Dr. Tierenyagn Kabo-bah


Dr. Amos Tiereyangn Kabo-bah obtained his bachelor education in Civil Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He had his first MSc. in Water Resources Engineering and Management also at KNUST. Later he went for his second MSc. in Environmental Hydrology at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. In 2013, he obtained his PhD in Hydrology and Water Resources at Hohai University in Nanjing, China.

Dr. Kabo-bah joined University of Energy and Natural Resources as a lecturer at the Department of Energy and Environmental Engineering.

Ever since, he has contributed to establishing strong national and international collaborations with institutions including CSIR Meraka Institute-South Africa, University of Applied Sciences – Germany, Lakehead University-Canada, Canadian Forest Service – Canada, Tswane University of Technology-South Africa, Ghana National Fire Science, Forestry Commission of Ghana, National Disaster Management Organization, Environmental Protection Agency and several private individuals.

These collaborations established are essential in uplifting the image of the University and creating a pool of potential opportunities for the University in the long term. Within UENR, Dr. Kabo-bah has been responsible for the teaching of Engineering Technology, Computer Programming, General Physics and Application of GIS and Remote Sensing.

He has also won a number of strategic projects for the University. One of the key contributions from the projects led by him include the establishment of the Virtual Fire Laboratory which would be used for fire modeling, predication and forecasting studies for Ghana, West Africa and Northern Africa. Dr. Kabo-bah is the proposer of the UENR Journal – Journal of Energy and Natural Resource Management and currently the associate editor. The Journal has successfully published three issues already.

As an acting head of the GEONETCast Centre, he has also organized five workshops that brought together stakeholders from government and private institutions to the UENR campus to learn about the new technologies at managing resources efficiently using satellite technology. Other key initiatives by him include the establishment of Eco-drones Training and the Super Computing Centre for the University.

Nationally, Dr. Kabo-bah has been involved in various national programs notably, the development of Space Science for Sustainable Development for Ghana. Internationally, he is a reviewer for several journals and an expert reviewer for strategic international documents such as the IPCC. He has published over 30 articles in over 17 different international journals.

He is also an editor to Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Journal of Water and Environmental Processes and editorial board member for the Oriental Journal of Chemistry. He is also a regular task contributor to the Group on Earth Observation and AFRIGEOSS – global initiatives towards the development and sharing of space science and satellite technologies for improving live on earth.

Major Skills


  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Hydrology
  • Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Earth Observation