Halala: SA PhD candidate to receive international accolade in Italy

Halala: SA PhD candidate to receive international accolade in Italy

- Durban University of Technology PhD candidate, Emmanuel Kweinor Tetteh, has been chosen as the winner of the prestigious ENI-awards for the Young Talent from Africa

- The awards have encouraged better use of energy resources since its inception in 2007

- Tetteh will travel to Italy to accept his award at the ceremony on 10 October

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Durban University of Technology student, Emmanuel Kweinor Tetteh, has been announced as the winner of the prestigious ENI-awards for the Young Talent from Africa.

Since its inception in 2007, the awards have promoted better use of energy resources by rewarding researchers from around the world.

The ENI-awards have received global recognition and the ceremony will be held in Italy and attended by president of the republic of Italy, Sergio Mattarella.

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Tetteh, a PhD candidate, is set to travel to Rome to accept his award on 10 October.

The award caps off a series of academic accolades for Tetteh as he graduated Cum laude at the Masters level for the degree of Master of Engineering.

Tetteh has been recognised for his work which focused on the recovery of oil from oily wastewater.

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Tetteh said, “I am really humbled and extremely thankful to God for this great opportunity to receive the highly esteemed ENI-awards for the Young Talent from Africa. This award serves as a complement and recognition of our efforts as young researchers to work hard and find solutions to the problems of society.”

Briefly.co.za gathered that the humble student credited his professor and fellow students for the award.

The talented student continued, “Ultimately, I give all glory and honour to God for making this a possibility in my life.”

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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