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Ishenkumba Albert Kahwa

Ishenkumba Albert Kahwa, Tanzanian chemistry educator, consultant. Recipient University Würzburg.I./Shell Distinguished Research fellowship, Shell Company, 1995, University West Indies, Mona, 1997-1998, Fulbright scholarship, 1982-1986; research grantee Inter-American Development Bank, since 1996, Leverhulme Trust, 1993-1996, Environmental Foundation Jamaica, since 1995, National Science Foundation, 1993-1994.

Background

  • Kahwa, Ishenkumba Albert was born on October 1, 1952 in Rwanyango, Karagwe, Tanzania. Son of Kasimbazi and Domitina (Kateita) Kahwa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, Dar-Es-Salaam University, Tanzania, 1976. Master of Science, Dar-Es-Salaam University, Tanzania, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Dar-Es-Salaam University, Tanzania, 1986.

    Career

    • Assistant lecturer Dar-Es-Salaam University, 1980-1983, lecturer, 1983-1986, senior lecturer, 1986-1987. Instructor Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1987. Lecturer University West Indies Mona, Kingston, Jamaica, 1987-1993, senior lecturer, 1993-2000, professor supramolecular chemistry, since 2000, department head, 2002.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Regional editor: Molecules.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President Parent-Teachers Association, 1991-1998. Member Royal Society Chemistry, American Chemical Society, Jamaica Society for Scientists and Technologists, Caribbean Academy of Sciences.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, music, walking.

    Connections

    • Married Eulalia Nkunda, December 29, 1979. Children: Patrick, Clara, Timothy.
    • father: Kasimbazi Kahwa
    • mother: Domitina (Kateita) Kahwa
    • spouse: Eulalia Nkunda
    • children: Patrick Kahwa
    • Clara Kahwa
    • Timothy Kahwa
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    Born October 1, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1976
      Dar-Es-Salaam University
    • 1980
      Dar-Es-Salaam University
    • 1986
      Dar-Es-Salaam University
    • 1987 - 1993
      lecturer, University West Indies Mona
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1987
      instructor, Louisiana State University
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
    • 2002
      lecturer, University West Indies Mona
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