Inverse Problems Africa 2020

Lappeenranta University of Technology LUT is a partner and co-organizer in the Inverse Problems Africa event IPA2020 that is going to be in October 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda. This conference series was initiated in Bahir Dar Ethiopia 2012, followed by IPA 2015 in Dar es Salaam Tanzania and IPA 2017 […]

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Lappeenranta-Linköping collaboration in Africa

LUT Department of Mathematics and Physics has ongoing cooperation with Linköping University in an Africa-project. LiU has long-standing presence in supporting mathematics educational development and building research capacity in Eastern Africa, a shared interest with LUT. The LiU activities are funded by Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) and the […]

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Volunteering to help build science in Africa

By Jean Rizk Volunteering to help African postgraduates with their dissertations is one of the best life decisions I’ve made. What a tremendous and humbling experience! I’m a 3rd year PhD student in Statistics at University of Limerick, Ireland.  I’m currently writing this piece from Cameroon, a tropical country in […]

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Building knowledge base for industrial mathematics in Africa

Africa needs technological development including modernization of higher education. Challenging problems persist: civil infrastructure, food production and agricultural practices, logistic chains, public health and sanitation, environmental hazards, energy scarcity. Reforms in industrial processes through engineering skills are pivotal for sustainable development. The knowledge that ECMI represents could provide welcome and […]

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