Tchuente Maurice

Tchuente Maurice was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2013. As a fellow, Tchuente Maurice 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
Engineering Technology & Applied Sciences

Maurice Tchuente is board chair University of Yaounde II, Cameroon; prof. of computer science, University of Yaounde I; member scientific board IRD, France and board member, Pan African University Council ; formerly he was : pro-chancellor, University of Buea, interim rector and member High Level Panel, African Union Commission, for the establishment of the Pan African University; board chair National Agency for ICT, Cameroon, member, UNU/IIST board, Macau, and science board, AUF. He is an internationally recognized expert in parallel algorithms, cellular automata theory and social networks mining. His previous positions include: Minister of Higher Education in Cameroon; rector of the University of Dschang, Ngaoundéré, and Douala; research fellow at IRD and CNRS, France; invited prof. at Ecole Normale Superieure Lyon, University of Orsay, Rennes 1, Metz, Chile, Ouagadougou, IAI, Libreville. He has contributed to the creation of two international laboratories, LIRIMA and UMMISCO, between French and African Universities and is currently the chair of LIRIMA scientific board. He is TWAS fellow, was awarded the Boutros Boutros Ghali Award, UNU and C.N.R. Rao Prize for Scientific Research, TWAS; Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Valeur, Cameroon; Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, France; and Commandeur de l'Ordre International des Palmes Académiques, CAMES.