Isaac Sesi

Electrical Engineer

Role: Founder and Head of Product Development at Sesi Technologies

Location: Kumasi, Ghana

Pronouns: he/him/his

Race/Ethnicity: Ghanaian

Education: B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Fun Fact: Isaac grew up without electricity or running water. He learned about electronics by taking apart broken radios and abandoned gadgets using a book he borrowed from his school library.

About the Image: Pictured are maize (corn) farmers in Tamale, Ghana. They are learning how to measure the moisture content of maize using the GrainMate Grain Moisture Meter.

Watch & Discuss

Video: GrainMate Grain Moisture Meter (0:00 to 2:11)

  • What problem does GrainMate solve?

  • What other ways can technology be used to help farmers?

Extension Activities

Isaac Sesi helped farmers in Ghana to measure the moisture in their grains so it wouldn’t spoil when it was stored.

Have your students create and code something similar (micro:bit required):