This week, we journey into the life of Nono Saha Cyrille Merleau, AIMS Ghana 2018 alumnus. Nono is currently a PhD student at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences. Q: Tell us about yourself and your motivation for choosing AIMS. Cyrille: I am from Cameroon, and my background is in Computer Science.
In this week’s edition of #AlumoftheWeek, we make a stop in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, for a chat with Oluwasegun Michael Ibrahim. Q: Tell us about yourself and your motivation for choosing AIMS. Oluwasegun: Before coming to AIMS, I pursued my undergraduate studies at the Adekinle Ajasin University in Nigeria, where I earned a
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
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 Education (currently named Ethiopia Ministry of Science and Higher Education) to pursue my MSc in Mathematics at Addis Ababa University. I heard about AIMS for the first time from
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