Dr. Issaka Yakubu

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED

1.         Certificate (Disaster Management), Aug. 2013

2.         PhD (Geomatic Engineering), July, 2013

3.         MPhil (Geomatic Engineering), July, 2009

4.         BSc (Geomatic Engineering)  June, 2005  

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

1.         University of Mines & Technology, Ghana (Aug. 2010 – July, 2013

2.         University of Twente (ITC, Netheland), (April, 2013 – Aug., 2013

3.         University of Mines & Technology, Ghana (Jan., 2007 – March, 2009)

4.         Kwame Nkrumah University Science & Technology, Ghana (Sept., 2001 – June, 2005)

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP

  1. Graduate Member, GhIE (Ghana Institution of Engineers), (2015 – date)
  2. Professional Member (Ghana Institution of Surveyors)         (2015 to date)

AWARDS

  1. UMaT, Ghana, Staff Development Fund to pursue Certificate Programme at ITC, Netherlands, 2013.
  2. GETFund, Ghana, Staff Development Fund to pursue PhD at UMaT, Ghana, 2010
  3. UMaT, Ghana, Staff Development Fund to pursue MPhil., at UMaT, Ghana, 2007

ACADEMIC RANKS HELD

  1. Lecturer (2011 - to date)
  2. Assistant Lecturer (2009 - 2011)
  3. Demonstrator (2007 – 2009)

SUBJECTS TAUGHT

Introduction to Geomatics, Computer Applications, Principles of Geodesy, Advanced Geodesy, Survey Instrumentation, Instrumentation Control and Survey Measurements.

 SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS PROJECT WORK/THESIS/RESEARCH

  1. 1 Postgraduate Project Thesis, (MSc) (Co-supervisor)
  2. 24 Undergraduate Project Works, (BSc)

 

OTHER PROFESSIONALLY RELATED EXPERIENCE

Consultant, Cadastral survey for Goldfields Ghana Limited, Tarkwa

Consultant Gyropod Survey Consult Limited,

Consultant, Stockpile Surveys for Anglogold Ashanti, Iduapriem

Consultant, Topographic Surveys for Anglogold Ashanti, Iduapriem

Crop Compensation Policy/Procedure (Advocacy for the Establishment of Standards of Compensation on Mining Concession) - The Ghana Chamber of Mines/BUSAC Project. (Sept. - Sept. 2008),

Supervisor, Bezalel Water and Agro Services Limited Tamale. (May 2005 to August 2005)

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

  1. Yakubu, I., and B. Kumi-Boateng., (2015) “Ramification of Datum and Ellipsoidal Parameters on Post Processed Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) Data – A Case Study”, Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2015,  pp. 1-9.
  2. Asenso-Gyambibi, D., Yakubu,  I., Oteng J. and  Arkoh R., (2015), “Comparative Study of Selected Data Processing Software Using Massive Point Cloud Data”  International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 5, 2015,  pp. 175-183.
  3. Yakubu,  I., Mireku-Gyimah, D. and Duker, A. A., (2015), “Review of Methods for Modelling Forest Fire Risk and Hazard”, African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 155-165.
  4. Yakubu,  I., Mireku-Gyimah, D. and Duker, A. A., (2013), “Multi-Spatial Criteria Modelling of Fire Risk and Hazard in the West Gonja Area of Ghana”, Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 267-277.
  5. Agyei, G., Gordon, J., Arhinful E., and Yakubu I., (2012), “Oil Industry Activities in Ghana: Community Perceptions and Sustainable Solutions”, Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 538-596.
  6.  Eshun, P. A.,  Mireku-Gyimah, D., and Yakubu, I., (2012), “Social Responsibility Cost Estimation Model For Mineral Investments In Ghana”,  Asian Journal of Business and Management Sciences,  Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 173-188.
  7. Yakubu, I., and Kumi-Boateng, B., (2011), “Control Position Fix Using Single Frequency Global Positioning System Receiver Technique - A Case Study”, Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 32-37.
  8.  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.
  9. Boye, C. B. and Yakubu, I., (2010), “A Comparative Study on Position Fixing with GPS to Ascertain Positional Accuracy”, Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 12, pp. 1-6.  Kumi-Boateng, B., and Yakubu, I., (2010), “Assessing The Quality Of Spatial Data”, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 43, pp. 514-523.
  10.  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.
  11. Kumi-Boateng, B., and Yakubu, I., (2010), “Predicting the Yield of Crops Using GIS/GPS Integration – A Case Study at Benso Oil Palm Plantation Limited”, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 42, pp. 314-325.
  12. Kumi-Boateng, B., and Yakubu, I., (2009), “The Use of GIS to Study Variation of Diseases: A Case of Western Region, Ghana”, Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 1-6

Refereed Conference Publications

  1. Yakubu I., Dadzie I. and Mensah A. A., (2010)” Monitoring Levels of Deformation Within Tarkwa Community: A Multi-GPS Receiver Network System Approach” (Proceedings of FIG 2010 Congress on Facing the Challenges-Building the Capacity Sydney, Australia -11-16 April 2010).
  2. Kumi-Boateng, B., and Yakubu, I., (2010),”The Use of Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques to Detect Land Use/Cover Transfers in the Ejisu Municipality”, 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.
  3. 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”, Proceedings of ASPRS 2010 Conference on Opportunities for Emerging Geo-Spatial Technologies, San Diego-Califonia, 26-30 April, 2010, pp.1-10.
  4. 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.
  5. Kumi-Boateng, B., and Yakubu, I., (2009), “Site Selection for Waste Disposal Using GIS – A Case Study of Akosombo”, Proceedings of International Conference on Research and Development, Cotonou-Republic of Benin, 24-27 November, 2009, Vol. 2, No. 14, pp. 46-52.                                                                                                 

RECORD OF SERVICE 

Training Co-ordinator – University of Mines and Technology, (Aug., 2015 to date).

Guest Speaker – Orientation Programme for Fresh Students, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), (Tarkwa. Sept., 2015).

Training Co-ordinator – University of Mines and Technology, (Aug., 2014 to July, 2015).

Faculty Training Officer - Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, (July, 2015 to date).

Faculty Training Officer - Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, (Aug, 2014 to July 2015).

Co-Opted Member – Design of Special Programme for Kristo Asafo Training Center by  Faculty of Engineering, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, (Aug. 2015).

 Special Guest – Represented the Vice Chancellor at the 31st Regional Rally of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, Tarkwa on the Theme “Indiscipline – Setback in Nation Building”, ( May, 2015)

Chairman – Committee on Training Co-ordination fees and Departmental Dues, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, ( Mar., 2015)

Chairman – Committee on Alternative Energy Supply for Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, (April 2015).

Chairman – Northern Students Union Freshers Welcome Ceremony, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, (Nov., 2014).

Lecturer In-Charge of GIS and Instrument Labs, Geomatic Engineering Department, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, (June, 2014 to date).