Samson Ekeno Lokwakai

2024 McCall MacBain Scholar

McGill Faculty of Engineering, MEng, Electrical Engineering

University of Nairobi (BSc'22)

Turkana, Kenya

Ekeno recently graduated from University of Nairobi with a bachelor's degree in microprocessor technology and instrumentation and is enrolled in a software engineering program. As a volunteer with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), he helped lead the design and implementation of a solar-based water borehole and storage system in a rural community. Ekeno also contributed to cleaning at a primary school, planted trees, and led a database study group. Previously, he worked with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. He will pursue a master's degree in electrical engineering at McGill to help address community resource constraints.