Not many know about renowned Nigerian physicist Dr. Osatohamen Osewengie, a world-class physicist who builds drones for the United States Army. Just recently, media personality, Dele Momodu dedicated a post to celebrate the achievements of Dr. Osewengie, who he described as one of the best physicist in the world.
Dr. Osemwengie started making marks in 1982 while he served as one of the board of trustees of College of Education, Benin City. In that time, he was named educator of the year for his efforts in securing funds used to design and implement pre-service teacher education programs.
In the same year, he moved to the United States and after studying, he taught in Columbus City School for five years (1987- 1992). He also served as the administrator of the Columbus City School System from 1992 – 2011.
As for personal education, the great physicist studied software engineering and management of information system at graduate level. Dr. Osemwengie has four graduate degrees, a Doctorate degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Cincinnati. He obtained his 5th and 6th Master’s degree in software engineering at Regis University and Information Systems at the Keller Graduate School of Management.
In 2008, he was selected to present at the world robotics championships. He is the founder of the Open Robotics University; a tuition free engineering degree-granting university that allows people to further exercise their talents and expand their knowledge into all fields related to engineering.
As far as technology is concerned, he is also skilled in programming in C++, Java, ASP.net, SQL and database design and implementation, API server side programming, and website development.
Meanwhile, another Nigerian has broken the glass ceiling in the field of technology. Moyinoluwa Adeyemi is a Google expert for android.
According to a tweet by her on Wednesday, November 6, she said that she is the first Nigerian that would be getting the position. The new Google android expert said she is very excited about the new job and she will remain committed to learning and sharing her knowledge on the larger platform.
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