Engr. David Dania
Acting Director, Engineering Infrastructure
Engr. David Dania is the Acting Director, Engineering Infrastructure, National Agency for Science & Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Nigeria (Federal Ministry of Science & Technology). He once acted as the acting Managing Director in National Engineering Design Development Institute (NEDDI), Nnewi. He is an Electrical & Electronics Engineer, Specialist in Automation, Mechatronics, Artificial intelligence (AI), and Renewable Energy. He has wide varied engineering experience. He is entrepreneurial, and multitasking and a team player.
Educational qualifications: WASC, Government Secondary School, Pankshin, Plateau state. Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical/Electronics), University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State. Masters of Engineering (Electronics and Communications Engr.), Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Kaduna State. PhD (Electronics) in Waiting, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State.
Engr David Dania is a recipient of CERTIFICATE OF MERIT AWARD in recognition of outstanding performance and exemplary conduct in the Agency, and also letters of commendations
He developed the First Solar Panel Manufacturing plant in Nigeria, the 7.5 MW NASENI Solar Panel Manufacturing plant at Karshi Abuja, and produced the First made in Nigeria solar module. Also, he developed the First Made in Nigeria Motorcycle NASENI M1 at NEDDI, February, 2013, the First Made in Nigeria Tricycle ‘Keke NASENI’ May, 2014 (Cargo and Passenger Model). Others include: Design and fabrication of 10 Tons Integrated Cassava Processing plant, at Minna.
Development of NASENI Electro Pneumatic Ventilator following the outbreak of COVID-19.
Rehabilitation of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) machines: Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), Rapid Prototyping Machine (RPM) at NEDDI Nnewi, and Vertical Milling Machine (VMC) 750 at NEDDI, and SEDI -Enugu. Establishment of the first IGR Unit, in June 2013 at NEDDI, remitted revenue generated from other sources to FGN in 2013 and 2014.