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ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2022

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. Over 31,000 young leaders on 2,400+ campuses across 140+ nations applied to join the Class of 2022.  200+ campuses worldwide (just 8%) were selected to host the 3,000+ Millennium Fellows.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT VINCENT OUMA MWANDO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2022.

Technical University of Kenya | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 9

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" The Millennium Fellowship will offer an opportunity to develop leadership skills, be influential and be of impact in the world of climate as we have constructive development through research and innovation.
I will be able to collaborate and network with Fellow youth champions and drive sustainable development making the world a better place for everyone.
The Fellowship will broaden my thought to think in a global perspective and how to collaborate and drive sustainability.
My current work around clean and sustainable energy is driven by the desire to develop, design and champion for systems that are energy efficient and to produce sustainable energy which will run systems and reduce environmental degradation.
Through the Fellowship, I will be able to align my research and impact with the United Nations’ Sustainable Goals. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Synthesis of Biodiesel from Algae & Waste Cooking Oil

Energy is a driving force for most economies worldwide and especially in industries. There is an increased demand to produce clean energy. Over the years, fossil energy, which has been in use widely, has been the major source of energy. Fossil energy poses dangers not only to the environment in general but also to its users. Several ways have been proposed to produce less costly, and harmless energy for the environment and its users including biofuels such as biodiesel.
This proposal describes the production process of biodiesel from algae biomass and

About the Millennium Fellow

Vincent O. Mwando (KENYA), is a brilliant and skilful Chemical Engineering final year (5th year) student at The Technical University of Kenya and holds a Diploma in Risk Management. He is a Kenyan who resides in Nairobi Kenya. Mwando has always been passionate about providing sustainable energy solutions to drive small- and large-scale operations. His studies have focused on the theoretical and practical application of knowledge learnt where the principles of mathematics, chemistry, physics and economics are applied to design, use, produce and not forgetting to transform energy and materials into desired products.
He is skilled in Chemical engineering, Process engineering, Health Safety and Environment, engineering optimization, design tools such as AutoCAD, AspenPlus, MATLAB and various integration such as Excel. Mwando is The Africa Continental Lead at Global Engineering Network, a 2021 IGF Youth Ambassador at ISOC and a Digital Grassroot ambassador at DIGRA.
Mwando aspires to be a professional in the Clean and sustainable energy field to be able to design and advocate for renewable sources and contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Goals.

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