The Scientific Board was formerly established by Professor Baydallaye Kane, Vice Chancellor of the Université Gaston Berger. Professor Amadou Lamine Ndiaye, Honorary Vice Chancellor of Université Gaston Berger was appointed President of the Board and Chair of the first meeting. Professor Moussa LO, Coordinator of CEA-MITIC shared project updates related to governance, research, training, partnerships and finances.
Professor Amadou Saidou Maiga, Deputy Coordinator of the center presented the research projects and postdoctoral candidates who applied for funding. Board members met behind closed doors to assess the projects. 5 out of the 21 eligible projects have been selected for funding. The next board meeting is scheduled in late 2016.