Muhammed Lamin Sanyang is University of The Gambia’s new Director of Research. He has 12 years accumulative Professional working experience in the field of academic research and consultancy.

Dr. Sanyang has published 16 Journal articles (14 papers in Q1 – Q3 Impact Factor Journals and 4 Scopus Journals), 3 edited books (1 Springer and 2 CRC Press), 10 International Conference papers and 10 book chapters. He also successfully completed 17 consultancy projects within the last 5 years.

Dr. Sanyang pursued his Bachelor’s Degree (BSc) in Petroleum Engineering at the National Taipei University of Technology (Taiwan). He later proceeded to complete his Master’s (MSc) and Doctorate (PhD) degree in Environmental and Green Engineering, respectively at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). He served as a post-doctoral fellow under the Laboratory of Biocomposite Technology at UPM for one year (Jun. 2016 – Jul. 2017).

He also served as reviewer for many international journals such as Polymer Composite, BioResources, Polymers (MPDI), Polymer Bulletin, International Journal of Polymer Science, Current Analytical Chemistry etc. Dr. Sanyang has received numerous academic awards including the “Best PhD student award” for his outstanding researches and publications.