ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations. 30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 530 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year.
The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 310,000 people worldwide this year.
“I want to provide solution to problems face by humanity, the millennium fellowship gives me the network to like minded individuals who can advance this to reality.”
Millennium Fellowship Project
XIGMA Zero Emission Africa Energy Roadmap is focused on providing smart, clean and affordable energy solutions, using multiple renewable energy supply proposals such as; Conformal Solar Cells, Hydrogen and Airstream turbine in the form of; off the grid, Micro and Mini-grd supply system. The teams’ short term goals is to carry out awareness program on Hydrocarbon base fuel relating to climate change, and provide alternative solution. The project advances Agenda 7 and 13 of the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals and principle 1 of the United Nation Academic Impact, which is the commitment to address issues of poverty through education.
About the Millennium Fellow
Derick Nwasor is a Physics major student at the University of Benin who describes himself as a visionary scientist, and entrepreneur. His interest is in Space science, Computational biology, Robotics & Artificial intelligence. Derick is currently leading a project on zero emission energy, that will provide clean and affordable energy for all of Africans, and reduce GHG Emissions by reducing the dependency on hydrocarbon base economy.