Benjamin Boadu-Agyei

Staff Grade: 

MPhil Structural Engineering, Cambridge, UK, 2002

B.Sc. Civil Engineering – (1994 – 1999)

Institution of study with dates:

University of Cambridge, Cambridge - UK – (2001 – 2002)

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana – (1994 – 1999)

Area of Specialty

Prestressed concrete design.

Reinforced concrete design


Research Interests: 
Alternate construction methods. Reinforced concrete design.
Research Interests: 

Area of Interest:

Prestressed concrete design

Reinforced concrete design

Structural Steel design

Bridge design



Employment Records & Position Held/Hold (with dates):

Kumasi Technical University/Kumasi Polytechnic, Kumasi - Ghana – (2009 - date)

Gifford Ltd – Dubai/UAE – (2007 - 2008)

Gifford Ltd – Southampton/UK – (2002 - 2007)

Andam Chartered Engineers – Accra/Ghana– (1999 - 2001)

Awarded a prize as the best Agricultural Science student while in four in Achimota Secondary School – Accra.

Professional/Teaching Experience (with dates):

Lecturing at Kumasi Technical University/Kumasi Polytechnic, Kumasi - Ghana – (2009 - date)

Design, checking and assessment of bridges/sign and signal gantries - (2007 - 2008)

Design, checking and assessment of bridges/sign and signal gantries and the coordination of the progress of projects - (2002 - 2007)

Design of buildings and the supervision of the construction of buildings - (1999 - 2001)

Positions held and hold (with dates):

Head of Structures Division – Civil Eng. Dept. KsTU – (2010 - date)

Industrial Liaison Officer  – Civil Eng. Dept. KsTU – (2011 - 2013)

Secretary Civil Engineering Students Association – KNUST – (1998 - 1999)


Accomplish projects execution within set parameters of cost, quality and resource utilisation.

Ensures detailed planning and execution of structural works leading to the achievement of high degree of customer and management satisfaction

Successfully designed and maintained a windows-based computerised payroll system for Wood Pillar Limited, Kumasi, Ghana in 1999.

Grants/Funds won with dates:

DFID Cambridge Commonwealth Scholarship - 2001


Research Projects (Current and Past Projects):

Alternate foundation design and construction.

Alternate retaining wall design and construction



Fatigue of high strength concrete beams pretensioned with Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Tendons