Rev. Prof. Hans Adu-Dapaah is the current Vice President of the CSIR College of Science and Technology (CCST). He is a product of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), where he graduated with BSC (Hons) in Crop Production (Agronomy). He then proceeded to the University of Ibadan, Nigeria where he obtained his Master of Science (MSc) in Plant Breeding/Genetics and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Plant Breeding-Genetics in 1985 and 1989 respectively.
Prof. Hans Adu-Dapaah joined the CSIR – Crops Research Institute, Kumasi, in 1981 as Assistant Agronomist and rose through the ranks to become Chief Research Scientist in 2006 and a Director of the Institute (CRI) from 2008 to 2014.
A renowned Plant Breeder of international repute, Rev. Prof. Adu-Dapaah has to his credit, 60 refereed journal papers, 39 edited conference papers, 16 technical reports, 8 books and production guides and 6 conference abstracts.
Rev. Prof. Hans Adu-Dapaah has attended several conferences and won several honours and awards. Notable among them include, in 2000 Outstanding Scientist of the 21st Century Diploma Award, International Scientist of the year in 2001 Diploma Award and National Best Researcher Award in 2005.
He is a fellow of International Atomic Energy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi and a member of the Editorial Board of Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science.
As a reputable Scientist, Rev. Prof. Adu-Dapaah led a multidisciplinary team to develop and release several crop varieties to boost the agriculture sector in Ghana.
Rev. Prof. Hans Adu-Dapaah is married and a Senior Associated Pastor of Oasis of Love Church, Ahodwo, Kumasi.