Five new Professors named at The UWI

by April 20, 2023

The University of the West Indies’, Office of Administration has announced five new professors. The experts are among the world’s best in the fields of electrochemistry; climate change; renewable energy; mental health (Psychiatry) and agriculture research.

Their excellence in teaching and research and their notable contributions to UWI activism – tackling the big problems facing the Caribbean have warranted their promotion to the institution’s highest academic rank.

The new Professors are:

  • Dr Avril Williams promoted to Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry and Nanotechnology, Cave Hill Campus
  • Dr Donovan Campbell promoted to Professor of Environmental Geography, Mona Campus
  • Dr Sanjay Bahadoorsingh, promoted to Professor of Power Systems and Sustainable Energy, St. Augustine Campus
  • Dr Sandra Reid promoted to Professor of Public Health Psychiatry, St. Augustine Campus
  • Dr Mark Wuddivira promoted to Professor of Agri-Environmental Soil Physics, St. Augustine Campus

The appointments, effective from February 01, 2023 were made on the recommendations of internal and independent external assessors. Their assessments included a detailed review the quantity and quality of candidates’ research, publications and other professional activities.