SociaLite Lighting Systems

Engineering for the Middle of Nowhere


Wa West: Residents of Wolunyiri, Ladaateng receive solar lanterns from SociaLite - Radio Waa 92.1 (June 2021)
Ladaateng community gets share of SociaLight solar lantern - Tungsung 97.3 Radio (June 2021)
Cooper Union SEA2M3 - PKP Excellence in Innovation Award - Final 3 (May 2018)
SociaLite, la linterna solar para las comunidades africanas en Ghana (October 2014)
Changing the World One Light at a Time - Ana Shell Media Press Singapore (March 2014)
Lighting the Way to a Better World - Cooper Union (March 2013)
SociaLite Lighting the Way - Cooper Union (September 2012)
Lighting the Way - The Economist (August 2012)
Innovations in Light - The New York Times (February 2012)
SociaLite - Architectural Lighting Magazine (September 2011)
Wa Polytechnic Manufactures Solar Lamps - GhanaWeb (July 2010)
Lighting Up The World - Manhattan Magazine (November 2009)
NUR Rolls out Solar Lantern Project - New Times of Rwanda (July 2009)
Voice of America (March 2009)
Business Week (March 2009)
Steelcase (March 2009)
CBS News (March 2009)
Using What's at Hand - Prism Magazine (September 2007)


Nyitavuta gets solar lamps following Joy News’ report - (Interview) Joy News Ghana (February 2016)
AM Live TV Interview - Channel News Asia Singapore (13 March 2014)
Working With .. Engineering for the Middle of Nowhere - TEDx (November 2011)

Invited and Keynote Talks

Universal Access to Energy - New Technologies & Related Social Impacts - Online UN/IEEE Panel (11 February 2021)
Waste - The New School, New York (October 2015)
EILD - Medellin, Colombia (October 2014)
iLight Marina Bay 2014 - Singapore (March 2014)
IEEE Innovation Day - New York (May 2011)

Books and Papers

Engineering for the Middle of Nowhere - ASEE NE Fall Meeting (November 2019)
Lighting the Middle of Nowhere in Lighting People's Cities (Chapter 8) - Oro Editions (Fall 2014) ISBN: 978-1-941806-67-8
Lessons from Africa – Sustainable Design and Engineering - ASEE NE Fall Meeting (November 2009)
Self-Assembled Solar Lighting Systems - ISES World Solar Congress, Johannesburg, South Africa (October 2009)