Staff Web Directory

registrar@umat.edu.gh

+233 3123 20324/20280


Mr. Albert Kofi Kwansah Ansah

afkansah@umat.edu.gh afkansah@consultant.com afkansah@yahoo.com afkansah@geologist.com


Position

​Examinations Officer, Sch. of Railways and Infrastructure Dev.

Department

Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interest

• Blockchain Technology

• Privacy-Preservation & Security in Bitcoin & Blockchain

• Cryptocurrencies

• Cryptography

• Cyberspace Security

• Computer Systems & LAN/WLAN Network Design and Implementation 

• Mobile Computing & Communication

• User Interface Design & HCI

• RFID Systems

 




Albert is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the School of Railways and Infrastructure Development. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Technology from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Master of Science degree in Mobile Computing and Communications from the University of Greenwich, London, and PG Dip in Networks and Communication from Westminster College, London, UK.

The majority of his research articles are published in reputable refereed Journals and Conferences indexed/abstracted in Science Citation Index (SCI), Engineering Index (EI) compendex, and Scopus. He also serves as a reviewer for some of these categories of refereed Journals and Conferences. Albert's research is concentrated on Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies, and Cyberspace Security. He specialises in Privacy-Preservation (user-transaction) and Network Security Technologies.

 

2021
PhD Computer Science and Technology
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
2008
MSc Mobile Computing and Communications
University of Greenwich
2006
PgD Networks and Communication
Westminster College
2005
NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Exercise Studies
National Open College Network
2005
Diploma Computer Engineering
London City Institute
2000
Diploma Geological Engineering
KNUST-School of Mines (Now UMaT)
1994
A-Level and O-level
Adisadel College
2016--Sept 2021
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, PR China
2006--Apr 2008
The University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
2005--May 2006
Westminster College of Computing, London, United Kingdom
2005--Aug 2005
Southwark College, London, United Kingdom
2003--Mar 2005
London City Institute, London, United Kingdom
2002--Sept 2002
Socio-Economic Development Centre, Tema-Ghana
2000--Feb 2000
National Open College Network, London, United Kingdom
1997--Jul 2000
KNUST-School of Mines, Tarkwa-Ghana (Now University of Mines and Technology)
1987--Jun 1994
Adisadel College, Cape Coast-Ghana
2017--date
Internet Society, Ghana (ISOC)
2015--date
West African Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (WAIMM)
2015--date
ResearchGate
2010--date
International Association of Engineers (IAENG)
2009--date
British Computer Society (BCS)
2009--date
University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG)
2016
Chinese University Scholarship
2013
UMaT Staff Development Fund
2011--date
Lecturer
2009--2011
Assistant Lecturer
  1. A. K. Kwansah Ansah, F. Zhang, and D. Adu-Gyamfi (2021), "''RingCoin: An Accountable Mix for Achieving Bitcoin Anonymity", International Journal of Network Security, Vol 23 No. 3, pp 504-514

  2. A. K. Kwansah Ansah and D. Adu-Gyamfi (2020), "Enhancing User and Transaction Privacy in Bitcoin with Unlinkable Coin Mixing Scheme", Int. J. Computational Science and Engineering, Vol 23 No. 4, pp 381-395

  3. D. Adu-Gyamfi, F. Zhang and A. K. Kwansah Ansah (2020), "EDDAMAP: efficient data-dependent approach for monitoring asymptomatic patient", BMC Med Inform Decis Mak , Vol 20 No. 1,

  4. A. K. Kwansah Ansah, D. Adu-Gyamfi and S. Anokye (2019), "BiSign: Pairing-Based Anonymity in Bitcoin Cryptocurrency", Int. J. Information Privacy, Security and Integrity, Vol. 4 No. 2, pp. 115-133

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  1. Albert Kofi Kwansah Ansah, Li Lu, Daniel Adu-Gyamfi, Stephen Anokye, Chenfeng Tang (2020), "First International Conference on Emerging Electrical Energy, Electronics and Computing Technologies (ICE4CT 2019)", J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1432 012088, doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1432/1/012088
  2. Albert Kofi Kwansah Ansah, Daniel Adu-Gyamfi and Stephen Anokye (2019), "Third IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Technologies ", IEEE ICECCT 2019, 20 – 22, February 2019, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/ICECCT.2019.8869354, IEEE Xplore, pp
  3. Albert Kofi Kwansah Ansah (2018), "International Conference on Computer Science and Applications", World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science (WCECS 2015), October 21-23, 2015, San Francisco, USA., ISBN: 978-988-14048-1-7. Vol I, pp 95-101
  4. Albert Kwansah Ansah, Jeffrey Antwi Ansah, and Stephen Anokye (2015), "International Conference on Computer Science and Applications", World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science (WCECS 2015), October 21-23, 2015, San Francisco, USA., ISBN: 978-988-19253-6-7. Vol I, pp 104-108
  5. Albert K. Ansah, Janus Kyei-Nimakoh, and Millicent Kontoh (2012), "International Conference on Computer Science and Applications", World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science (WCECS 2012), October 24-26, 2012, San Francisco, USA., ISBN: 978-988-19251-6-9. Vol I, pp 140-149
  6. Albert K. Ansah, Thomas Kwantwi and Agangiba W. Akotam (2011), "International Conference on Wireless Communications", Wireless Network Design and Network Security Session, WC 2011 June 1-3, Vancouver, BC, Canada, ISBN: 978-0-88986-873-1, pp 81-88
  7. Albert K. Ansah, Thomas Kwantwi and Agangiba W. Akotam (2011), "International Conference of Wireless Networks", World Congress on Engineering (WCE 2011), July 6-8, 2011, London, United Kingdom., ISSN: 2078-0958 (Print), ISSN: 2078-0966 (Online)
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Ansah, A. K. and Windall, W.F. (2010), "International Conference on Computer Science and Application", World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science (WCECS 2010), October 20-22, 2010San Francisco, USA., ISBN: 978-988-17012-0-6, Vol I, pp 61-69
2021--date
Examinations Officer, School of Railways and Infrastructure Development (SRID), University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Essikado, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
2021--date
Representative (SRID), Library Board, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Essikado, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
2021--date
Member, School, Board, School of Railways and Infrastructure Development (SRID), University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Essikado, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
2021--Jul 2021
Chairman, Committee on Programme Accreditation of UMaT School of Railways and Infrastructure Development, Essikado, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
2021--Jul 2021
Member, SRC Election Observing Committee, UMaT School of Railways and Infrastructure Development, Essikado, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
2020--date
Reviewer, International Journal of Network Security
2019--Jul 2020
Member, Judicial Committee, National Union of Ghana Students, China (NUGS-CHENGDU)
2019--date
Editorial Board Members, SCIREA Journal of Computer
2017--Jul 2018
Member, Academic Committee, National Union of Ghana Students, China (NUGS-CHINA)
2017--Aug 2017
Member, Electoral Commission, NUGS Chengdu Chapter, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu-China
2017--Jul 2019
Chairman, Audit Committee, NUGS Chengdu Chapter, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu-China
2017--Apr 2017
Volunteer, Ist International Education Roundtable. School of International Education, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu-China
2017--date
Reviewer, Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems Journal (ASTESJ)
2016--Dec 2016
Member, Service Team, New Year Celebration. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu-China
2015--Sept 2016
Member, Committee on Smart Systems and Robotics Laboratory. University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2015--Jul 2015
Member, Committee on Subject Benchmarks for Computer Engineering. University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2015--Mar 2015
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
2014--Feb 2015
Member, Committee on Alpha College of Technology. Programme in Computer Sci. for Affiliation With University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Tarkwa-Ghana
2014--Jan 2014
Member, Committee on ILMA Institute of Science and Technology. Programme in Computer Sci. for Affiliation With University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Tarkwa-Ghana
2014--Aug 2014
Member, Transport Sub-committee 2nd UMaT Biennial International Mining & Mineral Conference, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2014--Jul 2014
Member-Committee on Ashesi University College Programme in Computer Engineering for Affiliation With University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana.
2014--Jul 2014
Chairman, Committee to draw Course Curriculum for Postgraduate Programme of Computer Sci. and Eng. Department of UMaT, Tarkwa-Ghana
2014--Jul 2014
Chairman, Committee to Review Undergraduate Course Curriculum Computer Sci. and Eng. Department of UMaT, Tarkwa-Ghana
2014--Mar 2014
Chairman, Committee to Review the Course curriculum of the Computer Sci. and Eng. Dept., University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2014--Aug 2016
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
2014--Mar 2015
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
2013--Jan 2014
Member, Committee on Modelling of Examination Scores, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2013--Jan 2014
Member, Committee on Examination Results and Formatting, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2013--Aug 2016
Computer Sci. and Eng. Departmental Representative on Faculty of Eng. Board, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2012--Jul 2014
Examinations Officer, School of Postgraduate Studies University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa-Ghana
2012--Jul 2012
Member, Committee on Information and Registration, 2nd UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral Conference, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2011--Jul 2011
Judge, Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Science Fair 2011
2011--Jun 2011
Chairman: Wireless Network Design and Network Security Session, International Association of Science and Technology for Dev. Conference on Wireless Communications, WC 2011
2010--Oct 2010
Chairman, Committee on ICT Policy, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2010--Oct 2010
Chairman, Committee to Review the Course Structure and Codes of the Computer Sci. and Eng. Dept., University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2010--Aug 2016
Member, Committee on Faculty Seminar, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2010--Jul 2012
Examinations Officer-Computer Sci. and Eng., Department, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2010--Aug 2010
Usher-First UMaT International Conference, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2010--May 2010
Tutor-Sandwich Training Program for Golden Star Resources (Principal Consultant: Geological Eng. Department), University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2010--date
Reviewer, Elsevier, Computers & Security
2009--Aug 2016
Adjunct Lecturer-Midwifery Training School, Tarkwa-Ghana
2009--Jul 2011
Training Officer-Computer Sci. and Eng. Dept., University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2009--date
Academic Tutor-Computer Sci. and Eng. Dept., University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa-Ghana
2018--date
GeoData: A Blockchain peer-to-peer Geological Data System
2017--date
Privacy-Preservation in Bitcoin (Blockchain) Cryptocurrency
2017--date
User Identity and Behaviour Unlinkability in Cryptocurrency
2017--date
Efficient Information and Data Retrieval in Blockchain Systems
2017--date
Wellness System for Aging Home using RFID
2016--Now
Environmental effects of Mobile and Portable Devices Usage
2008--2011
Investigation into Security issues affecting Wireless Networking
2000--2000
Mineralogical and Petrological Studies of Blocks 1, 2 and 3 Rocks at AGC Iduaprim Goldmine (AngloGold Ashanti)
Introduction to Computing
Programming in C
Introduction to Computer Sci and Eng
Programming with Visual Basic
User Interface and Software Design
Operating Systems
Introduction to Computer Applications
Linear Algebra
Signals and Systems
Programming with Java
Digital Hardware Design
Data Communication and Computer Networks
2009--Date
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, Cisco Networking Devices and Configuration, Project Management, Computer Studies
2010
Course Director and Instructor, Cisco Certifications for Computer Professionals
2009
Course Director and Instructor, MS Windows Server Administration Training for Computer Technicians
2009
Course Director and Instructor, Hardware and Networking Training Programme for IT Professionals
2009
Adjunct Lecturer, Midwifery Training School, Tarkwa