Thursday, October 04, 2018

28 Nigerian scientists become fellows of ASI – ITREALMS

Twenty-Eight Nigerian scientists and technologists have become fellows of the African Scientific Institute (ASI), reports ITREALMS.

ASI, ITREALMS gathered is made up of scientists and technologists of African descent in the diaspora who have distinguished themselves and recently become Fellows of the institute.

President and CEO, African Scientific Institute, Lee O. Cherry made this disclosure to ITREALMS, saying the membership is now 1,053 with the latest ASI fellows from 56 countries globally.

“We now have 1,053 ASI Fellows from 56 countries, namely (Algeria, Angola, Barbados, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Colombia, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, England, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome, Sierra Leone, Senegal,Seychelles, South Africa, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe).,” he said.

The President also said that the “Black Achievers in Science and Technology", an ASI Fellows Directory is now available,”

Below is the list of the latest members of ASI as obtained by ITREALMS

New ASI Fellows in September 2018 include:

* Petrina Johannes, Ph.D. (Namibia): Civil and Environmental Engineering
* Aggrey B. Nyende, Ph.D. (Kenya): Agricultural Science (Plant breeding and Genetics)
* Abdulahi Bala, Ph.D. (Nigeria): Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology: Agricultral Sciences
* Chinedum Nwajiuba, Ph.D. (Nigeria): Vice Chancellor, Federal University; Agricultral Science
* Zerihun Assefa, Ph.D. (Ethiopia/USA): Chair, University Dept. of Chemistry
* Sodienye Augustine Abere, Ph.D. (Nigeria): Head, University Department of Forestry and Environment; Forestry and Wildlife
* Saidel Laine, Ph.D. (Haiti/USA): Anesthesiologist
* Vincent G. J. Rodgers, Ph.D. (USA): Theoretical Particle Physics; String Theory
* James Musa Adejo, Ph.D. (Nigeria): Head, University Department of Science Education
* Justin Ballenger, Ph.D. (USA): STEM Education; Mathematics
* Benjamin Oyelami, Ph.D. (Nigeria): Mathematics
* Tony Mitchell, Ph.D. (USA): Electrical and Computer Engineering
* Elayne Arrington, Ph.D. (USA): Mathematics
* Valerie Bennett, Ph.D. (USA): Robotics
* Solomon Nwaka, Ph.D. (Nigeria/Ethiopia): Executive Director, African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation (ANDI) in United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
* John Gyapong, Ph.D. (Ghana): Epidemiology
* Lonnie G. Johnson (USA): Engineering
* Thomas O. Mensah (USA): Chemical Engineering
* Philip W. Phillips, Ph.D. (USA): Physics
* Cheryl L. Shavers (USA): Chemistry
* Stacey Simon-Slijepcevic, Ph.D. (USA): Plant Pathology

New ASI Fellows in August 2018 include:

* Berhanu M. Abegaz, Ph.D. (Ethiopia/Botswana/Kenya): Executive Director of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS); Chemistry
* Anthony Adade, Ph.D. (USA): University CIO: IT Management
* Perkins Muredzi, Ph.D. (Zimbabwe): Food Science and Technology
* Helen Jackson, Ph.D. (USA): Research Physics; Data Science
* Joslin A. Dogbe, M.D. (Ghana): Paediatric Neurologist; Public Health
* Wilhelm Sterlin (Haiti/USA): Mechanical Engineering; Technology Management
* Festus E. Ogbeide (Nigeria/USA): Civil Engineering
* Jamie Bracey, Ph.D. (USA): University Director of STEM Education, Outreach & Research
* Donna Stokes, Ph.D. (USA): Physics (Magnetism)
* Zipporah Ali, M.D. (Kenya): Palliative Care Doctor; Executive Director of Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA).
* Carla J. Bell, Ph.D. (USA): University Dean and professor of architecture
* Treena L. Arinzeh, Ph.D. (USA): Biomedical Engineering
* Kokou Yano L. D. Abalo, Ph.D. (Sao Tome/USA): Mathematics
* Michael Smith, Ph.D. (USA) Deputy Executive Director, Internal Operations at the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science (GEM); Chemical Engineering
* Samuel Achilefu, Ph.D. (USA): Radiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, & Biomedical Engineering
* Viola L. Acoff, Ph.D. (USA): Materials Engineering
* Caesar R. Jackson, Ph.D. (USA): Physics
* Stephanie G. Adams, Ph.D. (USA): Dean of Old Dominion University's Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology; Interdisciplinary Engineering
* Frederick Addai, Ph.D. (Ghana): Cell Biology and Anatomy
* Kendall Harris, Ph.D., P.E. (USA): Mechanical Engineering
* Patrick Adjei, Ph.D. (Ghana): Neuroscience
* Daniel L. Akins, Ph.D. (USA): Chemistry
* Allison A. Aldridge, Ph.D. (USA): Chemistry
* Maydianne Andrade, Ph.D. (Jamaica/Canada): Biology
* Bill Smoot (USA): Company Vice President Engineering & Technology
* Kevin D. Apperson (USA): Chief Information Officer at Corp. Healthcare Services; IT and Electrical Engineering
* Avery August, Ph.D. (USA): Microbiology and Immunology
* Jill Bargonetti-Chavarria, Ph.D. (USA): Biology; Cancer Research
* Anthony Belvin, Ph.D. (USA): Mechanical Engineering
* Karen King, Ph.D. (USA): Director of Research for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
* Wayne L. Bethea, Ph.D. (USA); Computer Science
* Billyde Brown, Ph.D. (USA): Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology
* Paulette Kumi, M.D. (Ghana): Physician
* Edward Layne, M.D. (USA): Gastroenterologist
* Evan Thomas, Ph.D. (USA): Solid State Inorganic Chemistry
* Gregory Yawson, Ph.D. (USA): Industrial Analytical Chemistry/Chemical Metrology
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