Michael Addy

Michael
Addy

Lecturer
Construction Technology & Management
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Area of expertise: Built Environment
  • Higher Education Institution/University

Biography

Michael Nii Addy is a lecturer in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana, West Africa. He holds a PhD in Building Technology from the same institution. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Building Technology from KNUST and a Master of Science in Building Services Engineering from Loughborough University, UK. In 2014, he served as a visiting scholar to the Building Energy Department, at Loughborough University, UK. He has authored a number of publications both in journals and academic conferences. Michael has served as a reviewer for the Elsevier Energy and Building Journal and a number of local and foreign conferences. As an interdisciplinary academic, he works in the topical areas of energy, construction and project management—with the end goal being the development of new methods, processes, and tools to enhance the policy and project delivery of sustainable development. His studies focus more on Developing Countries particularly in Africa and explores the unique characteristics affecting sustainable development. Currently, Michael is working on an inclusive social approach to the project delivery of sustainable solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Michael is a graduate member of the Energy Institute, a Project Management professional (PMP), a member of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors and a graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineering. As a young academic, Michael believes that research has a pivotal role in the sustainable development of African countries.

 

Organisation details

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is a university in Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana. KNUST's vision can be stated as advancing knowledge in Science and Technology for sustainable development in Africa. The university provides an environment for teaching, research and entrepreneurship training in Science and Technology for the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana, Africa and other nations. It is observed that improving the built environment would contribute to a long-term solution to reducing the threat of vector-borne diseases. I am committed to the expansion of opportunities in research, development, teaching and innovations. I believe such a network will provide me with such opportunities and also contribute towards the development of my country and the world at large.