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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Dr. Piyawan Gasaluck

Lecturer

Dr. Piyawan Gasaluck is a PhD holder in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology and MSc degree in Biotechnology and Biochemistry at the Faculty of Bioresources, Mie University, Japan. She earned her Bachelor degree from Faculty of Science, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.…

Prof. Zahir Irani

Head of the Business School

Professor Zahir Irani is the Head of the Business School at Brunel University (UK). He consults for the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) in the UK as well as international organizations such as HSBC, Royal Dutch Shell Petroleum, BMW and Adidas.…

Dr. Elobeid Abdelraheim Elobeid

Lecturer

Dr Elobeid Abdelraheim Elobeid graduated from the University of Egypt in 1981 and worked as Block Inspector from 1982 until 2000. He attained his MSc (1998) in Animal Production Science at the Faculty of Animal Production, Khartoum University, Sudan and his PhD (2007) in Poultry Production at the Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Poultry Production, Omdurman Islamic University.…

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Dr. Sundus Tewfik

Pharmaceutical Scientist

Dr. Sundus Tewfik is the Course Leader for Herbal Medicinal Sciences at the Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Human Sciences, London Metropolitan University. As a Pharmaceutical scientist, she lectures on conventional and herbal pharmacology.…

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. Abdelkader Djeflat

Professor

Prof. Abdelkader Djeflat currently teaches industrial and development economics at the University of Lille in France and is Director of the Master on International Cooperation. He is Coordinator the International Network on S&T for Maghreb Development (MAGHTECH) and Senior Researcher at the Clerse Laboratory (CNRS UMR 8019).…

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Dr. Aisha Elfaki Mohamed

Associate Professor and Director

Dr Aisha Elfaki Mohamed received her Bacalore from Zagazig University, Egypt (1984) in Veterinary surgery. She worked as a Veterinary Officer before joining Wad Elmagboul Poultry Project, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Khartoum as Production Manager in 1988.…

Sufyan A.M. Osman

Head of the Agricultural Unit

Sufyan Abd Elrzig Mohmmed Osman works as the Head of the Agricultural Unit in the Khartoum Refinery Company in Khartoum-Sudan. He was awarded the Bachelor of Science in Forestry and Ranger Sciences, and Master of Science in Environment and Forestry from Sudan University of Science and Technology in 2002 and 2013 respectively.…

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Nirmal Aryal

Researcher

Nirmal Aryal holds an MSc degree in Public Health from the UK, and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Otago, New Zealand. His research interests include epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases and
related risk factors.…

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Dr. Izzeldin Adam

Lecturer

Dr. Izzeldin Fadl Adam obtained his PhD from the Department of International Health and Medicine at Tokyo Medical and Dental University. Across the field work of humanitarian crisis Izzeldin was challenged to apply his knowledge in health and nutrition emergencies, where he learnt practical lessons from IDPs and bridged the gap between theory and practice.…

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Dr. Yagoub Elryah

Assistant Professor, Researcher

Yagoub Elryah has received his PhD in Economics (World Economy) in 2015. As a student, he studied economics at Peking University, Xiamen University, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Arab Planning Institute, Sudan Academy of Sciences and Al-Neelain University.…

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Mohamed Alhaj

PhD Researcher

Mohamed Atta is a PhD student majoring in sustainable energy. My PhD work is on solar thermal desalination using multi-effect distillation. I am highly interested in solar energy systems, technologies and applications, especially in Sudan.…

Prof. Salwa M. EL Shebini

Professor

Prof. Salwa M El Shebini is a Professor of community medicine and nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition Department National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt. She is interested in various aspects of nutritional surveys concerning the evaluation of the nutritional status of different age groups.…

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Prof. Mohamed Baidi Bahari

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Mohd Baidi Bahari is currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Aimst University Kedah, Malaysia. His areas of research are Public Health Pharmacy, especially in the area of public education, pediatric care, management of noninfectious chronic diseases and parenteral nutrition.…

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Dr. Elgilany A. Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Dr. Elgilany Ahmed is a Visiting Senior Lecturer and Assistant Professor at Universiti Utara Malaysia, School of Economics, Finance and Banking, College of Business. He worked as a Socio-economic Researcher at Agricultural Economics and Policy Research Center of Agricultural Research Corporation (ARC).…

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Prof. Abdulla Y. Al-Hawaj

President

Prof. Al Hawaj ranks in the top echelon of educational leaders in the Arabian Gulf. His incumbency in numerous managerial posts in prestigious organizations associated with educational development at a national level, his academic accolades from esteemed institutions, attests to Professor Al-Hawaj’s being in the vanguard of higher educational reform in the Kingdom of Bahrain.…

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Prof. Osama Yassin

Professor

I work on experimental and computational Solid State Physics. A former regular associate of the International Centre of Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. Interested in working on functional matetials by empolying experimental and computational techniques.…

Dr. Maher Ibrahim

Researcher

Dr. Maher Ibrahim received his PhD from the Suez Canal University/Ismailia, Egypt, specializing in education/mathematics. He has conducted various Faculty Development Programmes and published research papers in leading publications. He is now working at the American University.

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Prof. Jason Githeko

Associate Professor

Professor Jason M. Githeko is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya. He received his PhD in Computer Applications in HRD from the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States.…

Dr. Arwa M. Badreldin

Lecturer

Arwa M. Badreldin is a former Lecturer of Clinical & Sports Nutrition at the Department of Clinical Nutrition, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, King Abdulaziz University and currently joining the National Nutrition Institute, Cairo Egypt, as a part-time lecturer.…