AIMS Industry Initiative Network & Partnership Event, Kigali ,Rwanda

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Kigali – January 12th, 2018 – Kigali, Rwanda :The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), in collaboration with the Office of the Canadian High Commission in Kigali, today organized an industry network and partnership event. The event came to fruition through the strong support of the Government of Rwanda, MasterCard Foundation and the International Development Research …

Bank of Kigali Signs Partnership with The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)

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December 13th, 2017 – Kigali, Rwanda: The Bank of Kigali and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) today signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), marking the beginning of a partnership to respond to industry needs with graduates skilled in mathematical sciences. The partnership will focus on opportunities for collaboration and the progressive commitment between AIMS and the Bank …

Gender equity for Africa’s scientists

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A girl in Ethiopia could grow up to engineer a new method for improving agricultural yields, if only she could meet the right mentor. A young woman in Malawi has ideas for new cancer treatments, but will never apply them if she is pushed out of school. And a girl in Rwanda has all the skills to create a mathematical …

Inaugural Achievement Ceremony for the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program

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1 DECEMBER 2017, CAPE TOWN – Twenty-five AIMS students from eight African countries received their certificates for completing the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program (IIP). The students who participated in this 20-week residential and fully-funded business and employability skills program were suitably qualified and industry-inclined AIMS Master’s in Mathematical Sciences graduates from across Africa. The backbone of the program was …

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Educating Next-Generation Rwandan Scientists

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Dative Tuyisenge has been passionate about sciences, especially mathematics, since her childhood in primary school. But, like many young Rwandans, Tuyisenge, grew up struggling to pay for school fees for her education, which was threatening her dream to become one of acclaimed female scientists both on Rwanda and elsewhere. However, her hope was revived, and her acadenic dream kept alive …

Africa needs to lead on the ‘quantum revolution’

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Thierry Zomahoun is the president and chief executive officer of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), and founder and chairman of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF), which helps foster collaboration among young African scientists. In an effort to raise Africa’s profile in how science and mathematics can address development challenges, Zomahoun is promoting NEF’s scientific programme as a platform to connect …

Mathematics and its Applications Workshop organised by AIMS Ghana

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African Mathematicians have been urged to seek constant engagement with industry and define common relationship with the problems of the Continent. In this vain, they could effectively use mathematics to solve problems peculiar to the African environment as most of the problems were said to be inherently Mathematical in structure and dynamics. Professor Louis Aime Fono, a Visiting Researcher from …

AIMS students set to conquer the world

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Cape Town, 8 November 2017: AIMS South Africa acknowledged the success of its sixth group of January intake students at a special Recognition of Achievement Ceremony held on 8 November 2017 at its centre in Muizenberg. Ten students (including 9 South Africans) received their certificates and will graduate next year through the partner universities that they are registered at. The 10 …

AIMS-NEI Launches Industry Partnership Event

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The Canadian Embassy in Senegal and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) organized, on October 26th, an industry partnership event. The event, held at the Official Residence of the Ambassador of Canada in Dakar, came to fruition through the strong support of the State of Senegal, the MasterCard Foundation, the International Development Research Center (IDRC) …