Prof Samson Sibanda, RCZ Board Member

Prof Samson Sibanda, RCZ Board Member

Qualifications: T1 Teaching Certificate (Univ. of Rhodesia), B.Sc (Hons) (CNAA), PhD (King’s College, London)

Current Employment: Acting Vice-Chancellor National University of Science and Technology

Work experience:

  • Secondary School teacher (1971 – Aug 1974)
  • Glaxo Group Research (Attachment) (June 1977 – Sept. 1978)
  • Postdoctoral Research, King’s College, (1982 – 1983)
  • Lecturer, Organic Chemistry, UZ (1983 – 1997)
  • TWAS Res Fellow Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome (1988)
  • Istituto Italo Africano Res Fellow, Roma Univ, La Sapiens  (1989 – 1990)
  • NIH Res Fellow, University of Alabama in Huntsville (1997)
  • Lecturer & Chairman of Dept of Chemistry (1998 – 2000)
  • Lecturer, Organic Chemistry, NUST ( 2001- Sept. 2005)
  • UNMOVIC  Weapons inspector, Iraq (Dec. 2002 – April 2003)
  • Acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor, NUST (2005 – June 2006)
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor (Res & Acad Affairs),NUST (2006 – to-date)

Membership to Other Boards: Carnivore Res Institute (Chipangali Wildlife Trust), National Museums & Monuments of Zimbabwe, Associate Editor (Int. J. Biol & Chem Sci.), Member of NAMACO (Chemicals Section), Founding member of the Community Education Project (CEP)

Membership/Fellowship to Professional Bodies: American Chemical Society, NAPRECA (Natural Products Res Assoc. of Eastern & Central Africa), Zimbabwe Academy of Sciences, IFS Fellow, Istituto Italo-Africano.