M.Sc. Computer Engineering                 California State University (CSU), Los Angeles, CA                 Summer 2004

        B. Sc. (Hons) Mechanical Engineering  University of Science and Technology (UST), Ghana                    1994- 1999



 Teacher                                 MARSHALL FUNDAMENTAL SECONDARY SCHOOL-Pasadena, CA    2002-present

Teaching regullar mathematics (8th grade), pre-algebra and algebra. Preparing students for CAT 6. Coach for Math Field Day at organized by PUSD.  Committee Leader: Curriculum and Assessment focusing on backward mapping of Content Standards aligned with the Framework for California for Public Schools.

 Teacher (Summer School)    KRANZ INTERMEDIATE MIDDLE SCHOOL - El Monte, CA               June-July /2002

Taught 8th grade class creative writing skills.


Substitute Teacher             MOUNTAIN VIEW SCHOOL DISTRICT (K-8) — El Monte, CA                 2001- 2002

Most highly requested-for substitute teacher (handling multiple subjects)


Substitute Teacher             SAN GABRIEL SDA ACADEMY (K-12), San Gabriel, CA                             2001-2002  

   Elementary and Junior High: Multiple subjects. Senior High School: Mathematics, Social studies


 Facilitator/ Tutor                  MESA/ MINORITY ENGINEERING PROGRAM (MEP), CSU- LA                 2001-2002

Mentor and assisted freshmen and continuing-students pursuing career in Mathematics, Computer Science. Tutored and facilitated in statistics and probability, and calculus (differentiation, integration and differential equations).


 Facilitator                              SIGMA THETA EDUCATIONAL FIRM —Kumasi, Ghana                                 1996-1998

Taught Mathematics (algebra and pre-calculus) to adult-education classes. Participated in drawing effective educational plans that helped remedial students and workers taking the Ordinary Level Certificate Examination to pass successfully.


Chemistry Teacher             OKOMFO ANOKYE SENIOR SECONDARY SCH. -Wiamose, Ghana             1994-1995

Taught chemistry (physicals, organic and inorganic) classes and prepared specimen for laboratory works and examinations.


 Teacher (Part-time)             SDA JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL — Wiamoase, Ghana                          1993-1994

   Taught Technical Drawing and Technical Skills. Prepared lesson plans and organized teaching materials. Implemented student-teacher coordinated projects that resulted in a 20% increase in Basic Education  Certificate Examination (BECE) scores.


Teacher (Part-time)             SALVATION ARMY JUNIOR SEONDARY SCH. - Wiamose, Ghana                1993-1994

Taught Technical Drawing and Technical Skills. Prepared lesson plans and organized teaching materials. A 10% increase in 1994 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) score was realized.



 Assistant Engineer                       GHANA PORTS AND HARBOUR AUTHORITY -Tema, Ghana           1999-2000

        Supervised and performed predictive and preventive maintenance on 40 ton MELTANA cranes (by Slovakia Engineers) and on fleet of mobile cranes that resulted in decreasing the docking time of ships at the port by four (4) ship hours.


 Assistant Engineer                       QUANS INTERCONTINENTAL ASSOCIATES LTD-Accra, Ghana      1998-2000

        Member of engineering team that managed the assets of Ghana Oil Company (GOIL); projects included the design of a complex GOIL gas station in Kumasi, Ghana.

        Evaluated Japan International Cooperation AgencyÂ’s (JICA) sponsored small scale bridges and rural electrification projects (aimed at improving socio-economic life) in Ghana.


 Assistant Technical Director       AFFORDABLE SOLAR COMPANY - Kumasi, Ghana                          1999-2000

        Directed energy efficiency management, energy audit and installation of solar panels (PV cells). Projects included the design of a backup power supply for Institute of Renewable and Natural Resources-UST. And hybridized power supply for domestic use.


Research Student                         UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY -Kumasi, Ghana     1994-1999

        Carried out a research on the feasibility of a proposed 3OMWe Solar Thermal Electric (generating) Plant in northern Ghana: considering appropriate optimized-design technology and the economic impact of the project in the region.


Field Research Coordinator       geeWASTE Limited - Accra, Ghana                                                  1997-1998

        Managed and supervised field studies for demography and topological information about Kanda and Roman Ridge (Accra) that enhanced effective refuse collections in the neighborhood.

        Carried out a survey on Customer-Services Relationship at Bubiashe (Accra) that positively influenced managementÂ’s decision on cost-effective refuse collection (in the area) without compromising on customer satisfaction.



        California Teachers Association (CTA)

        Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

        National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

        Associate member- Ghana Institute of Engineers (GhIE)



        DCOM Network to effectively improve remote mobile communication ( on going project)

        Feasibility studies on 3OMWe Solar Thermal Electric Plant in northern Ghana considering optimization and economic impact in the region .1994-1999




     Project management

     Project evaluation

     Project analysis

     Design optimization

     Thermal analysis    


Computer/ Software

     Windows NT4.0, 2000, ME and XP

     Visual Basic 6.0

     Visual C++ and C                                     

     AutoCAD release 13

        Microsoft office 2002                               

     SPSS 10.0

     MS DOS                                                                                                                

    UNIX /LINUX platforms programming      

        Drawing and painting

        Website design

       Multimedia communication and networking