1]. 2021: PhD in Construction Technology, AAMUSTED, Kumasi (on-going) 

[2]. 2013: MPhil in Construction Technology, AAMUSTED, Kumasi 

[3]. 2010: BSc in Technical Education (Construction Option) AAMUSTED, Kumasi

[4]. 2005: HND in Building Technology, Tamale Polytechnic, Tamale

[5]. 2002: Certificate in Education, AAMUSTED, Kumasi

[6]. 2000: Construction Technician Cert., Part 1, Tamale Polytechnic, Tamale

[7]. 1997: City & Guilds Advanced Craft Cert. (Blocklaying& Concreting), Tamale Poly

[8]. 1993: City &Guilds Inter. Craft Cert. [Block laying& Concreting),SunyaniTech. Inst.

[9]. 1991: NVTI Trade Test Grade II Cert. (Rural Building), Nandom Voc. Sch., Nandom

[10]. 1994 &1999: GCE O’Level Certificate (Six Credit Passes), Private Candidate

Professional Membership  

[1]. 2022: Institution of Engineering and Technology, Ghana (IET,Gh) 

Research Interests

  1. Production of alternative structural designs and materials for cost saving rural housing
  2. Sighting and recording indigenous construction practices


  1. Best Paper Presentation Award – West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, 2015
  2. Academic Excellence Award – Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS), March, 2006
  • Best Student Award – Building Technology Department, School of Engineering, Tamale Technical University, Tamale, 2005