Uba Sani Kibiya
Senior Mechanical Engineer, National Board for Technology Incubation, Federal Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation, Abuja Nigeria
Sani Uba Kibiya attended the Federal University of Technology Yola, Nigeria and graduated in 2005 with bachelor’s degree in mechanical technology education. I am presently undergoing a postgraduate diploma in mechatronics engineering at the Nigerian Defense Academy Kaduna. I am heading mechanical engineering workshop, serving as liaison officer for TIC Kano at Faculty of Engineering, Bayero University Kano and consulting on various machine designs fabrications and manufacturing at Technology Incubation Centre (TIC) Kano, National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), an agency of the Federal Ministry of Science Technology Innovation, Abuja. I am also a certified and accredited Business Development Service Provider (BDSP) who attended the Kaduna Business School in 2020 and received my practicing license in August 2022. I conducted a research on biopic solar air-conditioner at the Institute for the Development of Energy for African Sustainability (IDEAS), University of South Africa (UNISA) in Johannesburg South Africa. I am awarded the “Inventor the Year” in cooling technology by Council for Renewable Energy Nigeria on 7th December 2021 at Sheraton Hotels, Abuja. I have been a mechanical engineer at National Trucks Manufacturers Limited Kano (2007), CBN Maiduguri Renovation Site (2008), and at Misau Mineral Waters Limited (2010). As at today, I am MSME business consultant with DFID/MAFITA, Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Foundation and Enterprise Development Centre, Pan-Atlantic University Lagos on MasterCard’s Young Africa Works “Transforming Nigerian Youth Project”. I am the Kano state coordinator of the Association of Nigerian Inventors (ANI). I am a member of Solar Energy Society of Nigeria, Sustainable Energy Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Council for Renewable Energy Nigeria, Nigerian Association of Engineering Craftsmen, and Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors, New York.