Data Science and Information Systems

 

This section includes researchers at the AIMS Research Centre whose fields of interest overlap with the other four key focus areas.

Researchers

Dr Simukai Utete, Senior Resident Researcher

Dr Simukai Utete is as a Senior Researcher at the AIMS South Africa Research Centre. Her undergraduate degree was in electrical engineering from the University of Zimbabwe. She completed her MSc and DPhil studies at the University of Oxford and went on to do a Junior Research Fellowship and further research there as a Research Assistant…

Dr Bubacarr Bah, German Research Chair

Dr Bubacarr Bah is the German Research Chair of Mathematics with specialization in Data Science at AIMS South Africa. He received a BSc degree (with sum cum laude) in mathematics and physics from the University of The Gambia…

 Postdoctoral Fellows

 

Dr Shankar Agarwal

Data Science

 

Dr Emmanuel Dufourq

Data Science in relation to Climate Science

 

PHD Students

 

David Attipoe

Computational financial
mathematics
Supervisor: Antoine Tambue

 

Jordan Masakuna Felicien

Computer Science
Supervisor: Simukai Utete

 

Dieudonne Kabongo Kantu

Supervisor: Ian Durbach

Rock Stephane Koffi

Computational financial mathematics
Supervisor:Antoine Tambue

Irene Kyomugisha

Genomic Data Science
Supervisor: Bubacarr Bah

 

Sameul Ofosu Mensah

Supervisor: Bubacarr Bah

 

Rakgwahla Jessica Phalafala

Provable optimal neural network (deep learning) architectures
Supervisor: Bubacarr Bah

Research Master’s students

 

Research Interns

 

Juliana Thomasia Chakirath Marcos

Data Fusion and Formation control
Supervisor: Simukai Utete

Emmanuel Kabuga

Data Science
Supervisor: Bubacarr Bah