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Seydi, Hamet

Category: TWAS Fellows
Seydi was educated at the Universities of Marseille, Paris and Paris-Orsay. He obtained his Maîtrise de Mathématiques, 1968; Doctorat du Troisième Cycle, 1969; Agrégation de Mathématiques, 1970; and Doctorat d'Etat es-Sciences Mathématiques, 1973. He is disting. prof., Cheikh Anta Diop Univ. (UCAD), Dakar, Senegal. He was previously UCAD's chairman, Dept. of Mathematics; director, Inst. on the Teaching of Mathematics, Physics and Tech.; and dean, Faculty of Science and Technology. He was also vis. prof., Howard Univ., USA; lecturer, Univ. of Paris; attaché de recherche, CNRS; vice pres., African Mathematical Union (AMU); and pres., Mathematical Soc. of Senegal, Scientific Assoc. of Senegal and ANTSI. He is a fellow of AAS and Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti, Messina, Italy; and founding fellow, Academie des Sciences et Techniques du Senegal. He was awarded the Gold Medal of Mathematics, AMU, 1999.
First Names Hamet
Surname Seydi
Nationality Senegal
Category Fellow
Year of Election 1987
Section 08-Mathematical Sciences
Keywords Algebra; algebraic geometry: commutative algebra; rings theory; theory and cohomology of sheaves; algebraic varieties; complex analytic geometry; numbers theory; algebraic coding theory.