Prof. Emmanuel Kofi Akowuah

Associate Professor

Research Areas/Interests

High-speed optical communication systems and devices, network and cyber security, communication system design and optimisation, grid connected systems...~more


      1. Theresa-Samuelle Adjaidoo, E. K. Akowuah, “A Proposed Ghanaian Intercity Public Transport Departure Scheduling Model based on the Dynamic Rate Leaky Bucket Algorithm, Scientific African, ISSN 2468-2276, 2021,
      2. Danlard and E. K. Akowuah, "Design and Theoretical Analysis of a Dual-Polarized Quasi D-Shaped Plasmonic PCF Microsensor for Back-to-Back Measurement of Refractive Index and Temperature," in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 21, no. 8, pp. 9860-9868, 15 April15, 2021, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2021.3058224.
      3. Lartey and E. K. Akowuah, “An Analysis of the Application of the Harmony Search Algorithm to Solving the Nurse Rostering Problem”, CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 2021, doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000689
      4. A. Agbemabiese and E. K. Akowuah, ‘Numerical analysis of photonic crystal fiber of ultra-high birefringence and high nonlinearity’, Scientific Reports – Nature Research, vol. 10, no. 1, p. 21182, December 2020, doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-77114-x [SP2]
      5. A. Agbemabiese and E. K. Akowuah, ‘Numerical analysis of photonic crystal fibre with high birefringence and high nonlinearity’, Journal of Optical Communications, October 2020, doi: 10.1515/joc-2020-0084 [SP3]
      6. Iddrisu Danlard and K. Akowuah, ” Assaying with PCF-based SPR refractive index biosensors: From recent configurations to outstanding detection limits”, Optical Fiber Technology,Volume 54, 2020
      7. K. Amoah, E. K. Akowuah, G. Nukpezah, S. Haxha, H. Ademgil, “A theoretical investigation of a photonic crystal fibre with ultra-flattened chromatic dispersion with three zero crossing dispersion wavelengths”,Optical Fiber Technology,Volume 53, 2019
      8. Atta-Boateng, P.O. Bobbie, K.O. Boateng, E.K. Akowuah “Improving Vacant Channel Utilization in Shared TV White Space Spectrum.” In: Arai K., Bhatia R., Kapoor S. (eds) Proceedings of the Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2018. FTC 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 881. Springer, Cham. January 2019
      9. Atta-Boateng, P. O. Bobbie, K. O. Boateng and E. K. Akowuah, "Reducing secondary user collisions in TV White Space through a Geolocation Database Middleware," 2018 Sixth International Conference on Digital Information, Networking, and Wireless Communications (DINWC), Beirut, 2018, pp. 18-27
      10. E. Adjei, H. Nunoo-Mensah, E. Kobia-Acquah and E. K. Akowuah, "Optic cup and optic disc analysis for glaucoma screening using pulse-coupled neural networks and line profile analysis," 2018 IEEE 4th Middle East Conference on Biomedical Engineering (MECBME), Tunis, 2018, pp. 204-208
      11. A. Quansah,S. K. Woangbah, E. K. Anto , E. K. Akowuah ,M. S. Adaramola, "Techno-Economics Of Solar PV− Diesel Hybrid Power Systems for Off− Grid Outdoor Base Transceiver Stations in Ghana", International Journal of Energy for a Clean Environment, 2017.
      12. Okae, J. Du, E.K. Akowuah, G. Appiah, E.K. Anto, “The Design and Realization of Smart Energy Management System based on Supply-Demand Coordination” IFAC-PapersOnLine,Vol 50, pp. 195 – 200, 2017,
      13. Soltani, F. Ouerghi, F. AbdelMalek, S. Haxha, H. Ademgil, E.K. Akowuah, Unidirectional light propagation photonic crystal waveguide incorporating modified defects, Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Volume 130, February 2017, Pages 1370-1376, ISSN 0030-4026
      14. Soltani, F. Ouerghi, F. AbdelMalek, S. Haxha, H. Ademgil, E.K. Akowuah, Effect of the elliptic rods orientations on the asymmetric light transmission in photonic crystals, Optics Communications, Volume 392, 1 2017, pp 147-152, ISSN 0030-4018,
      15. Yasli, E. K. Akowuah, S. Haxha and H. Ademgil, "Photonic crystal fiber based surface plasmon sensor design and analysis with elliptical air holes," 2016 HONET-ICT, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2016, pp. 75-78
      16. Otupiri, E. K. Akowuah, and S. Haxha, "Multi-channel SPR biosensor based on PCF for multi-analyte sensing applications," Opt. Express 23, 15716-15727 (2015)
      17. Haxha, A. Tayeb, F. AbdelMalek, E. K. Akowuah, I. Dayoub " Design of Environmental Biosensor Based on Photonic Crystal Fiber with Bends Using Finite Element Method," Optics and Photonics Journal, 5, pp. 69-78, 2015
      18. Otupiri, E. K. Akowuah, S. Haxha , H. Ademgil, F. AbdelMalek, A. Aggoun, "A Novel Birefrigent Photonic Crystal Fiber Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor," IEEE Photonics Journal, , vol.6, no.4, pp.1-11, 2014
      19. Nunoo-Mensah, E. K. Akowuah, K. O. Boateng,  “Review of Opensource Network Access Control (NAC) Tools for Enterprise Educational Networks”, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol. 106, No. 6, pp. 28-33, 2014
      20. Ademgil, U. F. Eze, E. K. Akowuah, S. Haxha, "Photonic crystal fiber based sensor," Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU), 2013 21st , vol., no., pp.1,4, 2013.
      21. K. Akowuah, T. Gorman, H. Ademgil, S. Haxha, G. K. Robinson and  J. V. Oliver, “Numerical Analysis of a Photonic Crystal Fiber for Biosensing Applications,” IEEE Journal of  Quantum Electronics , pp. 1403 – 1410, 2012.
      22. Ouerghi, F. AbdelMalek, S. Haxha, E. K. Akowuah and H. Ademgil, "Design of Multicavities on Left-Handed Photonic Crystal based Chemical Sensors", IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 2012.
      23. K. Akowuah, T. Gorman, H. Ademgil, S. Haxha, G. K. Robinson and  J. V. Oliver, “Novel compact photonic crystal fibre surface plasmon resonance biosensor for an aqueous environment,” Photonic Crystals - Innovative Systems, Lasers and Waveguides – Chapter 6, ISBN 978-953-51-0416-2, 2012.
      24. K. Akowuah, H. Ademgil, and S. Haxha, “Design and analysis of photonic crystal fibres (PCFs) for broadband applications”, IEEE ICAST Conference 2012.
      25. K. Akowuah, T. Gorman, H. Ademgil and S. Haxha,“A highly sensitive photonic crystal fibre (PCF) surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensor based on a bimetallic structure of gold and silver”, IEEE ICAST Conference 2012.
      26. K. Akowuah, H. Ademgil, and S. Haxha, “A planar waveguide surface plasmon resonance biosensor based on Otto configuration” IEEE ICAST Conference 2012.
      27. K. Akowuah, T. Gorman, S. Haxha, J.V. Oliver, “Dual Channel Planar Waveguide Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor for an Aqueous Environment”, Optics Express, Vol.18, No.23, pp. 24412-24422, 2010
      28. K. Akowuah, T. Gorman, S. Haxha, “Design and Optimization of a Novel Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor based on Otto Configuration”, Optics Express, Vol.17, No.26, 2009
      29. E.K. Akowuah, H. Ademgil, S. Haxha, F. AbdelMalek, ”An Endlessly Single-Mode Photonic Crystal Fiber with Low Chromatic Dispersion, and Bend and Rotational Insensitivity ”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol.27, No.17, pp.3940-3947, 2009.

    Theresa-Samuelle Adjaidoo, E. K. Akowuah, D. A. Obeng, E. Dzisi, W. Ackaah, “Passenger counting in minivan-taxis using crowd-sourcing and hierarchical clustering” Scientific African, Vol 13, ISSN 2468-2276, 2021

    Danlard, I. O. Mensah, E. K. Akowuah, “Design and numerical analysis of a fractal cladding PCF-based plasmonic sensor for refractive index, temperature, and magnetic field”, Optik, Vol 258, 2022, ISSN 0030-4026,

    O. Mensah, E. K. Akowuah, I. Danlard ,1 and Alexander Kwasi Amoah, “Design and Numerical Analysis of a Single-Polarization Filter Based on PCF with Plasmonic Layers of Gold and Indium Tin Oxide”, International Journal of Optics, vol. 2022, Article ID 5830310, 8 pages, 2022.

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