Akomeno Omu

Dr Akomeno Omu is the Chief Academic Officer and Dean of Kibo School. She is passionate about curriculum design, leadership development, and educational system building for the African context, and has a wealth of experience as a researcher and educator at higher education institutions across Europe and Africa.

Education

Doctoral

2010 – 2014

PhD, Engineering

University of Cambridge

Postgraduate

2008 – 2009

MSc, Environmental Technology, Distinction

Imperial College London

Lower Undergraduate

2004 – 2008

BSE, Chemical Engineering, Cum Laude

Princeton University

Experience

Chief Academic Officer and Dean

Kibo School

2021 – Present

Learning Consultant

Mastercard Foundation

2020 – 2021

Product Manager

The African Leadership University

2019 – 2020

Global Learning and Development Manager

Andela

2018 – 2018

Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs

The African Leadership University

2018 – 2018

Electrical Power Systems Engineering Program Lead

The African Leadership University

2017 – 2018

Engineering Curriculum Designer and Faculty

The African Leadership University

2016 – 2018

Lecturer

ETH Zurich

2015 – 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher

ETH Zurich

2014 – 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher

Empa

2014 – 2016

Research Scientist

IBM Research Africa

2014 – 2014

Doctoral Researcher

Buro Happold

2010 – 2013

PhD Candidate in the Energy Efficient Cities Initiative

University of Cambridge

2010 – 2013

Courses taught

Applied Computer Science

Applied Computer Science

Capstone Research Methods

Capstone Research Methods

Designing Your Future

Designing Your Future

Interaction Design

Interaction Design

Machine Learning

Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Android App Development

Android App Development

Ethics for Tech

Ethics for Tech

iOS App Development

iOS App Development

Backend Development

Backend Development

Industry Experience 2

Industry Experience 2

Challenge Studio 2

Challenge Studio 2

Network and Computer Security

Network and Computer Security

Programming in Python

Programming in Python

Introduction to Data Science

Introduction to Data Science

150h