Biography

Benjamin is a poised and passionate Geospatial enthusiast and Environmental Hydrologist with a strong research focus on Groundwater Recharge, Flood Risks Terrain and Climate Change modelling. He has a wide range of expertise in GIS and Remote Sensing, Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Python, and Google Earth Engine.

Currently, he serves as an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Engineering at Ho Technical University (HTU), where he shares his skills and knowledge, and passion for hydrology and water resources conservation and sustainability with his students. He is also a PhD candidate in Environmental Engineering Management at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), Sunyani, Ghana, where his research is focused on Hydrological modelling in the Upper West Region of Ghana, applying combined knowledge and skills of GIS, SWAT and Machine Learning techniques.

Benjamin earned his MSc in Water Resources Engineering and Management in 2021 from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. Prior to this, he obtained BSc in Environmental Engineering from UENR in 2017, where he served as a Teaching and Research Assistant for a year (2017-2018) at Earth Observation Research and Innovation Centre (EORIC)-UENR before proceeding with his MSc in 2018.

In addition to his academic achievements, he published two scientific papers during his MSc period at KNUST and contributed to joint projects. He has since been working on severally research to make a significant contribution to the field of environmental sustainability, water resources and hydrology. And he is committed to sharing his expertise with colleagues and the development of the next generations of environmental hydrologists and professionals.

Aside from his academic achievements, Benjamin is a committed and dedicated professional, who has been inducted into the Ghana Institution of Engineering as a Professional Engineer (PE) in December 2022. He has also been a reviewer of severally scientific journals.

In his free time, Benjamin enjoys taking photos of nature and, running at dawn to boost his brainpower. His knowledge and skills make him a valuable asset in the field of hydrology and water resources management and to any team or organization.