Dr. Joseph Acquah

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED

1. MPhil (Mathematics),  2010

2. BSc (Mathematics),  2000

 3. GCE ‘A’ Level (Science Option), 1996

  

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

1. University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana,  (2006 to 2010 )

2. University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana, (1997 to  2000)

 3. St. John’s Secondary School, Takoradi, Ghana, ( 1994 to 1996)

 

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP

1. Member, Institute of Mathematical Science (IMS), Ghana, (2005 to Date)    

2. Member-National Institute of Mathematical Sciences (NIMS), (2012 to Date)

3. Member, Mathematics Association of Ghana (MAG), (2012 to Date)

 

AWARDS

1. GETFund, Ghana. Staff Development Fund to Pursue PhD at UMaT,Ghana, (2012 - 2016)

2. Institute of Mathematical Science Scholarship to Pursue MPhil at UCC,Ghana,(2006-2010)

 

ACADEMIC RANKS HELD

1. Lecturer ( April 2014  to Date)

2. Assistant Lecturer (July 2011 to April 2014)

 

SUBJECTS TAUGHT

1. Calculus of Several Variables

2. Real Analysis

3. Complex Analysis

4. Elements of Abstract Algebra

5. Linear Partial Differential Equations

6. Numerical Methods

 

SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS PROJECT WORK/THESIS 

1. One (1) Postgraduate Project Thesis, (MPhil) 

2. Eleven (11) Undergraduate Project Works, (BSc)

 

OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

1. Mathematics Tutor, Archbishop Porter Girls’ Senior High School, Takoradi, Ghana

2. District Statistician, Ghana Statistical Service, Axim District

3. Facilitator, Mechanical Engineering Dept., Institute of Distance Learning (IDL), KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

1. Acquah, J. and Danso-Addo, E., (2013),Regularization of Ill-Conditioned Linear System”, International Journal of Mathematical Archive, 4(7): 2013, 119-132, ISSN 2229–5046.

2. Acquah, D. H. and Acquah, J.,(2013),“On the Comparison of Bayesian Information criterion and Draper’s Information Criterion in Selection of an Asymmetric Price Relationship: Bootstrap Simulation Results”, Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences,Vol.3 No.15.

 

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

1. Ofori-Amanfo P. Amankwah R. K., Affam M., Nartey, R. S. and Acquah J. (2014), “Heterogeneity Studies of Prestea Underground West Reef”, 3rd Biennial UMaT International Mining and Mineral Conference, pp. 16-23  

 

RECORD OF SERVICE

1.Member, Committee to Investigate a Case of Sleeping on Duty, UMaT, Tarkwa,(May 2015)

2.Member, Committee to Reaccreditation of Mathematics Dept. Programme, (March 2015)

3. Training Officer, Department of Mathematics, UMaT, Tarkwa (July 2014 to Date)

4. Member , Committee on Accident Involving University Vehicle, UMaT, Tarkwa (Feb.  2014)

5. Member, Information and Registration Sub- Committee during UMaT 2nd & 3rd Biennial

  International Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing, Tarkwa, Ghana, (August 2012)

6. Academic Tutor, Department of Mathematics, UMaT, Tarkwa, (July 2011 to Date)