Mammo Muchie is Professor South African Research Chair (SARChI) Innovation Studies . The chair is funded by Department of Science a Technology (DST), National Research Foundation (NRF), South Africa. Prof. Muchie founded the African Journal on Science, Technology, Innovation and Development (AJSTID) in 2008 and its editor-in-chief.
For his dedicated service, Prof. Muchie has been given a number of awards. A few of them are: long dedicated and valued service awards, best institutional senior researcher of the year merit, academic excellence award, outstanding contribution to Science, Engineering, Technology (SET) and innovation by NTSF in South Africa.
Professor Muchie’s scholarly contribution to the discipline of innovation has been: strengthening and contextualizing the theoretical framework of National Innovation Systems (NIS) in African context.
He taught over 400 doctoral candidates in doctoral academies across the world in the Globelics, Africalics, Cicalics, Indialics networks. He has taken initiatives for running Doctoral and Masters Academy in various universities all over the African continent and all over the world.
He has been invited for many keynote addresses and lectures in Africa and
globally. He is the founder of the Africa Post-Graduate Academy. He has published over 400 research papers, books, book chapters, articles and many keynote speeches.