AFRIGIST

DESMOND FUNYOY WYSENYUY

Founder & CEO of SpaceGate Foundation

Desmond Fonyuy Wysenyuy is a Cameroonian who currently resides in Nigeria. He is a Space advocate who is enthusiastic in achieving UN-SDGs come 2030. He believes Space tech literacy is the key to any fast-growing economy. He has a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering with specialty in Electronics and Telecommunications engineering at Catholic University Institute of Buea, Cameroon.

Desmond has a Masters of Technology in Space Science and Technology; specialized in Satellite Communications from African Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education (ARCSSTEE) affiliated to UNOOSA. He has several certifications and has published several papers in international journals with focus on antenna designs. He currently works as a Scientific Research Officer/ Ass. Lecturer in African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST), Nigeria under the auspices of UNECA. Also, Desmond is the founder and CEO of SpaceGate foundation; a non-profit in Africa, with the primary goal to create awareness, provide training and development to young Africans by enabling them to have the right caliber of skills required for the new space economy and eventually pick up a career in the space domain.

He is also a Teacher Liaison for Space Foundation, Colorado, USA. Desmond has great interest in nano satellite designs, space debris research, wireless communication systems with focus on decentralized Information Management, self organized service recovery, cognitive management of transport resources systems taking into account protocol, network and radio aspects as well as their combination, foundations for flexible future mobile communication networks, mechanisms for the autonomous, dynamic and distributed coordination of future mobile communication systems.

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