Faculty of Earth Science and Engineering
University of Miskolc
2018. 12. 18.
Agnes Mile
Africa Day in the Dudujka valley

Africa is a continent south from Europe. Dudujka is a valley where the University of Miskolc is seated. For a December afternoon Africa is subducted into the Dudujka Valley. Three lectures from Africa was presented.

Valerie Wendo, a   graduate of the University of Nairobi in Environmental and Biosystems Engineering, withtwo years work experience in the Irrigation Engineering sector and currently a final year MSc student at the University of Miskolc gave an insight about groundwater problems in Kenya.

Stephen Okon, a petroleum production engineer and at the same time, an environmental activist. With B.Eng degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Uyo, Nigeria. and experience as a quality assurance and quality control intern at MOL Hungary, currently a final year Masters student of Petroleum Engineering in the University of Miskolc talked about the hydrocarbon related plootuion problems in the Niger Delta.

Finally Laszlo Kupi graduate geologist from ELTE Budapest, and former PhD student at the University of Miskolc, now an independent consultant geologist,lectured about a gemstone exploration program in Rwanda.

The audience was from Hungarian and foreign students and professors of Miskolc as well as several professionals outside of the university, with rich íAfrican working experience.

The lectures are accessible through the TEKH website: http://www.uni-miskolc.hu/~tekh/

Janos Foldessy