World-renowned Ghanaian-American fibre optics innovator and inventor Dr. Thomas Owusu Mensah has died.

Dr. Mensah is reported to have died on the 27th of March 2024 at the Kumasi Catholic Hope Exchange Hospital in Ghana’s Ashanti region where he was receiving treatment following a short illness.

He died at age 74 years.

The Doctor’s family has asked all to standby for details about plans for his burial in the coming weeks.

Dr. Mensah’s contributions to the technology field have been immense, with his innovations significantly impacting global communications systems. His pioneering work in fibre optics paved the way for high-speed data transmission, revolutionizing industries and enabling the digital age to flourish.

Throughout his career, Dr. Mensah received numerous accolades and honours for his achievements, solidifying his status as one of the foremost inventors in telecommunications and nanotechnology.

His legacy continues to inspire future generations of scientists and engineers, particularly within the African diaspora.