Scientific African Team
University of Energy and Natural Resources, GhanaSpecialty:
Information Technology and Engineering
Dr. Kabo-bah is currently a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Energy and Environmental Engineering of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) – Sunyani-Ghana. Formerly, he was the Head of the Earth Observation Research and Innovation Centre for four (4) years. At UENR, he is the Coordinator of the Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate (COSMIC-2) Programme and Advanced Fire Information System (AFIS) for West Africa; and the Ghana Carbon Programme.
He is a Programme Board Member for the Group on Earth Observation (GEO); an intergovernmental organization working to improve the availability, access and use of Earth observations for the benefit of society. Under GEO programme, he is a Scientific Committee for GEO AquaWatch Programme and Co-Chair for developing the strategic direction and implementation schedule for the GEO Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN). This initiative will assist countries, regions and others interested in addressing land degradation with monitoring and reporting necessary to implement and achieve SDG 15, “Life on Land”.
He is also a Scientific Steering Committee Member for the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). Dr. Kabo-bah is part of the African’s representation for organizing the Oceans Observation International Conference to be held at Hawaii, USA from 16-20th September 2019.
He has published over 50 articles in several journals, is an Editorial Member for Oriental Journal of Chemistry (OJC), an Associate Editor for the Journal of Energy and Natural Resource Management (JENRM) and Editor for Journal of Water and Environmental Processes (JWEP).
Dr. Kabo-bah obtained his bachelor education in Civil Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. He had his first MSc Water Resources Engineering and Management also at KNUST, Kumasi-Ghana. Later he went for his second MSc Environmental Hydrology at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. In 2013, he obtained his PhD Hydrology and Water Resources at Hohai University in Nanjing, China, and later for his Post-doctoral research on Climate Change Impacts on Hydropow