The duties of the Research Advisors are to advise ACLENet on education, research and grant proposals, mentor African researchers, supervise graduate studies, and promote ACLENet worldwide.

Dr. Munir Ahmed

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

Dr. Bah Mamadou Lamine

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

Dr. Mary Ann Cooper

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

Dr. Gerhard Diendorfer

Managing Director, Austrian Lightning Detection and Information System, Austria

Dr. Chandima Gomes

Chief Advisor, ACLENet, Professor, Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. John Gookin

The National Outdoor Leadership School, USA.

Ron Holle

Lightning Demographics, Holle Meteorology & Photography, USA

Dr. Ian Jandrell

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

Dr. Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir

Professor, Asst Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Putra, Malaysia

Dr. Udaya Kumar

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

Dr. Vlad Mazur

National Severe Storms Laboratory/RRDD, USA

Ian McKechnie

Electrical Engineering and Lightning Protection, South Africa

Dr. Norberto Navarrete-Aldana

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

Dr. Carlo Alberto Nucci

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

Dr. Farhad Rachidi

Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

Dr. Vladimir A. Rakov

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

Dr. Francisco Román

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

Dr. Vernon Cooray

Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden