PGD Graduation 2004-5

The AIMS 2004/5 graduation took place on 24 June at 5pm. Forty-one students successfully defended an essay for their postgraduate diploma. Professor Neil Gershenfeld, director of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms, gave a lecture entitled Bits and Atoms at 1:30pm. Professor Romain Murenzi, the Hon. Minister of Education, Science and Technology (Rwanda), presented a mathematical lecture

PGD Graduation 2003-4

The first AIMS Postgraduate Diploma graduation took place on Friday 18 June 2004 at the institute’s premises in Muizenberg. Minister Mangena of the Department of Science and Technology lead the proceedings with a speech and was followed by representatives from the 3 local universities. The Universities of Cape Town, Stellenbosch, and the Western Cape awarded

AIMS Institute Launch

The AIMS Launch Event, a Bright Future for Science and Mathematics in Africa, was held at the AIMS institute, 6–8 Melrose Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town 18–19th September 2003. Speakers included: Francis Allotey, Kader Asmal, Michael Berry, Wayne Getz, Ben Ngubane, Martin Rees, James Gates, Patricia Whitelock, JRA Pearson, Toni Beardon, Graham Richards, George Ellis, Maha Mahadevan,