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 WASD network.

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Timothy Adeyemo


A Graduate Architect with ability to design, analyse, research, plan, model and develop concepts in Architecture. Proficiency in the application of a range of architecture design software/ CAD and a proven ability to design architecture projects that are safe, economical, carbon-efficient and sustainable and that satisfy client’s requirement.…

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prof. Tony Bendell


Respected academic, experienced consultant and trainer, and internationally recognized expert on Change Management and Sustainable Development, Governance, Organizational Excellence, Strategy, Leadership, Quality and Lean/ six Sigma, Tony also has an interest in public sector development and reform.…

Prof. Maha Elwassef


Professor Maha Elwassef is a professor in medical biochemistry. She has been worked in DNA damage, antioxidants and osteoporosis disease.

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Zakeya Sanad


Zakeya Redha Sanad joined Ahlia University in 2013 as Research and Teaching Assistant in the Accounting and Economics department. In 2015, she received her Masters’ Degree in Business Administration (awarded first class honors) from Ahlia University and she was promoted to accounting lecturer.…

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Dr. Magda Mustafa Sadig

Associate Professor

Dr Magda Mustafa Sadig is Associate Professor at Future University. She is a researcher in Sudan fertility control Association. She is positive; proactive and results-driven senior relief officer. A development and project Coordinator in Sudanese Red Crescent.…

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Dr. Edward C. Chaloupka


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.…

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Dr Rui Mu

Associate Professor

Rui Mu is an associate professor at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dalian University of Technology, China. She obtained her Msc and PhD degrees at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.…

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Christopher Chagnon

Assistant Director

Christopher Chagnon is the assistant director of the Centre for International Economic Law, Trade, and Development (CIELTD) at the London Centre of International Law Practice (LCILP). His personal interest and expertise is in social enterprise development, public private partnerships in the development context, and Sino-African trade and development.…

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Andi Gaywood


Andi Gaywood been employed as a Family Cards Worker and Social Work Instructor he went on to work in the field of IT and banking. During this time he developed a keen interest in nutrition, obesity and healthy living which motivated him to an undertaking and achieving first-class honour in a human nutrition degree.…

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Md. Habibur Rahman

Research Fellow

Md. Habibur Rahman is a “Research Fellow” of Bangladesh Institute of Social Research (BISR) Trust based in Dhaka. He is a ‘Forestry & Environmental Science’, and ‘Climate Change & Development’ graduate.…

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Iain Ross

Research Assistant

Iain Ross is a Management and Entrepreneurship graduate from the University of Sussex, receiving the best student award for the course in 2015. Iain focused his Masters research on the role of sustainable entrepreneurs in creating sustainable development play in protecting the marine environment.…

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Caleb Adelowo

Senior Research Officer

Caleb M. ADELOWO is, at present, a Senior Research Officer at the National Centre for Technology Management. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.…

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Fatema Ebrahim Al Rawahi


Fatema Ebrahim Al-Rawahi was born in 1990 and joined Ahlia University in September, 2013 as a Research and Teaching Assistant in the Management and Marketing Department, College of Business and Finance.…

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Prof. Pranav Desai


Pranav N. Desai, Professor, specializes in science, technology and international affairs and is currently engaged in teaching analysis in science and technology policy and technology futures analysis. Professor Desai holds a M.Phil and PhD in Science Policy Studies.…

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Dr. Sultanul chowdhury

Lecturer in Marketing

Sultanul Chowdhury is the Lecturer in Marketing at University of Hull Business School, recently ranked 1st in the UK for student satisfaction (National Student Satisfaction Survey, 2014). His role includes supervising PhD students, chairing and examining PhD students as well as teaching in postgraduate and undergraduate programmes.…

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Dr. Jui-Chi Huang

Associate Professor

Dr. Jui-Chi Huang is Assistant Professor of Economics at Pennsylvania State University at Berks campus. He received a PhD in economics from American University. He serves on a Board of Directors for Pennsylvania Economic Association.…

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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.…

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Sayed Mohammad Sahafi


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”.…

S. Susanti

Food Technologist

S. Susanti, obtained her BSc. from the Department of Food Science and Technology, Bogor Agricultural University. She is now working in private sector as the food technologist.

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