Entrepreneurship for Scientist and Engineers in West Africa 2014

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Ghana and the Institute of Physics (IOP), U.K, jointly organised the 2014 Entrepreneurship workshop at AIMS-Ghana campus, from 14th -18th July 2014. 39 participants from Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Kenya participated in the workshop designed to build entrepreneurial skills of Scientist and Engineers and accelerate commercialisation of

A Bright African Scientist Returns to Africa

Bringing back Africa’s own talent – A bright African scientist returns to Africa: AIMS ARETÉ Junior Chairs programme launched in collaboration with the AIMS – Next Einstein Initiative and the Robert Bosch Stiftung Cape Town, South Africa/Stuttgart, Germany (July 24th, 2014)– One of Africa’s brightest young minds, the mathematician and computer scientist Dr. Antoine Tambue,has

Computational Mixed-Integer Programming Workshop

Abstract: In this one-week course, we offered a training in formulating linear, nonlinear, and mixed-integer optimization problems using the modeling language AMPL (https://ampl.com), and solving these problems with various problem-class specific numerical solvers. Optimization problems are at the core of various decision questions that modern industrial and service companies are facing every day. For example,

AIMS-Ghana Management Meets President Mahama

The management of AIMS-Ghana, represented by Prof. Francis K. A. Allotey, Mr. Kwame Atsiavor and Mr. Samuel Awuku met with His Excellency President John Dramani Mahama on December 17th, 2013 during a visit to a Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences building project. During the interaction, the president reaffirmed government’s commitment to supporting AIMS-Ghana. The

AIMS Ghana President Inducted as a Fellow of the Nigerian Mathematical Society

Prof. Francis K. A. Allotey, President of AIMS Ghana, has been inducted as a ‘Fellow of the Nigerian Mathematical Society’. A seven member Delegation, led by the President of Nigeria Mathematical Society, Prof. N. I. Akinwande, travelled from Nigeria to Ghana to present the award to Prof. Allotey at the ‘Genome-Wide Association for Complex Diseases