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Ghanaian fiber optics inventor Dr Thomas Mensah passes on

Pioneering Ghanaian-American inventor, Dr. Thomas Mensah, known globally for his groundbreaking work in fibre optics, is dead.

Dr Mensah passed on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, after a brief illness.

The sad incident according to a statement issued by his family occurred at the Kumasi Catholic Hope Exchange Hospital in the Ashanti Region.

He was 74 years. 

Dr Mensah contributed to the development of fiber optic manufacturing and nanotechnology.

He had 14 patents, and was inducted into the US National Academy of Inventors in 2015


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