Department of Mathematical Sciences

Research

The following is a list of broad categories in which the members of the department are actively involved in research. For more information on each members research, or to identify potential M.Sc. and Ph.D. supervisors, please follow the link to the individual staff member's page where more specific details of their research appears.

[PDF] Mathematics research groups

Applied mathematics

Differential Equations, Symmetry Methods, Lie Algebra

  • Dr Manale
  • Prof Doungmo Goufo
  • Prof Hussein Jafari
  • Mr Maluti

Epidemiology
In the Department of Mathematical Sciences we model the patterns, causes, and effects of health and disease conditions in defined populations by means of differential equations; the analysis and numerical solutions are studied.

  • Prof Doungmo Goufo
  • Dr Ali
  • Dr Moremedi
  • Dr Munganga

Financial Mathematics

  • Dr Ikpe
  • Dr Ali

Fluid Mechanics

  • Dr Moremedi
  • Dr Munganga

Fractional calculus

  • Prof Doungmo Goufo
  • Prof Hussein Jafari

General Relativity, Lorentzian Geometry

  • Dr Kubeka

Mathematics Education

  • Dr Rapoo
  • Dr Masinga

Mathematics Modelling, Applications and Analysis

  • Dr Ali
  • Prof Doungmo Goufo
  • Dr Kubeka
  • Mrs Mugisha
  • Prof Hussein Jafari

Partial Differential Equations

  • Dr Munganga
  • Dr Ali

Stochastic Differential Equations

  • Dr Ali
  • Dr Rapoo

Stochastic Partial Differential Equations

  • Dr Ali

Pure Mathematics

The following is a list of broad categories in which the members of the department are actively involved in research. For more information on each member's research, or to identify potential MSc and PhD supervisors, please follow the individual staff member's profile where more specific details of their research appears.

Category Theory

  • Dr Ghosh

Functional Analysis

  • Dr Lindeboom

Graph Theory

  • Dr Ali
  • Prof Frick

Group Theory

  • Dr Mpono

Linear Algebra

  • Prof Botha

Mathematics Education

  • Mrs Mugisha
  • Dr Rapoo
  • Dr Faleye

Orthogonal Polynomials, Special Functions

  • Prof Johnston

Ring Theory

  • Dr Godloza

Topology

  • Prof Dube
  • Dr Ghosh
  • Dr Ighedo
  • Prof Moche
  • Prof Naidoo
  • Mr Batsile

Last modified: Mon Oct 01 11:34:35 SAST 2018