ABOUT THE PROMOTER

  • Kétowoglo Yao AZOUMAH

  • Qualified for full professor (French National Universities’ Commission System of Qualification, CNU, section 62), February 2014

  • HDR (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches), Habilitation or Professorship degree in Engineering Science (March 2013)

  • Laboratory of Processes, Materials and Solar Energy (PROMES-CNRS, UPR 8521), University of Perpignan, France.

  • Ph.D. in Engineering Science; Option: Energy systems (October 2005)

  • Laboratory of Processes, Materials and Solar Energy (PROMES-CNRS, UPR 8521), University of Perpignan, France.

  • MSc in Process- Systems- Materials (2002): University of Perpignan, France.

  • MSc in Physics (option: Energy) (2000), University of Lome, Togo.

  • BSc in Physics (option: Energy) (1999), University of Lome, Togo.

  • From July 2015- to date

  • CEO/ KYA-Energy Group, Solar and energy efficiency corporate, located in Lome, Togo.

  • From  2014 –  2015

  • Adjunct Professor at PAUWES (Part time) (Pan African University, Institute of Water and Energy Sciences, http://pauwes.univ-tlemcen.dz/ ; Tlemcen, Algeria): courses taught : Introduction to energy, African Energy resources

  • Director General of Sirea-Afrique (start up in solar energy, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)

  • From September 2007 to August 2014:

  • Energy engineering Professor (Sept 2007 to Aug. 2014)

  • Head of Solar Energy and Energy Savings Laboratory (Nov. 2008 to  Aug. 2014)

  • I led from Nov. 2008 to Aug. 2014 a research team of 26 people composed by researchers, PhD students, research engineers and technicians. I established this research laboratory at my arrival at 2iE. The team has conducted so far many R&D projects and published many scientific papers in relevant journals.

  • Director of Joint Research Center "Sustainable Energy and Habitat" (Sept. 2012- March 2014),

  • This center was composed by three research laboratories (Solar Energy and Energy Savings Laboratory, Biofuel and biomass energy laboratory and Eco-material for construction laboratory). It was composed of 70 people from 10 countries.

  • International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE), Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

  • Adjunct Lecturer (since 2013), teaching of solar technologies course

  • Kwame N’krumah University of science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana

  • Nov 2005- August 2007: Postdoctoral Researcher

  • Center for Energy Technology of CANMET-Varennes (CETC-Varennes), Montreal, Canada.

  • Oct 2002-Oct 2005: Ph.D. Researcher and Teaching Assistant,

  • Laboratory of Processes, Materials and Solar Energy (PROMES-CNRS), University of Perpignan, France.

  • Feb-March 2003: Ph.D.  Research Trainee,

  • Duke University, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, North Carolina, USA.

Alain TOSSA, KYA-Energy GROUP

Alain TOSSA,

Technical & Operations

Director

PhD of Energy,

(Research on the behavior of PV modules in West Africa)

More than 10 years of experience.

Yves A. LAWSON, KYA-Energy GROUP

Yves A. LAWSON,

Administrative & Financial

Affairs Director

Senior Technician in Accounting and Business Management


Over 13 years of experience

Sylvie A. SHIKPE,

Commercial and Sales Director

English sociolinguist

and commercial


More than 10 years of experience

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Massanvi AGBEHADJI,

Executive Assistant

More than 05 years of experience

Akossiwa AMEOGNO,

Administrative assistant

More than 05 years of experience

Judith A. MESSAN,

Commercial assistant

More than 05 years of experience

November 14, 2018:

KYA-Energy GROUP, 1st prize BOAD 2018: Best Start-up of West Africa