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Tchuente, Maurice

Category: TWAS Fellows
Tchuente is pro-chancellor, U. of Buea, Cameroon; prof. of computer science, U. of Yaounde I; member, High Level Panel, African Union Commission, for the establishment of the Pan African Univ.; former member, UNU/IIST board, Macau, and sci. board, AUF. He is an internationally recognized expert in parallel algorithms, cellular automata theory and social networks mining. Previous positions include: Minister of Higher Education in Cameroon; rector of the Univ. of Dschang, Ngaoundéré, and Douala; research fellow at CNRS, France; invited prof. at Ecole Normale Superieure Lyon, Univ. of Orsay, Rennes 1, Metz, Chile, Ouagadougou. He was awarded the Boutros Boutros Ghali Award, UNU and C.N.R. Rao Prize for Scientific Research, TWAS; Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Valeur, Cameroon; Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, France; and Commandeur de l'Ordre International des Palmes Académiques, CAMES. 83
First Names Maurice
Surname Tchuente
Nationality Cameroon
Category Fellow
Year of Election 1999
Section 08-Mathematical Sciences
Keywords Computer science; parallel algorithms; cellular automata; social networks mining.