Irish Embassy Deputy Ambassador Lisa Doherty bid farewell to Wilson Irungu and Abdulrahman Sheikh Ali, the Young Scientists Kenya 2018 Overall Winners, farewell yesterday as the pair set off to showcase their winning innovation at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019 in Dublin.
The team is finally off. “Kwaheri na Safari njema.” @BTYSTE #STEM #itstartshere @IrlEmbKenya @Lisa_Doh @VincentONIRL @ConcernKenya @selfhelpafrica @RiaraUniversity @UNICEFKenya #YSKenya #Science pic.twitter.com/w5MOaFCUwC
— Young Scientists KE (@YSTKenya) January 7, 2019
The Kenyan pair from Nakuru High School were two of 160 students who entered 92 projects in the competition, and out of 160 students. They emerged as winners with a revolutionary Internet-based energy monitoring and audit system concept.