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Geologist , researcher

Andy Yaw Kwarteng, Ghanaian geologist, researcher. Recipient Application Development and Research Opportunity award, Canada Space Agency, 1997, Envisat Announsement of Opportunity award, European Space Agency, 1999, numerous scholarships and fellowships.

Background

Kwarteng, Andy Yaw was born on September 5, 1954 in Mampong, Ghana. Son of Thomas Kwasi Mensah and Mary Yaa Konadu.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Ghana, Legon, 1978. Master of Science, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, El Paso, 1988.

Career

Geologist Ghana Geological Survey Department, Accra, 1979-1981. Associate geologist Texas Gulf Inc., Midland, 1989-1990. Research scientist King Fahd University Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1990-1993, Kuwait Institute Scientific Research, Safat, since 1993.

Contributor numerous projects, Kuwait, since 1991.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Satellite Remote Sensing Applications in the State of Kuwait, 1997. Contributor articles to books and professional journals, including Canada Journal Remote Sensing, Journal Arid Environs., International Journal Applied Earth Observation and Geoinfo.

      , International Archives of Remote Sensing, others.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Association Geoscientists for International Development, Asian Conference for Remote Sensing, African Association Remote Sensing of Environmental.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, sports.

Connections

Married Dora Akosuah Opoku, March 6, 1955. Children: Juanita, Francine, Afua.

father:
Thomas Kwasi Mensah

mother:
Mary Yaa Konadu

spouse:
Dora Akosuah Opoku

child:
Juanita Kwarteng

child:
Francine Kwarteng

child:
Afua Kwarteng