Project Working Group

Harnessing Science, Engineering and Medicine to Address Africa’s Challenges
Committee Roster

CO-CHAIRS

Professor Robin Crewe
Director, Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship
University of Pretoria
South Africa

Professor Oyewale Tomori
President
Nigerian Academy of Science
Nigeria

MEMBERS

Professor C. Richard A. Catlow
Department of Chemistry
University College London
United Kingdom

Professor Guéladio Cissé
Sanitary Engineering & Environmental Epidemiology
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Mauritania/Switzerland

Professor Rajaâ Cherkaoui El Moursli
Vice President
Mohammed V University
Morocco

Professor Peter Fritz
Scientific Director (retired)
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ
Germany

Professor T.J. Higgins
CSIRO Agriculture and Food
Queensland University of Technology
Australia

Professor Mahouton Norbert Hounkonnou
International Chair in Mathematical Physics and Applications (ICMPA-UNESCO Chair)
University of Abomey-Calavi
Benin

Professor Cato Laurencin
Orthopaedic Surgery, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering
University of Connecticut
USA

Professor Odile Macchi
Director of Research (emerita)
CNRS - The National Center for Scientific Research
France

Professor Keto Elitabu Mshigeni
Research Professor
Hubert Kairuki Memorial University
Tanzania

Professor Eric O. Odada
College of Physical and Biological Sciences
University of Nairobi
Kenya

Professor Himla Soodyall
Human Genomic Diversity and Disease Research Laboratory
Division of Human Genetics
School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences,
University of the Witwatersrand and
National Health Laboratory Service
South Africa

Professor Sameh Soror
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Helwan University
Egypt

Committee Members
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  • C. Richard A. Catlow
    Department of Chemistry
    University College London
  • Guéladio Cissé
    Sanitary Engineering & Environmental Epidemiology
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
  • Robin Crewe
    Director, Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship
    University of Pretoria
  • Rajaâ Cherkaoui El Moursli
    Vice President
    Mohammed V University
  • Peter Fritz
    Scientific Director (retired)
    Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ
  • TJ Higgins
    CSIRO Agriculture
    Queensland University of Technology
  • Norbert Hounkonnou
    International Chair in Mathematical Physics and Applications (ICMPA-UNESCO Chair)
    University of Abomey-Calavi
  • Cato Laurencin
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering
    University of Connecticut
  • Odile Macchi
    Director of Research (emerita)
    CNRS - The National Center for Scientific Research
  • Keto Elitabu Mshigeni
    Research Professor
    Hubert Kairuki Memorial University
  • Eric Odada
    College of Physical and Biological Sciences
    University of Nairobi
  • Himla Soodyall
    Human Genomic Diversity and Disease Research Laboratory, Division of Human Genetics
    National Health Laboratory Service and the University of Witwatersrand
  • Sameh Soror
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Helwan University
  • Oyewale Tomori
    President
    Nigerian Academy of Science