Professor Tsige Gebre-Mariam, a Founding Fellow of the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences and a prominent scholar, has been awarded the Georg Forster Research Award. Professor Tsige Gebre-Mariam was nominated for this prestigious award by Prof. Dr. h. c. Reinhard Neubert, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.
The Georg Forster Research Award is granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date to academics of all disciplines whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and beyond and who are expected to continue developing research-based solutions to the specific challenges facing transition and developing countries.
Tsige Gebre-Mariam is Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology at Addis Ababa University (AAU). He has served AAU as Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research and Dean of the School of Pharmacy, and has been a recipient of several research grants. Over the years, Professor Tsige has extensively published in international and national Journals and has patents in phytomedicines.
This Award recognizes the lifetime achievements of Professor Tsige Gebre-Mariam in research. The Ethiopian Academy of Sciences hereby congratulates Professor Tsige for this outstanding achievement.