Mr. Martin Owusu Amoamah
Martin has an academic background in Industrial Mathematics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, in Kumasi, Ghana; and Statistics from the University of Cape Coast and the University of Ghana. His working experience started as an instructor in Statistics at Accra Technical University (ATU) in November 1998. He rose to become a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in October 2004 and then a Senior Lecturer in July 2014. During his twenty-two year-long career at ATU (1998 – Date), he has gained extensive experience in higher education especially in educational design and innovation, curriculum development, teaching, quality assurance and policy advice.
Aside from teaching Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Martin was appointed Head of the Computer Unit in March 2009, Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in September 2010, and became the Dean of the School of Applied Sciences and Arts in January 2016.
He became the first Director at the Business Development Directorate of ATU from April 2013 until July 2016. He was appointed the Director for Quality Assurance and Academic Planning (QAAP) in November 2018, a position he held until December 2020. As the Director of QAAP, Martin was a member of the Academic Board, Quality Assurance Committee, Planning and Resources Committee, Admissions Board, Budget Committee and the University Examinations Board.
At the QAAP Directorate, his work included developing strategies for setting up standards/quality benchmarks for all academic and administrative activities of the Institution, managing standards and quality-related activities of the University, monitoring and evaluating standard measures of the institution as well as maintaining an up-to-date database on the accreditation status of all academic programmes. His affection for students’ activities, including their welfare, made him apply for the position of the Dean of Students’ Affairs and was appointed as such in January 2021.
He is primarily responsible for the welfare of the Junior Members of the University. Martin has about fifteen published research work in the area of Statistical Modelling and its related field. He has attended several conferences, both as a participant and a presenter, and has international experience in Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Malaysia, Germany and the Netherlands. His hobbies include playing Scrabble, Football, Teaching and Reading.