Andrew Ekpenyong is a Catholic priest and Resident Assistant Professor of Physics at Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Andrew studied at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK, from 2009 to 2012 where he earned a PhD in Physics having been awarded a St. Edmund’s Duke of Edinburgh Scholarship and a Commonwealth Bursary by the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust.
He also previously studied at the Pontifical Urban University Rome, and at the University of Uyo, Nigeria. He taught Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in a secondary school in Nigeria, and authored a 3-volume physics textbook for secondary schools, which is still in use.
Andrew is working towards building model Resea
rch Institutes/Hospitals across sub-Saharan Africa. The first of this intiative is the Joseph Ukpo Hospital and Research Institute (JUHRI), in South Eastern Nigeria (see temporary website http://andrewekpenyong.wix.com/juhri ).