Mathematics Today in Egypt
At the fourth Pan African Conference, Professor
Attia Ashour of Egypt was honored for his pioneering role in the
development of Mathematics in Africa. Ali
Mostafa Mosharafa was probably the first (1923) person from
the African continent to earn a Ph.D. in Mathematics.
- Ali Mostafa
MOSHARAFA (11.07.1898-16.01.1950) (Male)
1923 (Ph.D.) The Quantum Theory of Stark and Zeeman Effects,
University of London (London, U.K); Advisor: Owen W. Richardson.
1924 (D.Sc.) University of London (London, U.K.).
GATTEGNO (1911-1988) (Male)
1937 (Ph.D.) Les cas essentiellement géodésiques
des équations de Hamilton-Jacobi intégrables par
séparation des variable [The essentially geodesic cases
of Hamilton-Jacobi equations integrable by the separation of
variables], Basle University (Basle, Switzerland).
Mohamed AHMED (b. December 27,1954)
1986 Ph.D Applied Math., University of London U.K.
- MAD Samir H.
2002 Ph. D. Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland; Oscillation
Theory of Delay Differential and Difference Equations and Some
of Their Applications; advisor
Ph.D. year, thesis, or advsior unknown:
to Overseas Mathematicians listed
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