Dr. Tagwa A. Musa is an Associate Professor of Petroleum Engineering at Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUST)- Khartoum, Sudan and the former dean of College of Petroleum Engineering and Technology at SUST. She is the first Sudanese woman to receive a PhD in petroleum engineering. She has an extensive research and teaching experience in addition to significant contribution to industry, engineering education and community service programs both locally and internationally. In 2017 she received the Women in Industry and Academia award from Industrial Engineering and Operational Management Society (IEOM) and in 2019 she received the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Regional Service Award for Middle East and North Africa region.
Dr. Tagwa has been elected as Global Engineering Dean’s Council (GEDC) executive committee member in 2019. She has a Bachelor with First Class Honors degree from SUST, and a Master’s and a PhD from China University of Geosciences (all in petroleum engineering).