B.Sc. (Hons., 1st Class), M.Sc., Ph.D. (U. Manchester), Post-doc M.I.T. Cambridge, MA, USA.
Thirty-five years as a researcher, teacher, and senior administrator (Dept Head, Dean, Asst Vice-Chancellor) at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Metrics: 27,859 citations; h-index 81; i10-index 464. Over 600 professional publications, reviews, books, etc. FRSC, FLS, FAAPS, FASP and Honorary Member (one of only 15 world-wide) of the American Society of Pharmacognosy. Several international career research achievement awards. Honorary Professor at Universities in India, China, and the Philippines. Visiting Professor at Universities in Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, Peru, Mexico, Colombia, and Brasil.
Consulting in areas of the isolation, identification, synthesis, and biosynthesis of natural products, the quality control and sustainability of phytotherapeuticals, dietary supplements, and traditional medicines to governments, international agencies, industry, and academia. Wide experience in natural product drug discovery (cancer, malaria, HIV-AIDS). In addition, strategic advice has been provided in the areas of academic (dept., college) and research program reviews, academic organization, grant and manuscript writing and reviews, animal care and human subject programs, and other ethical issues, to many universities in Asia and South America. Edited 37 books. Served as Executive Editor of a Chinese Journal, and is a member of 30 Editorial Advisory Boards. Global travel experiences over 55 countries.
Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Cordell
BSc (Hons 1st Class) MSc PhD Post-doc (MIT Cambridge, MA, USA).
|Area(s) of expertise||
Science, Engineering and Technology
Strategy and Policy
Academic organization reviews and programme performance; Reviews of grants and manuscripts; Workshops on traditional medicine quality control and sustainability, grant writing, manuscript writing, ethics in science, editing 37 books
Provide expertise in the form of academic and research program reviews and development
Review of academic research management
Review of academic programs and personnel
Review of grants and manuscripts, particularly in the area of natural product sciences
Conduct workshops on research program assessment, grant and manuscript writing, traditional medicine quality control, sustainability, and ethical issues in science
|Markets served||Governments (Ministries of Health and Science and Technology)
International Agencies (WHO, UNIDO, TWAS)
Industry (Pharmaceutical, Dietary Supplement and Traditional Medicine)
Academia (Research management programs, colleges, departments, institutes)
|Geographic regions served||
Eastern, South-eastern, and Western Asia
North, Central, and South America