Hyacinthe Tchakounte

IBET Momentum Fellow at Concordia University

Hyacinthe was born and raised in Cameroon. He is currently pursuing a PhD at Concordia University in the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science.

He obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in physics in the field of mechanics and materials at the University of Yaounde, Cameroon.

He worked at PkFokam Institute of Excellence in the Mechanical Engineering Technology department as a teaching and laboratory assistant. Prior to his PhD program at Concordia University, he worked there as a research assistant in the Power Electronics and Energy Research (PEER) group Laboratory. To date he has 14 publications in scientific journals and several other conference papers cited 112 times already. A sportsman who followed in his father’s footsteps in soccer, he continues to coach people around this prestigious sport. He also teaches guitar and theater in his spare time.