2023 Mentor: Naomi Asabre Frimpong

Naomi Asabre Frimpong

Research Scientist at the Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute

Region: Africa

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.