Dr. Isaac Williams Ofosu became a Snr Lecturer (2010) in the Department of Food Science and Technology at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), here, in Kumasi-Ghana. His first University education qualification started as a Biochemist. However, he was interested in the Food Sciences so he obtained his Masters in Food Science and Technology (2001). His work as a Lecturer started when he gained lectureship in 2002, having obtained considerable experiences in Ghana Education Service, teaching in high schools. He obtained his PhD in Food Science and Technology (June, 2018) on the topic “Consumption Patterns, Protein Quality and Hazards of Neglected and Underutilized Legumes (NULs) Utilization”. He serves as an Editorial board member and a Reviewer of a number of international Journals.
Dr. Ofosu’s teaching and interests is in the area of Food Systems Chemistry, Toxicology and Risks. Dr. Ofosu has a high passion for food toxicology and food systems risks assessment. He has a proven ability to use probabilistic assessment software for data analyses. In addition, he has a good working knowledge of fuzzy logic and modelling uncertain data and a first rate skills in response surface methods. His immediate research is into the presence of lead(Pb) in the diets of consumers. He is passionately concerned about toxicants and toxins flowing through our food chains and believes that if we build solid food toxicovigilance systems to protect our food sources, we probably shall reduce significantly our hospital bills