The IAU OAE National Astronomy Education Coordinator team for The United Republic of Tanzania

OAE NAEC Team logo for The United Republic of Tanzania
Noorali Jiwaji
Dr Noorali Jiwaji
Team Chair and Contact Person, NAEC team - The United Republic of Tanzania
Open University of Tanzania

Dr N T Jiwaji teaches Physics at Marian University College and consults on Astronomy for the Open University of Tanzania. He is an experimental Physicist with a Ph D in Environmental Physics in micro-meteorology and instrumentation. His research interest are Light Pollution and Active Galactic Nuclei. He is also the founding Chairman of the Astronomy and Space Science Association of Tanzania (ASSAT).
Dr Jiwaji has pioneered the development of Astronomy in Tanzania since 1978 and is the International Astronomical Union (IAU) National Astronomy Education Coordinator (NAEC) as well as the National Outreach Coordinator (NOC) for the Tanzania. He writes regularly about Night Skies of Tanzania and special celestial events in English and Kiswahili to promote science education through Astronomy.

Appointed as NAEC until: Aug. 1, 2024

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To get in touch with the NAEC team for The United Republic of Tanzania please contact:
Dr Noorali Jiwaji via ntjiwaji​atyahoo.com