Edmund Kwasi Debrah
PhD Student, KNUST
Edmund Kwasi Debrah is a PhD student in Highway and Transportation Engineering of the Regional Transport Research and Education Centre Kumasi- TRECK, KNUST. He is interested in the adaptation of climate change impacts on road infrastructure. Edmund is a Senior Research Engineer working with the Traffic and Transportation Division of the CSIR-Building and Road Research Institute as Head of the Roads and Highways Engineering section. He is a professional Civil Engineer with the Ghana Institution of Engineering and holds an MS degree in Road and Transportation Engineering. Edmund has also completed a Fogarty Grant sponsored course in Injury Management, organized by Harbor View University, USA, in 2006; a road safety course in Copenhagen, Denmark, 2007; and a Global Road Safety Leadership Course(GRSLC) at John Hopkins University, Baltimore USA, in 2018. Edmund has been involved in a number of landmark transportation projects and programmes of national importance, including GHA ReCAP projects, World Bank sponsored National Accident Management Programme (NAMP) and currently serves as the Deputy Lead Investigator on the Bloomberg’s Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) for Ghana. He has authored/co-authored refereed journal papers, presented many technical papers both at international and local platforms, and has over 70 technical reports. Edmund is working towards a career in road transport contributing significantly to solving the transportation needs of developing countries.