Ernest Somua-Wiafe is a statistics lecturer at Economics Department, Central University (CU), Ghana. He joined CU in February, 2018 and he is assigned with the task of teaching Statistics and research related courses in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).

He holds a Master of Philosophy in Statistics, from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics - First Class Honours, from the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa. 

As an outstanding data analyst, Mr. Somua-Wiafe is exceptional at programming with statistical software such as R-Console, SAS, and SPSS. He also has knowledge in research tools including LaTeX, and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Power Point).


Educational Background:

2016 to date        PhD Statistics (University of Ghana, Legon)

2013 - 2015        MPhil Statistics (University of Ghana, Legon) 

2006 - 2010          BSc Mathematics (University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa) 

2002 - 2005         Tema Senior High School, Tema 

1993 - 2001        Happy Home Academy


Areas of specialties:

Generalized linear models (GLMs), 

Hierarchical models 

Spatial data modeling 

Maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) and 

Bayesian estimation techniques.



Somua-Wiafe, E., Asare-Kumi, A., Nortey, E. N. N., & Iddi, S. (2018) Modelling vehicular crash mortalities in Ghana. Model Assisted Statistics and Applications, 13(3), 287-295.

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