News articles for research and outreach activities supporting the work of the Nobel Laureate Sir Harold Kroto, and independent initiatives.


The GEOSET Initiative has won international awards for global outreach, a video in education scholarship and scholastic achievement in student support.


Here you will find a list of ongoing projects and activities that I direct or supervise. Please contact me for additional information on any of the projects.

Invention Disclosures

Method of Assembling and Using Carbon Nanotube Paper (Buckypaper) Batteries: 15-147 Acquah


SCISIMO: A Virtual/ Augmented Reality Science Laboratory Software Package: 15-255 Acquah



2020 - 2nd Place - Nobel Laureate Meetings - Sciathon


2019-2020 - Sustainability Curriculum Fellow


2018 - Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute


2018 - Innovation Fellow (UMass Amherst)


2018 - Diversity Climate Grant (UMass Amherst)


2017 - Curator of the Sir Harold Kroto Exhibition


2016 – The Faculty/Staff Seminole Award Nominee


2015 – GAP Award Finalist – FSU Commercialisation


2015 – Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry


2015 – Winner - Enterprise Video Award – Video Maverick


2015 - Center for Undergraduate Research & Academic Engagement's Undergraduate Research Mentor Award Nominee


2015 – Explore Filmmaking: National Film and Television School (Course)


2014 – One of the ‘175 Faces of Chemistry’ – Past and Present

Royal Society of Chemistry ( Others in the list include Rosalind Franklin, Adrian V. Stokes, Alfred Nobel, Michael Faraday, Alexander Borodin and Marie Curie.


2014 – Official Opening of GEOSET Studios with Sir Harold Kroto and Bill Nye

            Moderator/Panel - Discussion between Bill Nye and Sir Harold Kroto


2014 – Winner - Enterprise Video Award – Video in Education Scholarship


2014 – Fellow of the Institute of Nanotechnology


2014 – Business Research Certification


2014 – Chartered Scientist


2014 – Full Chartered Chemist Status

The Chartered status is only awarded by Institutions that operate under the Royal Charter by the British Monarch.


2013 – Financial Certification - FSU


2013 – Working with Google on the development of ‘Google Glass’ for the hearing impaired.


2013 - Intech (Book Chapter Recognition of 200 downloads [in 10 days])


2013 - Honors – Advancement of NSF ADVANCE-PAID initiative


2011 - Founder of the GEOSET Awards


2010 - Sonic Foundry Rich Media Impact Award (Scholastic Achievement)


2009 - Nobel Laureates Meeting (Invited Participant – Lindau (Germany)


2009 - Winner – Sonic Foundry Rich Media Impact Award (Global Outreach)


2008 - Finalist – Sonic Foundry Rich Media Impact Award (Global Outreach)


2005 - 2nd Prize in the Royal Microscopical Society Talk – Sussex University.


2002 -Royal Society of Chemistry Downland Prize for the best undergraduate final year project.


British Red Cross First Aid – Save a Life


Newham Academy of Music Training Orchestra Cup


Science and Art Collaboration – Some of my work was placed in a public exhibition by a resident artist.



Carbon Scientist