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educator , Geologist

Eric Onyango Odada, Kenyan geologist, educator. Research grant, National Science Foundation, GEF United Nations Development Programme, 1997, 2002, 2005, 2008.

Background

Odada, Eric Onyango was born on September 10, 1944 in Migori, Nyanza, Kenya. Son of Shem Odada Okwach and Filida Odada.

Education

Master of Science, St. Petersburg University, Russia, 1972. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Imperial College, England, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, London University, England, 1986.

Career

Chief geologist Geological Survey Kenya, 1974—1979. Chief research officer Kenya Marine & Freshwater Research Institute, Mombasa, 1980—1987. Professor University Nairobi, since 1988.

Advisor United Nations, Global, since 2004. Director Global Change Research Africa, Nairobi, since 1997.

Connections

Married Lilian Adoyo, July 31, 1975. 1 child Elizabeth David Christine.

father:
Shem Odada Okwach

mother:
Filida Odada

spouse:
Lilian Adoyo

child:
Elizabeth David Christine Odada