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Hydrogeology / Mathematics Instructor/Teacher

Location:
Richmond, VA
Posted:
December 29, 2020

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HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATION

Expertise in project management, conducting hydrological investigations and preparation of bidding documents

Expertise in Microsoft suite program, MODFLOW groundwater modeling, and other programming languages (MATLAB, R)

Comfortable working in a fast paced environment

Communicate effectively with colleagues, staff, and students

EDUCATION

University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi January 2016 – Dec 2020

PhD Geological Engineering

Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas December 2015

MS Mathematics

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi – Ghana May 2001

BS (Hons) Geological Engineering

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Geology and Geological Engineering Department–University of Mississippi January 2016 - Present

Instructor

Geol 104 Environmental Geology - Hazards

Teaching Assistant

ENGR 310 Engineering Analysis - Online section

GEOL 314 Sedimentary and Stratigraphy lab section (2 sections per semester)

GEOL 114/115 Environmental Geology lab section (3 sections per semester)

Mathematics Department, Lamar University–Beaumont, TX January 2014 – December 2015

Tutor

Provide tutoring to students in undergraduate mathematics courses at Math Lab

Communicate effectively to provide adequate instruction to students

Provide instruction in all academic Mathematics courses

Kingfori Engineering & Farms Ltd, Nsawam – Ghana December 2008 – December 2013

Hydrogeologist/Geophysicist

Develop project implementation strategies

Assist in the preparation and submission of bidding documents for contracts

Plan, conduct and supervise drilling and pumping test activities

Prepare progress and technical reports

Provide consultancy services for siting, drilling supervision and construction of 25 boreholes in some districts in the Upper East Region under Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) – 2011/2012.

Responsible for geophysical siting, supervision of drilling and construction of 40 Boreholes in some districts in the Upper East Region under CWSA. – 2010/11

Provide consultancy services for siting, drilling supervision, construction and installation of 5 boreholes in the Kadjebi District for SG Sustainable Oils Ghana Limited a subsidiary of Herakles Farms, USA - 2010

Conducted Pumptest on Boreholes for Indo Ghana Borehole Services Limited

NIMBA RESEARCH & CONSULTING CO LTD, ACCRA-GHANA February 2008- May 2008

Hydrogeologist/Geophysicist on Contract

Hydrogeologist and geophysical siting of 200 hand-dug wells in the Bombali and Tonkolili Districts of SIERRA LEONE under Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO) - 2008

GEOMAX RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT LTD, ACCRA-GHANA December 2001 – November 2007

Hydrogeologist/Geophysicist

Preparation of tender documents for drilling contractors and report writing.

Responsible for geophysical siting and drilling supervision of 200 boreholes in the Asante Akim South District of Ashanti Region under Community Water and Sanitation agency (CWSA) – 2007/8

Responsible for geophysical siting and drilling supervision of 32 boreholes in the Ejura Sekyeredumase District of Ashanti Region under Community Based Rural Development Project (CBRDP) – 2006.

Responsible for geophysical siting and drilling supervision of 88 boreholes in the Amansie East district of the Ashanti Region for the second phase of CWSA, World Bank funded project – 2004/5

Responsible for geophysical siting and drilling supervision of 20 boreholes in the Techiman district of Brong Ahafo Region for the second phase of CWSA – 2003/4.

Trainee under the geophysical team responsible for the siting and drilling supervision of 29 boreholes and 15 hand-dug wells in the Ahafo-Ano North district under CWSA – 2002/3.

Trainee under the geophysical team responsible for the sitting of 105 boreholes by geophysical methods combined with terrain evaluation in the Amansie East District under CWSA – 2002.

ACADEMIC RESEARCH AND PRESENTATIONS

Abrokwah, K.O. and A.M., O’Reilly. 2020. A Simple Water-balance/Darcian Recharge Model For a Vadose Zone With A Deep Water Table. Groundwater - Review received July 16th, re-submission requested after revision

O’Reilly, A.M., and K.O. Abrokwah. 2020. Water-Balance/Darcian Recharge model for deep water-table, HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/44272847af55482fa9ffd79024d6b952

Physics-Based and Hybrid Wavelet–Artificial Neural Network Models for Understanding Aquifer Geohydrology and Climatic Forcing of Long-Term Historical Groundwater Levels [PhD Dissertation], University of Mississippi

Abrokwah, Kingsley, and O’Reilly, A.M., 2019, Theory-guided data-driven modeling of groundwater levels in an alluvial aquifer: Mississippi Water Resources Conference, 2–3 April 2019, Jackson, Miss.

Abrokwah, Kingsley, and O’Reilly, A.M., 2017, Comparison of hybrid spectral decomposition artificial neural network models for understanding climatic forcing of groundwater levels: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 11–15 December 2017, New Orleans, La. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017AGUFM.H31K..03A

Abrokwah, Kingsley, Maesumi, M., 2015, Single-Phase flow in layered-porous media with applications to reservoir simulation [MS Thesis], Lamar University, 108 p.

Application of system of linear equations to traffic flow [Lamar University graduate symposium]

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

Dissertation Fellowship ($6,500), University of Mississippi, Spring 2020

Summer Graduate Research Assistantship ($3,000), University of Mississippi Summer 2018

Lamar University Math Club, member January 2014 – December 2015

Voluntarily assist Math Department and Math club in organizing local high schools puzzle contest

Monitor and supervise local high school students to ensure honesty and integrity of the puzzle contest

American Mathematical Society, member

American Geophysical Union, member

REFERENCES

Dr. Andrew O’Reilly

Geology and Geological Engineering

University of Mississippi

Oxford - Mississippi

Tel: 662-***-****

adi07u@r.postjobfree.com

Dr. Mohsen Maesumi

Mathematics Department

Lamar University

Beaumont – Texas

Tel: 409-***-****

adi07u@r.postjobfree.com

Dr. PJ Couch

Mathematics Department

Lamar University

Beaumont - Texas

Tel: 409-***-****

adi07u@r.postjobfree.com

Dr. Louis Zachos

Geology and Geological Engineering

University of Mississippi

Oxford - Mississippi

Tel: 662-***-****

adi07u@r.postjobfree.com

Dr. Theophillus Mensah

Water and Sanitation Engineer

Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA)

Koforidua - Ghana

Tel: +233-***-******

+233-***-******

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