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About Lacour Ayompe

Dr. Lacour Mody Ayompe is a postdoctoral researcher in Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) under the Arnold F. Graves scholarship programme. He earned his PhD (2011) in the School of Civil and Building Services Engineering, DIT. He graduated from Dublin City University in 2007 with an MSc (honours) in Computer Aided Mechanical and Manufacturing Technology. He also holds a masters in engineering degree (M.Engr., honours) in Energy and Power Technology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) obtained in 1998. In 1995, he obtained a bachelor of engineering (B.Engr., honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering in UNN. Between 2007 and 2010, he worked on an inter-disciplinary project titled “Microgeneration Technology Performance in the Irish Housing Stock” whose main objective was to identify domestic-scale retrofit microgeneration technologies that are most economically viable in the Irish housing stock which are to be favoured by policy makers in the medium to long term (10-30) years. Between October 2007 and June 2011, he worked as a part-time assistant lecturer in DIT where he taught two undergraduate courses and supervised six energy related masters degree theses. Upon graduation in 1995, he worked as a Research Assistant/Graduate Assistant at the National Centre for Energy Research and Development, UNN. He was also active in academic activities in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, UNN until 1999. He is self-motivated and enthusiastic with strong communication, interpersonal and team working skills. He has a proven ability to learn new concepts quickly and apply them to real working situations. He has published and authored five journal and three conference papers. He also possesses strong mathematical and statistical analysis skills and is versed with several computer software packages. He also comfortable with the design of course modules and is currently undertaking a course in Learning, Teaching and Assessment.

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Present Postdoctoral Researcher, Dublin Institute of Technology
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