By providing hands-on education, real-world practice and mentoring, AIMS-Cameroon offers students the opportunities they need to grow in their professions and pursue their passions. Many of our alumni have gone on to achieve great things after graduating, transitioning across numerous career paths. The stories below highlight the experiences and accomplishments of some of our alumni to help inspire you to take the next step in your own success story.
Meet some of our amazing Alumni who made AIMS-Cameroon their first step towards their careers.
MEET SETH YIADOM
The Man whose dream is to see a new Africa where there is a shift in data preservation and its analysis
Seth Adarkwah Yiadom was born and bred in Kumasi, Ghana. Seth is one of the determined and motivated African youths who believes in using statistical research to make the society a better place to live in.
He had his basic school education in one of the remote areas in Kumasi-Ghana in 2009. Due to his hardwork, he gained admission into one of the top high schools in Kumasi. He gained a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana (2013-2017), and in 2017 he was awarded the overall best male Statistics student for the Provost Excellence award.
He served as a Teaching Assistant in the department of Mathematics and Statistics, KNUST (September 2017-September 2018). In October 2018 – June 2019, he studied for a Masters’ degree in Mathematical Sciences at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Cameroon. He was an exceptionally talented student and was nominated as top student in all his statistics courses.
He describes his experience at AIMS as second to none, in that AIMS has improved his communication and programming skills as well as exposing him to a lot of opportunities in life. Currently (2019-date), he is a Graduate Teaching Assistant, pursuing MS. Statistics at Northern Arizona University, USA.
His aspiration in life is to become a worldwide known Statistician and researcher who can contribute in bridging the gap between academia and society through his research work.
The woman who is passionate about the simplification of technology and industrial processes
Ms. Ebude Yolande studied Electrical Engineering at Ecole Normale Superieure Polytechnique Yaounde where she graduated with a Master in Engineering. She is an AIMS-Cameroon Co-operative Master alumnus in Industrial Mathematics and a Mastercard Foundation Scholar, currently undergoing a professional doctorate in Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.
While at AIMS, Ms. Ebude was selected amongst two to represent AIMS at the UNLEASH Lab in 2018, a program organized by UNDP and SDGs. She also had the opportunity to be invited to a conference on Deep Learning at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Ms. Ebude is highly passionate about technology and how industrial processes can be simplified. She believes that, with her vital analytical knowledge and skills gathered, she will continue to impact the African Industrial Sector. Besides, she is an excellent writer who participates in community healthcare education. Her research interests include Energy Market analysis, Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare, Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning, and Robotics.