Mathematicians

MATHEMATICIANS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

Adebisi Agboola, Ph.D

Born in Ogbomoso, Nigeria in 1964, Dr. Agboola has been mentioned in Who are The Greatest Black Mathematicians? Dr. Agboola is now a full professor at the University of California, San Barbara.

His early education included B.A (Hons) Math University of Cambridge, England (1985); Certificate of Advanced Study in Math (with distinction) University of Cambridge, England (1986); M.A Math Columbia University (1988), and Ph.D. Mathematics Columbia University (1991).

A specialist in Number Theory and Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, he is a Full Professor of Mathematics at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Samson Adepoju Adeleke, Ph.D

Born in Ogbomoso, Nigeria, Dr. Adeleke has also been mentioned in Who are The Greatest Black Mathematicians?

He obtained his pre-doctoral education at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and earned a Ph.D from Johns Hopkins University in the United States.

A Research Mathematician and specialist in Continnum Mechanics, he has published books and scientific papers on fundamental results in continuum mechanics. He is a Full Professor of Mathematics at the Western Illinois University.


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