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PASSING OF THE DIRECTOR FOR CSIR- WATER RESEARCH INSTITUTE, PROFESSOR OSMUND DUODU ANSA-ASARE

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The Management of CSIR- Water Research Institute regret to announce the sudden demise of their Director, Professor Osmund Duodu Ansa-Asare, which sad event occurred on Sunday, 12 th of November, 2017.

Professor Osmund Duodu Ansa-Asare served the Institute and the CSIR diligently from his first appointment on the 30 th of August 1991 as an Assistant Research Scientist with the erstwhile CSIR Institute of Aquatic Biology. His dedication to his job saw him rise up the ranks from Senior Research Scientist (2003-2007) to a Principal Research Scientist (2008 to 2013) and then to a Chief Research Scientist in 2014.In October 2005, Prof. Ansa-Asare was appointed Head of the Environmental Chemistry and Sanitation Engineering Division for the first time and served until November 2007.

From November 2009 up until June 2015, he served again as the Head of Department for the same Division. Professor Osmund D. Ansa-Asare in June 2015, was appointed Deputy Director of the Institute where he worked tirelessly and selflessly for the greater good of the Institute. Subsequently, He was appointed Director of Water Research Institute on the 1 st of January, 2017 until his sudden demise. Professor Osmund Duodu Ansa-Asare’s great personality, unique leadership skills and hardworking nature will be greatly missed by management and staff of CSIR- Water Research Institute. Funeral will take place on the 3rd of February 2018.