Makinde Oluwole Daniel

Makinde Oluwole Daniel was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2012. As a fellow, Makinde Oluwole Daniel contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

Year elected
Mathematical Sciences

Prof O. D. Makinde is a Senior Professor & Director of the Institute for Advanced Research in Mathematical Modeling and Computations (IARMMC) at Cape-Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics at Nelson–Mandela Institute of Science and Technology in Arusha, Tanzania. He obtained his Ph. D in Applied and Computational Mathematics from University of Bristol, United Kingdom. He has taught and supervised several candidates at undergraduate, postgraduate and postdoctoral levels in Applied Mathematics. He served as an external examiner to several universities within and outside African continent. He published over 200 research papers in many national and international journals of repute together with 4 Applied Mathematics Textbooks and Monographs. He is an editorial board member and reviewer of many reputable international academic journals. He presented several research papers worldwide at conferences, seminars, workshops and colloquia. He won several distinctions, scholarships, fellowships, prizes and awards to mention a few: African Union Kwame Nkrumah Continental Scientific Award from African Heads of States for his outstanding contribution to Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation in Africa, South African National Research Foundation (NRF) & National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) TW Kambule Award for outstanding contribution to Science, Engineering, Technology and Innovation, etc. He is presently the Secretary General of African Mathematical Union (AMU), General Secretary and Vice President of Southern Africa Mathematical Science Association (SAMSA), Advisory board member of many research institutions like Pan African Centre of Mathematics (PACM) based in Tanzania, Centre for Applied Research in Mathematical Sciences (CARMS) at Strathmore University in Kenya, etc., and an associate member of National Institute of Theoretical Physics (NITheP) in South Africa.