2023 Mentor: Naomi Asabre Frimpong
Naomi Asabre Frimpong
Research Scientist at the Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute
Field: Astrophysics, Astrochemistry
Profile: Naomi Asabre Frimpong has a PhD in Astronomy/Astrophysics from the University of Manchester, UK (2020) with a research interest in the astrochemistry of massive young stellar objects. She was the executive producer of the Jodcast (a bimonthly astronomy podcast organized by PhD students from JBCA, UoM) for 2 years. Naomi is currently a research scientist at the Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute, Ghana (GSSTI) and the Head of Science Communication and Outreach. She is also the current Vice President of the African Astronomical Society (AfAS). Naomi is a tutor in HPC and basic astronomy trainings organized by the DARA/GSSTI.