PROF. PETER NJUHO (PHD)
Prof. Njuho is currently a statistical consultant and has been a Professor of Statistics at the University of South Africa (UNISA) up to 2021 and a Temporary Professor of Research Methods and Data Analysis at the University of Zululand, South Africa, from 2022.
He is an independent thinker who maintains professional ethics and conducts most of his research work on issues related to agricultural statistics (biometrics). He has vast consulting experience acquired over the years and has worked both in educational and research institutions.
Prof. Njuho has conducted short courses mainly for research scientists across Sub-Saharan Africa. He has organizational, administrative, communication and leadership skills gained through working as a coordinator, project manager, chairman, and acting head of discipline/department. Prof. Njuho has published widely in peer-reviewed journals; supervised PhDs and MSc. Students; examined MSc. theses; reviewed professional papers for various journals; served as an external reviewer of MSc. in Statistics Programmes; and acted as an external examiner to many universities.
He has served as Chair of the Education Committee and has been an Executive Board Member of the International Biometrics Society (IBS), and a Coordinator of the Sub-Saharan African Network (SUSAN) of the IBS. He is also a member of the Executive Board of the South African Statistical Association (SASA) in addition to being a member of other professional organizations (international & national) including being a Selection Committee member of the Africa 2 VLIR-UOS, Belgium Government Funding Agent.