Mr. Albert Kofi Kwansah Ansah

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED
  1. MSc Mobile Computing and Communications, 2008

  2. PgD Networks and Communication, 2006

  3. NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Exercise Studies, 2005

  4. Diploma Computer Engineering, 2005

  5. Diploma Geological Engineering, 2000

  6. A-Level and O-level, 1994

 
INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED
  1. The University of Greenwich, London, (2006 - Apr 2008)

  2. Westminster College of Computing, London, (2005 - May 2006)

  3. Southwark College, London, (2005 - Aug 2005)

  4. London City Institute, London, (2003 - Mar 2005)

  5. Socio-Economic Development Centre, Tema-Ghana, (2002 - Sept 2002)

  6. National Open College Network, London, (2000 - Feb 2000)

  7. KNUST-School of Mines, Tarkwa-Ghana (Now University of Mines and Technology), (1997 - Jul 2000)

  8. Adisadel College, Cape Coast-Ghana, (1987 - Jun 1994)

 
PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP
  1. Internet Society, Ghana/UK Chapters, (2017 - Now)

  2. International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED), (2017 - Now)

  3. West African Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (WAIMM), (2016 - Now)

  4. International Association of Engineers (IAENG), (2010 - Now)

  5. British Computer Society (BCS), (2009 - Now)

  6. University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), (2009 - Now)

 
AWARDS
  1. Chinese University Scholarship Award, 2016

  2. UMaT Staff Development Fund, 2013

 
ACADEMIC RANKS HELD
  1. Graduate Research Candidate, Security in Wireless Application and Network System Lab, UESTC, China (2016 - Now)

  2. Lecturer (2011 - Now)

  3. Assistant Lecturer (2009 - 2011)

 
SUBJECTS TAUGHT
  1. Introduction to Computing

  2. Programming in C

  3. Introduction to Computer Sci and Eng

  4. Programming with Visual Basic

  5. User Interface and Software Design

  6. Operating Systems

  7. Introduction to Computer Applications

  8. Linear Algebra

  9. Signals and Systems

  10. Programming with Java

  11. Digital Hardware Design

  12. Data Communication and Computer Networks

  13. Network Principles and Computer Security

 
SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS PROJECT WORK/THESES/RESEARCH
  1. 12 Undergraduate Project Works, (BSc)

 
OTHER PROFESSIONALLY RELATED EXPERIENCE
  1. I am a member of a team of lecturers that have been delivering short courses at the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, in the following: Hardware and Basic Networking, Network Management, Managing MS Windows Server 2003 Environment, CiscoA533; Networking Devices and Configuration, Project Management, Computer Studies

 
RESEARCH CONDUCTED
  1. Privacy and Security  in Cryptocurrencies (2016 - date)

  2. Investigation into Security issues affecting Wireless Networking (2008 - 2011)

  3. Mineralogical and Petrological Studies of Blocks 1, 2 and 3 Rocks at AGC Iduaprim Goldmine (AngloGold Ashanti) (2000 - 2000)

 
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
  1.  A. K. Kwansah Ansah (2018), “Design and Implementation of a GSM-Based Wireless Power Transfer for AC/DC Loads”, Ghana Journal of Technology, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 31 - 40.

  2. A. K. Kwansah Ansah and S. Anokye (2017), "Design of Cost Effective Total Dissolved Solids Logger for Water Quality Monitoring in Mining Communities", Ghana Journal of Technology, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 18 - 26.

  3. A. W. Akotam, M. S. Kontoh and A. K. Ansah (2013), "E-governance Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Model", International Journal of Electronic Governance, Inderscience Publishers, Vol 6, Issue 2, pp 133-142.

  4. Albert Kwansah Ansah, Victoria S. Blankson and Millicent Kontoh (2012), "The Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Front Office Operations of Chain Hotels in Ghana", International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), Vol. 3, No. 3, pp 72-77.

  5. Ansah, A. K. and Windall, W. F. (2010), "Developing a Mobile Application to be used in Mineral/Geological Exploration with emphasis on Geochemical Soil Sampling", New York Science Journal, , , pp 54-65.

  6. L. Gyansah and A. K. Ansah (2010), "Fatigue Crack Initiation Analysis in1060 Steel", Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Vol2, No.4, pp 319-325.

 
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
  1. Albert Kofi Kwansah Ansah (2018), "Design and Implementation of a GSM Mobile Detector and Jammer", "International Conference on Computer Science and Applications", Proceedings of The World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2018 (WCECS 2018), 23-25 October, 2018, San Francisco, USA, ISBN: 978-988-14048-1-7. Vol I, pp 95-101.

  2. Albert Kwansah Ansah, Jeffrey Antwi Ansah, Stephen Anokye (2015), "Technology for the Aging Society - A Focus and Design of a Cost Effective Smart Home for the Aged and Disabled", "International Conference on Computer Science and Applications", Proceedings of The World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2015 (WCECS 2015), 24-26 October, 2015, San Francisco, USA, ISBN: 978-988-19253-6-7. Vol I, pp 104-108.

  3. Albert K. Ansah, Janus Kyei-Nimakoh, and Millicent Kontoh (2012), "Analysis of Freeware Hacking Toolkit", "International Conference on Computer Science and Applications", Proceedings of The World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2012 (WCECS 2012), 24-26 October, 2012, San Francisco, USA, ISBN: 978-988-19251-6-9. Vol I, pp 140-149.

  4. Albert K. Ansah, Thomas Kwantwi and Agangiba W. Akotam (2011), "Investigation into IEEE 802.11 Security Issue Affecting Wireless Networks", "International Conference on Wireless Communications", Wireless Network Design and Network Security Session, WC 2011 1-3 June, 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada, ISBN: 978-0-88986-873-1, pp 81-88.

  5. Albert K. Ansah, Thomas Kwantwi and Agangiba W. Akotam (2011), "Comparing Wireless N (IEEE 802.11n) and Wireless G (IEEE 802.11g) Standards in terms of Performance and Reliability", "International Conference of Wireless Networks", Proceedings of The World Congress on Engineering 2011 (WCE 2011), 6-8 July, 2011, London, United Kingdom., ISSN: 2078-0958 (Print), ISSN: 2078-0966 (Online)

  6. L. Gyansah, A. S. Akinwonmi, and A. K. Ansah (2010), "International Conference on Research and Development", Pan-African Journal Series, November 23-26, 2010, Accra, Ghana, Vol3, No.16. pp 58-66.

  7. A. S. Akinwonmi, L. Gyansah and A. K. Ansah (2010), "International Conference on Research and Development", Pan-African Journal Series, November 23-26 2010, Accra, Ghana, Vol3, No.16

  8. Ansah, A. K. and Windall, W.F. (2010), "Developing a Mobile Application to be used in
    Mineral/Geological Exploration with Emphasis on Geochemical Soil Sampling", "International Conference on Computer Science and Application", Proceedings of The World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2010 (WCECS 2010), 20-22 October, 2010, San Francisco, USA, ISBN: 978-988-17012-0-6, Vol I, pp 61-69.

 
 
 
RECORD OF SERVICE
  1. Member, Academic Committee, National Union of Ghana Students, China (NUGS-CHINA) (Dec. 2017 - Jul. 2018)
  2. Member, Electoral Commission, NUGS Chengdu Chapter, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu-China (Apr. 2017 - Aug. 2017).
  3. Chairman, Audit Committee, NUGS Chengdu Chapter, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu-China (Apr. 2017 - Now).
  4. Volunteer, Ist International Education Roundtable. School of International education, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu-China (13 - 15 Apr. 2017).
  5. Member, Service Team, New Year Celebration. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu-China (28 Dec. 2016).
  6. Member, Committee on Smart Systems and Robotics Laboratory. University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Aug. - Sept. 2015).
  7. Member, Committee on Subject Benchmarks for Computer Engineering. University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Jul. 2015).
  8. Member, Committee on Running of Proposed Programme in Computer Sci. and Eng. by Sikkim Manipal University College with University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Feb. 2015 – Mar. 2015).                               
  9. Member, Committee on Alpha College of Technology. Programme in Computer Sci. for Affiliation With University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Tarkwa-Ghana (Dec. 2014 – Feb. 2015).
  10. Member, Committee on ILMA Institute of Science and Technology. Programme in Computer Sci. for Affiliation With University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Tarkwa-Ghana (Jun. 2014 – Jul. 2014).
  11. Member, Transport  Subcommittee 2nd UMaT Biennial International Mining & Mineral Conference, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (30 Jul. - 02 Aug. 2014)
  12. Member, Committee on Ashesi University College Programme in Computer Engineering for Affiliation With University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Tarkwa-Ghana (Jun. 2014 – Jul. 2014).
  13. Chairman, Committee to draw Course Curriculum for Postgraduate Programme of Computer Sci. and Eng. Department of UMaT, Tarkwa-Ghana (Feb. 2014 – Jul. 2014)
  14. Chairman, Committee to Review Undergraduate Course Curriculum Computer Sci. and Eng. Department of UMaT, Tarkwa-Ghana (Feb. 2014 – Jul. 2014)
  15. Examinations Officer, School of Postgraduate Studies University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa-Ghana (Aug. 2012 – Jul. 2014)
  16. Member, Committee on Information and Registration, 2nd UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral Conference, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (25 - 28 Jul. 2012).
  17. Member-Committee on Modelling of Examination Scores, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Sept 2013 - Jan 2014)

  18. Member-Committee on Examination Results and Formatting, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Sept 2013 - Jan 2014)

  19. Chairman-Committee on ICT Policy, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Oct 2010 - Oct 2010)

  20. Chairman-Committee to Review the Course Structure and Codes of the Computer Sci. and Eng. Dept., University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Oct 2010 - Oct 2010)

  21. Computer Sci. and Eng. Departmental Representative on Faculty of Eng. Board, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (June 2013 - Aug. 2016)

  22. Member-Committee on Ashesi University College Programme in Computer Engineering for Affiliation With University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana. (Jun 2014 - Jul 2014)

  23. Member-Committee on ILMA Institute of Science and Technology. Programme in Computer Sci. for Affiliation with University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Jun 2014 - Jul 2014)

  24. Judge, Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Science Fair 2011 (July 2011 - July 2011)

  25. Member-Committee on Faculty Seminar, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Jan 2010 - Aug. 2016)

  26. Chairman-Committee to Review the Course curriculum of the Computer Sci. and Eng. Dept., University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Feb 2014 - Mar 2014)

  27. Chairman-Committee to Draw the Course curriculum for MPhil/MSc programme for the Computer Sci. and Eng. Dept., University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Feb 2014 - Aug. 2016)

  28. Member-Committee on Modelling of Examination Scores: An Appraisal, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Feb 2011 - March 2011)

  29. Member-Committee on Running of Proposed Programme in Computer Sci. and Eng. by Sikkim Manipal University College with University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Tarkwa-Ghana. (Feb 15 - Mar. 15)

  30. Member, ALPHA College of Technology. Programme in Computer Sci. for Affiliation with University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana. (Dec 2014 - Feb 2015)

  31. Adjunct Lecturer-Midwifery Training School, Tarkwa-Ghana (Dec 2009 - Aug. 2016)

  32. Examinations Officer-School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Aug 2012 - Jul. 2014)

  33. Training Officer-Computer Sci. and Eng. Dept., University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Aug 2009 - Jul 2011)

  34. Academic Tutor-Computer Sci. and Eng. Dept., University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Aug 2009 - Now)

  35. Examinations Officer-Computer Sci. and Eng., Department, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (Apr 2010 - Jul 2012)

  36. Usher-First UMaT International Conference, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (4 Aug 10 - 7 Aug 10)

  37. Member, Transport Sub-Committee- Third Biennial UMaT International Conference, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana (30 Jul 14 - 2 Aug 14)

  38. Tutor-Sandwich Training Program for Golden Star Resources (Principal Consultant: Geological Eng. Department), University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana, (12 Mar 10 - 1 May 10)

  39. Session Chair-Wireless Network Design and Network Security, IASTED Wireless Communications Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada (1 Jun 11 - 3 Jun 11)

 
OTHER ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES
  1. Consultant, Fiians Infotech Trust and Solutions Limited

  2. Reviewer, Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems Journal (ASTESJ)

  3. Course Director and Instructor, Cisco Certifications for IT Professionals

  4. Course Director and Instructor, MS Windows Server Administration Training for Computer Technicians

  5. Course Director and Instructor, Hardware and Networking Training Programmes for IT Professionals

  6. Adjunct Lecturer, Midwifery Training School, Tarkwa