AFRICA, INDUSTRIALISING FOR ECONOMIC PROSPERITY, my life and work in science and technology

: Chetsanga (C.)

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203pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg & Harare, 2021


Christopher J. Chetsanga was born in Murewa, Zimbabwe in 1935. He received a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Toronto in 1969, was a post doctoral fellow at Harvard University (1969 - 1972) and a professor at the University of Michigan (1972 - 1983). He then returned to his homeland to teach biochemistry at the University of Zimbabwe. In 1990 he was awarded the President’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to Science and Technology by Robert Mugabe. He has served as inaugural President of the Zimbabwe Academy of Sciences and as Director General of Zimbabwe's Scientific and Industrial Research and Development Centre (1993 - 2003), and is presently Vice-Chancellor at Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University.