Kofi Adjei is a Senior Lecturer with eleven years of professional teaching and research experience from the Department of Industrial Art, College of Art and Built Environment, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. He holds a degree in Master of Fine Art and Bachelor of Art in Ceramics in 2008 and 1999 respectively. He teaches courses in ceramic art and design technology. His main areas of research where he has published several papers include: Design in Ceramics, Materials and Methods, Ceramic Forming Techniques, Ceramic Finishing and Mixed Media. His current research is in the relationship between Art and the Built Environment with particular interest in Ornamentation in Architecture. His research also looks at African Art and Culture in areas of African Aesthetics and Contemporary Visual Culture.
Kofi Adjei is also a practicing studio artist with many years of professional experience in exhibitions. In addition to teaching, research and studio practice experience, he is also into Technical Ceramics where his interest and practice fall within the design and construction of furnaces with particular emphasis on incinerators. Kofi Adjei has built several medical and institutional incinerators for hospitals and schools across the country.
Kofi Adjei has served on several important committees as chairman and member in the University and in the country at large. He has also offered several services to organizations such as the Centre for National Culture, SNV Netherlands Organization, Bright Hill Empowerment Initiative etc. Currently, Adjei is working with the Commission for TVET to develop Occupational Standards and other materials for HND and other Certificate and Profession level programmes.