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2018 Awarded IMU-Simons Africa Fellowship Recipients

Fortuné Massamba

Photo-Massamba.jpgFortuné Massamba is an Associate Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. He was hosted by Prof. Joel Tossa at the Institut de Mathematiques et de Sciences Physiques, Porto-Novo, Bénin during the period 18.05.2018 - 18.07.2018. His research topics included Goldberg Conjecture and locally conformal geometry.

Patrice Ntumba

p-ntumba.zp50245.jpgPatrice Ntumba is a Associate Professor at the University of Pretoria, Hatfield, South Africa. He was hosted by Prof. Anne Queguiner-Mathieu at the LAGA Universite Paris 13, Villetaneuse, France during the period 07.05.2018 - 18.06.2018. The research project focused on the algebraic aspects of Clifford algebras.

Hassane Bouzahir

bouzahir photo.jpgHassane Bouzahir is a Full Professor at the Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco. He was hosted by Prof. Alessandro N. Vargas at the Federal University of Technology, Parana, Brazil during the period 16.08.2018 - 31.08.2018. His research concerned stochastic dynamical systems and application in engineering.

Bernadette Faye

Photo_Faye.jpgBernadette Faye is an Assistant Lecturer at the University Gaston Berger of Saint Louis (UGB), Senegal. She was hosted by Prof. Alain Togbe at the Purdue University, NorthWest, USA during the period 14.10.2018 - 14.11.2018. Her research project concerned the study of Diophantine equations that involve in one hand $x$-coordinates of a general Pell equation and one another hand $k$- generalized Fibonacci numbers. 

Ihsen Yengui

Photo_Yengui.jpgIhsen Yengui is a Full Professor at the University of Sfax, Tunisia. He is hosted by Prof. Annick Valibouze at the LIP6- Sorbonne Universités, Paris, France during the period 04.01.2019 - 25.02.2019. His research project concerns algebraic statistics and the design of experiments. 

Job Bonyo

Photo_Bonyo_website.jpgJob Bonyo is a Lecturer at the Maseno University, Kenya. He is hosted by Prof. Aristomenis G. Siskakis at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece during the period 15.01.2019 - 14.02.2019. His research project studies the semigroup and spectral properties of semigroups of composition operators corresponding to the scaling group as well the translation and rotation groups.

Yuliya Zelenyuk

Photo_Zelenyuk.JPGYuliya Zelenyuk is a Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. She is hosted by Prof. Fedor Sukochev at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia during the period 01.12.2018 - 01.02.2019. Her research project includes studies of the area of topological algebra and its application to geometry and functional analysis.

Franck Adekambi

Franck Adekambi is a Associate Professor at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He is hosted by Prof. Runhuan Feng at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA during the period 02.01.2019 - 31.01.2019. His research project focuses onPhase-type approximations of Gerber-Shiu function in the Compound Renewal Risk Process with dependence between inter-arrival times and Health care modeling.