Senator Prof. Harold Ramkissoon
Prof. Harold Ramkissoon was appointed an Independent Senator at the commencement of the 10th Republican Parliament on June 18, 2010.
Professor Ramkissoon was educated at the University of the West Indies, University of Toronto, and the University of Calgary. He is Professor in Applied Mathematics at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad. He was previously: Lecturer in Mathematics, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, and Reader at the University of the West Indies.
He has made notable contributions to understanding micropolar and mico-continuum fluids and marangoni instabilities and has played a pivotal role in the advancement of science in the Caribbean region. He was awarded the Chaconia Gold Medal (second highest national award) in Trinidad and Tobago, the Academic Gold Medal from Simon Bolivar University in Venezuela and the First CARICOM Science Award. He is a Fellow of the Caribbean Academy of Science, Corresponding Member of the Cuban Academy of Sciences and the Venezuelan Academy of Sciences.
The Senate - Tuesday August 10, 2010
The Senior Citizens' Grant (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2010