Dr. Sampson Akwafuo

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science

College of Engineering and Computer Science 

CS-528, Computer Science Building

California State University, Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.

Fullerton, CA 92834

Email: sakwafuo@acm.org

Office Phone: (657) 278-4676

About Sampson Akwafuo

Dr. Sampson Akwafuo is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the California State University, Fullerton. He obtained his Ph.D and MS from the University of North Texas, Texas and Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK respectively. 

His research interests include Computational Epidemiology, Contagion Modelling, optimization of disasters and disease outbreaks' response logistics, and the development of approximation algorithms. His current focus is on using machine learning models to predict potential outbreaks of diseases in specific localities, modeling intervention strategies for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) in Sub-Saharan Africa, and other Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs).  

Dr. Akwafuo is the Faculty Advisor of the CSUF's chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and a member of the Health Innovation Special Interest Group (HISIG) of NSBE.  He is also a member of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers -Computer Society (IEEE-CS). He supports and engages in activities that introduce minorities and women into STEM.