Africa Center Lecture and Book Signing with Dr. Woldezion Mesghinna

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Lory Student Center Grey Rock room

Dr. Woldezion Mesghinna is an Eritrean American who immigrated to the United States in the 1970s. He attended Cornell University, where he received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in civil engineering, and later attended Utah State University, where he received his PhD in agricultural engineering, with a primary focus in irrigation and drainage engineering. Dr. Mesghinna is a registered professional engineer in California, Colorado, Wyoming, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, and has testified extensively as an expert witness on water rights cases in the United States. He is the principal engineer and president of Natural Resources Consulting Engineers, Inc. (NRCE), which he founded in 1989. NRCE is a civil, environmental, agricultural, and water resources engineering firm that provides consulting engineering services in a wide variety of areas both domestically and abroad. Dr. Mesghinna has simultaneously managed the implementation of complex multipurpose water resources project developments in Africa, in the United States, and especially for Native American tribes. Dr. Mesghinna is fluent in English, Tigrigna, and Amharic, and he has some working knowledge of Arabic and Italian.

Featured will be Dr. Mesghinna's book, "How Sub-Saharan Africa can Achieve Food Security".



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