Dr. Kwabena Abrokwa Gyimah is a Building and Environmental Engineer with over 15 years of experience in the building industry. He is currently a Lecturer at the Department of Architecture, KNUST. Due to his passion for research and academia, he adjunctly lectured at the Department of Energy Studies at Yeshua Institute of Technology, Ghana. He has authored and reviewed various articles in the areas of Green Buildings, Building Physics, Sustainable Built Environments and Renewable Energies. His exploits have given him various awards such as Century International Quality Era Award (Gold Category), Developing Solutions Scholar, Erasmus Plus and recently West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER): Outstanding PhD Researcher Award.
He was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana in 2005. Then after working for 5 years in the building and construction industry, enrolled at the University of Nottingham in the UK on an Msc. Renewable Energy and Architecture and graduated in July 2013. Dr. Gyimah has a PhD in Architecture from KNUST and specialized in Building and Environmental Technologies. Graduating in November 2019 as the first Ghanaian-trained PhD holder in Architecture, he has supported teaching and research at the Department of Architecture, KNUST since September 2017. He is a member of the Society of Building Science Educators, US Green Building Council, Africa Network for Solar Energy, World Society for Sustainable Energy Technologies, Royal Institute of British Architects, Ghana Green Building Council, Institution of Engineering and Technology Ghana and a certified Juror for INSPIRELI Architecture Education and Awards.