Chukwunonso Moneme

IBET Momentum Fellow at McGill University

Chukwunonso (Nonso) Moneme was born in Nigeria and grew up in Ontario between Toronto and Waterloo. Nonso is pursuing his PhD at McGill University in the Biological and Biomedical Engineering Program.

Nonso completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo in Chemical Engineering. There, he discovered an interest in polymers and biomaterials, as well as a passion for equity and advocacy within and beyond the discipline of engineering. Nonso then went on to pursue a master’s degree at Concordia University.

Outside of academics, Nonso is very interested in music and musical theatre. He is part of a choir and plays the piano in his free time along with baking and reading. Nonso is working on improving his French and learning Igbo, his native language.