Ghanaian engineer provides a solution to the power crises, and we are all excited
- The lecturer has several innovations to his credit
- He says he needs $300,000 to execute his current project
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Dr. Mark Amo-Boateng, who lectures at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), has created a device that has proven capable of alleviating energy crises in the country.
Apart from that, he has also created what has been ranked as the world’s fastest optimization algorithm, and an ultraviolet light technology that heals injuries.
He also has a system that is capable of turning starch to plastics.
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He is currently developing a programme to monitor the systems involved in Ghana’s oceans. He has disclosed that it would cost $300,000 to execute that project.
That notwithstanding, he is currently the only semi-finalist from Africa who is participating in the $7m Shell Ocean Discovery XPrize. He could earn a total of $4m if he emerges as the winner.
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