Promotion to the rank of Principal Research Scientist: DR. ARCHIBOLD BUAH-KWOFIE is Principal Research Scientist
Dr. Archibold Buah-Kwofie, the Deputy Director for the Nuclear Power Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, has been promoted to the rank of Principal Research Scientist for his outstanding contribution to research and development at the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission.
Dr. Archibold Buah-Kwofie has over fifteen years’ experience in research and development at the Ghana Atomic Energy and before his elevation to the rank of Principal Research Scientist, he was a Senior Research Scientist.
Dr. Buah-Kwofie is an environmental management and analytical services professional, an astute researcher with over 25 scientific publications in top tier international peer-reviewed journals in his field of expertise and has participated in many international and local workshops and conferences.
Dr. Buah-Kwofie has been actively involved in some locally and internationally funded projects as well as leading teams of Scientists. The projects include UNIDO sponsored investigations of contaminated site (a toolkit has been developed to serve as a guide for all contaminated site investigations) and UNEP/UNITAR sponsored National Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) project, serving as the national expert. As the national expert, he collaborated with several national institutions to undertake a national inventory. Subsequently, he was part of the team that supervised the shipment of PCB contaminated oil for disposal overseas. As part of the project, he trained technologists from different PCB holder institutions and customs on how to use the LD2000DX PCB analyzer to quantify PCBs in transformer oils.
Dr. Buah-Kwofie holds a PhD in Environmental Analytical Chemistry from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa as well as a Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Ghana, Legon.