Will Nigerian Deji Akinwande trully receive the award from the President of United States? Find out now.
PECASE or Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers is given once a year. This year President of USA Barak Obama will reward 104 scientists and Nigerian Deji Akinwande is one of them. Let’s find out more about this prominent personality and his work.
Deji Akinwande biography
Presently professor Akinwande works at University of Texas at Austin in the Corckrell School. His has gotten his degree from Stanford University. And he is a part of Nano Research Group. His major science contribution is found in the field of devices and censors made of nanomaterials. Basically he uses thinnest silicon material to create transistors and the first one of his inventions came out in 2015. He was a part of the group, which invented bio electronic antenna.
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Besides the Presidential award he is to receive this year, Professor Akinwande has already been honored by other awards. He is a worthy son of Nigeria and should be well known and honored at home, as well as abroad. He only proves that good education and open doors in life allow Nigerians to reach the top of their potential and become anything they want to be. His story gives hope to us all.