Professor. Kwame Osei Boateng (PhD)

Prof. Kwame Osei Boateng holds a Doctorate in Systems Engineering from the Graduate School of Engineering and Science of Ehime University, Japan, Masters in Computer Science from the same university and BSc. (Hons.) degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from the University of Science and Technology (now Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology), Kumasi Ghana. During the doctorate studies he was a research assistant.

Professor Yasuyiki Miyazaki

Prof. Miyazaki is currently with Nihon University, Department of Aerospace Engineering, College of Science and Technology, Japan as a professor. His research areas include: Flexible multi-body dynamics, dynamics of membrane structure; Structural dynamics of gossamer spacecraft (He is a project member of solar sail “IKAROS” launched in May; this year); Folding of membrane; Nano-satellite engineering.

Dr. Nana Ama Browne-Klutse

Dr. Nana Ama Browne Klutse is a Research Scientist at the Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission where she is the Manager of the Remote Sensing GIS and Climate Centre at the Institute. She has physics background and holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Her area of specialization is climatology and her present research focuses on climate modeling and climate impact assessments on society (i.e., health, energy, environment, and gender).

Prof. Sean Tuttle

Prof. Tuttle is a space systems engineer and senior lecturer in Space Engineering at University of New South Whales Canberra - Australia, with 15 years of space industry experience and 5 years post-doctoral space engineering research and development. Following the completion of my PhD, He managed a collaborative research project between the University of Queensland and the Japanese Space Agency for a little over 2 years.

Mr Emmanuel Coffie-Anum

Emmanuel Coffie-Anum is the Environmental Coordinator of Ghana Manganese Company Ltd, with core responsibility of strategic environmental planning and monitoring. He holds MSc Environmental Management and Assessment and Graduate IOSH certificate from the University of Sunderland. He obtained his HSE Manager's Certificate from the Inspectorate Division.

Mr. Hubert K Foy

Mr. Hubert K Foy is a multidisciplinary nuclear nonproliferation and arms control expert who is currently the Founding Director of African Centre for Science and International Security, an African-wide nuclear non-proliferation organization in Accra, Ghana since 2013. In 2012, he was a Managing Director at McFoys International Business Company, a California-based nuclear nonproliferation research consultancy company.

Dr. Tierenyagn Kabo-bah

Dr. Amos Tiereyangn Kabo-bah obtained bachelor education in Civil Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He had his first MSc. in Water Resources Engineering and Management also at KNUST. Later he went for his second MSc. in Environmental Hydrology at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. In 2013, he obtained PhD in Hydrology and Water Resources at Hohai University in Nanjing, China.

Dr.-Ing Yaw Poku-Gyamfi

Dr.-Ing Yaw Poku-Gyamfi has a PhD in Geodesy from the Federal Armed Forces University in Munich, Germany. He had his MPhil and BSc in Geodetic Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi and a BSc. Physics in the same university. He had two Post-graduate Training programmes under Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) at the Geographical survey Institute – Tsukuba and Hokkaido University/Obihiro Training Centre. He has been with the CSIR-BRRI since 1991 and currently the head of the Survey Section.

Professor Norman Fitz-Coy

Professor Norman Fitz-Coy is the Director of the Advanced Space Technologies Research and Engineering Center (ASTREC) - a Research Center housed at the University of Florida that focuses on the development and validation of transformative technologies with specific application to small satelites. Professor Fitz-Coy is also the Research Chair Designate in Innovative Small Satellite Technology and Applications for Africa.

Dr. Richard Damoah

Dr. Damoah received his PhD in Atmospheric Science from Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany in 2005. At University of Munich Germany (for 3 years), he worked with Atmospheric dispersion model FLEXPART and trajectory model FLEXTRA to study the longrange transport of boreal forest fire emissions and their effect on air quality.