A RARE FEAT BY A UNIBEN ALUMNUS, PROF PAULINUS CHIGBU (AEB 1984 SET)

A RARE FEAT BY A UNIBEN ALUMNUS, PROF PAULINUS CHIGBU (AEB 1984 SET)

President Trump has named 27 individuals and 14 organizations as recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). PAESMEM recognizes outstanding efforts of mentors in encouraging the next generation of innovators and developing a science and engineering workforce that reflects the diverse talent of America.

The 41 mentors announced today will come to Washington, D.C. to receive their presidential certificates at a recognition ceremony.

I. Individual Awardees

Alice M. Agogino, University of California, Berkeley

Gilda Barabino, City College of New York

Reginald A. Blake, New York City College of Technology

Erika Camacho, Arizona State University

Ann L. Chester, West Virginia University

Paulinus Chigbu, University of Maryland

Maria Dolores Cimini, University at Albany, State University of New York

Dan Dimitriu, San Antonio College

Matthew R. Gilligan, Savannah State University

John K. Haynes, Morehouse College

Jennifer Karlin, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Tanja Karp, Texas Tech University

Gillian R. Knapp, Princeton University

Glenn S. Lee, Waialua High and Intermediate School

Jorge Lopez, University of Texas at El Paso

Zaida Morales-Martinez, Florida International University

John A. Pollock, Duquesne University

Leo Michael Romero, Tufts University

Daniel T. Schwartz, University of Washington

Elba E. Serrano, New Mexico State University

Melissa A. Simon, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Elena Bautista Sparrow, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Keivan Stassun, Vanderbilt University

Dorceta Taylor, University of Michigan

Paul B. Tchounwou, Jackson State University

Maria da Graça H. Vicente, Louisiana State University

Joshua Villalobos, El Paso Community College

Fellow Nigerian Scientists, Let us congratulate our own Paulinus Chigbu for flying very high, the Nigerian Flag in the roll call of honour.

Paulinus Chigbu graduated from the then Department of Zoology with 1st Class degree in 1984. 

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