German Research Chair of Mathematics with specialization in Data Science
AIMS South Africa Research Centre | 6 Melrose Road | Muizenberg | Cape Town 7945 | South Africa
+27 (0)21 787 9339 (Work) | +27 (0)71 141 6579 (Cell) | bubacarr [at] aims [dot] ac [dot] za
01/04/2020: Chair welcomes Dr. Daniel Nickelsen who joined the AIMS Data Science Research Group as a postdoctoral fellow
01/03/2020: Chair visits the CommIT Group at TU Berlin
18/02/2020: Visitor - Dr. Jannis Kurtz, Postdoc at the Chair of Information Processing, RWTH Aachen University
01/02/2020: Chair welcomes MSc students to the AIMS Data Science Research Group: Kibidi, Tshenolo, and Kiprono
02/01/2020: Visitor - Dr Hans-Georg Zimmermann from Fraunhofer IBMT, and AIMS Associate Research Fellow
01/12/2019: Visitor/intern - Muhammad Sirajo Abdullahi, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi
22/10/2019: Visitor/intern - Christian Plitz, Dept. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Technical University of Munich
16/09/2019: The Spring School on Mathematics of Data Science 2019 kicks-off at AIMS South Africa, Cape Town
25/08/2019: Deep Learning Indaba 2019 kicks-off at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
29/07/2019: DATA 2019 Workshop (co-organised by Chair) kicks-off at AIMS Ghana, Accra
09/07/2019: Chair gave a plenary talk at the SampTA 2019 conference at the University of Bordeaux
17/06/2019: Chair attended the ASCW03 Workshop at the Isaac Newton Institute at Cambridge University
13/06/2019: Chair visits the Chair for Mathematics of Information Processing, RWTH Aachen University
12/05/2019: Deep Learning IndabaX The Gambia 2019 kicks-off at the University of The Gambia
24/04/2019: Application open for Spring School on Mathematics of Data Science at AIMS South Africa. Deadline: June 30
20/04/2019: Application open for Data Analysis, Theory & Applications (DATA) Workshop at AIMS Ghana. Deadline: June 10
05/04/2019: Visitor - Rendani Mbuvha, PhD student in Artificial Intelligence, University of Johannesburg
26/03/2019: Chair became a member of the Google's Advanced Technology External Advisory Council (ATEAC)
18/03/2019: Chair is teaching a Data Science course at AIMS Cameroon.
15/03/2019: Internship opportunity at the Chair's Data Science Group (DSG) at AIMS South Africa.
01/01/2019: Chair became a member of the SIAM Diversity Advisory Committee.
03/12/2018: Workshop III of Theoretical Foundations of Data Science Programme 2018 kicks-off at Wits.
26/11/2018: SEAMS kicks-off!
12/11/2018: Visitor - Dr. Olivier Pamen, German Research Chair in Mathematics and its Applications at AIMS Ghana
02/11/2018: Visitor - Dr Marc Sedjro, German Research Chair for Applied Mathematics at AIMS Tanzania
15/10/2018: Visitor - Dr Hans-Georg Zimmermann from Fraunhofer IBMT, and AIMS Associate Research Fellow
09/09/2018: Deep Learning Indaba 2018 kicks off
04/09/2018: PhD Opening in Communications and Information Theory (with Chair's collaborators) at CommIT, TU Berlin
02/07/2018: Workshop II of Theoretical Foundations of Data Science Programme 2018 kicks off
04/06/2018: Call for application to DAAD funded PhD–Study at AIMS South Africa under Chair's supervision. Deadline: June 18
16/04/2018: Chair looking for interest in NRF Freestanding, Innovation & Scarce Skills Postdoctoral Fellowships 2019. Applicants must apply on the NRF Online Submission System.
09/04/2018: AIMS Data Science Workshop 2018 kicks-off.
09/04/2018: Workshop I of Theoretical Foundations of Data Science Programme 2018 kicks-off.
04/04/2018: SANUM 2018 kicks-off.
31/03/2018: Visitor - Prof Holger Rauhut, Head of Chair C for Mathematics (Analysis) and Head of Mathematics Department, RWTH Aachen University
26/03/2018: Chair organizes a Humboldt-AIMS event at NEF to showcase work of German Research Chairs in the AIMS Network.
19/03/2018: Data to Quantum Workshop organized under the Quantum Leap Africa project in AIMS Rwanda in Kigali kicks-off.
05/03/2018: AIMS Data Science Workshop 2018 application open, see here.
12/02/2018: Chair co-organizes the Data to Quantum Workshop at AIMS Rwanda in Kigali.
20/01/2018: Chair hosts a special issue on Recent Developments in Signal Approximation, in Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Section of Mathematics of Computation and Data Science (Co-associate Editor: Jean-Luc Bouchot, RWTH Aachen).
22/12/2017: Call for Postdoctoral fellowship in Data Science at AIMS South Africa re-opens, see here.
21/11/2017: Applications open for Theoretical Foundations of Data Science Course.
30/10/2017: Chair and Prof Nongxa (Wits) won a DHET Teaching Development Grant for Theoretical Foundations of Data Science. Read more
19/10/2017: Other openings for MSc, PhD and postdoc available. Send inquiries to here.
19/10/2017: Call for Postdoctoral fellowship in Data Science at AIMS South Africa is out. Read more.
21/09/2017: Chair attended Executive Machine Learning conference and training in Johannesburg
15/04/2017: Deep Learning Indaba planning launched Read more
13/03/2017: Chair took part in the Planning Workshop of Quantum Leap Africa (QLA) at AIMS Rwanda in Kigali
27/01/2017: Data Science Workshop planning launched Read more
23/01/2017: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Science. Read more
23/11/2016: German Research Chair gave a plenary talk at the Southern Africa Mathematical Sciences Association Annual Conference (SAMSA 2016). Read more
17/11/2016: Bubacarr arrived in Cape Town to take up the German Research Chair position at AIMS-South Africa. Read more