Head of Health Science Department
University of Mauritius
Fawzi holds a first class BSc (Hons) Biology with Environmental Sciences, following which he secured the competitive the postgraduate national scholarship to read for his MPhil/PhD in collaboration between University of Mauritius and TWAS-accredited H.E.J Research Institute of Chemistry and Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicines and Drug Research, Pakistan. He is a senior academic at the University of Mauritius, and has been nominated as the TWAS-ROSSA young Affiliate (2012-2016), member of the Global Young Academy (2013-2016), recipient of the young promising scientist to attend the TWAS/BVA.NXT Biovision 2012 Egypt and the ASM Young Leadership Award to ASM in Boston, USA. He was selected among the top 25 young scientists to attend â€˜Food Future- Young Scientists Networking conferenceâ€™ in Italy and nominated as Young Ambassador to the American Society for Microbiology. Fawzi has published more than 65 papers in ISSN/impact factor journals and also edited 14 book chapters and 4 academic books. He has also secured more than 22 fellowships/travel grants to attend international seminars, teaching tool workshops/conferences in USA, France, Belgium, Thaland, Malaysia, China, Pakistan, Uganda, Kenya and others. He is the PI and co-PI of 5 research grants/consortium regionally and internationally. He has organized/instructed several international/national workshops/training courses.