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Prof Asfawossen Asrat

Senior Advisor

Higher Education & Research I Natural Sciences

Prof Asrat is a Professor of Geological Engineering at the Botswana International University of Sciences and Technology (BIUST) and was formerly a Professor of Geology at the School of Earth Sciences of Addis Ababa University (AAU). He is actively engaged in teaching and research with over 100 peer-reviewed publications on Paleoclimatology-Paleoenvironment, Petrology-Geochemistry, Geological Engineering, and Geoheritage. He has held senior international leadership roles (UNESCO Global Geoparks Council member, Vice President of the Geological Society of Africa, Past Global Changes Scientific Steering Committee member) and has been recognized as a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences, Ethiopian Academy of Sciences, and as a young affiliate of TWAS (World Academy of Sciences). He is a co-Editor-in-Chief of “Earth-Science Reviews” and an Editor of “Scientific African”.

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