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Professor Adewale Solarin, FMAN, FNMS
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He is a Professor of Mathematics was the Director/Chief Executive Officer, National Mathematical Centre (NMC), Abuja, from 31st March, 2013 to 1st August, 2016.

He was elected the President of African Mathematical Union (AMU) in July, 2013.

He was appointed COMSATS Distinguished Professor of Mathematics in 2014. He was appointed a member of the Scientific Board of UNESCO’s International Basic Science Programme, Paris, France on 28th January, 2015 and UNESCO Chair of Mathematics the same year.

About Professor Adewale Solarin, FMAN, FNMS
Before his appointment as CEO, he was the Dean, School of Mathematical Studies, and a member of the Governing Council of (2000-2006); Director, Academic Planning, (2000-2004);

Coordinator, Tertiary Institutions Students Mathematics Competitions and Principal Trainer, Nigerian Team for International Mathematics Olympiads.

He was the brain behind the creation of the Centre for Human Resources Development (CENHURD), which became the highest IGR point in the University.
Head, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria ( 1997-2000 ), He was

Deputy Vice – Chancellor (Dec. 2004 to Dec. 2006) ,a member of the Governing Council of (2000-2006).Director, Academic Planning, (2000-2004) .Head, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria ( 1997-2000 )

With background in Statistics and a Ph. D. in Mathematics, has for 40 years taught various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, in the university system in Nigeria and outside the country. He was one of the prime movers of the inauguration of the https://learnpower.ng/academic/partners 

Dr. Olaoluwa Hallowed Oluwadara
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Born on September 27, 1989, in Bangui, Central African Republic to Nigerian parents.

He presently works in Department of Mathematics, University of Lagos, Akoka.
Dr. Hallowed holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Lagos, M.Sc. (Mathematics); M.Sc. (Physics) (Distinction); B.Sc. (Mathematics) (First Class Honours), and B.Sc. (Physics) (First Class Honours), from Lycee d’Application de l’ENS, Bangui, Central African Republic.

Awards
Next Einstein Forum Fellow 2016, presented by the Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS).
Ekiti State Merit Award 2014, presented by the Ekiti State Government.

Youngest PhD Holder in Africa of the Year 2014, presented by the Young Nigerian Achievers
Young Achievers Award 2014, presented by the Hallmarks of Labour Foundation.
Award of Excellence as The Youngest Academic Achiever in Nigeria 2014, presented by the Nigerian Young Profesionals Forum (NYPF).

Overall Best Ph.D., University of Lagos 2012–2013
Best Ph.D. Graduate in the Engineering/Sciences category 2012–2013
Graduate Fellowship 2012–2013. Awards from the University of Bangui, Bangui, C.A.R.
Best M.Sc. Student Award, Department of Mathematics 2008.
Best M.Sc. Student Award, Department of Physics 2008.
Best B.Sc. Student Award, Department of Mathematics 2007.
Best B.Sc. Student Award, Department of Physics 2007 Merits.
Youngest Ph.D. (Mathematics) holder in Africa and overall youngest Ph.D. holder in Nigeria (Ph.D. at 24).
First student to complete two M.Sc. programs (Mathematics and Physics) simultaneously at the University of Bangui, Bangui, C.A.R.
First student to complete two full B.Sc. programs (Mathematics and Physics) simultaneously at the University of Bangui, Bangui, C.A.R.
Youngest graduating student of the University of Bangui (B.Sc. holder at 18, M.Sc. holder at 19).

We are glad that he is joining the Academic Board with Professor Adewale Solarin. Together, we would be tapping into their years of knowledge and experience to improve the teaching and learning of Mathematics in Nigeria.

 

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