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Dr. Benjamin Odoi


Departmental Training Officer


Mathematical Sciences

Research Interest

Applied Statistics, Bio-Statistics ( Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Statistical Genetics), Climate Change, Financial Statistics (Risk Analysis, Stochastic Process and its Application, Quality Control, and its Management), Data Science (Data Mining, Neural Networks), and Big Data Analytics.

Dr. Benjamin Odoi is a Lecturer at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Mines and Technology, UMaT, Tarkwa. He is a contemporary statistician and big data analytics with diverse applications focusing on health, applied statistics, and climate change. As a statistician on many research projects, he has provided technical advice in areas ranging from sample size calculation, data collection design, data management procedures, data analysis, statistical and mathematical modeling, and many more. Also, as an inspiring teacher, he has taught many statistical and related courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has also guided the research work of many students in applied statistics,  mathematical modeling, public health, finance, logistics, and engineering at the Ph.D., MPhil, MSc, and BSc levels.  His computer programming skills include using SAS, R, Minitab, SPSS,  Eviews, XL Miner, and Pasalade.

PhD in Mathematics (Statistics Option)
MSc in Applied Statistics
University of Peradeniya, UOP
Certificate in Advanced Study in Data Science and Big Data Analytics
GIMPA, Ghana
MPhil in Statistics
BSc in Mathematics
University of Peradeniya
University of MInes and Technology, UMaT
University of Mines and Technology
University of Mines and Technology
Applied Statistics Association of Sri Lanka (ASASL)
Nigerian Statistical Association
Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis
African Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics Association of Ghana
UMaT Staff Development Sponsorship
Assistant Lecturer
  1. Ocloo, S.K., Brew, L., Nasiru, S. and Odoi, B. (2023), "On the Extension of the Burr XII Distribution: Applications and Regression", Computational Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 1-30.

  2. Robert A. Ofosu, B. Odoi, Boateng, D. F. and Muhia, A. M (2023), "Fault Detection and Diagnosis of a 3- Phase Induction Motor Using Kohonen Self- Organising Map", Jurnal Nasional Teknik Elektro, Vol. 12 No. 1, pp. 1-12.

  3. Gidigah, P. and ODOI, B. (2022), "Modelling Loan Classification as a Markov Chain", Research Square, , pp. 1-6.

  4. B Odoi, S Twumasi-Ankrah, S Samita, S Al-Hassan (2022), "The Efficiency of Bartlett's Test using Different forms of Residuals for Testing Homogeneity of Variance in Single and Factorial Experiments-A Simulation Study", Scientific African, Elsevier, Vol. 17 No. e01323,

  5. Ocloo, S.K., Brew, L., Nasiru, S. and Odoi, B. (2022), "Harmonic Mixture Fréchet Distribution: Properties and Applications to Lifetime Data", International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, Hindawi, , pp. 1-20.

  6. B. Odoi, Abubakari, S., Nutakor, F., and Li, J (2022), "Is There a connection Between Ghana's Inflation and Unemployment Rates? An Evidence from Phillips Curve Representation Using Vector Error Correction Model ", International Journal of Social Sciences and Economic Environment, Vol. 7 No. 2, pp. 57-70.

  7. Odoi, B., Brew, L. and Attafuah, C. (2021), "The use of Principal Component Regression and Time Series Analysis to Predict Nitrous Oxide Emissions in Ghana", Energy Research Journal, Science Publication, Vol. 12 , pp. 1-12.

  8. Buabeng, A., Brew, L., Odoi, B. and Obiri-Yeboah, F. (2021), "Effects of Climate Change on Maize Production in Ghana - A Comparative Study of Parametric and Non-Parametric Regression Models", Ghana Journal of Technology, Vol. 6 No. 1, pp. 26-35.

  9. Agyare, O.R., Odoi, B. and Asamoah, M. (2021), "Electricity consumption forecast for Tarkwa using autoregressive integrated moving average and adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system", Serbian Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 18 No. 1, pp. 75-94.

  10. B Odoi, S Twumasi-Ankrah, S Samita, S Al-Hassan (2020), "Modifications to Bartlett’s and Levene's tests for Homogeneity of Variance in Factorial Experiments", UMaT Online , , 297pp.

  11. Twumasi-Ankrah, S., Odoi, B., Adoma Pels, W. and Gyamfi, E. H. (2019), "Efficiency of imputation techniques in univariate time series", International Journal of Science, Environment, and Technology, Vol. 8 No. 3, pp. 430 – 453.

  12. Al-Hassan, S., Yaganuma, L. and Odoi, B (2019), "The trajectory of lost mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold extraction in Ghana", Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 19 No. 2, pp. 35-40.

  13. B. Odoi, S. Samita, S. Al-Hassan, S. Twumasi-Ankrah (2019), "Efficiency of Bartlett and Levenes Tests for Testing Homogeneity of Variance Under Varying Number of Replicates and Groups in One–Way ANOVA", International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), Elsevier Scopus, Vol. 8 No. 6, pp. 1219-1223.

  14. B. Odoi, S. Samita, S. Al-Hassan, S. Twumasi-Ankrah, Appiah, S. T. (2018), "Multivariate Analysis of Price Volatility in Petroleum Products Using the DCC and BEKK-GARCH Models", The International Journal of Science and Technology,, Vol. 6 No. 3, pp. 116-126.

  15. Appiah, S.T., Buabeng, A. and Odoi, B. (2018), "Comparative Study of Mathematical Models for Ghana’s Gold Production", Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 18 No. 1, pp. 78-83.

  16. Odoi, B., Twumasi-Ankrah, S. and Al-Hassan, S. (2017), "Modeling Price Volatility in Petroleum Products in Ghana", Ghana Journal of Technology, Vol. 1 No. 2, pp. 40-44.