(Chair of University Council)
Prof. Nicholas N. N. Nsowah-Nuamah, the Rector for Kumasi Polytechnic, is the Chairman of the Council of the Regent University of Science and Technology. He speaks English, Russian and French. He obtained his Ph.D in statistics, from Moscow State University, 1987 and had his MSc in Statistics with distinction from Odessa Institute of National Economy in 1983.
His fields of special competence include, but not limited to, Modelling, Statistical Forecasting, Data Analysis and Capacity Development with areas of application as Socio-economic and demographic phenomena , health and biological issues. Prof. Nicholas N. N. Nsowah-Nuamah brings to the Regent University College of Science and Technology a lot of experience to help bring into fruition the vision of Regent University ; providing well-rounded educational opportunities, especially in the areas of science and technology application through high quality ICT-driven teaching, learning and research.
As an academician he started as a lecturer at Department of Statistics, University of Ghana, Legon, 1987 - 1992 and rose to Full Professor of Statistics, ISSER, University of Ghana, Legon in the year 2002 with duties such as Management of Statistics, Computing, Communication and Information Division, Research and Teaching, Project management and Supervision of PhD and MSc/MPhil Theses. He also consults for International Organisations, NGOs, Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
Prof. Nicholas N. N. Nsowah-Nuamah has a lot of publications to his credit which include; Nsowah-Nuamah, N.N.N.(2007) Demographic Statistics: A Handbook of Methods and Measures in Demography, xxii + 410pp ACADEC Press, Nsowah-Nuamah, N.N.N.(2007), Analysis of Variance: Analytical Technique for Experimental Designs, Universities of Ghana Press, Legon, Accra. (in press) and Nsowah-Nuamah, N.N.N. (2005), Basic Statistics: A Handbook of Descriptive Statistics for Social and Biological Sciences, xxi + 489pp ACADEC Press.
He was the Deputy Government Statistician, (Operations), a position he had held from 2007 to 2010 with the duties of assisting the Government Statistician in the routine management and administration of the Ghana Statistical Service and the Supervision of project formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
He is a resource person at many workshops that are organized both in and out of Ghana and was the Facilitator at International Workshop on Training Methodologies in AIDS Research, organised by the West and Central African AIDS Research Network (WCAARN) at Sogakope, 8-18 May, 1995. He has been the resource person for Training in Statistical software (SPSS and EPIINFO) to Ghana Association of Statistics Students (GASS), annually since 2001.
He has also served in a lot of committees and has been a member of the National Population Council, since 2007 and the Chairman, Technical Sub-Committee of the National Tripartite Committee, since October 2007, as well as an Advisor to the National Tripartite Committee, since October 2007.