Lecturers

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Kofi Sarpong Adu-Manu

Kofi Sarpong Adu-Manu Specialist: Computer Science, Computer Graphics

Short Info

Experience: 8 years

Total: 0 Lesson(s)

Email: kamsarpong@vvu.edu.gh

Website: http://www.vvu.edu.gh

Biography

1.Academic Areas of interest: Wireless Sensor Networks, Data Warehousing, IT and Society/Global Economy, Cloud Computing and Programming

2.Biography

Kofi Sarpong Adu-Manu was born in Accra, Ghana. He received the BSc degree in Computer Science from the Valley View University, Oyibi-Accra, Ghana, in 2007, and MPhil in Computer Science degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUS), Kumasi, Ghana, in 2013. Currently, he is pursuing PhD degree in Computer Science at the University of Ghana, Accra. In 2008, he joined the Department of Computer Science, Valley View University, as a Teaching Assistant, and in 2010 became a Senior Research Assistant. Since September 2013, has been with the same as a Lecturer. He was also an Adjunct Lecturer at Knutsford University College and Radford University College, East Legon-Accra.

His current research interests include Wireless Sensor Networks for environmental monitoring applications, Cloud computing, Applications of IT in Education and Society, Data Warehousing and Data cleansing, and Programming. Kofi is a student member of IEEE and serves as a Board Member of the Clute Institute Board. He was one of the recipient of University of Rochester (UR) PhD scholarship award in 2015 ($23,000) to study in UR for 10-months. He is also one of the University of Oldenburg and University of Ghana partnership project known as the DEMIS mobility programme researcher. Apart from his research activities, he is also currently serving as the Hall Dean of the M.A. Bediako Hall, Valley View University since 2016.

3.Academic Degrees:

·        Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science), PhD (in-progress), University of Ghana, 2014-

·        MPhil Computer Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana, 2013.

·        BSc Computer Science (First Class), Valley View University, Accra, Ghana, 2007.

 

 

4.Published Journals Articles

 

Paper Title

Journal

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Adu-Manu, K.S., Larbi, L., Koomson, E., Wagner vom Berg, B, & Gomez, J.M. (2017). e-EcosysPlatform: Using Technology to enhance Ecosystems Stewardship. Conference Proceedings: Dialogue on Sustainability and Environmental Management, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

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Adu-Manu, K.S., Kateule, R., Winter, A., Katsriku F., & Gomez, J.M. (2017). Energy Aware Architectural Design for Sensor-based Environmental Information Systems. Conference Proceedings: Dialogue on Sustainability and Environmental Management, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana. (Date: February 15-16, 2017)

C3

Agbesi, C.C.M., Matilda S. Wilson, Abdulai-Deen, J., Katsriku A. F., & Adu-Manu. K.S. (2017). Towards Context-Aware Computation Offloading for Resource-Poor Mobile and Smart Computing Devices. "The 5th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Cloud Computing, Services, and Engineering– San Francisco, USA" (Date: April 6 – April 8, 2017).

JP1

Adu-Manu K. S., Boakye A. B., Amponsah A., & Yeboah C. (2013). “Analytic Study of the Trend of Ghana’s GDP Before and After Re-basing.” International Business & Economics Research Journal. Volume 12, Number 3, March 2013. Pages 301 – 310

JP2

Adu-Manu K. S. & Arthur J.K. (2013). “Analysis of Data Cleansing Approaches regarding Dirty Data – A Comparative Study.” International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887). Volume 76– No.7, August 2013. Pages 14 – 18

JP3

Adu-Manu K. S. & Arthur J.K. (2013). “A Review of Data Cleansing Concepts – Achievable Goals and Limitations.” International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887). Volume 76– No.7, August 2013. Pages 19 – 22 

JP4

Amoako P.Y.O., Adu-Manu K. S., Arthur J.K., & Adjetey C. (2013). “Performance of Students in Computer Programming: Background, Field of Study and Learning Approach Paradigm.” International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887). Volume 77– No.12, September 2013. Pages 17 – 21

JP5

Abilimi C.A. & Adu-Manu K. S. (2013). “Examining the impact of Information and Communication Technology capacity building in High School education in Ghana.” International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT) ISSN: 2278-0181 Vol. 2 Issue 9, September – 2013. Pages 2972 – 2978

JP6

Adu-Manu K. S., Davis J. G., & Panford J. K. (2013). “A Conceptual Framework for Data Cleansing – A Novel Approach to Support the Cleansing Process.” International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887). Volume 77– No.12, September 2013. Pages 22 – 26

JP7

Adu-Manu K. S., Arthur J.K., & Amoako P.Y.O. (2013). “Causes of Failure of Students in Computer Programming Courses: The Teacher-Learner Perspective.” International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887). Volume 77– No.12, September 2013. Pages 27 – 32

JP8

Adu-Manu K. S. & Arthur J. K. (2013). “Challenges and Opportunities for the Implementation of Social Network Technologies (SNTs) in Teaching in Universities.” IJCSI International Journal of Computer Science Issues, Vol. 10, Issue 5, No 1, September 2013. ISSN (Print): 1694-0814 | ISSN (Online): 1694-0784. Pages 268 – 275.

JP9

Arthur J. K. & Adu-Manu K. S. (2013). “A Conceptual framework for the Adoption of Social Network Technologies (SNTs) in Teaching – case of Ghana.” IJCSI International Journal of Computer Science Issues, Vol. 10, Issue 5, No 2, September 2013

ISSN (Print): 1694-0814 | ISSN (Online): 1694-0784. Pages 70 – 78.

JP10

Amoako P. Y. O., Adu-Manu K.S. & Arthur J. K. (2012). Reduction of Impulse Noise in Processing Images using Median and Frequency Filtering Algorithms. Accepted for publication by Science Press, UK

5.Conference/ Seminars / Workshop Presentations

Conference Presentations

 

Venue

Date

Organized by

1

Las Vegas, USA

October 10-12, 2011

Clute Institute, Colorado, International Conference on Management, Education and Technology

2

Paris, France

June 9-11, 2013

Clute Institute, Colorado, International Conference on Management, Education and Technology

3

Koforidua, Ghana        

July 2-5, 2013

Koforidua Polytechnic, 6th Annual International Applied Research Conference

4

Accra, Ghana

October 2013

Faculty of Science, VVU

5

University of Ghana, Accra

February 15-16, 2017

IESS and University of Oldenburg through the DEMIS Project. University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

6

British Council Hall, Accra-Ghana

May 11th – 12th 2017

Accra City College, 5th International Conference on Management and Technology

 

 

 

 

Workshop/Seminar Presentations

Dates

GIS Seminar – [VVU

May 2012

IBM Big Data Training Workshop

1st June - 5th June 2015

IBM Mobile Development Training Workshop

15th June to 19th June 2015

DEMIS Mobility Training with the University of Oldenburg in Software Engineering at Maputo-Mozambique (Universidade Pedagogica)

4th -12th July 2015

IBM Cyber Security Course

13th - 17th July 2015

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