Degree(s): Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate Institution: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Graduate Institution: Montpelier University
Photo Credit: Dr. Thomas Mensah
Dr. Thomas Mensah is a chemical engineer and inventor who is also one of the four original inventors of fiber optic technology. He is also the President and CEO of Georgia Aerospace Systems. He has also worked on special projects for NASA, the Department of Energy, and the Army. Dr. Mensah holds 14 patents, and he was inducted into the US National Academy of Inventors in 2015.