Professor Mark Adom-Asamoah has been appointed as the acting Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Until his appointment, he was the Provost of the College of Engineering.
He takes over from Prof (Mrs) Rita Akosua Dickson who was appointed the 11th Vice-Chancellor of the university effective August 1, 2020.
A statement signed by the Registrar, Mr. Andrews K. Boateng indicated that Prof. Mark Adom-Asamoah has been appointed to as the Pro Vice-Chancellor until a substantive Pro VC is appointed in October 2020.
Mark Adom-Asamoah is a Professor of Civil Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi. He holds a PhD from the University of Bristol, UK, an MSc and DIC from the Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, University of London and a BSc from KNUST. He is a Fulbright Fellow, Commonwealth Scholar and British Council Scholar.
He has been a visiting scholar at the Arizona State University, USA, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA and University of Bristol, UK. He was a visiting lecturer at the National University of Rwanda, Butare, Rwanda.
Prof. Mark Adom-Asamoah position as Provost of the College of Engineering was extended for two years after his four year turnure in 2020.
He has served on a number of boards and committees in the university