Ing. Dr. (Mrs) Abena Obiri Yeboah

Designation: 
Staff Grade: 
Education: 

PhD (Civil Engineering) KNUST, Kumasi, 2015

MSc. (Roads and Transportation Engineering), KNUST - Kumasi

BSc. in Civil Engineering, July 2003

Honors & Awards

Awarded funds to participate in the 2018 Nuclear Knowledge Management Course in Trieste,  Italy, after successful completion of the pre-selection examinations and assessment. IAEA Technical Corporation Award

 

Professional Membership: 
Member, Ghana Institute of Engineers
Research Interests: 
Road and Transportation Engineering
Research Interests: 

Traffic Engineering Operations

Capacity Analysis at Signalized Intersections

Traffic Systems Management

Intelligent Transport System 

 Area of Interest:

Saturation Flow Estimation

Passenger Car Equivalent Estimations

Side Friction Analysis at Signalized intersections

 

Experience: 

Positions held and hold (with dates):

Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, KsTU September 2019 to Date

Head, Parallel Division, IDCE, KsTU August, 2019

Deputy Director of Graduate School, KsTU, April 2018 - Date

Head of Department, Civil Engineering, KsTU, September 2015 - October 2016

Head of Department, Civil Engineering, KsTU, September 2016 - October 2017

Vice Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, KsTU, November 2015 – October 2017

Member, National Skills Exhibition and Competition Committee,

Member, Energy and Environmental Management Committee, Partnership for Applied Sciences (PASS) Project, October, 2018

Chair, Laboratory and Workshop Review Committee, March 2017

Chair, Education and Public Relation Committee, March 2017

Chair, FET Production Unit Document Review Committee, January 2017

 

Associations/Affiliations (Contribution & Current Position):

National Accreditation Board, Program Accreditation Team Member, 2017 - Date

Ghana Institution of Engineering, Engineering Professional Examinations Panel Member, Sept 2018

Ghana Institution of Engineering, Rappoteur, Annual General Meeting, 2004, 2005, 2006

Ghana Institution of Engineering, Member, 2011 - Date

Publications: 
  1. Nyantakyi E.K., Borkloe J.K., Obiri-Yeboah A., Mohammed G.A., (2013). Performance and Capacity Analysis of Bekwai Roundabout on the New Bekwai Road, Kumasi-Ghana Using Micro Simulation Model. International Journal of Structural and Civil Engineering Research (IJSCER) ISSN: 2316-6009, VOL. 2, NO. 4, November 2013.
  2. Nyantakyi E.K., Borkloe J.K., Obiri-Yeboah A., Pobee D., (2013). Performance Evaluation of Santasi Roundabout, Kumasi-Ghana Using Micro Simulation Model. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology (IJRET). Volume: 02 Issue: 08/Aug-2013, available@http:// www.ijret.org eISSN:2319-1163/pISSN:2321-7308
  3. The Impact of the Adum Paid Parking Scheme in Kumasi, Ghana
  4. Saturation Flows and Passenger Car Equivalent Values at Signalized Intersections on Urban Arterial Roads in the Kumasi Metropolis
  5. Appraisal of Airport Roundabout on the Antoa Road, Kumasi-Ghana Using Micro Simulation Model
  6. Effect of Trotros on Saturation Flow at Selected Signalized Intersections on the 24th February Road, Kumasi, Ghana
  7. Passenger Car Equivalents for Vehicles at Signalized Intersections within the Kumasi Metropolis in Ghana
  8. Adjusting for the Effect of Bus Blockage on Saturation Flow Rates
  9. Area-Type Adjustment Factors for Non-CBD Signalized Intersections
  10. Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavement Construction Practices in Ghana and their Impact on Pavement Quality
  11. Fuel Consumption and Vehicular Emissions on Major Arterials in Ghana: A case of the George Walker Bush Motorway in Accra.
  12. Innovative Designs and Signal-Based Strategies to Improve Operational Performance and Sustainability – A Case Study in Ghana