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Alfred Zakele Msezane, South African, American physics professor.


Msezane, Alfred Zakele was born on December 31, 1938 in Springs, Transvaal, South Africa. Came to United States, 1978. Son of Albert and Esther (Mbuli) Msezane.


Bachelor of Science, University South Africa, 1962. Bachelor of Science (honorary), 1964. Master of Science, University Saskatchewan, Canada, 1968.

Doctor of Philosophy, We. Ontario, 1973; Doctor of Science (honorary), University Fort Hare, South Africa, 1998.


Research associate University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1968-1969, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1974-1976. Instructor University New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada, 1976-1978. Visiting professor Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1978-1980.

From assistant professor to associate professor physics Morehouse College, Atlanta, 1980-1983. Professor physics Atlanta University, 1983-1989. Chairman physics department, 1986-1989.

Professor Clark Atlanta University, since 1989. Chairman physics department, 1991-1992. Director National Science Foundation Center Theoret.

Studies of Physical system, since 1991. Board directors National alliance Research Centers Excellence, acting chairman, since 1998. Chairman physics and astronomy group University Center Georgia, 1983-1984.

Review National Science Foundation Department Education, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department Energy. Visiting professor Institute Theoret. Atomic and Molecular Physics, Harvard Center Astrophysics, 1994.

Martin Luther King, Junior Memorial visiting professor Wayne State University, 1998. Presenter in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Referee Physical Review A, Journal Physical B., others.


Trustee Marist School, Atlanta, since 1998. Delegate to China People to People, Spokane, Washington, 1990. Soccer coach Young Men’s Christian Association, Decatur, Georgia, 1980-1990, Baton Rouge, 1978-1980.

Treasurer East Lake Community Association, 1983-1989. Member J. Erkine Love Fellowship Committee. Fellow American Physical Society.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Physical Science Consortium (board directors 1989-1991, 97—, fellowship committee), American Physical Society (member subcommittee on international science affairs), Black Physicists, Sigma Pi Sigma.


Married Gail Patrick, November 30, 1969. Children: Temba, Lambda.

Albert Msezane

Esther (Mbuli) Msezane

Gail Patrick

Temba Msezane

Lambda Msezane