University of Cape Coast

Mr. Patrick  Mensah-Amoah

Patrick Mensah-Amoah is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Physics of the University of Cape Coast. He is the Immediate Past Coordinator (until 2019) of the Sandwich Engineering Physics Programme at the Department of Physics of the University of Cape Coast. He holds a Master of Science degree (by research) in Optoelectronics from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle Upon-Tyne in the UK, having previously been awarded a BSc (Hons) degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

His field of special competence is Optoelectronics and Characterization of Materials for Photovoltaic Applications. He has been a valuable member of the research team at the Laser and Fiber Optics Center of the University of Cape Coast, since its establishment in 1994. He has subsequently co-authored a number of research publications with colleague scientists of the Center, in reputable journals.

As a lecturer, he teaches a number of undergraduate courses including Physics for Engineers, Thermal Physics and Solid State Physics. He also teaches Solar Cell and Thin Film Technology and Condensed Matter Physics at the postgraduate level.  He also supervises MPhil Thesis and undergraduate project work.

He has been the Registration and Examination Officer for the School of Physical Sciences of the University of Cape Coast since 2014. He also serves as the Coordinator for General Physics Courses for the Institute of Education for the UCC-affiliated Colleges of Education. He is a member of the Ghana Institute of Physics and the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG).