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Academic Sector, Regional Maritime University.

Dr. Denis Njumo Atehnjia

Provost, Regional Maritime University

Dr. Denis Njumo Atehnjia, a Maritime International Civil Servant and Senior Lecturer, is an Alumnus of the Regional Maritime University. He was appointed Provost of RMU in 2020. 

Profile

Dr. Denis Njumo Atehnjia, a Maritime International Civil Servant and Senior Lecturer, is an Alumnus from the Regional Maritime University. He was appointed Provost of RMU in 2020. Prior to joining the Regional Maritime University as a Lecturer, he worked as a Senior Maritime Administrator in the Department of Maritime Affairs and Inland Waterways, Ministry of Transport, Cameroon. He was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship to study PhD in Maritime Engineering with specialization in Shipyard Construction and Building in Liverpool John Moore’s University, UK. Dr. Atehnjia was nominated by the Ministry of Transport, Cameroon, to undergo further management studies in South Africa and Australia on Ocean Governance and Sustainable Fisheries sponsored by Commonwealth Scholarship Australia. Dr. Atehnjia was the Liaison Officer for industrial attachment in the Marine Engineering Department and served on various committees in the Regional Maritime University. He is a member of the Royal Institute of Naval Architects and the Higher Education Academy, UK. He holds an Executive Certificate in Administration and Management.

 

Role as Provost:

As the Provost, he reports to the Vice Chancellor and serves as the Head of the Academic Sector of the University on behalf of the Vice Chancellor with the responsibility of providing efficient/effective teaching, learning, and research in accordance with the policies and procedures prescribed by the Strategic Plan of the University. The Provost superintends the works of the faculties and departments to achieve the objectives of the academic sector and ensures that all courses developed are in accordance with University’s Quality Management System (QMS). He is responsible for the coordination and supervision of all activities of the Academic Sector of the University. The Provost also facilitates the timely provision of educational logistics, coordinates the appointment of teaching staff, provides input for the formulation of educational policies, and prepares short and long term educational plans of the University.

Qualification

PhD in Marine/Offshore Engineering, Liverpool John Moore’s University, 2012- 2015
M.Sc. in Marine/Offshore Engineering, Liverpool John Moore’s University, 2007- 2008
BSc. in Marine Engineering/Technology, Regional Maritime University, 2003 – 2007

Publications:

1. Njumo D.A., (2013). Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) – Formal Safety Assessment (FSA) in
Ship Repair Industry a made Easy Approach. International Journal of Maritime
Engineering. Royal Institute of Naval Architects. Vol. 55, pages 23-32.

2. Njumo D.A., (2017). Stability Failure Analysis in the Operations of Floating Dry Docks.
International Journal of Maritime Engineering. Royal Institute of Naval Architects. Vol.
159, pages 41 – 61. DOI: 10.3940/rina.ijme. 2017.a1.386

3. Atehnjia D., and Aithonsu O.P., (2017). Risk Assessment of FPSOs Tandem Offloading
Operation. International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering.
Vol. 3 (11), pages 127-137. DOI: 10.7324/IJASRE.2017.32665

4. Atehnjia D., and Akuamoah C., (2017). Risk Based Verification of Subsea Blowout
Preventer System. International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and
Engineering. Vol. 3 (11), pages 127 – 137. DOI: 10.7324/IJASRE.2017.325620

5. Atehnjia D., (2018). Overview of the Safety Operations in a Floating-Graving Dry Dock
System. International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering. Vol. 3
(4), pages 44 – 50. DOI: 10.7324/IJASRE.2018.32620

6. Atehnjia D., Zaili Y., and Wang J., (2018). Application of Fault Tree-Bayesian Network
for Graving Dock Gate Failure Analysis. International Journal of Advances in Scientific
Research and Engineering. Vol. 4 (1), pages 27 – 37. DOI: 10.7342/IJASRE.2018.32576

7. Atehnjia D., Zaili Y., and Wang J., (2018). Risk Control and Cost Benefit Analysis of
Docking Operation. International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and
Engineering. Vol. 4 (1), pages 1 – 14. DOI : 10.7324/IJASRE.2018.32575

8. Atehnjia D., Kpakpo A., and Ahiafokpor M., (2018). Computerized Numerical Control
Programming for Lathe Machining. International Journal of Advances in Scientific
Research and Engineering. Vol. 4 (3), pages 38 – 43. DOI: 10.734/IJASRE.2018.32618

9. Atehnjia D., Nkonu W., and Koufie C., (2019). Inland Ports and Its Links to the
Economic Development of Ghana. International Journal of Innovations in Engineering
Research and Technology. Vol. 6 (11), pages 89-95. ISSN No.2394-3696

10. Atehnjia D., Djiometsa, A., and Kpakpo D., (2019). Risk Analysis of Propeller Failure
due to Wave-Induced Oscillation. International Journal of Science and Engineering
Investigations. Vol.8 (94), pages 1-15. ISSN: 2251-8843

11. Atehnjia D., Brew M., and Kwao-Sam L., (2020). Analysis on Breaking Systematic
Barriers to Women’s Participation in Maritime Related – Science Technology
Engineering and Mathematics Field in West Africa. International Journal of Science and
Engineering Investigations. Vol. 9 (107), pages 1-9. ISSN: 2251-8843

12. Atehnjia D., (2020). Analysis on Maritime Engineering Research in Shaping Policies in
West Africa. International Journal of Science and Engineering Investigations. Vol. 9
(102), pages 68-72. ISSN: 2251 – 8843
13. Atehnjia D., Nsoh C., and Obeng F., (2020). Examining the Factors Affecting the
Implementation of a Paperless Port System. International Journal of Engineering
Research and Advanced Technology. Vol. 6 (7), pages 68-72. DOI:
10.31695/IJERAT.2020.3626

14. Atehnjia D., Braimah P., and Ekow I., (2020). Fire Analysis Using Scenario Clusters in
Maritime University. International Journal of Latest Engineering and Management
Research. Vol. 5 (7), pages 1-6. ISSN: 2455-4847

15. Atehnjia D., Annan D., Apeku M., and Adzani B., (2020). Zonal Analysis for LNG
Terminal Containment Storage Tanks. International Journal of Science and Engineering
Investigation. Vol. 9 (98), pages 48-52. ISSN: 2251-8843

16. Atehnjia D., (2020). Decision Making in Transnational Maritime Education in West
Africa. International Journal of Science and Engineering Investigations. Vol. 10 (109),
pages 60-63. ISSN: 2251-8843

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