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3 July 2018
Prof. Paul Tchounwou Receives «Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring» (PAESMEM)

Congratulations to IJERPH's Editor-in-Chief Prof. Paul Tchounwou who has been honored by the US administration for his long-standing role as a mentor of young scientists in the environmental science at Jackson State University (JSU), Mississipi, USA.

The «Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring» (PAESMEM) is a program overseen by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This year, 41 individuals and institutions have been awarded for their excellence in mentoring in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Prof. Tchounwou is a Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate and International Programs in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology at Jackson State University (JSU). Over the years, he has mentored or co-mentored 73 Ph.D. scholars (55 of which are African-American and 42 of which are women) and he has helped many young faculty members at JSU to develop their careers.

The team at IJERPH send their congratulations to Prof. Tchounwou for receiving this honor!

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