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Prof Mahlo Mokgalong: Biography, Age, Qualifications, Career, Awards, Profile, Wiki

BIRTH NAME: Nehemia Mashomanye Mahlo Mokgalong
PLACE OF BIRTH: Middleburg, Mpumalanga
OCCUPATION: Vice-Chancellor and Principal

Prof Mahlo Mokgalong is the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of University of Limpopo (UL).

Early Life, Background And Childhood

Nehemia Mashomanye Mahlo Mokgalong was born in Middleburg, Mpumalanga. He matriculated at Hwiti High School in 1971.

Educational and Professional Qualifications

Prof Mahlo Mokgalong completed the following qualifications:

  • B.Sc. (Zoology and Botany); University of the North, 1976
  • B.Sc.Hons (Zoology); University of the North, 1978
  • M.Sc (Zoology)

    • specialization in Limnology; dissertation : Aspects of the Invertebrate ecology of the Nwanedi tributary of the Limpopo River. University of the North (1982)
  • Ph.D (Zoology)
    • specialization in Parasitology; thesis : A study of the Gastrointestinal helminths of the Phalacrocoracidae and Anhingidae from the Northern Province. University of the North (1996)

Career

  • 2006 :Present Vice-Chancellor & Principal, University of Limpopo
  • 2005 : 2006 Interim Vice-Chancellor & Principal, University of Limpopo
  • 2003 : 2004 Acting Vice-Chancellor & Principal, University of the North
  • 2003 :Ppresent Acting Chancellor, University of the North/Limpopo
  • 2001 : 2002 Executive Dean Faculty of Science, Health and Agriculture, University of the North
  • 2001 :Dean Faculty of Mathematicss and Natural Sciences, University of the North
  • 2000 : 2001 Acting Dean Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of the North
  • 1997 : 2000 Deputy Dean Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of the North
  • 1986 : 1997 Senior Lecturer Department of Zoology & Biology
  • University of the North
  • 1983 : 1986 Lecturer Department of Zoology & Biology
  • University of the North
  • 1977 :1983 Research Assistant Department of Zoology & Biology
  • University of the North
  • 1975 : 1976 Part-time Laboratory Department of Zoology & Biology
  • Demonstrator University of the North

AWARDS

1981/82-Awarded the Abe Bailey Scholarship to tour selected academic/research institutions in the United Kingdom, Austria, France and Italy.

1985/86-Awarded the British Council Scholarship to do research at the International Institute of Parasitology of the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau and the Parasitic Worms section of the British Museum of atural History, London – U.K

1997-Senior W.O. NEITZ Phalarae Parasitologiae awarded by the Parasitological Society of Southern Africa for the most outstanding thesis in Parasitology in Southern Africa

Source: www.ul.ac.za