OUR FEMALE PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR 2021 IS PROFESSOR ROSE- MARGARET EKENG -ITUA
INFORMATION ABOUT HER CAN BE FOUND BELOW
Rose-Margaret Ekeng-Itua is an innovative Engineering Professor based in the Silicon Valley Area in California, USA with over 10 years of experience in Higher Education globally. Before moving to the USA she was the Chair of Engineering and Senior Lecturer at the University of West London, London, UK .She graduated from the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria with a B.Eng. (Hons) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering majoring in Telecommunications. She gained an MSc. in Mobile and Satellite Communication from the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK and her Doctorate in Cybernetic Intelligence for Mobile Devices at the University of Reading, UK .
She has been internationally recognized by UNESCO, BBC, the IEEE for her contributions towards youth empowerment and campaigning for equity for African Americans and Females in STEM education and Career.
She has research interests in the Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Networks, Sustainable Energy and Appropriate Technologies for Emerging Economies and bridging gender and race divides in STEM education and careers. Rose-Margaret has implemented various initiatives to encourage social entrepreneurship amongst African Youths and to encourage African girls to pursue STEM education/careers.