Aminata Garba
Professeur assistant, Génie électrique et informatique, Université Carnegie Mellon Afrique

Aminata is Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, Africa. She previously worked at Orange (Niger), the National Institute for Scientific Research (Montreal), the National Center for Scientific Research (France) and McGill University (Montreal). She also served as the Director General of the Multisector Regulatory Authority of Niger, a Director at the African Network Information Center, chair of the West African Telecommunication Regulatory Assembly, member of the executive board of the African Water Association, member of the Experts Group for the World Telecommunication/ ICT Policy Forum and member of the Steering Committee for the Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project. Aminata received the Master and Ph.D. degrees in telecommunications from McGill University.

She co-authored several journal articles, conference papers, invention disclosures and patent applications. Her interests include ICT infrastructure, technologies and policies, Internet of things, cybersecurity, high data rate transmission, capacity building and higher education.

Session 1: Driving Innovation through Africa’s Digital Economy

Session 2: NEF Fellows Spotlight Session

Date: 26 March 2018

Time: 15:30-16:45

Session 2: NEF Spotlight Session