ASI Forum Attendees


First Name Last Name Employer Presentation

Comlanvi Sitou Akibode PhD student at Michigan State University, African American and African Studies Program

Reginald Amory, Ph.D., F.ASCE Chair, Department of Civil Engineering, Morgan State University

Paul Ampadu, Ph.D.

Alexander K Appea, Ph.D., P.E District Pavement Design Engineer, Fredericksburg District, VA

Gregory Beaucage, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Cincinnati, OH Printed Electronics for African Produced Photovoltaics: NanoPower Africa

Phil Bennett Senior Managing Counsel, Operations Safety, American Gas Association (AGA) Preparing African Countries for the Revolution in Global Energy Production. Lessons from the Energy Policies of the United States.

Adolfo Obiang Biko President, Monalige

Tacarra D. Birmingham International Affairs Specialist, USDA/FAS

Ray M.S. Brathwaite Trinidad

Brad Brown, Ph.D. Oceans Shoreline Expert, lives in FL

Lee O. Cherry President and CEO, African Scientific Institute (ASI)

Christelle Compaore Undergrad student, Oklahoma State University

Kimberly Crockett Atlanta, GA

Hershel Daniels Business Mgr., Hargrove Enterprises, Cincinnati, OH

Ifeyinwa Davis Environmental Scientist

Corey Dickens, Ph.D. Professor of Electrical Engineering at Morgan State Univerisy, MD, Wise Grid Solutions

Douglas Edwards Research Associate II (Engineering), Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA Applying United States Youth Engineering Program Models to Develop African Renewable Energy Projects

Raihan Elahi Senior Energy Specialist, Sustainable Development Unit, Africa Region of the World Bank Africa’s Energy Situation and Challenges

Kim Fenwick Biology, Dept. of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Univ. of the District of Columbia

Edward G. Fisher, M.D.

Michael W. Gaffley, Ph.D. Faculty member of Nova Southeastern University, FL

Fred Hargrove President, Hargrove Enterprises Closed Cycle Bio-Safe Enclosed Steam Burner Power Plant driven by sewer water and other recyclable materials

Gary L. Harris, Ph.D. Professor/Director of Materials Science Research Center of Excellence (MSRCE), Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Howard University

Jessica Heath Student with Kim M. Swann

Paulette R. Hebert, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising, Oklahoma State University Exploring solar powered LED lanterns for rural African villagers with implications for cottage industries

Cynetta Hern Student with Kim M. Swann

James L. Hope African Scientific Institute

Carlos Hee Houng President, The Savonetta group, Trinidad

Joseph J James President, Agri-Tech Producers, LLC

Larissa Johnson NAACP, Environmental and Climate Justice Fellow

Kenneth Julian, Ph.D., PE Executive Chairman, Kenesjay Systems Ltd., Trinidad

Wade Kornegay, Ph.D. ret’d MIT, Research Manager

Frannie Leautier, Ph.D. Director, African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) based in Harare, Zimbabwe About African Capacity Building Foundation

Mariano Mansui Assistant, Monalige

Beatrice McClendon

George Middendorf Dept of Biology, Howard University

Daryl Milton President and CEO, Muur Enterprise

James A. Momoh, Ph.D. Professor and Director of CESaC, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Howard University

Audrey Mpunzwana Dir. of Communications, African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) based in Harare, Zimbabwe

Kiara Murry Undergrad student, Oklahoma State University

Eddie Neal, Ph.D. CEO, Scientex Corporation

Natasha Acheampong Onochie International Affairs Specialist, USDA/FAS

Jacqui Patterson Director, Environmental and Climate Justice Program, NAACP

Larry Perkins Jr Center for Education Integrating Science Math and Computing (CEISMC), Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Andrew W. Reynolds, Ph.D. Senior Advisor, Office of Space and Advanced Technologies, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES Bureau), U.S. Dept. of State, Washington, DC U.S. Involvement in Scientific and Technological Developments

Tom Robertson

Taryon Rolfe Student with Kim M. Swann

Ida Scapino Associate, Volunteers for Economic Growth Allaince (VEGA), Washington, DC

Omega C. Logan Silva, MD, MACP Professor Emeritus, George Washington University; Past President, American Medical Women’s Association

Hazel Simonette-Herndon Executive Member of the Emancipation Support Committee, Trinidad

Sonya T. Smith, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Howard University; Director, Computer Learning and Design Center (CLDC)

Stanley Straughter Chairman, CFA

Kim M. Swann Kimetics Solutions

John Tharakan, Ph.D. Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Dept.of Chemical Engineering, Howard University

Courtney Thomas Student with Kim M. Swann

John Trimble, Ph.D. Assoc. Prof., Computer Science, Howard University

Francis Emmanuel Udeagbala London, UK

Linwood Warren, Jr. Warren Development Corporation, Los Angeles, CA

Sheldon White Wise Grid Solutions

Henley Wooding Director, The Savonetta group, Trinidad

Alexander Wooten Environmental Science, Dept. of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Univ. of the District of Columbia

Jabari Zakiya Self Employed Company Owner

REGRETS, RSVP’d but unable to attend

First Name Last Name Employer Presentation

Cynthia Adams, N.D., MPH, CNHP Public Health Advisor, (CDC/OID/NCHHSTP)

Lila Ammons, Ph. D. Associate Professor, Afro-American Studies, Howard University

Jerrold Anderson CEO of New Source Horizon, LLC, Colorado, representing the estate of the late Dr. Raymond P. Phillips Sr. Apparatus for Converting Radio Frequency Energy to Direct Current

Shirley Barnes, Amb. retired American ambassador to the Republic of Madagascar and president of the Barnes Findley Foundation

Derry Bigby, MBA Vice President, African American Environmentalist Association

David Birimumaso Exec. Dir., Renewable Energy Foundation and Development Agency, Uganda Integrated Solid Waste Management System for Production of Bio-Methane, Soil Conditioner and Manure

Catalino A. Blanche, Ph.D. National Program Leader, Institute of Bioenergy, Climate and Environment, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Richard Cambridge, Ph.D. Former World Bank Senior Adviser to the Africa Region on Diaspora

Michael Camphor Businessman, Maryland

Carrie Crawford, Esq. Founder and Board Member of Friends of the Congo

Hasan Crockett, Ph.D. Atlanta, GA

Felicia Davis (Atlanta Based), Director, United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Building Green Initiative, UNCF Special Programs UNCF Institute for Capacity Building Facilities and Infrastructure Enhancement Program

Danielle Deane Director, Energy and Environment Program, JOINT CENTER FOR POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC STUDIES, Washington, DC,

Okuku Archibong and Aniekan Archibong Ediang Nigeria Meteorologial Agency Offshore Renewable Energy Installations and its Impact on Navigation and Marine Safety in West Africa

Hussein Elhag, Ph.D. Executive Director, African Energy Commission (AFREC/AU), Algiers, Algeria The Role of AFREC in Developing Renewable Energy Resources in Africa

William Emanuel Morgan State University

Conrad Enill Optimizing Energy Strategy for Maximum Country Development – Applying And Adapting Proven Experiences

Mamadou Fall UNEP as contributor Traditional Household Energy Sector in Sahelian Countries of West Africa

Freddie Gaoseb Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Namibia

Kevin C. Greenaugh, Ph.D., SES Senior Policy Advisor, National Nuclear Security Admin, U.S. Department of Energy

Brandon L. Hewitt, P.E., LEED AP Principal, Khafra Engineering, Atlanta, GA

Ajowa Nzinga Ifateyo Washington, DC

Hilary Inyang, Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Charlotte, NC ICSU-ROA Sustainable Energy Research Plans for Africa

Khafra Kambon Chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee, Trinidad

Felly Kanda Architect, Contractor, Congo, DRC

Daniel Karanja, Ph.D. Chief of Staff & Senior Fellow, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, Washington, DC

Guled Kassim

Gnaka Lagoke, Ph.D.

Lawrence Lin, Ph.D. Foreign Affairs Officer, Office of the Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary (STAS), U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC

Priso Longe Center for Environment and Development, Cameroon Energy Situation in Africa and Cameroon

William Bryant Montgomery Environmental Science major at Humboldt State U

Augustin Mutemberezi African Investment Corporation (AIC)

Claire Nelson, Ph.D.

Mujahid Nyahuma, Ph.D. HealthLink International

Gumecindo Salas, Ph.D Vice President Government Relations, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Quixote Scarborough Acting Secretary General of the World African Diaspora Union (WADU), Georgia

Cecilia Sithembile Silundika Circumpolar Analyst (Russia), Circumpolar Affairs Directorate, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC), Gatineau, Quebec Arctic Energy Security – EU/Russia Energy Relations

Rosie Sneed, DVM, Ph.D. Dept. of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Univ. of the District of Columbia

Abu Bakarr Turay Sierra Leone Ministry of Energy and Water Resources

Gayathri Vaidyanathan Reporter with EnergyWire in Washington, DC, covering energy issues

Oren Whyche-Shaw Principal Advisor to the Assistant Administrator for Africa at the U. S. Agency for International Development

Josephine Wiles-Warner Adjunct Professor, Potomac College Bio-fuel Renewable Energy

Olatoundji Abdou Rafiou Yessoufou Bioenvironmental Sciences

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