Ghanaian Professor lands top job in the US

A Ghanaian professor based in the United States of America (USA) has been appointed as part of a 38-member Advisory Board on Mineral and Energy Royalty Policy Committee by United States Secretary of Interior.

Professor Kwame Awuah-Offei was appointed among other members to advise the Academic and Public Interest Groups.

He is the only African appointed to the Board.

Academic background 

From St. John’s Secondary School, Sekondi, and St. Augustine’s College, Cape Coast to the University of Mines & Technology (UMaT) where he received his BSc in Mining Engineering.

He pursued his PhD in Mining Engineering at University of Alberta, Canada and Missouri University of Science & Technology (Missouri S&T), USA, receiving his PhD at Missouri S&T.

Kwame Awuah-Offei is currently an associate professor of mining engineering at Missouri University of Science & Technology.

He previously served as an assistant professor at the same institution.

He has 12 years of research, teaching, and consulting experience. Dr. Awuah-Offei has extensive experience in modeling and optimization of mining systems for sustainability. His current research interests include modeling and optimization of mining systems, design and management of sustainable mining systems, mining equipment performance evaluation, and earth-moving equipment-formation interactions.

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