Friday Joseph Agbo

Doctoral candidate

  • Institution University of Eastern Finland
  • Department/faculty School of computing
  • Institution Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology
  • Department/faculty Computational Engineering

Post-doctoral researcher at LUT-University. MSc degree in Financial and Actuarial Mathematics from Wroclaw University of Technology (2007), MSc in Technomathematics from Lappeenranta University of Technology (2008) and DSc in Applied Mathematics from Lappeenranta University of Technology (2011). Specializes in modeling financial markets, time series analysis, statistical modeling, as well as mathematical epidemiology. 9 years of experience in academic teaching (including an award for the best international teacher), covering mainly scientific computing, statistics and stochastic modeling, and calculus. In years 2013-2015 having coordinated the following capacity building projects between Finland and East Africa: NSS East Africa Technomathematics and HEI ICI Mathematics Education and Working Life Relevance in East Africa. Experienced participant in Modeling Weeks (both as a student, instructor and organiser) and Study Groups. Recently organized a successful ECMI Modeling Week at LUT in July 2017.

Projects

Mathematical modeling

Ilkka Jormanainen

Senior researcher, PhD

  • Institution University of Eastern Finland
  • Department/faculty School of Computing

Dr. Ilkka Jormanainen is working as a senior researcher at the University of Eastern Finland, School of Computing. He is part of “Technologies for Learning and Development” research group. Dr. Jormanainen has a strong background on ICT4D research, and he has been involved in several education, research, and development initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa. He was leading “Strengthening ICT in Education in Eritrea (ICT4EEDU)” project (2015-2018), funded by Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Dr. Jormanainen has published more than 60 internationally refereed book chapters, journal articles, and conference papers. He also holds a title of Docent (Adjunct Professor) at the University of Turku, Finland. He is currently supervising or co-supervising 11 PhD students, of which eight are from sub-Saharan Africa or are working with an ICT4D topic.

  • Institution PeerCorps Trust Fund
  • Department/faculty Centre for Injury Prevention and Community Safety
Projects

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