July 16, 2024
WORLD ENVIRONMENT: Distinguished Prof Hilary Inyang to speak as The Daily Africa Summit marks International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies September 9, 2022
WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: Distinguished Prof Hilary I. Inyang to speak on Climate Change Induced Hazards and Framing of Adaptations in Developing Nations
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By Eyo Nsima
The Daily Africa Summit has concluded plans to hold this year’s International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies on September 9, 2022, with Distinguished Prof. Hilary Inyang as Guest speaker.

The International Day of Clean Air for blue skies, ‘is designated by the United Nations General Assembly to strengthen international cooperation in improving air quality and reducing air pollution.’

The Distinguished Professor Hilary I. Inyang, is a Visiting International Research Fellow, Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA), HSRC, Pretoria, South Africa; Visiting Professor of Geoenvironmental Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B), Mumbai, India; and President, Global Institute for Sustainable Development, Advanced Analyses and Design (GISDAAD), Concord, NC, USA.

He is a world-renowned researcher, expeditionist and educator in the areas of environmental science and engineering, geohazards, energy systems and international development. He is a member of the Education Caucus of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and served for two terms (1997-2001) as Chair of the Science Advisory Board (Engineering Committee) of USEPA in Washington DC, USA.

He is also the former Duke Energy Distinguished Professor and Director of the Global Institute of Energy and Environmental Systems of the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA: former DuPont Professor of Environmental Engineering and Science and Director of CEEST, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA, former President of the African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Nigeria, and former Vice Chancellor of the Botswana International University of Science and Technology.

He chaired the Steering Committee of the Africa Science Plans under the auspices of the International Council for Science, UNESCO and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Currently, he is a UNESCO Consultant on Water Security and Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B), Mumbai, India.

He has authored several research proposals and won research grants from several agencies including the US National Research Foundation, Sandia National Laboratories (USA), General Electric Corporation, US Environmental Protection Agency, and the African Development Bank. He has won more than 20 professional prizes and is a former AAAS/USEPA Environmental Science and Engineering Fellow, US National Research Council Young Investigator and Eisenhower/Randolph Fellow. He has authored about 275 publications and served on 29 journal editorial boards. He won the 2013 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) in science and technology and is a Fellow of both the African Academy of Science and the Geological Society of London. He is also a Proost Poet.


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