Maxwell Lamptey

Maxwell Lamptey





Nationality: Ghanaian
Discipline: General Agriculture
Degree: B.A.
Institution: University of Georgia


Maxwell Lamptey is participating in a short-term training program supported by the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab from March to September 2015. As a Senior Technical Officer working on legumes at the Crops Research Institute (CRI) in Kumasi, Ghana, Maxwell was nominated for the program by CRI Deputy Director Emmanuel Otoo.

During his time in the USA, he is working with PMIL Collaborator Dr. Jinru Chen in Food Science and Technology on the University of Georgia’s Griffin campus. He is studying the use of solar drying to control aflatoxin contamination in peanut.

Current Research Project

Ghana Peanut Value Chain Interventions

Research Location


More about Lamptey

Visiting scientist conducts research on peanut pathogen at UGA Griffin

Q&A with Maxwell Lamptey