Assoc. Prof. Sulemana Al-Hassan

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED
  1. PgD,

  2. PhD,

  3. MSc,

  4. BSc,

 
INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED
  1. University of Wales, Cardiff, UK, (1990 - 1994)

  2. UST School of Mines, Tarkwa, Ghana, (1982 - 1983)

  3. UST School of Mines, Tarkwa, Ghana, (1977 - 1982)

 
PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP
  1. GhIG,

 
AWARDS
  1. Ghana Government Scholarship,

  2. Government of Ghana Scholarship,

 
 
SUBJECTS TAUGHT
  1. Mineral Resource Estimation

  2. Statistical Models

  3. Principles of Economics

  4. Probability and Statistics

 
 
 
RESEARCH CONDUCTED
  1. Rainfall Pattern in the Tarkwa Mining District of Ghana (2006 - 2006)

  2. Mercury Pollution Abatement in Small-scale Mining in Ghana. (2005 - date)

  3. Trends and Statistical Parameters of Gold Mineralisation at Dadieso in the Ashanti Belt of Ghana. (2005 - 2005)

  4. The Use of Cavity Monitoring System at Ashanti Goldfields (AGC). (2003 - 2003)

  5. Statistical Assessment of Gold Sample Quality. (2003 - 2003)

  6. Predicting Equipment Requirement using SIMAN Simulation-A Case Study. (2003 - 2003)

  7. Magnetic Susceptibility of Rock Units in the Bogosu Gold Limited Concession, Western Region, Ghana. (1999 - 1999)

  8. Simulation of Loader-Truck System at ABC Gold Limited Using Simulation Language for Alternative Modelling (SLAM II). (1999 - 1999)

  9. Mining or the Environment- A Difficult Choice (1998 - 1998)

 
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
  1. Abbey, C. E., Nartey, R. S., Al-Hassan, S, and Amankwah, R. K. (2014), "Direct smelting of gold concentrates, a safer alternative to mercury amalgamation in small-scale gold mining operations", American International Journal of Research in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, Vol. 7, , pp 174-179

  2. Dankwah, J. R. and Asamoah, D. N. (2013), "Utilisation of Postconsumer Plastics in the Pre-reduction of Higher Manganese Oxides in the Ferromanganese Process", Journal of Iron Making and Steelmaking, 40(2), , pp 138-146

  3. Al-Hassan, S. (2007), "A Comparative Study of Rainfall Pattern in the Tarkwa Mining District of Ghana", Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 9, , , pp. 25 32

  4. Suglo, R. S. & Al-Hassan, S. (2007), "Use of Simulation Techniques in Determining the Fleet Requirements of an Open Pit Mine", Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 9, , , pp. 33 37

  5. Tetteh, G. M. & Al-Hassan, S (2005), "Trends and Statistical parameters of Gold Mineralisation at Dadieso on the Ashanti Belt of Ghana", Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 8, , , pp. 16 20

  6. Baffoe, P. A., & Al-Hassan, S. (2003), "The Use of Cavity Monitoring System for Open Stope Volume Estimation at Ashanti Goldfields Limited, Obuasi", Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 7, , , pp. 33 37

  7. Awuah-Ofei, K., Temmeng, V. A., & Al-Hassan, S. (2003), "Predicting equipment requirements using SIMAN simulation a case study Trans. Inst. Min, Metall", A. December, 2003, Vol. 112, , , pp. A180 A184

  8. Baka, J. A., Suglo, S. R., & Al-Hassan, S. (1999), "Simulation of Loader-Truck System at ABC Gold Limited Using Simulation Language for Alternative Modeling (SLAM II)", Proc. APCOM"?99, , , pp 475 482

  9. Kuma, J. S., Al-Hassan, S., Stainforth, A. & Thompson, F. A. (1998), "Magnetic Susceptibility of Rock Units in the Bogosu Gold Limited Concession, Western Region, Ghana", Ghana Mining Journal Vol. 5, , , pp 11 17

 
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
  1. Al-Hassan, S. R. S. Nartey & R. K. Amankwah (2007) (2007), "Phenomenal Environmentat Impact of Artisanal Small Scale Gold Mining at Teshi in the Zebillah District, Ghana.", ERTEEP First International Conference on Environmental Research, Technology and Policy, La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana, B2.21

  2. Affam, M., Al-Hassan, S. (2004), "Statistical Assessment of Gold Sample Quality", 90th Anniversary International Conference of Geological Survey Department of Ghana, Accra, 24 "? 27 February, 2004, In Press

  3. Suglo, S., Al-Hassan, S, & Amankwa, R. K. (1998), "Mining or the Environment "? A difficult choice", Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Calgary/Canada, 6 "? 9 October 1998, pp 683 "? 688

 
 
 
RECORD OF SERVICE
  1. Head, Mining Engineering (2008 - date)

  2. Facilitator, National Workshop on Small-scale Mining. (2008 - 2008)

  3. Chairman, Inauguration of the Reconstituted Board of Governors, Fiaseman Secondary School, Tarkwa. (2007 - 2007)

  4. Chairman, 2nd Matriculation Ceremony, Constitution of Planning Committee (2006 - 2006)

  5. Member, Disciplinary Committee on Financial Impropriety-Nana Agyemang Bimpeh II (2006 - 2006)

  6. Member, Disciplinary Committee on Financial Impropriety-Mr Herbert Banini (2006 - 2006)

  7. Chairman, Committee on Postgraduate Studies Brochure (2006 - 2006)

  8. Chairman of the Tarkwa area PENTSOS Board. (2006 - date)

  9. Dean of Students (2005 - 2008)

  10. Member, Committee to Review Propasal to run MSc/MPhil Programme in Mineral Engineering (2005 - 2005)

  11. Representative of UTAG on UMaT GUSS Management Board. (2005 - date)

  12. Member of National Accreditation Board. (2005 - date)

  13. Member, Review Committee to review the "?conduct of Undergraduate Programmes, Code of Ethics and Regulations"?. (2005 - 2005)

  14. Chairman, 1st UMaT Matriculation Planning Committee. (2005 - 2005)

  15. Consultant: Local Expert among a team of international experts working on an EU sponsored project on "?Mercury Pollution Abatement Project"? on small scale mining in Ghana. (2005 - date)

  16. April 2003-date: Reviewer, Ghana Mining Journal (GMJ) (2003 - date)

  17. Member, Books and Publications Committee (2001 - 2002)

 
OTHER ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES
  1. Chairman, Committee of enquiry to investigate a case of fraud by students regarding the use of counterfeit Cedi notes.

  2. Acting Dean, Faculty of Engineering, WUC.

  3. Vice Dean Faculty of Engineering, WUC.

  4. Chairman, Committee of enquiry to investigate a case of fraud by students regarding the use of counterfeit Cedi notes.

  5. Acting Dean, Faculty of Engineering, WUC.

  6. Vice Dean Faculty of Engineering, WUC.

  7. Head of Department, Electrical Engineering.

  8. Head of Department, Electrical Engineering.

  9. Head of Department, Mining Engineering.

  10. Chairman of Committee of Enquiry on "theft of Starter at Gold Refinery Pump House".

  11. Head of Department, Mining Engineering.

  12. Chairman of Committee of Enquiry on "theft of Starter at Gold Refinery Pump House".

  13. Chairman, UTAG Welfare Review Committee at WUC, Tarkwa.

  14. Member, Special Committee on Review of MSc Program.

  15. Chairman, Committee on Examination Malpractice.

  16. Representative on Board of the School of Graduate Studies, UST.

  17. Leader, Career Guidance Team.

  18. Chairman, Committee of Enquiry on Fire Outbreak in the Kitchen of Glady"?s Catering House.

  19. Hall Master, Gold Refinery Hall, Tarkwa.

  20. Chairman, UTAG Welfare Review Committee at WUC, Tarkwa.

  21. Member, Special Committee on Review of MSc Program.

  22. Chairman, Committee on Examination Malpractice.

  23. Representative on Board of the School of Graduate Studies, UST.

  24. Leader, Career Guidance Team.

  25. Chairman, Committee of Enquiry on Fire Outbreak in the Kitchen of Glady"?s Catering House.

  26. Hall Master, Gold Refinery Hall, Tarkwa.

  27. Chairman, 17th Matriculation Planning Committee, USTSM, Tarkwa.

  28. Senior Hall Tutor Chamber of Mines Hall, Tarkwa.

  29. Deputy Course Director, MSc Modular Programme, WUC.

  30. Chairman, 17th Matriculation Planning Committee, USTSM, Tarkwa.

  31. Senior Hall Tutor Chamber of Mines Hall, Tarkwa.

  32. Deputy Course Derector, MSc Modular Programme, WUC.

  33. Member, 15th Matriculation Planning Committee, USTSM, Tarkwa.

  34. Chairman, Committee to remould the present Post-Graduate Diploma Programme on Modular lines to suit all Categories of Candidates not excluding those from the industry.

  35. Chairman, Library Committee, USTSM, Tarkwa.

  36. Member, 15th Matriculation Planning Committee, USTSM, Tarkwa.

  37. Chairman, Committee to remould the present Post-Graduate Diploma Programme on Modular lines to suit all Categories of Candidates not excluding those from the industry.

  38. Chairman, Library Committee, USTSM, Tarkwa.

  39. UTAG President (USTSM Branch), Tarkwa.

  40. UTAG President (USTSM Branch), Tarkwa.

  41. Training Officer, Mining Engineering Department, UST School of Mines, Tarkwa.

  42. Member/Secretary of Departmental Strategic Planning Committee.

  43. Acting Faculty Training Officer, UST School of Mines, Tarkwa.

  44. Training Officer, Mining Engineering Department, UST School of Mines, Tarkwa.

  45. Member/Secretary of Departmental Strategic Planning Committee.

  46. Acting Faculty Training Officer, UST School of Mines, Tarkwa.

  47. Chairman, Procurement Committee, UST School of Mines, Tarkwa.

  48. Hall Tutor, Chamber of Mines Hall, UST School of Mines, Tarkwa.

  49. UTAG Vice President, UST School of Mines, Tarkwa.

  50. Chairman, Procurement Committee, UST School of Mines, Tarkwa.

  51. Hall Tutor, Chamber of Mines Hall, UST School of Mines, Tarkwa.

  52. UTAG Vice President, UST School of Mines, Tarkwa.

  53. UTAG Representative, University Primary School Management committee.

  54. UTAG Representative, University Primary School Management committee.