Dr. Cynthia Borkai Boye

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED

Doctor of Philosophy (Oceanography), 2015

Professional Masters (Geoinformatic), 2003

BSc. (Geodetic Engineering), 1998

GCE (Advanced Level), 1991

GCE (Ordinary Level), 1989

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana, (2010 - 2015)

Intermational Institute for Geo Information Sciences and Earth Observation (ITC), Enschede, Netherlands, (2001 - 2003)

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, (1993-1998)

Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School and sixth Form Science College, Legon, Ghana, (1989-1991)

Mfantsiman Girls’ Secondary School, Saltpond, Ghana, (1984-1989)

 

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP

Member, Ghana Institution of Engineers, (2008 - date)

Member, Ghana Institution of Surveyors, (2009 – date)

Member, African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment, (2009- date)

Academic Member, International Federation of Surveyors, (2016)

AWARDS

UMaT, Ghana, Staff Development Fund to pursue PhD at the University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana (Aug., 2010 – March, 2015)

 

 

 

 

 

The Netherlands Fellowship (NFP) to pursue Professional Master Program in Geo-Informatics at ITC, Netherlands  (Sept., 2001 – Jan., 2003)                            

 

 

 

ACADEMIC RANKS HELD

Lecturer (2004 - 2010)

Senior Lecturer (2010 – date)

SUBJECTS TAUGHT

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Cadastral Surveying

Engineering Surveying

Geographic Information Management

Hydrographic Surveying

 

 

SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS PROJECT WORK/THESIS/RESEARCH

49 Undergraduate Project Works, (BSc)

5 Postgraduate Projects/Theses (MSc)

 

OTHER PROFESSIONALLY RELATED EXPERIENCE

Coordinator, GhIS Refresher Course  for Probation Members                                  2015- date

Course Lecturer, Elementary Surveying and GIS (Minerals Commission)                 2016

Course Lecturer, Proficiency Training in Land Surveying (Survey Assistants)           2014-2015

Coordinator/Lecturer, GIS/Remote Sensing Training (Land Sector Agencies – LAP)    2015

Course Lecturer, Elementary Surveying and GIS (Minerals Commission)                    2011-2014

Engineering Surveyor, Land Reclamation and Building Refurbishment, Church of Pentecost,

UMaT Worship Centre, Tarkwa                                                                                     2014-2016

RESEARCH CONDUCTED

Estimation of Sediment supply by fluvial process and its effect on shoreline Change (2016)

Prediction of Mean Sea Level using ARIMA modelling Technique (2016)

Shoreline Change modeling and Prediction (2010-2015)

Spatio-Temporal Positional Accuracy Assessment (2015)

Application of GIS in Rainfall Distribution Mapping in the Western Region of Ghana (2010 - 2011)

Water Management and Supply in a Mining Community- (2007 - 2008)

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Boye, C. B, Appeaning Addo, K. and Williams, E. (2016), “Positional Accuracy Assessment for Effective Shoreline Change Analysis”, Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 1 - 7.

Boye,  C. B. and Yakubu,  I. (2011), “Spatio – Temporal Variability of Rainfall distribution in the Western Region of Ghana”, Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 393-399.

Boye.,  C. B. and Yakubu, I. (2010), “A comparative Study on Position Fixing to ascertain positional accuracy”, Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 12, pp. 1-6

 

Kumi-Boateng, B., Boye, C. B. and Yakubu, I. (2010),”Land Use/Land Cover Mapping Using Remote Sensing for Urban Development - A Case Study of Tarkwa and Its Environs”, International Journal of Engineering Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 94-103

 

 

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

Akyen, T., Boye, C. B. and Ziggah, Y.Y. (2016), “Municipal Solid Waste Estimation and Landfill life Span Prediction – A Case Study” (Proceedings of the 4th UMaT Bienniel International Mining and Mineral Conference on ‘Expanding the Frontiers of Mining Technology’, Tarkwa, Ghana, 3rd – 6th August, 2016”), pp. GG 127-133.

Boye, C. B., Appeaning Addo, K. and Williams, E. (2015), “Positional Accuracy Assessment for Effective Spatio-Temporal data Integration”, (Proceedings of  the Ghana Institution of Surveyors - Land Surveyors Division Annual Seminar on “ Technological Advancement in the Land Surveying Profession- Mining, Engineering, Mapping”, UmaT, Tarkwa, Ghana, 13th -14th August, 2015, pp 37.

Boye, C. B.  et al., (2014), “Shoreline Change in the Western Region of Ghana: Causes and Trends” (Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Oceanography, Hampton Inn Tropicana, Las Vegas, USA, 21st -23rd July, 2014); Journal of Marine Science Research Development, DOI: 10.4172/2155-9910.S1.006

Akwensi, P. H. and Boye, C. B. (2014), “Comparative Analysis of AHP and PCA Techniques in Criteria Evaluation for Fish Farm Site Selection”, (Proceedings of the 3th UMaT Bienniel International Mining and Mineral Conference on ‘Expanding the Frontiers of Mining Technology’, Tarkwa, Ghana, August, 2014”), pp. GM 1-GM10.

Boye, C. B., and Yakubu, I. (2010),"Determination of the Local Geoid Ellipsoid Separation – A Case Study of Tarkwa and its Environs”, Proceedings of the first biennial UMaT International Conference on Mining & Mineral Processing, “Expanding the Frontiers of Mining Technology”, Tarkwa, Ghana, 4th – 7th August, 2010, pp. 338-354.

 

 

 

 

RECORD OF SERVICE

Head, Minerals Engineering Department (2016-date)

Head, Geomatic Engineering Department (2014 - 2016)

Head, Geomatic Engineering Department (2008-2010)

Departmental Training Officer (2006-2008)

 

OTHER ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

Matron, UMaT Chapter of Women In Engineering (WINE) (2007-date)

Chairperson, Educational Sub-committe, Minescho Credit Union (2007-2015)