Mensah Kwabena Patrick

Mensah Kwabena Patrick

Biography

Mensah Kwabena Patrick is a Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science & Informatics of the University of Energy and Natural Resources. He started his lecturing career at the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences of the University for Development Studies, Navrongo since 2012. He obtained his BSc degree in Computer Science from the University for Development Studies, Tamale in 2009. In 2011, he received his MSc in Computer Science from the African University of Science and Technology, Abuja. His research areas include Deep Learning, Bioinformatics, Residue Number Systems and Internet of Things. He is currently enrolled on a PhD Computer Science program.

 

Publications

  1. Journals:
  2. P. Mensah and S. Akobre, (2017). Ensemble Classification of Sentiments for Monitoring Students’ Academic Progress, American International Journal of Research in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, ISSN (Print): 2328-3491, ISSN (Online): 2328-3580, ISSN (CD-ROM): 2328-3629, pp. 27-41.

 

  1. P. Mensah and S. Akobre, (2015). Mining Social Media for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, African Journal of Computing & ICT, Vol 8. No. 3 Issue 2, pp. 163-170.

 

  1. K. Mensah, (2015). Textual Prediction of Attitudes towards Mental Health, Int. J. Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining, Vol. 3, Nos. 3/4, pp. 274-285.

 

  1. K. Mensah and S. Nasiru, (2013). Predicting Customer Preference of Mobile Service using Neural Network, Information and Knowledge Management, vol.3, No.12, pp. 73-80.

 

  1. K. Mensah and D. S. Laar, (2012). E-Health Dedicated Hybrid Cloud: a Solution to Ghana’s Health Delivery Problems, Journal Of Computing, vol 4, Issue 9, pp. 162-170.

 

  1. K. Mensah, D. S. Laar and A. M. Adaliwei (2012). Proposed Framework for improving the Payment System in Ghana using Mobile Money, International Journal of Research in Computer Application and Management, vol 2, no. 6, pp. 32-38.

 

  1. Okorafor and K. P. Mensah, (2012). Availability of JobTracker Machine in Hadoop/MapReduce Zookeeper Coordinated Clusters, Advanced Computing: An International Journal (ACIJ), vol.3, no.3, pp.19-30.

 

  1. Conferences:

 

  1. K. Mensah, E. K. Bankas and M. M. Iddrisu (2018). RNS Smith-Waterman Accelerator based on the moduli set 2n, 2n-1, 2n-1-1, 2018 IEEE 7th International Conference on Adaptive Science & Technology (ICAST), Accra, pp. 1-8.

 

  1. Books:
    1. K. P. Mensah and M. O. Yinyeh (2017). Practical Introductory Java for Beginners, Immor Graphics & Publication. ISBN-978-9988-2-6436-9.
    2. K. P. Mensah, (2012). Availability of JobTracker in Hadoop MapReduce Zookeeper Clusters, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN-13:978-3-659-29467-9ISBN-10:3659294675.

Available at https://www.lap-publishing.com/catalog/details//store/gb/book/978-3-659-29467-9/availability-of-jobtracker-in-hadoop-mapreduce-zookeeper-clusters.

 

Education

  1. September 2018 to date => PhD Candidate in Computer Science, University of Energy and Natural Resources. Thesis (ongoing): Optimizing Deep Learning Models for Smart Agriculture and Energy Conservation.
  2. January 2010 – December 2011=> MSc Computer Science: African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Nigeria. Thesis: Availability of the JobTracker Machine in Hadoop/Mapreduce.
  3. September 2005- June 2009 => BSc Computer Science (First Class Honors), University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana, West Africa. Project: Software Package for Brodi Community Cooperative Credit Union.
  4. Sept 1998- June 2001 => HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering: Sunyani Polytechnic, Sunyani, Ghana, West Africa. Project: LAN for a One Story building using Novel Netware.
  5. Sept 1994- Dec 1996 => SSCE: Nafana Presby Secondary School, Sampa, Brong-Ahafo, Ghana.

 

Research Interest/Research Projects

  1. Optimizing Deep Learning Models for Smart Agriculture (Ongoing).
  2. Enabling Deep Learning on the Internet of Things (IoT) devices (Ongoing).
  • Acceleration of Smith-Waterman Algorithm using Residue Number Systems (2016-2018).
  1. Ensemble Classification of Sentiments for Monitoring Students’ Academic Progress (2015-2017).
  2. Textual prediction of attitudes towards mental health (2012-2015).
  3. Mining Social Media for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (2012-2015).
  • Predicting Customer Preference of Mobile Service using Neural Network (2011-2013).
  • Availability of Jobtracker Machine in Hadoop/Mapreduce Zookeeper Coordinated Clusters (2010-2012).
  1. E-Health Dedicated Hybrid Cloud: a Solution to Ghana’s Health Delivery Problems (2009-2012).
  2. Use of Radio Frequency Identification Devices (RFID) for industrial automation (2008-2010).

Positions Held

     
     
1 Departmental Examinations Officer, Department of Computer Science and Informatics-UENR. Sept. 2018 To Date
2 Academic Supervisor Sept 2012 To Date
3 Academic Counselor, Department of Computer Science and Informatics students-UENR. Feb. 2019 To Date
4 Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Department of Computer Science, UDS, Navrongo Campus, Ghana. Oct 2017- June 2018
5 Member, PhD, MPhil and Certificate Program implementation Committee, Department of Computer Science, UDS, Navrongo Campus, Ghana. Oct 2017- June 2018
6 Member, Welfare Committee, Department of Computer Science, UDS, Navrongo Campus, Ghana. Oct 2017- June 2018
7 Member, Campus Management Committee, UDS, Navrongo Campus. Jan. 2017-June 2018
8 Member, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences Examinations Committee, UDS, Navrongo Campus. Mar 2015- June 2018
9 Faculty Examinations Officer: Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, UDS, Navrongo Campus, Ghana. Oct. 2013-June 2018
10 Faculty Board member, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences UDS, Navrongo Campus, Ghana. Oct. 2013-June 2018
11 Assessor, Third Trimester Field Practical Program, UDS, Tamale. July 2015
     
12 Assessor, Third Trimester Field Practical Program, UDS, Tamale. July 2012

 

Associations/Affiliations

  1. Member- Ghana Science Association.