Network

MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network.

Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at siham@wasd.org.uk. You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Prof. Douglas A. Hensler

Dean

Dr. Hensler is currently the Dean of the School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. From June 2013 to October 2015 he served as Provost of the Naval Postgraduate School. …

Fitri Anita

Researcher

Fitri Anita is Research Assistants in Food Technology Department, Widya Mandala Surabaya Catholic University. They focused on food processing and microbiology research.

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Prof. Charles Wambebe

Professor

Professor Charles Wambebe is a Professor of Pharmacology and presently the Chair of Product Research and Development for Africa. He is also the President of International Biomedical Research for Africa. Professor Wambebe pioneered the research and development of the first Nigerian HIV-1 candidate vaccine (1999–2002), involving collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta and the Institute of Human Virology, Baltimore.…

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Prof. Lynette Louw

Deputy Dean

Lynette Louw, appointed in the Raymond Ackerman Chair of Management, Department of Management, former Head of Management Department, and current Deputy Dean, Faculty of Commerce at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa.…

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prof. Ashraf Shaalan

President

Prof. Shaalan graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in 1983 and then joined the National Research Centre (NRC) as a researcher in the field of biological anthropology, in addition to his original interest as a pediatrician.…

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Prof. Maureen McKelvey

Professor

Prof. Maureen McKelvey is a professor of Innovation and Industrial Management at the Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She has written extensively on the business and economics of biotechnology, including OECD reports, articles and several books with Oxford University Press and Edward Elgar publishers.…

Dr. Ebtissam M. Salah

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ebtissam Mohamed Salah El-Din is a Assistant Professor Researcher of Child Health, NRC, Egypt. A member of Developmental and Behavioral Assessment Clinic at the Medical Services Unit, NRC, Egypt.

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Prof. Fatemeh Rabiee

Professor

Prof Fatemeh Rabiee is a Professor of Public Health Promotion within the Faculty of Health, Birmingham City University. She has experience of working in the UK, Netherlands and in Iran as a practitioner, manager and as an academic in the field of Public Health Promotion.…

Shawqi Abureesh

Manager

More than 38 years experience in Insurance and Risk Management Field out of which 28 years in Energy  Insurance Industry (Oil & Gas,Utilities) for major reputed Corporates and National Oil & Gas Companies like Abu Dhabi National Oil Co(ADNOC), Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co(ADMA-OPCO) in AbuDhabi-UAE and Qatar Petroleum(QP) in Doha-Qatar.

Dr. Siham Ibrahim Babiker

Researcher

Siham Ibrahim Babiker is a Researcher of Horticultural Science, Fruit trees in Agricultural Research CorporationSudan. She obtained her PhD from China Agricultural University, China.

Dr. Raga M. Elzaki

Agricultural Economist

Raga M. Elzaki is an Agricultural Economist. She has been with the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development at the University of Gezira, Sudan since 1994. She was awarded the scholarship from DAAD (Germany) for PhD study in University of Khartoum and Giessen during 2001–2004.…

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Sayed Mohammad Sahafi

Researcher

Sayed Mohammad Sahafi graduated with a BSc degree in 2007 and an MSc degree in 2011 from the Department of Food Science and Technology, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran. His thesis focused on “Process optimization using response surface methodology to produce diacylglycerol oil from safflower oil by enzymatic glycerolysis”.…

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Dr. Chérine Khallaf

Dr Chérine Khallaf joined the British University in Egypt, Faculty of Business and Political Science as a Lecturer in 2012. Her graduate studies focused on Sustainable Development and International Business Law with emphasis on sustainability impact evaluation.…

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Dr. Ibrahim Elnur

Associate Professor

Previously: director of the Middle East Research Awards (MEAwards) at the Population Council, Cairo (1999-2001); visiting researcher, OAS-AUC, co-founder and coordinator of the Group for Alternative Policies for Sudan (GAPS) (1996-1999; visiting research fellow, 1993, RSP/International development centre, University of Oxford(1993) Bergen University (2006),  (associate professor, El Fatih University, Tripoli, Libya (1995-1996); head, Department of Economics, Juba University, Sudan (1990-1995); and assistant professor, Juba University, Sudan (since 1986).  …

Abdalla Bashair Ali Eltegani

Researcher

Abdalla Bashair Ali Eltegani earned a BSc (Crop Production, Hons) in 2005 from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Sudan University of Science and Technology. He recently received his MSc (Crop Production, 2012) from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum.

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Osama Mohammed Ibrahim

MS Quality and Assurance Manager

Osama Ibrahim received a BSc in ElectronicsEngineering from the Sudan University of Science and Technology (Telecommunications Engineering) in 2002. He is a mobile telecommunications professional with 11+ years of experience in the Planning and Operations fields.…

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Dr. Edward C. Chaloupka

Professor

Dr Edward C. Chaloupka is a Professor of human anatomy and physiology and exercises physiology in the Department of Health and Exercise Science at Rowan University (New Jersey). He holds bachelor and master’s degrees from Queens College of the City University of New York, is a graduate of the physical therapy programme at Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital (Philadelphia) and has earned a PhD in exercise physiology from The Ohio State University.…

Dr. Akram Jalal-Karim

Chairman

Dr Akram Jalal-Karim is currently the chairman of the Management Information System Department at Ahlia University, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. He is currently teaching Research Methodology for business and finance, Management Information Systems, Managing Enterprise systems, Project Management, Knowledge Management, Database Management System, Enterprise Resource Planning, and Fundamentals of Management at Ahlia University.…

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Prof. Wafaa Saleh

Professor

Wafaa Saleh is a Professor of Transport Engineering at the Transport Research Institute/School of Engineering and the Built Environment at Edinburgh Napier University. Wafaa’s research and teaching areas include transport modelling, travel demand forecasting, modelling travel behaviour, transport and the environment, transport safety, transport management in developing countries and traffic engineering.…