Oluwole Daniel Makinde0000-0003-4550-9591
Professor O. D. Makinde is a Senior Professor & Director of Postgraduate Studies and Director of Institute for Advance Research in Mathematical Modelling and Computations, Cape-Peninsula Univ. of Technology, Bellville, RSA. He obtained his BSc(Hons) First Class & MSc in Mathematics from University of Ife, Nigeria (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and Ph. D in Applied and Computational Mathematics from University of Bristol in United Kingdom. He was a Professor and Head of Applied Mathematics at University of Limpopo, South Africa for many years. His research work covers a broad range of topics including improved perturbation techniques, bifurcation analysis, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, bio-mathematics, combustion theory. He is the winner of the prestigious 2011 African Union Kwame Nkrumah Continental Scientific Award from African Heads of States for his outstanding contribution to Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation, Winner of South African National Science & Technology Forum and National Research Foundation 2009-2010 TW Kambule Senior Black Researcher Award for his outstanding contribution to Science, Engineering, Technology and Innovation. He has also won several distinctions, scholarships, fellowships and prizes and awards. Professor Makinde is the Secretary General of African Mathematical Union, Advisory board member of Pan African Centre of Mathematics (PACM) based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Scientific committee member of Centre for Applied Research in Mathematical Sciences (CARMS) at Strathmore University in Kenya and an associate member of National Institute of Theoretical Physics (NITheP) in South Africa. He attended several conferences, seminars, workshops, etc., and presented keynote research papers. He has over 30 years of teaching and research experience and published 4 books & monographs and several research papers in reputable journals. He has been editor/reviewer for numerous international journals.
Biography Updated on 5 August 2012