Professor Charles Esimone has emerged the 6th substantive Vice Chancellor (VC) of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka,Anambra State. He hails from Akweze in Anocha LGA of Anambra state.
Upon his emergence as the new VC, he was the Deputy Vice chancellor of the institution after being the pioneer Dean of faculty of Pharmacy. He emerged winner from the six contestants that jostled for the apex job.
Prior to this appointment, the Deeper life Pastor, Prof. Esimone had a major breakthrough in marital life early this year as his wife delivered of a set of Quadruplets after 12 years of barrennes..
See a brief Biography of Prof. Charles Esimone below
Prof. Esimone, the pioneer dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, NAU, who became a professor at the age of 37, emerging as the youngest professor in the university and first professor of pharmacy, is also the first professor of pharmaceutical microbiology in south-eastern Nigeria.Esimone is a recipient of several awards, which include the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship to Germany (2003-2005), Visiting Scientist to the University of Pittsburgh, USA (2007-2008), the ANDI Bright Contest Award for the Best African Innovative Researcher, South Africa (2009), Young Scientist (representing Nigeria) at the “Summer Davos” Annual Meeting of New Champions, Tianjin, China (2010) and the CV Raman Senior Fellowship, India (2013).He is a member of the Governing Council of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, the Nnamd iAzikiwe University and the Nanomedicine Society of Nigeria; he is, indeed, the pioneer national president of the Nanomedicine Society of Nigeria. Prof. Esimone, who has successfully supervised over 35 postgraduate students, is a recipient of various national and international grants and a reviewer to several national and international journals. He is a member of several professional bodies including the Global Young Academy and the American Society for Cell biology.