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Meet The NEF Fellows

The NEF Fellows is a select programme that recognises Africa’s best young scientists and technologists.

MEET THE 2016/2017 NEF FELLOWS

Noble Banadda

Noble Banadda

Country: Uganda
Area of Research: Bioprocessing Engineering
Institution: Makarere University

Evelyn Gitau

Evelyn Gitau

Country: Kenya
Area of Research: Cellular Immunology
Institution: KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme

Mohlopheni Jackson Marakalala

Mohlopheni Jackson Marakalala

Country: South Africa
Area of Research: TB Research
Institution: Harvard School of Public Health

Komminist Weldermariam

Komminist Weldermariam

Country: Ethiopia
Area of Research: Software innovations for education
Institution: IBM Research Africa – Kenya

Tolu Oni

Tolu Oni

Country: Nigeria
Area of Research: Public Health Medicine & Policy
Institution: University of Cape Town

Axel Ngonga

Axel Ngonga

Country: Cameroon
Area of Research: Semantic Web Technologies/Big Data
Institution: AKSW, University of Leipzig

Alta Schutte

Alta Schutte

Country: South Africa
Area of Research: Hypertension & Heart Disease in African populations
Institution: South African Medical Research Council’s Extramural Unit for Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease

Joseph Ben Geloun

Joseph Ben Geloun

Country: Senegal
Area of Research: Quantum Properties/Mathematical Physics
Institution: Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Albert Einstein Institute

Mouhamed Moustapha Fall

Mouhamed Moustapha Fall

Country: Senegal
Area of Research: Mathematics
Institution: African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)

Assane Gueye

Assane Gueye

Country: Senegal
Area of Research: Cyber Security
Institution: Universite Alioune Diop, Bambey/University of Maryland

Wilfred Ndifon

Wilfred Ndifon

Country: Cameroon
Area of Research: Biological Sciences
Institution: African Insitute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)

Hallowed Olaoluwa

Hallowed Olaoluwa

Country: Nigeria
Area of Research: Mathematical Physics
Institution: Harvard University

Ghada Bassioni

Ghada Bassioni

Country: Egypt
Area of Research: Chemistry
Institution: Ain Shams University

Sherien Elagroudy

Sherien Elagroudy

Country: Egypt
Area of Research: Environmental Engineering
Institution: Ain Shams University

Amanda Weltman

Amanda Weltman

Country: South Africa
Area of Research: Theoretical Physics
Institution: University of Cape Town