□ M.Sc. Computer Engineering California State University (CSU), Los Angeles, CA June 2004
□ B. Sc. (Hons) Mechanical Engineering University of Science and Technology (UST), Ghana June 1999
Teacher MARSHALL FUNDAMENTAL SECONDARY SCHOOL-Pasadena, CA 2002-present
Teaching Mathematics (8th grade) and Pre-Algebra(honors for 7th grade). 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
Fa 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 1993-94 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 Agency’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-U .5.1. 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 on 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 management’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)
□ 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
□ Windows NT4.0, 2000, ME and XP
□ Visual Basic 6.0
□ Visual C++ and C
□ 3 D Studio MAX
□ AutoCAD release 13
□ Microsoft office 2002
□ SPSS 10.0
□ MS DOS
□ UNIX /LINUX platforms programming
□ Drawing and painting
□ Website design(FrontPage)
□ Multimedia communication and networking
□ Computer Education in classroom