Sunday, June 13, 2010
Introducing my mentor at UNESCO-IHE....Mrs. Valentine Uwamariya
Born in Rwanda, Mrs. Valentine Uwamariya graduated with her Bachelors (Chemistry) in 1999 with distinction from the National University of Rwanda. From June 2000, she has been working as assistant lecturer at the same university, in the Chemistry department. In 2003, she joined the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa where she obtained a Master of Science (Electrochemistry) in 2005 with distinction. In the same year she has been promoted to the grade of lecturer. Currently, she is a part time PhD student at UNESCO-IHE, Institute for water Education, in Water Supply and Sanitation Department. She works under the supervision of Prof. Gary Amy and Dr. Branislav Petrusevski. For her PhD her research is focused on "Adsorptive Removal of Heavy Metals from Groundwater by Iron (hydr)oxides-based Media."