Martin Saint is a professor, researcher, and cyber engineer, arriving at Carnegie Mellon University’s Africa campus in 2013 with more than 30 years of private and public sector experience. He teaches and researches in the area of complex systems, particularly networks and emerging technologies, and taught the first academic financial technology and blockchain courses on the African continent. He consults on engineering, economics, business, and policy issues for public and private organizations.
He is an invited lecturer at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Italy and a research fellow at the Kigali Collaborative Research Centre. He is an advisor for two World Bank-funded African Centers of Excellence, one in the Internet of Things (IoT) and the other in data science. He has completed research at the University of Colorado’s Pervasive Communications Laboratory and Digital Energy Lab, the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Management Institute, and Idaho National Laboratory.
He received his MS and Ph.D. in Telecommunications and Network Engineering from the University of Colorado in the USA. Outside of work, he enjoys building projects and companies and is often found immersed in a book at a café.
Ph.D., Telecommunications, University of Colorado Boulder
MS, Telecommunications, University of Colorado Boulder
BS, Business Administration, University of Redlands, California
BA, Philosophy, University of Redlands, California