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2016 Awarded IMU-Simons Africa Fellowship Recipients

Patrick Ali


Patrick Ali is a Senior Lecturer at the Chancellor College, University of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi. He was hosted by Prof R. B. Bapat at the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India during the period 2017-03-01 - 2017-03-31. His research topic involved graph theory and matrix theory. He explored the distance matrix of signed graphs and digraph. The report can be found here.

Kazeem Okosun

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Kazeem Okosun is an Associate Professor at the Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. He was hosted by Prof.Majid Jaberi-Douraki at the Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA during the period 01.06.2017 - 31.07.2017. His research plans for the visit were to develop computational and mathematical models of different biological systems including infectious and autoimmune diseases. The report can be found here.

Farai Nyabadza


Farai Nyabadza is an Associate Professor at the Stellenbosch University, Matieland, South Africa. He was hosted by Dr Rachel Mbogo at the Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya during the period 2017-01-02 - 2017-01-31. His research has focused on the impact of long term antiretroviral treatment on the incidence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), e.g. the model formulation and Analysis of HIV infections. The report can be found here.

Emile Franc Doungmo Goufo


Emile Franc Doungmo Goufo is a Senior Lecturer at the University of South Africa - UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa. He was hosted by Professor Adrian Ilinca at the Université du Québec à Rimouski, Canada during the period 2017-04-03 - 2017-05-03. His research focused on the New Riemann-Liouville derivative (NRLD), the aim was to explore numerical methods and signal / image processing with the NRLD. The report can be found here

Emile Franc Doungmo Goufo has also published the articles:

- Attractors for fractional differential problems of transition to turbulent flows

- Solvability of chaotic fractional systems with 3D four-scroll attractors

- Complex harmonic poles in the evolution of macromolecules depolymerization

Michael Ogundiran


Michael Ogundiran is a Senior Lectuter at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He was hosted by Luigi Accardi at the University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy during the period 2017-03-09 - 2017-05-01. His research focused on the Stochastic Limit of Quantum theory. The report can be found here.