Prof. Sekazi Mtingwa

2021 Policy-for-Science Award Laureate

Prof. Mtingwa initiated and sustained several important centers, societies, institutes, initiatives, networks, and pan-African programs, beyond his own discipline – particularly, the African Laser Centre, the African Physical Society, the African Institute for Mathematical Science in Ghana, the African Light Source Initiative, the Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere University of Agriculture and Technology in Tanzania. He made significant contributions to science systems in developing countries and contributed to the strengthening of diversity in physics in the USA.

The 2021 Prize

All 2021 awardees received an original piece of art by scientific photographer Karl Gaff who specializes in microscopy art. Sekazi Mtingwa received ‘Exquisite Beauty’.

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