Mr. Sylvester Akpah

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED

  1. MSc. Information Technology, 2016
  2. BSc. Information Technology, 2010


INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

  1. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. (KNUST)
  2. Ghana Technology University College, Tesano. (GTUC)
  3. Accra Academy School, Kaneshie.


ACADEMIC RANKS HELD

  1. Assistant Lecturer (2016 - Date)


AWARDS

2018 Mandela Washingtion Fellow
 

SUBJECTS TAUGHT

  1. Introduction to Computing
  2. Computer Applications I
  3. Design Practices in Computer Science
  4. Data Communication and Computer Networks
  5. Computer Simulation and Modelling
  6. Software Development and Management


SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS PROJECT WORK

10 Undergraduate Project Works, (BSc)

 

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP

  1. Member,University Teachers Association of Ghana, UTAG (2016 - Date)
  2. Federation of Universities Senior Staff Association of Ghana, FUSSAG (2011 - 2016)
  3. Member, Ghanaian Academic and Research Network, (2010 - Date)


RESEARCH INTEREST

  1. Computer Network Infrastructure Design and Management
  2. Open Source Firewalls
  3. Cloud Computing


ACADEMIC RANKS HELD

  1. Assistant Lecturer (2016 - Date)


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Akpah S., Asante M., Frimpong T. (2016), "An Improved Computer Network Access Control using Free BSD PFSENSE: A Case Study of UMaT Local Area Network", Communications on Applied Electronics: Vol. 6 No. 1 pp. 23-27.

Akpah S., Mireku-Gyimah D., and Aryeh F. L. (2017), “Improving the Performance of a Network by Managing the Bandwidth Utilisation with squidGuard: A Case Study”, Ghana Journal of Technology, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 9 - 17.

Mensah B., Hayfron Acquah J. B., Akpah S. (2019), “Tool for Detecting Irregular Patterns in the Use of Automated Teller Machine Card Using K-Means Algorithm”: International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research: Vol. 10 Issue 1, ISSN 2229-5518.


CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

  1. Akpah, S., Asante, M. Twum, F. and Aryeh, F. L. (2016), “An Improved Computer Network Access Control Using Free BSD Pfsense ”, 4th UMaT Biennial International Mining & Mineral Conference, pp. CE 82-88. 


RECORD OF SERVICE - UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY

  1. Committee Member, 5th UMaT Innovation and Career Fair (2019)
  2. Committee Member, 4th UMaT Innovation and Career Fair (2018)
  3. Committee Member, 3rd UMaT Innovation and Career Fair (2017)
  4. Project Member, Design, Infrastructure, Installation and Configuration for Internet Connectivity to Dynamite FM Station (2016)
  5. Committee Member, 2nd UMaT Career and Innovation Fair (2016)
  6. Project Member, Design, Infrastructure, Installation and Configuration for Internet Connectivity to KT Hall (December 2015)
  7. Appointed to maintain all projectors on campus (2015)
  8. Judge, 1st UMaT Innovation Fair, (2015).
  9. Co-Organiser, Ghana Mining Journal (GMJ) Publication Workshop, 2014.
  10. Project Member, Campus Network extension to UMaT, Mechanical Engineering Block, 2013
  11. Project Member, Campus Network extension to UMaT, Electrical Engineering Block, 2013
  12. Project Memberr, Campus Network extension to UMaT, Petroleum Engineering Block, 2012