About the Pro-Vice-Chancellor

Professor Amevi Acakpovi


Amevi Acakpovi is currently an Associate Professor in the Electrical/Electronic Engineering Department of Accra Technical University and the Ag. Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering, an MSc. Degree in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Electrical Engineering. Prof. Amevi Acakpovi is the author of several publications in International Journals including IEEE conferences, and transactions as well as other Journal with Scopus indexing, SCI-Indexed and EI-Indexed journals.

Prof. Acakpovi was a recipient of the SILVER AWARD – Engineering, Science, Technology & Innovation in October 2014 at the International Research Initiative Conference (IRIC) in Accra, Ghana. He also received in 2012 an Award of Innovation In Engineering at the 1st Applied Research Conference in Africa (ARCA), in August 2012 at Cape-Coast, Ghana. Also, Prof. Acakpovi received in 2018, the Best Paper Award at the 7th IEEE International Conference on Adaptive Science and Technology and subsequently the Best paper award in project management track at the IEOM conference in South Africa in 2018. Prof. Acakpovi is the reviewer of many journals including IEEE transaction in Sustainable Energy, International Journal of Renewable Energy Researcher (IJRER) and many others. His current research interests include: Hybrid Energy Systems, Mini and Microgrid Optimization, Smart Grid Modelling and Optimization, Solar and Wind Energy Modelling and Optimization, Wireless communications, Applied Electronics, Microcomputing, Artificial Intelligence in Energy Systems, Modelling and Simulation of Electrical Systems, Power Electronic Components, Electrical Machines and Electrical Power Systems

Prof Acakpovi has supervised numerous Masters Degree thesis in the areas of Renewable Energy Engineering, Microelectronics Telecommunication Engineering and Occupational Health and Safety and has also been supervising many PhD students currently. Prof. Acakpovi has additionally written many Technical proposals in partnership with other stakeholders, some of which are submitted to USAID Mission in Ghana, the National Accreditation Board and the Government of Ghana. He is a winner of COTVET grant for skill development project and the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program. Finally, Prof. Amevi Acakpovi is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE) since 2019 and also a member of Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Ghana since 2014.