This week from the AIMS Senegal class of 2013, Cheikh Mbaye takes us on a journey into his life after AIMS. Q: Tell us about your academic journey before AIMS. Cheikh: Before joining AIMS, I had obtained a Bachelor’s and a Master’s in fundamental mathematics and computer science at the Gaston Berger University in Senegal.
Ayda Kagambo, a Risk Assurance Consultant at PwC Kenya, graduated from AIMS Tanzania in 2015. She takes us through her post-AIMS journey. Q: How did you first hear about AIMS? Ayda: Prior to joining AIMS, I took my BSc in Actuarial Sciences at the University of Dar es Salaam. The person who introduced me to
This week, we make a stop at AIMS Ghana to catch up with Theoretical Physicist and AIMS alumnus Seth Kurankyi Asante. Q: Tell us about yourself Seth: I started my undergraduate studies at the University of Ghana in 2007. In my first year, I studied a combination of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and computer science. I
Prof. Adeyemi Abel Ajibesin, an AIMS South Africa alumnus has led his team at Ajisaq to produce a driverless vehicle to consolidate the efforts of the National Army in Nigeria against the rebel group Boko Haram. The VuVuTi as it is called is a small vehicle capable of carrying out surveillance operations, thanks to its
Our #AlumoftheWeek emerged as runner-up in a poster presentation at this year’s American Meteorological Society annual meeting #AMS101. Sehouevi Mawuton David Agoungbome is an AIMS Senegal ‘17 alumnus and a current PhD student at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Q: Tell us about yourself David: I did a Master of Engineering in
Dorcas Attuabea Addo is an AIMS Ghana 2015 alumna who calls her admission into AIMS a miracle. We take a deep dive into her journey to learn more about the five years she spent at home before gaining admission into a tertiary institution and her progress after AIMS on this week’s #AlumoftheWeek. Q: Tell us
This session addressed critical points for the continent to build a pipeline of researchers and innovators. Panelists talked on how to build scientific culture early, looking at global best practices and as well providing recommendations on how to strengthen early and tertiary education. On panel we have Nathalie Munyampenda, Managing Director, Next Einstein Forum moderator
We make a stop at Ethiopia this week to speak with Dr. Woldegebriel Assefa Woldegerima, AIMS Cameroon Alumnus, 2014. Q: Tell us about yourself and your time at AIMS Assefa: I graduated with a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education from Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia. Then I got sponsored by the Ethiopian Ministry of
This week from Cameroon, Dr. Nourridine Siewe takes us on a reflective tour of his time at AIMS South Africa. Q: Tell us about yourself and your time at AIMS Nourridine:I was already what some might call “advanced” before AIMS. I was privileged to have completed a BSc and an MSc in mathematics from the
Kigali, March 8th 2021 – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Rwanda (AIMS Rwanda) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the International Software Quality Institute GmbH (iSQl) to provide a framework for the deliverance of various iSQl certifications, facilitate networking with international IT organisations, as well as joint marketing and public engagement initiatives.