Dr. Frimpong Twum received his B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and MSc. Internet and Multimedia Engineering from London South Bank University in 2004, and 2007 respectively. He also received MSc. Degree in Information System from Roehampton University, London in 2011. He completed his PhD in Computer Science from KNUST, Ghana, in 2017 with specialization in Computer Security. He is currently a SENIOR LECTURER at the Department of Computer Science, KNUST.
Dr. Twum is a committed, highly skilled, motivated, hardworking, and technically competent professional with passion for knowledge acquisition and dissemination in the field of computer science especially computer network security, machine learning, and cloud computing. His long-term goal is to help improve life by finding solutions to problems using knowledge acquired in these fields. He is effective communicator at all levels and a team player in dealing with technical/non-technical issues with proven organizational and people skills.
Dr. Twum has several papers to his credit in credible journals including Sensors, IEEE access, IEEE Xplore, and Journal of Computer Science. His articles have global reach with over 90 citations, and Google Scholar H-index of 6 and i1o-index of 4. Prior to his appointment at KNUST, he worked as a Lecturer and Systems Engineer at Roehampton University in London. He also worked as Systems Administrator and Business Analyst at PC World, UK. Dr. Twum also worked as a Computer Technician at Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - Crops Research Institute (CRI). His areas of research interest include Computer Networks, Computer and Data Security, Cloud Computing, Computer Vision and Machine Learning, Image Processing, Software Engineering, Computer Programming and Algorithms.
Dr. Twum has served on many national organizations as member or chairman including; National Accreditation Board (now, Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC), West African Examinations Council (WAEC), and Internet Society, Ghana Chapter. He is External Examiner for Computer Science and Information Technology programmes for Garden City University College, Koforidua Technical University, and Tamale Technical University. Dr. Twum has served as an interview panel member for recruitment of lectures for computer science, Information Technology and related programmes for many institutions and has also been nominated severally by other universities as an external assessor for assessment of promotion document to senior lecturer of computer science, Information Technology and related programmes.
In addition, Dr. Twum has rendered many international services including: Editorial Advisory Board Member for African Union (AU) – Africa Centre for Study and Research on Terrorism, WASSCE Elective ICT Examiner for West African Examinations Council (WAEC), WAEC Moderating Committee Member, and a reviewer for; Academia Letters, Science Publishing Group (SciencePG): International Journal of Sustainability Management and Information Technologies, and INDERSCIENCE - International Journal of Information and Computer Security (IJICS). Dr. Twum has been an Invited Speaker to the 2nd Global Summit on Electronics & Electrical Engineering (GSEEE2022) in Chicago, USA.