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Meet The Brilliant Nigerian Man Who Makes Drones For US Army, Has His Own Tuition-Free University (Photos)

Posted by Thandiubani on Fri 24th Jul, 2020 - tori.ng

Some Nigerians are representing the country well abroad as shown in the life of a pacesetting astrophysicist.

Osemwengie
Osatohanmwen Osemgwengie
 
A Nigerian astrophysicist, Osatohanmwen Osemwengie is making the country proud in faraway US.
 
This brilliant man designs and builds drones for the US military. He has seven master's degrees and is reported to have bagged his fourth Ph.D. degree.
 
Osemwengie is a robotic genius who currently works with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and has been able to deploy drones to many parts of the world, The Cable reports.
 
In 2008, he was quite a star at that year’s robotics championship. In his interview with the media, he said he with a team are working on a technology called Mars Curiosity Rover which is set to launch in 2020.
 
Though the Edo state indigene left the country in the early 80s, he has been maintaining a strong tie with his home country.
 
The Nigerian academic also has seven masters and four PhDs and once served as an administrator at the College of Education, Benin.

“Six master degrees, not bad. I was in the State of Ohio on Monday, December 12th, 2016 for my Masters of Business Administration (MBA) graduation.

“This is my 6th masters degree and will begin work on my 7th masters degree in January 2017, and my 4th PhDs. degree at University of Texas at Dallas in September of 2017,” he said.
 
Another thing worth knowing about the Nigerian genius is that he founded Open Robotics University, an institution that has been called a tuition-free one.
 
The university, which was created in collaboration with Google+, awards bachelor, masters, doctorate degrees in the robotics field.


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