KNUST Department of Computer Science Lecturers & Professors 2023

KNUST Department of Computer Science Lecturers & Professors 2023

The Department of Computer Science at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is renowned for its exceptional faculty members who contribute significantly to both the academic and professional realms. In this article, we will introduce you to some of the distinguished lecturers and professors who lead the way in the field of Computer Science at KNUST.

KNUST Department of Computer Science Lecturers & Professors 2023

Prof. James Ben Hayfron-Acquah

The department of computer science is led by Prof. James B. Hayfron-Acquah. In 1991, he earned his first degree in computer science from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). In 1996, he went on to get his master’s degree in computer science and application at Shanghai University of Science and Technology (SUST), Shanghai, China. In 2003, he earned his PhD from Southampton University in the United Kingdom. He began working at KNUST as a lecturer in March 1996. In 2004 he was made a Senior Lecturer, and in 2015 he was made an Associate Professor.

Mr. Joseph Kobina Panford

In September 2004, Mr. J. K. Panford was hired as a lecturer in the computer department. The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology awarded him a BSc in computer science in 2000. Stuttgart, Germany awarded him an MSc in software technology in 2004.


KNUST Department of Computer Science Lecturers & Professors 2023
Mr. Joseph Kobina Panford

His areas of interest in study are security issues and computer networking. • Cloud Computing • Fuzzy Logic Systems • Data Mining and Data Warehousing • Image Processing • Software Technologies • Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems • Cryptographic Algorithms and Analyses.

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Dr. Kwabena Owusu-Agyemang

A lecturer at the Department of Computer Science with expertise in blockchain and machine learning, Kwabena Owusu-Agyemang also does research in these fields. He graduated from Coventry University with a master’s in information technology management and a doctorate in software engineering with a focus on machine learning.

He has a great desire to use cutting edge technology as a skilled educator and machine learning engineer in order to progress research and promote innovation.

His expertise is in using machine learning algorithms and approaches to solve challenging challenges in a variety of fields. He has shown proficiency in developing and putting into practice data-driven solutions that enhance performance and decision-making.

Dr. Dominic Asamoah

In 1986 and 2010, respectively, Dr. Dominic Asamoah earned his B.Sc. (Hons) in computer science and his MPhil in computer science. In 2002, he joined the computer science department. In 2017, he earned a PhD in Computer Science with a focus on Computer Visions from KNUST in Ghana. At the moment, he serves as a SENIOR LECTURER in the KNUST Department of Computer Science. Dr. Dominic Asamoah worked as a systems analyst and programmer in many computer firms both domestically and overseas before being hired as a lecturer at KNUST. He worked as an advisor. in the areas of security and computing.

Rev. (Dr.) Kwame Ofosuhene Peasah

A lecturer in the computer science department is Kwame Ofosuhene Peasah. He has both a bachelor’s and a doctorate in computer science. After earning his first degree, he diverged into the field of mathematics, earning his MSc in Industrial Mathematics at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Before joining KNUST, he worked in the following institutions between 1994 and 2007. Ashanti Goldfields at Obuasi, the Institute of Land Management in Kumasi, and the Crops Research Institute in Kumasi. His specialties include database forensics, operating systems, and digital forensics.

Dr. Yaw Marfo Missah

Dr. Ibrahim Farouck

Dr. Emmanuel Ahene

Prof. Michael Asante

Dr. Gaddafi Abdul-Salaam

Dr. Frimpong Twum

Dr. Eric Opoku Osei

Mr. Emmanuel Ofori Oppong

Dr. (Mrs.) Rose-Mary Owusuaa Mensah Gyening

Mr. Najim Ussiph

Dr. (Mrs.) Linda Amoako Banning

Mr. Benjamin Tei Partey

Mr. Kwaku Agyepong Pabbi


The faculty members of the KNUST Department of Computer Science are more than just educators; they are industry leaders, researchers, and mentors who inspire the next generation of computer scientists. Their collective expertise enriches the academic landscape at KNUST, contributing to the university’s reputation for excellence in the field of Computer Science. Through their dedication and contributions, they continue to shape the future of technology and innovation in Ghana and beyond.

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