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Dr. Peter Amoako-Yirenkyi

Dr. Peter Amoako-Yirenkyi
  • Title
  • Position (NIMS)
    Director, Scientific and Technical Computing
  • Office
    NIMS, Ground floor, Examination Block, KNUST
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Holds PhD in Mathematics with specialization in Computer Vision, Scientific computing and industrial modeling. Teaches Numerical Analysis, Differential Equations and Integral Equations at all levels at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. Have specific research interest in Fractional Differential Equations, Stochastic Differential Equations, Reservoir Simulation, Gait, Face and Fingerprint Recognition, Wavelets, Sparse representations in Redundant Dictionaries, Grid and Volunteer Computing, and recently in Computational linguistics, Distributed Ranking algorithms and Clustering Search Results.

At the National Institute for Mathematical Sciences, I report directly to the Director of NIMS-GHANA. I am currently responsible for the scientific mission for Research Computing, overseeing to all technical and computing related issues of the institute and ensures compliance with University policies and procedures. I also interact with faculties in all related departments to assess needs, develop, plan, budget, coordinate and facilitate the development and maintenance of the necessary resources to support advanced research programs.

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