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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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Fahad Al-Khaldi

Research Analysts

Fahad Al-Khaldi, is a Ph.D. Student in Politics and International Relations. He holds an M.B.A (Economics) with a thesis of the “ The Role of Human Capital in Economics Performance: The Case of Bahrain”.…

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Prof. Reem Bahgat

Cultural Counsellor & Director

Prof. Reem Bahgat commenced her post as the Cultural Counsellor & Director at the Egyptian Embassy in UK since May 12th, 2016. She is also a Faculty Member at Cairo University since 1993.…

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Dr. Abdeen Mustafa Omer

Associate Researcher

Dr Abdeen Mustafa Omer (BSc, MSc, PhD) is an Associate Researcher at Energy Research Institute. He obtained both his PhD degree in the Built Environment and Master of Philosophy degree in Renewable Energy Technologies from the University of Nottingham.…

Dr. Meiling Zhang

Postdoctoral

Meiling Zhang is currently working as Postdoctoral at China Agricultural University. She obtained her PhD from China Agricultural University.

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Dr. Jenni Judd

Researcher

Dr. Jenni Judd is an Adjunct Principal Research Fellow with the college Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University. She worked for over 27 years in the Health and Education sectors in the Northern Territory with a particular focus on rural and remote Indigenous communities across northern Australia.…

Waleed Alrawi

Lecturer

Mr Waleed Alrawi is a lecturer at Syscoms College in the United Arab Emirates. He received his BA degree in Business Administration and his MBA degree in Business Administration from Al-Ain University of Science and Technology, the United Arab Emirates.…

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Dr. Yelly Oktavia Sari

Researcher

Dr. Yelly Oktavia Sari is a PhD holder of the Clinical Pharmacy department of the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). She actively participates in international conferences and seminars.…

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Prof. Samia Mohamed Nour

Professor

Prof. Dr. Samia Satti Osman Mohamed Nour is Affiliated Researcher at United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), the Netherlands, and Full Professor of Economics at Khartoum University, Sudan, a member of the University Senate and the Department and Faculty Board.…

Dr. Maha Abdelatif

Associate Professor

Dr. Maha Ali Abdel Latif is the head department of Natural Resources and Biodiversity (2013 – to date), and Member of Intellectual Property Unit, (National Centre for Research). Dr. Maha Ali Abdel Latif has supervised under and post graduates students from Omdurman Islamic University, Khartoum and Al neelain Universities, and other universities in Sudan and abroad. …

Prof. Sri Djokomoeljanto

Professor

Prof. Sri Djokomoeljanto, SpPD, KEMD is Professor at the University of Diponegoro Semarang. He is the Head of Board of Supervisors Doctoral Study Programme of Medical Science. He is neuroendocrinolognist. He was also The Eijkman Award for outstanding contribution in tropical studies from Holland 1998 and Diponegoro Award for Research: “Endemic Goiter and Cretinism Central Java”.

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Prof. Njidda M Gadzama

Professor

Prof Njidda M. Gadzama is Professor Emeritus of Zoology and Environmental Science at University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. He is an academic leader having been pioneer Pro-Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria; Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri; and the Acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt.…

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Prof. Ahmed Mohamed EL Hassan

Professor

Ahmed Mohamed EL Hassan is currently an Emeritus Professor of pathology at the Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum, which he initiated in 1993. He graduated from the Kitchener School of Medicine (now the Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum).…

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Dr. Mohammed Yousif Sukkar

Researcher

Mohamed Yousif Sukkar, MB BS Khartoum, PhD Edinburgh. Researcher, MRC, UK. Head Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum. Dean, Graduate College, University of Khartoum. WHO, Consultant, Medical Education, EMRO.…

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Prof. Gabriel O. Adegoke

Professor

G.O. Adegoke is a Professor of Food Microbiology/Safety at the University of Ibadan, Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Technology. He is the Head, Department of Food Technology and a Member of the Institute of Public Analysts and a Founding Member of the Nigeria Mycotoxin Awareness and Study Network (NMASN).

Dr. Yassir Abbas Saeed

Assistant Professor

Dr. Yassir Abbas Saeed has been an assistant professor of economics at the school of management studies, Ahfad University for Women, Sudan, since 2004. He holds a PhD in Development Planning from Graduate College, University of Khartoum.…

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Prof. Amin Ismail

Professor

Dr. Amin Ismail is working as Professor at Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. He is also the Head of Laboratory of Halal Science Research, Halal Products Research Institute, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

Dr. Joanne Fiona Murray

Researcher

Joanne Fiona Murray is a graduate of the University of Sydney where she first completed a BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Science specialising in the animal production and then completed a PhD.…

Yasodaree Ponnusami

Research Assistant

Ms Yasodaree Ponnusami, a degree holder in management, is currently collaborating on various academic and consultancy projects as a research assistant at the University of Mauritius. She is responsible for coordinating and assisting the survey team members for data collection.…

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Dr. Janos Varga

Associate Professor

Dr Janos Varga is a lecturer at the University of Szeged, Hungary, Faculty of Science, Department of Microbiology. He is a highly respected scientist in the field of mycotoxin detection and control.…