Kwame Awuah-Offei, PhD
Mining & Nuclear Engineering
Missouri University of Science &
280 McNutt Hall
Rolla, MO 65409
Mining Engineering at S&T
Kwame Awuah-Offei is
currently an associate professor of mining engineering at Missouri University
of Science & Technology. He previously served as an assistant professor at the same institution. He holds a PhD from University of Missouri-Rolla
(UMR). Part of his PhD work was done at the University of Alberta, Canada. He
holds a BS (Hons) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science &
Technology, Ghana. He has 12 years of research, teaching, and consulting experience. Dr.
Awuah-Offei has extensive experience in modeling and optimization of mining systems for sustainability. His current research interests include
modeling and optimization of mining systems, design and management of
sustainable mining systems, mining equipment performance evaluation, and earthmoving
He has had diverse
teaching appointments in three universities in three countries. He has worked
in surface gold mining and aggregates operations. In his current role, he
teaches graduate and undergraduate mining engineering courses. Dr.
Awuah-Offei is a nationally active member of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
(SME). He serves on the board of the local St. Louis Section and is the chair of the Sustainable Development Committee of the Society.
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