Dr. Wayne ArchibaldDr. Wayne Archibald, PhD.
Assistant Professor; Director Caribbean Green Technology Center
College of Science and Mathematics

Dr. Wayne Archibald was born and raised on the island of St. Kitts. He has worked as an Assistant Professor of Chemical and Physical Sciences in the College of Science and Math at the University of the Virgin Islands since 2010. He obtained his B.S. in Chemistry and A.S. in Physics (with honors) from the University of the Virgin Islands in 1997 after serving in the U.S. Army for 3 years. He was also a charter member of the Golden Key National Honor Society and served as President of the class of 1997.

During his undergraduate studies, he was a recipient of the Minority Access to Research Careers (M.A.R.C) fellowship and did internships at the Purdue University and University of Minnesota. He then completed his M.S. and Ph.D. in Material Science and Engineering from Carnegie Mellon in 1999 and 2004 respectively. He spent the summer working at I.B.M, T.J. Watson Research Center working on characterization of materials for advanced interconnect structures, during his studies at Carnegie Mellon University.

Prior to his current posting, Dr. Archibald worked in the semiconductor industry at Texas Instruments and Maxim Integrated Products as a Product Development Engineer between 2005 and 2009.

In Renewable Energy, Dr. Archibald has completed certificate courses in Solar Installation from the US Solar Institute in Florida and also completed certificate courses in Renewable Energy (Basic and Advanced) from the University of the West Indies. Dr. Archibald is the founding Director for the Caribbean Green Technology Center and focuses on research, education, energy policy and workforce development.

Heru Ofori-Atta Heru Ofori-Atta

Heru Ofori-Atta holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree from Tufts University and a Juris Doctor Degree from Northeastern University School of Law. Heru has practiced law in his own private practice and has been general counsel for US manufacturers based in China. Heru is a social entrepreneur being the first of a group of recipients awarded venture capital financing from The Caribbean Business Enterprise Trust for his technology company Movementunes.com.

In the field of renewable energy, Heru is certified in Solar Installation and Design from The US Solar Institute where he graduated as the class valedictorian. Heru has also been a Strategic Consultant for green investment funds and private green industry businesses. In addition, Heru is the Executive Producer and Host for the TV Show Lightworkers where renewable energy leaders from government, academia and private business are interviewed about their thoughts and visions for a greener earth.

Heru is working with the UVI Caribbean Green Technology Center as Special Asst. to The Director focusing on green policy, workforce development, programming and planning.