Prof. Emmanuel Quansah is an associate professor in the Department of Meteorology and Climate Science at KNUST-Ghana. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, in 1999, followed by a Master of Science degree in Environmental Physics from the University of Bremen, Germany, in 2004. He also holds a PhD in Meteorology and Climate Science from the Federal University of Technology, Akure-Nigeria.
Prof. Quansah joined the Department in 2008 and was promoted to senior lecturer in 2018. Currently, he heads the Department of Meteorology and Climate Science at KNUST and has served as the coordinator for the Meteorology and Climate Science Programme from 2019 to 2022. He is affiliated with the Ghana Science Association and holds a licentiate membership in the Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS), England, United Kingdom.
His research interests include solar energy estimation, CO2 validation, surface energy fluxes using Land Surface Models, and the impact of aerosols on boundary-layer meteorology. Currently, he focuses on greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation options under climate and land use change in West Africa, supported by the CONCERT-West Africa project funded by the German Ministry of Education (BMBF) under WASCAL within the WRAP2.0 Project.
Prof. Quansah actively contributes to the academic community by reviewing articles for journals such as the Journal of Atmospheric and Climate Sciences and the Journal of Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, among others.