Dr. Sami Hassan of the College of Engineering Co-chairs the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG) of the African Network Information Center (AFRINIC)

Dr. Sami Hassan Omar of the School of Electronic Engineering, College of Engineering was re-elected on Wednesday, 8th June, 2016 to co-chair the PDWG for a term of two years ending in June 2018. However, the roles and responsibilities of the PDWG chairs are: • Determining whether there is consensus during open policy discussions. • Publishing minutes of the proceedings of public policy meetings. • Initiation and termination of final review of proposals (Last Call). • Sending a report of the outcomes of policy discussions at public policy meetings to the Board of Directors.