Dr. Ahmed Abdul-Rahman

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Telecommunications Engineering Office:
College of Engineering
New Engineering Building
Room A 320

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Research Areas/Interests

Research interest include RF and Microwave Circuit Design, Noise parameters measurement techniques, Electromagnetic fields and Mobile Radio Propa...~more


Abdul-Rahman Ahmed has been a lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering since December 2005. He received his BSc. Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 2002 and was retained by the department to serve as a teaching assistant until 2003 when he received a British Government Scholarship to undertake a postgraduate program in Radio Systems Engineering at the University of Hull, U.K. He returned in 2005 to join the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and subsequently went further to obtain a PhD in Radio Sciences and Engineering from Chungnam National University in South Korea in 2014. He has been teaching mainly telecommunication courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Telecommunication Engineering program of the faculty. 

His teaching include courses in Electromagnetic Fields Theory, Electromagnetic Compatibility, Radio Receivers, Telecommunication Circuits, Microwave Engineering and Information Theory. He has served as a course facilitator for the Institute of Distance Learning and has written the course books in Electromagnetic Field Theory and Information Theory. Positions he has occupied in the faculty includes Examination Officer, Postgraduate Programs Coordinator and Vacation Training Officer. He is also an External Examiner in Telecommunications Engineering for a number of Polytechnics in Ghana.


  • September, 2010 ~December 2014

        Chungnam National University, Daejeon-South Korea

PhD in Radio Science and Engineering

  • September, 2003~January 2005

The University of Hull,  Hull, United Kingdom

MSc. Radio Systems Engineering

  •  September, 1998~June 2002

Kwame Nkrumah University  Of Sience and Technology   Kumasi, Ghana

      BSc. Electrical/Electronic Engineering 

Work and Related Experiences 

Dec. 2005 to date:   

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi, Ghana

Lecturer: Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

§  Teaching: Electromagnetic Fields Theory, Microwave Engineering, Radio Receivers, Communication Circuits, Antenna and Propagation, Electromagnetic Fields Theory, Information Theory, and Electromagnetic Compatibility.


§  Positions Held: Moderator (BSc. Electronics and Communication Engineering, All Nations University College), Moderator (Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Akim State College), Moderator (NABTEX), Vacation Training Officer (Faculty of Elect. &Comp. Eng) , Examination Officer (Telecommunication and Computer Engineering), Postgraduate Programs coordinator (Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Academic Tutor (Second year Telecommunication Eng. Students), Sectional Head (Telecommunication Engineering), Laboratory Head (Telecommunication Engineering).

§  Committees: Alumni Committee, Electrical Engineering (Chairman), Proposal Review Committee, BMFI College (Member), College of Engineering Pannel to Propose Nominees for KNUST Excellence Award (Mmember), College of Engineering Transport Committee (Member), Curriculum Review of Telecom. Program (Member), Committee to consider examination malpractice (Faculty of Elect. & Comp. Eng. - member).

Participation in the Activities of International Conference and Workshops

Technical Program Committee (TPC) Member: The 9th Eurosim Congress on Modeling and Simulation, (EUROSIM 2016), Olu, Finland.

Technical Program Committee (TPC) Member: IEEE 7th International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Modeling and Simulations (ISMS 2016), Bangkok, Thailand.

Technical Program Committee (TPC) Member: The IEEE 3rd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Modeling and Simulations (AIMS 2015), Kota, Malaysia

Associate Editor: International Journal of Simulations-Systems, Science  and Technology, IJSSST, Vol. 17

Technical Program Committee (TPC) Member, IEEE UKSim-AMSS 18th International Conference on Modeling and Simulations, UKSIM 2016, Cambridge, UK.

Technical Program Committee (TPC) Member, First International Conference on Micro & Nano Technologies, Modeling & Simulations, (MNTMSIM 2016) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Technical Program Commitee (TPC) Member, 2nd International Conference on Systems, Informatics, Modeling and Simulations, (SIMS 2016), Riga, Latvia.

Reviewer: International Journal of Simulations-Systems, Science and Technology, IJSSST, Vol. 17

Reviewer: 5th International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Networks (CECNet 2016), Shanghai, China.

Technical Expert: WHO Country Directorate Round Table Discussion on eHealth, Accra-Ghana, August 2009.

Participant: ITU Africa Region Preparatory Meeting, WTSA 2008, Accra Ghana, May 2008

Sep. 2002 to Aug. 2003:

Kwame Nkrumah Univ. of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Teaching Assistant: Department of Electrical Engineering

.  Holding tutorial sessions in Electromagnetic Field Theory for Second year undergraduate students.

.  Organizing laboratory sessions in Communication Systems for third year undergraduate students.

 Jul. 2001 to Sep. 2001:
Ghana Telecommunication Company, Mampong, Ghana

Industrial Attachment (Internship)

.  Worked with the Customer Area Network Group, doing installations and maintenance of damaged lines.

.  Worked in the switch room, terminating lines on the switch.

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