University of Cape Coast

Dr. Samuel Barnie, a Water Resources Engineer by profession and training is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Water and Sanitation, School of Physical Sciences, University of Cape Coast. Prior to joining the department, he served as a Lecturer in the Faculty of Science, Valley View University (VVU), Accra for more than eight years. While at VVU, he served on several committees including Projects, Procurement, Awards and Regalia, and Enrolment Promotion committees. He was also a Male Hall Dean where he was largely responsible for the management of the male hall and students’ welfare. Through his expertise and hard work, he secured funding from the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), Sweden, for the establishment of a Water Factory at the university’s extension campus at Techiman, Bono East Region, Ghana and was later appointed as the factory manager. Dr. Barnie holds Ph.D. in Hydrology and Water Resources from the China University of Geosciences, Beijing after being awarded a scholarship by the Government of the People’s Republic of China through the Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC). He obtained his Master of Science (by research) in Water Resources Engineering and Management from the Department of Civil Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi and UNESCO-IHE, Delft, Netherlands through a collaboration dubbed “Water Resources and Environmental Sanitation Project (WRESP). He had his bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Engineering option) from the same university (KNUST). His research mainly focuses on Contaminant hydrology, Water Environment, Water Resources Engineering, and Water Management. He has published in reputable web of science journals like Chemical Engineering Journal, Environmental Pollution, Chemosphere, Science of the Total Environment, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Applied Geochemistry, Water, Wetlands, Journal of Water and Health and Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Advances