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Ayoola Brimmo

Ayoola is currently an R&D Engineer at Masdar. His work involves using Mathematical Modeling tools to design and optimize energy systems. He has a rich background in the various solar technologies having taken professional courses, been involved in deployment projects and authored a book chapter on the topic. He has also been involved in R&D projects aimed at converting palm fruit biomass to hydrogen fuel via gasification. Ayoola holds an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.

Musbaudeen O. Bamgbopa

Musbaudeen is currently a researcher at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology where he is working on the application of flow batteries for energy storage in large scale renewable energy power plants towards a Doctorate degree. His research endeavors also include organic Rankine cycles, energy recovery, solar thermal energy and energy sustainability. He has authored publications in these research fields in reputable journals and international conferences.Musbaudeen has an M.Sc.in Sustainable Environment and Energy Systems from Middle East Technical University.

Isa Kolo

Isa is currently working on robust numerical techniques and computational tools for predicting the behaviour and failure of materials and structures. These have wide ranging applications from the design of sustainable buildings to efficient extraction of the earth°«s resources. He has worked on modelling fold-induced rock fractures to enhance geothermal energy/hydrocarbon extraction, and has investigated advanced concepts to manage losses in conventional geothermal systems. He is a graduate of Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, MSc. Mechanical Engineering.

Oghare Victor Ogidiama

Oghare is currently a P.hD. student at Masdar Institute. He works as a research assistant carrying out research on using captured CO2 emitted from power plants and refineries for enhancing oil and gas recovery -- an artificial carbon cycle. Prior to joining Masdar, Oghare worked in several key oil and gas companies in Nigeria between 2007 and 2012. This includes working in the facilities maintenance department at Chevron, Warri and Saipem (an Eni company) in the procurement department. Oghare holds an M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (2013). He enjoys traveling a lot.

Samuel Olufemi Sofela

Samuel is currently working in Masdar as a Research Assistant in the development of Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) for use as Inertia Measurement Units (IMUs - gyroscopes and accelerometers) to bolster efficiency in renewable energy generation systems. He possess a wide background in Business Consultant, Sales Analyst and Engineer in the Oil, Beverage and Agricultural Industries.