Two professors of the Department of Chemistry, Prof. Evans Adei and Prof. Marian Asantewah Nkansah, have been inducted as Fellows into the prestigious Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS).
The event took place on Tuesday, 15th November 2022, in the Auditorium of the Academy in Accra.
In presenting both professors at the induction ceremony, Emerita Prof. Isabella Quakyi, Vice President (Sciences Section) of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS), noted that Prof. Evans Adei and Prof. Marian Asantewah Nkansah were inducted into fellowship on the strength of their scholarship and their excellent contribution in the field of science.
Prof Evans Adei and Prof Marian Asantewah Nkansah were elected as fellows of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences on 10th March 2022 and 16th June 2022, respectively.
Interestingly, Prof. Evans Adei is the mentor of Prof. Marian Asantewah Nkansah. It was a joyous day for the mentor and mentee and a testament to the saying by Isaac Newton that,
"If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants"
The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences was founded in 1959 on the initiative of Ghana’s first president, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah. Its aim generally promotes the pursuit, advancement and dissemination of knowledge in all sciences and humanities branches.
Congratulations to Prof Evans Adei and Prof Marian Asantewah Nkansah on their election as academy fellows.