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Professor Aba Bentil Andam, PhD



BSc (Hons); MSc; PhD; CPhys; FInstP; FGA

Diplome de Langue d’Alliance Francaise de Paris;

French Profiency Certificate of Ghana Institute of Languages;

Certificate of Translation, Alliance Francaise de Paris,



i) Ghana Science Association, National President (1995-1997), and various positions at Branch and National level between 1984 and 1995

ii) UK Institute of Physics:

a) Fellow 2004

b) Full member and election as a Chartered Physicist 1986

c) Associate Member, 1981 to 1986; d) Student member, 1978-1981

c) Full member & election as a Chartered Physicist 1986;  d) Fellow 2004

iii) Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow 2003

iv) The World Innovation Foundation, Fellow, 2002

v) University of Durham, UK, (1978-1981), PhD

vi) University of Birmingham, UK, (1976-1977), MSc.

vii) University of Cape Coast, (1969-1973) Physics Major, Maths Minor, Education; (1973-1974) Physics (Honours)


School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Accra

Oct 2008 to date. Rank: Associate Professor

(ii)    Kwame Nkrumah Univ. of Science. & Tech., Kumasi

1994 to Sept 2008 Rank: Associate Professor

Chairholder, WILKADO Chair of Science and Technology, 2005 to date

  Oct. 2005 – Sept 2008.  Dean, Institute of Science and Technology for Africa(ISTA)

1998–Sept 2001; Jan. to September 2005 Head, Dept of Physics;

October 1988 to September 1994 Rank. Senior Lecturer

November 1981 – September 1988. Rank:  Lecturer.

(iii) University of Ghana, Legon

Visiting scholar (on Sabbatical Leave from KNUST), 2001-2002

(iii) Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG), CSIR,

(on Sabbatical Leave from KNUST), Principal scientist, 2002-2003

(iv)   Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron, (DESY) Germany Research Physicist (on leave from KNUST), 1986-1987

v) University of Cape Coast (Part Time)

a) October 1984 – June 1985.   Rank:  Lecturer

b) October 1990 – June 1991.   Rank:  Senior Lecturer

vi) Abdus Salam ICTP, Italy, Senior Associate, 2000-2005; Associate, 1988-1999;Junior Associate, 1987-1988


i) UNESCO Chair for Women in Science and Technology in Africa (West Africa Region)  1996 to 2002

ii) International Atomic Energy Agency Fellowship,1976 – 1977; July – December 1991; November 2000

iii) International Atomic Energy Agency Technical Cooperation Project GHA/0/006, 1997 – 2000, Establishment of Nuclear Physics Teaching Laboratory