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consultant , Chemistry educator

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

  • Other Work

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

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other 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