Thomas Aka-Ngnui

Associate professor of electrical engineering (CNU 63)EEA/Ampère

Thomas Aka-Ngnui received his Physical Engineering degree in 1995 from the Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), and obtained an MSc degree and a PhD of Electrical Engineering from École Centrale de Lyon, France, in 1996 and 2000, respectively. He is currently Associate Professor at École Centrale de Lyon where he teaches Electrical Engineering and is Head of the High Voltage Test Center (CEHT) at Ampère Laboratory, French CNRS joint research unit no. 5005. His main research interests include high-voltage phenomena, lightning, electrical insulation, dielectric materials, modeling, and computer simulation. He is member of several scientific associations (CIGRE, EMTP-ATP, SEE, Club EEA …). He has authored or co-authored over thirty scientific publications. Since 2008, he is the correspondent of École Centrale de Lyon for Sub-Saharan Africa and is responsible for acad region.