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Engineering educator

Joseph George Momodu Massaquoi, Sierra Leonian engineering educator. Visiting research fellow International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Naples, Italy, 1984, visiting Commonwealth fellow Commonwealth Science Council, Nova Scotia, 1991; visiting Fulbright scholar CIES, 1993. Chairman board governors Freetown Technology Institute, 1992-1994; member University Research Council, Freetown, Court University Sierre Leone.


Massaquoi, Joseph George Momodu was born on October 29, 1950 in Blama, Sierra Leone. Son of Joseph G.M. and Mamie M. (Massaqoi) Massaquoi.


Bachelor of Science, Swansea University College, 1974. Master of Science, University Wales, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, West Virginia University, 1981.


Lecturer University Sierra Leone, Freetown, 1975-1984, senior lecturer, 1984-1989, associate professor, 1989-1994, department head, 1986-1994, dean engineering, 1989-1991. Programme specialist United Nations Educational, Nairobi, Kenya, since 1994. Assistant professor Savannah (Georgia) State University, 1981-1982.

Board directors National Power Authority, Freetown, 1991-1993. Member advisory panel on energy World Resources Institute, Washington, since 1993. Consultant International Development Research Centre, Canada, 1984-1989.

Research consultant Commonwealth Science Council, London, 1985-1987. Consultant Unicef, Freetown, 1993.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals and chapters to books. Co-author: Principles of Engineering Thermodynamics, 1994.


Chairman board governors Freetown Technology Institute, 1992-1994. Member University Research Council, Freetown, Court University Sierre Leone.


Married Rachel Cecilia Jillo Macarthy, September 14, 1974. Children: Joseph, Satta, Yeniva.

Joseph G.M. Massaquoi

Mamie M. (Massaqoi) Massaquoi

Rachel Cecilia Jillo Macarthy

Joseph Massaquoi

Satta Massaquoi

Yeniva Massaquoi