Dr. Simon Kojo Appiah

Senior Lecturer


Dept: Statistics and Actuarial Science
Room TF14
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
College of Science, KNUST,
Kumasi
Ghana

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My research interests have been in the following areas:  Spatial statistics (geostatistics) Optimization/Operations research Actuarial mathemati...~more


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Simon Kojo Appiah holds a PhD degree in Applied Statistics from Edith Cowan University, Australia. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Statistics with Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana with several years of teaching and research experience in Mathematics and Statistics. His research activities have been in mathematical and statistical modelling which have led to collaborative research in public health/disease control, environment and safety, finance and insurance. He has supervised a number of graduate theses in the area of applied statistics, some of which led to collaborative publications. Currently, he is involved in a collaborative research on an infectious disease (Cutaneous Leishmaniasis) in Ghana, which seeks to characterize the spatio-temporal transmission dynamics of the disease, among others.. He has co-authored several teaching materials, which are enhancing teaching and learning of undergraduate statistics course units in Ghana. He has about 22 refereed journal papers, 3 conference/workshop papers, 2 theses including http://ro.ecu.edu.au/theses/1398/ and 1 book publication.


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