Prof. Leonard Kofitse Amekudzi


Dept: Meteorology and Climate Science
Department of Physics, KNUST

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Research Areas/Interests

Key Research Areas: Atmospheric Physics, Tropical Meteorology, Climate Science and Data Science Satellite Remote Sensing: remote sensing of traces ga...~more

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Positions Held & Hold

  1. Provost, College of Science, KNUST (August 2019 to date)
  2. Head, Department of Physics, KNUST (August 2018 to 2019)
  3. Chairman, SWIFT and YESS International Summer School on Tropical Meteorology of West and East Africa (2018 – 2019)
  4. Local Organizer and Resource Person, DACCIWA Stakeholder Meeting, Accra, October 2018.
  5. Chairman, 8th KNUST Summer School Committee (January 2018 to August 2018)
  6. Chair, College of Science Lab Committee (2017 – 2018)
  7. Lead Consultant facilitator, GIZ Project on Development and Implementation of Capacity Building Measures for Staff of NADMO on Climate Disaster Risk Management (May – June, 2018)
  8. Member, Specialized Committee of the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO (2017 to date)
  9. External Examiner, Applied Physics Department, UDS, Navrongo Campus (2017 to date)
  10. Coordinator Meteorology and Climate Science Programme (2012 to 2018)
  11. Consultant/Facilitator, USAID/UCC climate change and adaptation workshops 2016 and 2017
  12. Science Career Guidance resource person (since 2010 to date)
  13. Lead Consultant, UNDP project on Ghana Climate projection for Health Sector Response (June – November 2014)
  14. Local Organizer of the 2010 Ewiem-Nimdie summer school held in the College of Science, KNUST, Ghana.
  15. Local Advisory Board Member and visiting Professor, WASCAL Climate Change and Land Use (CCLU) graduate programming (2011 to date)
  16. Assistant examiner for Physics, WAEC (1998 – 2001 and 2008 - 2015)
  17. The reviewer of Journal of Science and Technology (2009 to date)
  18. Reviewer, Journal of the Ghana Science Association (2009 – date)
  19. Committee Member, Policy on teaching and learning in KNUST (2012)
  20. Steering Committee Members for Climate Change & Population Conference Africa held in Accra, Ghana from July 01-04, 2012.
  21. Guest Climate Scientist, Regional Institute of Population Studies (RIPS), 2013 to 2016
  22. External examiner, Institute of Environment and Sanitation, UG, Ghana
  23. External examiner, Department of Physics, UCC, Ghana
  24. Technical Working Group (TWG) Member, National Climate Change Early Warning (2013 to date)

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