Thomas Mensah biography: Thomas Mensah is a Ghanaian chemical engineer and inventor born around 1950.
Thomas Mensah studied Chemical Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He had previously studied at Adisadel College in Cape Coast. He received a certificate in Modeling and Simulation of Chemical Processed from MIT in 1977 and graduated in 1978 with a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Montpelier University.
From 1980 to 1983, Mensah worked at Air Products and Chemicals. In 1983, he joined Corning Glass Works, New York. He moved to Bell laboratories in 1986. He is the President and CEO of Georgia Aerospace Systems. Since 2016, he has been working to create a “Silicon Valley of the South” in the US State of Texas. He was elected a Fellow US National Academy of Inventors in 2014.
Thomas Mensah has received several awards including Turner’s Trumpet Award for Fiber Optics Innovation, Percy Julian Award, Golden Torch Award, William Grimes Award and Eminent Engineers award by AIChE.