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Samuel Kwesi Asiedu-Addo

Biography

Professor Samuel Kwesi Asiedu-Addo was born in Amanasi a village near Suhum in the Eastern Region of Ghana and had his elementary education in that village. He is a past student of the famous Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) in Takoradi where he obtained Both O; Level and A; Level Certificates. Soon after his A Levels, he was awarded a Ghana Government Scholarship to the then Soviet Union to study mathematics at the Moldova State University where he completed his Master’s degree in Applied mathematics.

As a loyal citizen of Ghana, Prof. Asiedu-Addo returned home, did his national service and was appointed as an assistant lecturer at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Cape Coast (UCC). As a young lecturer, he worked hard and gave a lot of motivation to students reading mathematics, most especially women in mathematics and science.

Prof. Asiedu-Addo transferred his services to the University of Education, Winneba, (UEW) to help establish the Department of Mathematics Education there in 1997. Thus, it can be said that Prof. Asiedu-Addo was a founding lecturer at the Mathematics Education Department of UEW. Due to his hard work, dedication and love for teaching mathematics, he was again awarded a Ghana Government scholarship to the University of Vermont in the USA to pursue his research work leading to his PhD in mathematics.

Prof. Asiedu-Addo is a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics. He is dedicated to all jobs most especially the teaching of mathematic to students of higher learning. Prof. is an astute researcher in differential equations, mathematical and statistical modeling. His passion for teaching mathematics is par excellent and he is able to use own initiative and works well in a team even under pressure to meet deadlines with set objectives. He is an experienced university lecturer and expert in the teaching of mathematics and mathematics education. He has published several researched articles in reputable national and international journals. He has also written several books for the use of tertiary institutions in mathematics. He has attended several conferences both national and international and chaired many committees.

His strengths lie in his excellent human relations, humility and good organization skills. He is a former National President of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), former National President of the Mathematical Association of Ghana (MAG), Dean, Faculty of Science Education, UEW, Director, Office for Institutional Advancement, UEW, Vice Chancellor’s nominee for the position of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor in 2016 and Program Director, Africa House, Living/Learning Center, University of Vermont, USA. Prof. Asiedu-Addo is happily married to Joyce with 3 wonderful children. A very humble and pleasant personality you would like to work with.

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