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Research Advisors

Research and Technical Advisers

ACLENet's Research and Technical Advisors are internationally known in their fields.  They serve voluntarily to advise ACLENet on education, research and grant proposals, mentor African researchers, supervise graduate studies, and promote ACLENet worldwide.

  • Munir Ahmed, PhD

    Executive Director, Lightning Awareness Center, Technological Assistance for Rural Advancement, Bangladesh

  • Christopher Andrews, MD, PhD, JD

    Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia

  • Bah Mamadou Lamine, PhD

    Permanent Representative, Regional Association of the World Meteorological Organization for Africa, Guinea

  • Mary Ann Cooper, MD

    Director, ACLENet; Professor Emerita, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

  • Vernon Cooray, PhD

    Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden

  • Gerhard Diendorfer, PhD

    Managing Director, Austrian Lightning Detection and Information System, Austria

  • Chandima Gomes, PhD

    Chief Adviser, ACLENet; Professor, Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia

  • John Gookin, PhD

    The National Outdoor Leadership School, USA

  • Ron Holle

    Lightning Demographics, Holle Meteorology & Photography, USA

  • Ian Jandrell, PhD

    Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

  • Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir, PhD

    Professor, Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia

  • Udaya Kumar, PhD

    Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, India

  • Ian McKechnie

    Electrical Engineering and Lightning Protection, South Africa

  • Amitabh Nag, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Space Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, USA.

  • Norberto Navarrete-Aldana, MD

    Emergency Physician, Burn Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Simón Bolívar, Colombia

  • Carlo Alberto Nucci, PhD

    Chair of Power Systems, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy

  • Farhad Rachidi, PhD

    Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

  • Vladimir A. Rakov, PhD

    Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, USA

  • Francisco Román, PhD

    Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, National University of Colombia, Colombia

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