Emmanuel Kweinor Tetteh, a Ghanaian Master’s student at the Durban University of Technology in South Africa was one of the eight recipients of the ENI awards in Rome -Italy.
The award was given by ENI under their programme established in 2007 to researchers in recognition of their achievements in the fields of energy transition, energy frontiers and advancement of environmental solutions.
Mr. Tetteh’s award was for his Master’s degree thesis and the subsequent proposed research project concerning the evaluation of a process integrating the use of innovative photo-catalysts and biological treatment systems to improve the treatment of wastewater and, simultaneously, to convert CO2 into fuels.
The award was presented by His Excellency Mr. Sergio Mattarella, the President of the Republic of Italy, at a ceremony in Rome-Italy.
Mr. Emmanuel Kweinor Tetteh was accompanied by Her Excellency Mrs. Eudora Hilda Quartey Koranteng, the Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to Italy, and Cardinal Peter Turkson to receive his award.