Global MIT launches the Africa Distinguished Visitors Program Featured

Sustainability for Africa: The role of forefront scientific and technological innovation  in achieving sustainable development on the African continent
Date: March 16 – 18, 2022

 Congratulations to Professor Mohamed H.A. Hassan, President of the World Academy of Sciences and the Sudanese National Academy of Sciences (SNAS), for his recent naming as the inaugural honoree of the MIT Africa Distinguished Visitors Program. This program is part of a larger effort by MIT to increase its engagement with Africa, and promote the advancement of science, technology, and innovation across the continent.     

Prof. Elfatih Eltahir, co-chair of the MIT Africa Faculty Steering Committee, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT School of Engineering, is a member of SNAS, a Sudanese national in diaspora.

Profess Hassan in his lecture discussed the sustainability challenges Africa faces as it works toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals outlined by the United Nations, and ways that MIT and its partners can play a positive role in this process.

SNAS is proud of the acknowledgment of President Hassan’s contributions to the fields of science and global development and is excited about the opportunities and progress made possible by this new partnership.

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