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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 . You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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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Netty Kusumawati

Lecturer

Netty Kusumawati is a Lecturer in Department of Food Technology, Widya Mandala Surabaya Catholic University. She is the Head of Chemistry Laboratory. She is a Member of Indonesian Association of Food Technologists.…

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Dr. Vikram Murthy

Director

Vikram Murthy is the founding Director of the Academy for Collaborative Futures (www.academy-collaborative-futures.org) Australia and New Zealand, and Associate Professor (adj) College of Business, Massey University, New Zealand. A pracademic with over thirty years of global experience in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, UAE and Oman (where his companies were the first technology IPOs in the Muscat Stock Exchange), he has worked with organisations to underwrite their growth and profitability, and with people to catalyse their professional renewal and personal transformation.…

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Dr. Holger Schröd

Researcher

Dr. Holger Schrödl works as a research assistant in the workgroup of business informatics at the Otto-von-GuerickeUniversity Magdeburg. His work covers architectural issues of information systems. Special interest is engineering methods for information systems design and applications.…

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H. E. Dr. Fawzan AlFares

Head of Office

Dr. Fawzan AlFares is a PhD graduate from Brunel University. He completed his thesis on ‘Optimisation Algorithms on Quantum Computing Principles’ in 2004 and is currently working at the Embassy of the State of Kuwait as the Head of the Kuwait Cultural Office, based in London.…

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Prof. Ngozi M. Nnam

Professor

Ngozi M. Nnam is a Professor of Public Health Nutrition. She holds a BSc in Home Science, MEd in Guidance and Counseling and MSc and PhD in Human Nutrition. She is affiliated with the Department of Home Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.…

Dr. Krishnamurthy Nagendra Prasad

Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Krishnamurthy Nagendra Prasad performed this experiment and worked as Post Doctoral Fellow at Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. Currently, he is working as Research Fellow at Monash University, Chemical Engineering Discipline, School of Engineering, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, 46150 Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia

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Dr. Eman M. Abd El-Azeem

Assistant Professor

Eman Mohamed Abd El-Azeem, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Egypt, is a member of the Society of Egyptian Association of Immunologists and the Egyptian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.…

Prof. Fawzia H. Hussien

Professor

Fawzia H. Hussien is a Professor Emeritus of Biological Anthropology, National Research Centre, Cairo. He received his Diploma of Children Diseases from Faculty of Medicine, Ain Sham University and PhD of Physical Anthropology from the Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Commenius University, Bratislava CSSR.…

Dr. Soad Mahmoud Gomaa

Head of the Department of Environment Research

Soad Mahmoud Gomaa is the Head of the Department of Environment Research, the National Center for Social and Criminological Research. Cairo, Egypt. She has meticulously performed all the laboratory workup of this study as well as many others which are published in several national and international journals.…

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Prof. Hoda Ahmed El-Shamy

Professor

Dr Hoda Ahmed El-Shamy is a Professor of Microbiology. She obtained her PhD in Microbiology from the University of Alexandria in 1984. Her working experience includes Head of Microbiology at the High Institute of Public Health, University of Alexandria, (2005–2008) and Head of Microbiology & Immunology at the Faculty of Pharmacy & Drug Manufacturing, Pharos University in Alexandria (2010 to present).…

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Prof. Osman Elhasan Mohamed Nour

Expert

Prof. Osman Elhasan M. Nour is the population expert at Arab Urban Development Institute (AUDI) and the Consultant of Child & Youth Initiative in the MENA region. Mr. Nour is a graduate of University of  Michigan from the college of Sociology, majoring in population and development.…

Prof. May Fouad Nassar

Pediatrics Professor

May Fouad Nassar is a Professor of Pediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University. In the field of community service and development, she played a central role in many governmental projects aiming at the welfare of Egyptian children.…

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Dr. Radya G. Radya Osman

Doctor

Radya Osman MD was born and raised in Khartoum, Sudan. She graduated from Khartoum University in 2008. She is proud to be the first Sudanese medical graduate ever accepted for a radiology residency training position at Indiana University, USA, and will be starting this in July 2015.…

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prof. Wajeeh Elali

Vice President

Wajeeh Elali is a professor of finance and Vice President for Administration and Finance at Ahlia University, Bahrain. He joined Ahlia University after more than a decade teaching at McGill University, Canada.…

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Dr. Galal Mohamed Ismail

Assistant Professor

ADMINISTRATION RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinator of the learning development scheme, faculty of optometry and visual  science, Elneelain University, Sudan; Chairman of the Optometry & Laser Committee at the Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organisation; Deputy Chairman of the Optometry Sector at the Sudanese National Council for Medical and Health Professions; Teaching and learning promoter at the faculty of optometry; and Teaching the Binocular Vision and Visual Optics modules in the BS (Hons), Foundation Degree and Master courses.…

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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.…

Prof. Moushira E. Zaki

Professor

Moushira E. Zaki is a Professor of Human Genetics she was a Head of Department of Biological Anthropology, National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt (2001–2008). Her research interest includes skeletal biology, biological anthropology, epidemiology, biostatistical genetics and population genetics.…

Dr. Nassr Saleh Mohamad Ahmad

Associate professor

Dr Nassr Saleh Mohamad Ahmad is an associate professor of accounting at the Academy of Graduate Studies, Tripoli, Libya. He has held teaching appointments at Al-Jabel Al-Garbi University (Libya) and Sultan Qaboos University (Oman).…