MET alum named Young Engineer of the Year at the NMI 2016 Awards
The annual awards celebrate excellence in electronics innovation from across the UK and Ireland. Having graduated in 2015, Keno is now working in an electronics environment as a Project Engineer at Imagination Technologies, which creates and licenses processor solutions for graphics, video and vision processing as well as the Internet of Things (IoT).
In presenting the Young Engineer award, NMI CEO Derek Boyd said Keno had not only “applied his unique combination of talents to make a significant difference in Imagination Technologies in a short space of time with impressive ideas applied to the business,” but also highlighted that “his passion for using technology as a cure to challenges of poverty” is what made Keno stand-out from an impressive field of nominations.”
Keno says his manufacturing engineering background provides a broad foundational knowledge that combines technical and business skills.
“I am involved in interdisciplinary project management to develop the next generation of products and platforms based on technology from Imagination Technologies,” he said.
“I am part of the team developing the Creator Ci40 IoT Kit and Creator IoT Framework.
These platforms help companies around the world in different sectors develop and scale their IoT applications and solve real business problems.
“In this role I work on collaborative problem solving, building ecosystems, process improvement, prototyping and business analytics.
“As all engineers are, I am a problem solver at heart and my training in manufacturing engineering brings an interesting perspective to electronics.”
Watch Keno receiving the award.
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