Engr, Prince John Oyewole Funso-Adebayo is the Immediate Past National Chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (NIEEE), a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. His personal goals and interests are in the areas of renewable energy through innovations and infrastructure to sustain cities and communities, globally.
He is an off-grid and mobile broadband subject matter expert for design, implementation and upgrade with expansion opportunities. He delights in producing affordable and sustainable electricity for home-use, as well as designing and installing cheap internet access.
He also carries out onsite training in all these. He has a postgraduate degree in Communications and an undergraduate degree in Power systems. He installed Etisalat Networks in Nigeria end-to-end and has supported Ericsson, Huawei and Motorola projects across West Africa and Middle-East, where such technologies do not exist. Recently, he was invited to Sakarya University in Turkey and Nile University in Gaza-Egypt, to review undergraduate and postgraduate projects that can add value to humanitarian needs using the UN SDGs indices.
In all, he has empowered over 400 women nationwide and trained over 1500 youths nationwide, in Nigeria while he has reviewed over 300 projects for possible adoption as models of the 17 UNSDGs for humanitarian purposes, under the IEEE Humanitarian Activities, as Region8 Subcommittee Chair (Europe, Middle-East and Africa).He will be pleased to do more globally for communities yet unserved. It will go a long way to affect humanity positively.
He is presently the IEEE Nigeria section chair, IEEE Humanitarian Activities Partnership Chair and a member of the IEEE Humanitarian activities Communications Committee.