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Fellow
Kuku
Aderemi Oluyomi
Current position: 
Immediate Past President, African Academy of Sciences; Distinguished Professor of Mathematics,National Mathematical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria
Current nationality: 
Nigeria
USA
Current residence: 
Nigeria
Affiliation/Institution: 
National Mathematical Centre,Abuja, Nigeria
Biodata: 
Kuku was Pres., Afr. Acad. of Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya (2014-2017), and is a Distinguished Prof. of Math. National Mathematical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria.. He was Prof at ICTP, 1995-2003 and retired in 2003, then served as Vis. Prof., U. of Iowa; Ohio State U., Columbus, USA ; Max-Planck-Inst. für Math. Bonn,; IHES, Paris; Member, Inst. for Adv. Study, Princeton NJ, USA; Vis. Res. Prof., MSRI, Berkeley,USA; Distinguished Vis. Prof., Miami U., Oxford, OH; William W.S. Claytor Prof. of Math., Grambling State U., LA,USA. Before joining ICTP, he was also Prof. and Head of Maths.; Dean, Post-Grad. School, U. of Ibadan, Nigeria; Vis, Prof, Cornell U, Ithaca, NY, USA and Pres., Afr. Math. Union (AMU). He is Foundation Fellow American Math Society; Fellow of Afr. Acad. of Scs; Nigerian Acad. of Sc,., Eur. Acad. of Arts, Sci. and Humanities; Nigerian Math. Soc; Math Asscn of Nigeria; Fellow of Afr. Sc. Inst; For. Fellow, Mongolian Acad. of Scs. Other honours: AMU Medal; Disting. Achiev. Award, US Natl. Assoc. of Mathematicians; Hon. Pres., AMU (for life); Officer, Order of the Niger; Nigerian Natl. Order of Merit. Extensive Res, contrib. to K-theory and non-commutative structures.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
7 - Affordable and clean energy
8 - Decent work and economic growth
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
10 - Reduced inequality
12 - Responsible consumption and production
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Keywords: 
Algebraic K-theory; Algebraic topology; Group representations; Algebraic number theory;Operator algebras, Non-commutative geometry; quantum groups; applications of mathematics to development.
Elected
1989
Place of Birth: 
Ijebu-Ode
Country of birth: 
Nigeria

Date of birth

20
March
1941
Section:
08-Mathematical Sciences
Last updated on 14/03/2022