Samuel, Bassey Okon

Samuel, Bassey Okon
Senior Researcher
Ahmadu Bello University
Imamu Road, Samaru Zaria City, Nigeria

A Fellow of Open Africa Power (OAP2022) and a graduate of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, with a Bachelor and Masters degree and currently a prospective PhD, Bassey has been at the forefront of developing technologies and policies for renewable and sustainable energy in Africa. A core lead member of the team that discovered and developed the novel material PxGyEz for the manufacturing of light-weight and highly efficient wind turbine systems, Bassey is currently working on a novel energy business model that will lead to the rapid transformation of the energy sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. Bassey is also an alumnus of the Supply Chain Management program of the Rutgers Business School in New Brunswick.