The Council of University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa (UMaT) has appointed Associate Professor Anthony Simons as Pro Vice-chancellor at its 79th (Regular) Meeting held on Friday, 26th March 2021
Associate Professor Anthony Simons will serve as Pro Vice-chancellor for a two-year term with effect from 1st April, 2021 to 31st December, 2022.
Before his appointment, Associate Professor Anthony Simons was the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.
Assoc Prof Anthony Simons has also held positions in the University as Vice Dean for the Faculty of Engineering, Head of Mechanical Engineering Department, Head of Computer Science and Engineering Department, Head of Mathematical Sciences Department, University Examinations Co-ordinator, Faculty Examinations Officer for the Faculty of Engineering, and Examinations Officer for the Mechanical Engineering Department. He has served on the University Council and various Boards and Committees of the University.
ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED
ASNT NDT Level II, 2014
PhD Mechanical Engineering (Mining Transport Machinary, 2002
MSc Mechanical Engineering (Earth Moving Machinery and Equipment, 1994
GCE A – Level (Sciences), 1986
GCE O – Level (Sciences), 1983
Trinity Institute of NDT Technology, Bangalore, India, 2014
St. Petersburg State Mining Institute (Technical University), Russia)), (1998 – 2001)
Mogilev Machine-Building Institute, Mogilev, Belarus, (1989 – 1994)
Moscow Automobile and Road Institute, Moscow, Russia, (1988 – 1989)
Ghana Secondary Technical School, Takoradi, Ghana, (1984 – 1986)
St. John’s School, Sekondi, Ghana, (1978 – 1983)
PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP
Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2008-date,
Member, Society Automobile Engineers, 1997-1998,
Associate Member, Ghana Institution of Engineers, 1995-1997,
Government of Russian Federation., 1998
Government of Ghana Scholarship., 1998
Government of Russian Federation., 1988
ACADEMIC RANKS HELD
2015 to date: Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana.
2008 to date: Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department,
University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana.
2003 to 2008: Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana.